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Smart, Healthful Snack Tips for People on the Move

(StatePoint) Does your schedule, have you on-the-move? Check out these easy ways to healthfully keep hunger at bay, no matter where your busy life takes you, including at home! Make Mini Meals Instead of big heavy meals, think in smaller bites. Combine your favorite proteins, veggies, fruits and nuts into “snack style” meals that leave […]

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UTRGV Mariachi and Folklórico Plan Local Concert, Followed by Summer Tour

by Letty Fernandez RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – The UTRGV Mariachi Aztlán and the Ballet Folklórico are planning a summer tour to showcase outstanding and award-winning ensembles across Texas, New Mexico and Colorado. Before they depart, though, both ensembles will perform in a Summer Tour Kickoff Concert, 3 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at the UTRGV Performing Arts […]

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Those Who Can, Teach!

Area high school students explore modern teaching techniques through UTRGV summer camps by Amanda A. Taylor RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Diana Anaid Salas’ childhood dream was to become an educator, a dream sparked by watching her mother in the classroom. Today, the incoming senior at Brownsville’s Pace High School is following in her mother’s […]

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Fun Ways Your Family Can Get Fit Together

(StatePoint) Is your fitness routine stuck in a rut? Searching for ways to spend more time with your family? Why not combine these goals? There are a variety of ways to lead an active lifestyle that are suitable for the whole family and can include children of all ages. Let these four creative ideas help […]

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New Funeral Home Opens Doors to Public

by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos area residents no longer need to go out of town to take care of their loved ones who have gone to another world. A new funeral home is about to open its doors to the public and it will offer competitive prices in an industry mostly dominated by large corporations. […]

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Flooding Causes City Leaders to  Re-evaluate Drainage Infrastructure

by Tony Vindell/LFN The recent flooding caused by the two downpours in mid-June turned several streets in Los Fresnos into raging rivers. Although it’s nearly impossible for any city in this part of South Texas to handle so much rain coming down so fast, the city will look into improving its drainage system. In the […]

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Recent Audit Reports City Finances in Good Health

by Tony Vindell/LFN The financial standing of the City of Los Fresnos is as good as it gets for a municipality this size, a 2016-17 comprehensive annual financial report reveals. For the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, 2017, the city had assets of more than nearly $16 million, compared to more than $9.7 million […]

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Survey Recommends Policy Solutions for Bullied LGBTQ Youths

by Eric Galatas AUSTIN, Texas – A new survey shows high rates of depression and anxiety among LGBTQ teens nationwide. Advocates say lawmakers could do more to ensure kids aren’t bullied based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. The Human Rights Campaign surveyed 12,000 kids age 13-17 who identify as LGBTQ. Ellen Kahn, director of the Children, […]

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Smart, Healthful Snack Tips for People on the Move

(StatePoint) Does your schedule, have you on-the-move? Check out these easy ways to healthfully keep hunger at bay, no matter where your busy life takes you, including at home! Make Mini Meals Instead of big heavy meals, think in smaller bites. Combine your favorite proteins, veggies, fruits and nuts into “snack style” meals that leave […]

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Harlingen, Los Fresnos Students Back from International Sea Perch Competition

by Letty Fernandez RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – The Harlingen High School SeaPerch team placed 18th overall out of 75 teams at the International Sea Perch Competition, June 1-3 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The five-member team also placed 14th in the engineering notebook portion of the competition. Harlingen High School earned the right to attend the international […]

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