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Fire Scorches Brush Along Arroyo in Harlingen

  Harlingen firefighters, with assistance from La Feria firefighters, put out a brush fire / grass fire that burned eight to 10 acres of land on the north side of the Arroyo Colorado Hike & Bike trail in Harlingen by 1:22 a.m. Wednesday morning (today). The emergency call for assistance reached the Harlingen Fire Department […]

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Conservation Issues Among Top Priorities for Hispanic Voters

Latino Population is Fastest-Growing Segment in U.S. by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – As the mid-term elections approach, a new analysis shows that Latinos overwhelming support greater environmental protections, and such conservation issues could influence their voting decisions. The report is from the Hispanic Access Foundation. Its president, Maite Arce, said the reason Latinos favor environment-friendly policies […]

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A Thick Skin: Preparing Your Child for 21st Century Bullying

by John Michaelson/TNS AUSTIN, Texas – Bullying is no longer a behavior that happens mostly on the playground or the school bus. Social media is providing online channels for negative interactions between children, with more than half of teens reporting they have witnessed online bullying. Experts such as Peggy Caruso, a life coach and author […]

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Resaca Middle School Best in Region

App Designers Honored for Work on Hello Navi Resaca Middle School Principal Asael Ruvalcaba was all smiles as he recognized six students and their teacher sponsor for the design of an app to highlight the Los Fresnos CISD Board of Trustees meeting Monday night. Resaca earned a Best in Region Award in the Second Annual […]

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Take Steps to Better Manage Your Heartburn

(StatePoint) Heartburn is one of the most common reasons people visit their doctors. If you suffer from a burning feeling in your chest or throat, experts recommend preparing for your next doctor’s appointment by learning more about heartburn and what you can do to manage the condition. “Physicians often use upper endoscopy to diagnose and […]

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Presidents’ Day: More than Just a Day Off

(SPM Wire) If Washington’s Birthday, often known as Presidents Day, is a vacation for your family, consider making it more than just a regular day away from work and school. Celebrated the third Monday in February, many stores offer sales on special deals on this day. But you can celebrate the holiday more thematically than […]

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Another Great Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo, Parade & Livestock Show!

Rodeo Parade Results Equestrian #1 OK Corral #2 Charros La Herradura #3 California Trail Riders Marching / Walking #1 L.F. High School Band #2 T.W. Keller Drill Team #3. Dora Romero Elementary Float #1 ACE- After School Centers on Education #2 A New Beginning Center #3 Los Fresnos Rodeo Committee  

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Resaca Student Team Wins Verizon Innovative App Award

Inspired by their visually-impaired friend Andres Salas, a group of six Resaca Middle School girls has made their school proud. The group – Cassandra Baquero, Grecia Cano, Caitlyn Gonzalez, Kayleen Gonzalez, Janessa Leija, and Jacqueline Garcia Torres – earned a Best in Region Award in the second annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge. The national program […]

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LFU SWAT Team Visits Elementary Schools to Honor Students

Members of the Los Fresnos United SWAT Team are on a mission – to recognize elementary school students who are doing the same things they are doing on the ninth grade campus. The student advisory group members call themselves SWAT, an acronym for Students with Awesome Thoughts. They proudly wear orange t-shirts with the words […]

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It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate for Flu

Each year, we hear about the importance of getting a flu vaccination to protect our health. Some people do so, but others opt against it, thinking they have a slim chance of catching the flu or they are simply immune. But the fact is that the influenza virus changes every single year. Influenza comes in […]

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