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Local City And School District Elections Are Saturday

Saturday is election day across the Valley. More than two dozen cities and school districts are holding elections in the 4-county area — including Harlingen, where 3-term Mayor Chris Boswell is facing three challengers, and District 2 Commissioner Tudor Uhlhorn is facing a rematch with Frank Puente. In Mission, former mayoral candidate Jaime Gutierrez is […]


Powerball’s Pull Puts Weekend Jackpot At $415 Million

(AP) – The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $415 million, making it the largest since a record-setting prize in January.  Winning numbers for the game will be drawn Saturday night, and if no one has the lucky ticket, the prize will likely grow substantially by the next drawing Wednesday. Although $415 million is nothing to […]


Convoy Begins As Stranded Evacuees Move South

(AP) – A massive convoy is under way, moving evacuees who were stranded at oil field camps north of the fire-ravaged Canadian community of Fort McMurray, Alberta. They’re being driven through the community to safe areas south of the city. Police and military have been overseeing the procession of about 1,500 vehicles.  Police are escorting […]