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Algebra Camp Students Show What They Learned

Algebra Camp Students Show What They Learned

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD While most students are relaxing during their summer break, a group of almost 100 incoming eighth graders were sharpening their math skills. Ninety-seven students took part in a four-day Algebra Camp at Los Fresnos High School to be better prepared for Algebra I classes in the eighth grade. “The Camp helps our […]

$10 Million Going Toward Health Services in TX

by Katherine Davis-Young HOUSTON – Texas has the highest rate of uninsured people in the nation, according to census data. So one nonprofit is launching a big effort to try to get more Texans access to health services. The Episcopal Health Foundation is investing $10 million in dozens of health programs in Texas. According to Brian Sasser, communications […]

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UTRGV UREC Listed in Top 50 Best Campus Recreation Centers by College Consensus

by Amanda L. Alaniz RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley University Recreation (UREC) made the list of the Top 50 Best Campus Recreation Centers by CollegeConsensus.com. College and universities that make the list are ranked according to their individual College Consensus score, which is a combination of the results of reputable publisher ratings and student reviews. The […]

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TSC Announces Launch of Industrial Scaffolding Program

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – In response to a severe shortage of skilled industrial scaffold builders in Texas and the Gulf Coast region, Texas Southmost College announced the launch of the new Industrial Scaffolding Committee Basic Access program on June 7, 2018 at the TSC Performing Arts Center. The Industrial Scaffolding Committee Basic Access program is a […]

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by Maria Elena Hernandez RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Hurricane season is underway, and professors at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley are researching ways to help the community deal with potential storms. Dr. Dean Kyne, Dr. Arlett Lomeli, Dr. David Wladyka and Dr. Katarzynia Sepielak, of the UTRGV Department of Sociology and Anthropology, along with […]

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Slim Down Tips for a Healthier Summer

(StatePoint) Summer means BBQs, beach time and swimsuits, but it could also mean a change in eating habits and not necessarily for the better. Many people work hard throughout the winter in hopes of losing weight before summer, but when summer arrives, they abandon their healthy lifestyle and risk gaining weight. “A healthy lifestyle is […]

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VBMS Holds Bountiful Cereal Drive

by Tony Vindell/LFN A cereal drive held at Valley Baptist Health Systems two hospitals has been described as a success by the organization behind the community project. Close to a ton of cereal boxes and about $9,000 were donated and collected by VBHS System during its annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive held June 1-8. […]

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Los Fresnos Provides Residents with Healthy Alternatives

by Tony Vindell/LFN If it isn’t eating healthy and right, Zumba dancing, walking or jogging, it’s something else the residents of Los Fresnos do as they take advantage of the many services the city offers. Add foam rolling to the city’s Community Outreach Program. On a recent day about two dozen people who meet every […]

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Salsa Dancing Under The Stars at Artisan Market

Get your dancing shoes and salsa outfits out. This week’s Under The Stars Artisan Market is cranking the event to a higher notch by hosting one of the hottest dancing groups in the Rio Grande Valley.   Brownsville Salsa, a dancing group with about a dozen members, will show their best talent with a repertoire […]

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Construction has Begun on Bayside Drive Renovation at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Los Fresnos, TX – On June 7, the Federal Highway Administration began construction on the refuge’s Bayside Drive to install wildlife underpasses and widen the road, in preparation for reopening the tour route to private vehicles. The popular hiking and biking route along the Laguna Madre will be temporarily closed to all visitor uses, beginning […]

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