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United Blood Services Now Testing For Zika

If you’ve traveled to Latin America recently, you no longer have to wait to donate blood when you return to the Valley. The Rio Grande Valley’s blood bank is now testing donations for the Zika virus — in line with new FDA regulations issued in August. Prior to that, people who had traveled to countries […]


Grandparents Of School Shooter Found Father Dead

(AP) — Authorities say the grandparents of a teenager suspected of opening fire outside an elementary school in South Carolina found their son dead after receiving a call from the teen.  Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore says the teenager called his grandmother’s cellphone at 1:44 p.m. Thursday, but he was so upset, she couldn’t understand […]


UNICEF Says At Least 96 Children Killed In Aleppo

(AP) — UNICEF says at least 96 children have been killed and more than 220 wounded in eastern Aleppo over the last five days.  Justin Forsyth, deputy executive director of the U.N. children’s agency, says a military onslaught in rebel-held areas of the northern Syrian city has left children “trapped in a living nightmare.” In […]