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May Happenings at the Zoo

Measuring Up! Saturday, May 11th How do you find out how long a snake is and how much it weighs? Help measure and weigh some of the zoo animals. Enroll your child for Saturday morning fun at the Zoo. Parents can join, too. Safaris begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 12:00 p.m. Zoo tour; […]

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Gladys Porter Zoo Mourns Sudden Death of Moja, Male Silverback Gorilla

The Gladys Porter Zoo family mourns the sudden death of Moja, the Zoo’s 29-year-old silverback male Western lowland gorilla. A gorilla keeper was stunned after Moja’s sudden collapse in his behind-the-scenes quarters shortly after 10 a.m. Monday, April 15. Minutes before his death, Moja was seen playfully pounding his chest and hooting at Lamydoc, the […]

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Ensure Driving School has moved to San Benito

Driving school now operating in historic newly renovated building in San Benito. Ensure Driving School has made a move from their old location on Ocean Blvd in Los Fresnos to San Benito. Their new home is a historic building that once housed the Cameron County Irrigation District. Ensure Driving School will be bringing its business […]

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Operation Bishop to Banish Eight-Liners in Cameron County

Cameron County, state and federal law enforcement agencies began a shutdown of all eight-liner establishments in the County Saturday upon the culmination of an 18-month criminal investigation known as Operation Bishop. Five eight-liner establishments were raided: Pink Suite near La Feria; Lucky Place Arcade in Harlingen; Golden Arcade in Harlingen; M77 Game Room in Olmito; […]

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Early voting Underway in Bayview Municipal Elections

New office hours begin May 6 for City Hall, Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-noon Bayview residents will be electing a mayor and four aldermen during municipal elections slated for May 11 with early voting already underway. On the ballot for mayor are Thomas B. Rodino and Jeneria Lea Lewis. Garry Edwin Lowder and Barbara A. Creighton are […]

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Rio Grande Grill: Where Lunch Becomes an Upbeat Event

The Rio Grande Grill at 417 West Van Buren in Harlingen is without question the most “up beat” destination for lunch in the mid-Valley. It has become in a very short time, the prime gathering place for the “in” crowd, for business luncheons, for actors and poets, and for just good family dining. It didn’t […]

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In the Valley, Not Just Farmers, but Cities, May Run Out of Water by Spring

by Robert Burns In the Lower Rio Grande Valley, water shortages are shaping up as a crisis not just for farmers but also for entire cities this year, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. In 2009, the area experienced the worst drought in decades, as did much of the state, but this year […]

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Legacy Home Health weathers 1st year HMO/MCO anniversary in Rio Grande Valley

Home Health Care Agency continues to serve patients with compassionate care by passionate staff with the right business model Mission, TX — March 11, 2013. Caring, trusted, competent and stable – all describe Legacy Home Health, a family owned business headquartered in Corpus Christi, Texas established in 1997. The company was created to fulfill the simple […]

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