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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

Senate Passes Puerto Rico Rescue Bill, Sends To President

(AP) – Help is coming for financially-strapped Puerto Rico. The Senate on Wednesday passed a rescue package that would create a control board to oversee the U.S. territory’s finances and supervise some debt restructuring. The U.S. territory is $70 billion in debt. The bill does not provide any direct financial aid to Puerto Rico, but […]

WORLD

Ex-US Marine Charged In Murder, Rape Of Woman On Okinawa

(AP) – Japanese prosecutors have charged a U.S. military contractor with the murder and rape of a 20-year-old woman on Okinawa, a high-profile case that has renewed anti-American base sentiment on the southern Japanese island. Local authorities said Kenneth Shinzato, a former Marine, now faces the murder and rape charges in addition to an earlier […]