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Mariachi, 8 schools to perform at Tailgate Friday

Mariachi, 8 schools to perform at Tailgate Friday

Eight schools are scheduled to participate in the Tailgate Zone before the Falcon football game against Harlingen Friday, Oct. 27. It will be the largest Tailgate Zone of the season, featuring the Los Fresnos High School Mariachi Nuevo Halcón, and will be held at the Los Fresnos Elementary School parking lot located just across the parking […]

Tips to Save and Spend Wisely in 2017

(StatePoint) Did you get carried away with the holiday spirit this past season? On the heels of hefty spending, the New Year is the best time to take stock of personal finance habits and make beneficial changes for the year ahead. Here are some useful tips and tricks to spend and save wisely in 2017. […]

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How to Manage a Common, but Embarrassing Health Problem

(StatePoint) If you have experienced hemorrhoids, you know just how uncomfortable this condition can be. On top of the pain, you may have experienced feelings of embarrassment when discussing or addressing the symptoms with your doctor. But remember, an estimated 10 to 23 million individuals in the United States suffer from the same condition, and […]

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Annual Elvis Festival Cancelled

Poor Health and Renovations of Museum Force Postponement Until 2018, Vega to Release Book This Year The 2017 Elvis Festival, hosted by Little Graceland and Simon Vega in Los Fresnos, Texas scheduled for January 14th has been cancelled. Simon Vega, who has hosted the Elvis Festival for 30 plus years, has been hospitalized for health […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier You

(StatePoint) New Year’s resolutions can be a double-edged sword. While many of us feel inspired to make goals to improve our health, happiness and wellbeing, we often find the changes hard to sustain, and sometimes end up reverting back to old practices. Check out these tips for starting and maintaining a healthier lifestyle. Baby Steps […]

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Getting Back to Basics: The Lost Art of Writing Things Down

(StatePoint) In this digital age, you may go days without using a pen and paper, but there are many reasons to skip the devices and stick to writing things down. From staying organized to planning your week to tracking career growth, here are a few things to take note of when it comes to taking […]

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The Works of Late UTRGV Art Professor Carlos Gomez to be on Display at BMFA

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art is holding a Carlos G. Gómez Retrospective on Nov. 10, to celebrate the artist’s more than 30 years as a  professor of art at UTRGV and its legacy institution, UT Brownsville. Gomez died in January 2016, after succumbing to brain cancer. He had served as chair of the […]

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The Key to Better Mosquito Control? Take Control of Your Own Backyard

(StatePoint) Warmer weather is a cue from Mother Nature to start thinking about mosquitoes. Their bites can potentially leave more than an annoying itch; and this year many Americans are taking notice. In fact, nearly seven out of ten (68 percent) want to go a step beyond “just spraying their body,” including treating their deck […]

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Math Scores are Slipping: How Your Child Can Buck the Trend

(StatePoint) As STEM skills are gaining importance in the job market — that is science, technology, engineering and math — American students’ math test scores are slipping. A recent study shows a growing percentage of 12th grade students performing below the basic level in math, and only a quarter of 12th graders tested at or […]

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How to Select the Best Gifts for Grads

(StatePoint) Graduation celebrates one of life’s major accomplishments. It also celebrates independence, which is often eagerly anticipated — albeit a bit scary. As a result, most people are tempted to give gift cards to recent graduates to alleviate fears over upcoming expenses both after high school and college. But there are many practical and meaningful […]

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