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Brownsville man dies in auto-pedestrian crash

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Brownsville Police Department is investigating an auto-pedestrian crash that left one dead. At approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday, the Brownsville Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit responded to the 2100 block of Minnesota Avenue in reference to an Auto-Pedestrian crash. According to the BPD Traffic Investigation Unit, a man was crossing […]
BROWNSVILLE, TX
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Bishop reacts to overturning of Roe v. Wade

SAN JUAN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade is bringing mixed reactions from communities, officials, and the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville. Visitors of the Basilica of Our Lady San Juan Del Valle do not all share the same opinions on the supreme court’s decision. Asked how he felt […]
SAN JUAN, TX
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New McAllen connector in Pharr I-2/I-69C Interchange Project

PHARR, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A new development in the I-2/I-69C Interchange Project allows drivers traveling southbound to McAllen to do so on a newly-opened direct connector. Those traveling south on I-69C and who are planning to merge onto Interstate-2 west toward McAllen can take the new connector, DC4, a news release from the Texas Department […]
PHARR, TX

Richard Moore Outdoor Report: Parrot Peril

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Landing at the cavity entrance, this beautiful Red-crowned Parrot surveys her surroundings for any sign of danger before cautiously entering to feed her young. Perched dutifully atop the weathered palm tree at Dean Porter Park in Brownsville, her mate stands vigil while the young are fed. Red-crowned Parrots mate for life, […]
BROWNSVILLE, TX
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Nuisance alligator rescued from SPI Golf Course

South Padre Island Birding Nature Center & Alligator Sanctuary staff responded to a nuisance alligator complaint from the South Padre Island Golf Club in Laguna Vista during the afternoon of Saturday, June 18. This was their sixth complaint response in the coastal Cameron County area since the start of spring!
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Pavement heats, paws burn

The City of South Padre Island wants visitors and locals to keep their pet’s safety in mind while enjoying the Island this summer. “Friends of Animal Rescue is the Voice of the Animals here on South Padre Island,” said Sherry Pindard, director of Operations and Outreach for Friends of Animal Rescue (FOAR). “The Island is pet friendly,
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In past three months, VIA passenger numbers best since 2008

HARLINGEN — Valley International Airport officials say they haven’t seen passenger numbers like those of the past three months in 14 years. The airport, benefiting from pent-up demand following the travel downturn during the COVID-19 pandemic, posted more than 40,000 enplaned passengers in March and April, and then 39,294 passengers in the month of May.
HARLINGEN, TX

South Texas Ecotourism mini-summer camp set for July

LAGUNA VISTA, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The South Texas Ecotourism Center has announced a mini-summer camp. In a Facebook post, the center said every week in July, children enrolled will get to learn more about native plants, birds, insects, habitats, and more. The camp is open for up to 24 students ages 7 to 10 and […]
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Catch-and-release invitational returns to Port Mansfield

At the second annual REEL Lifesaver Invitational catch and release fishing tournament, put on by Getaway Lodge at Port Mansfield on June 4, a group of competitive anglers battled it out while under the tutelage of some of the best fishing guides on the Lower Laguna Madre. The format included...
PORT MANSFIELD, TX
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