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UT-RGV Losing Its Founding Medical School Dean

The founding dean of the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine is stepping down.   Dr. Francisco Fernandez announced Wednesday he will leave his position, and return to the faculty of the UT-RGV Department of Psychiatry. Fernandez’ announcement comes days after the inaugural class of 55 medical school students arrived for orientation. Fernandez is […]

NATIONAL

Claims For Unemployment Aid Rise But Remain At Low Level

(AP) – More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the level of jobless claims remains low enough to suggest that most workers enjoy job security.  The Labor Department says weekly applications rose by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 268,000. The 4-week average, which is less volatile, was unchanged at 267,000. Unemployment claims are […]

WORLD

Death Toll In Turkish Suicide Attack Rises To 43

(AP) – A Turkish official says the death toll from a triple suicide attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport has climbed to 43.  The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Thursday that Sondos Shraim, a woman in her 20s who was caught up in Tuesday’s attack had succumbed to her wounds.  Shraim was a native of […]