Publication: McAllen Monitor

First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Abbott dropping Dallas debate host leads to dispute; RGV event still on

Republican gubernatorial nominee Greg Abbott backed out of a Sept. 30 debate Friday, only to accept another invitation from a rival Dallas television station later in the day.The Texas Attorney General on Friday said he would not participate in a debate ... [Published McAllen Monitor - 17 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

El Salvador opens McAllen consulate

McALLEN — There is now a Salvadoran consulate four blocks north of the bus station where the federal government has been releasing immigrants from there and other Central American nations in response to the surge of new arrivals this year.Salvadoran leaders ... [Published McAllen Monitor - 16 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

ER wait times lag behind in the RGV

As students across the Rio Grande Valley flood back to schools and the summer heat notches down during the fall and winter months, the cold and flu season approaches.Pair that with contact sport seasons starting across the Valley and there are bound to ... [Published McAllen Monitor - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S., Mexican legislators meet in McAllen to talk immigrant crisis

McALLEN — U.S. and Mexican legislators alongside U.S. Rep. Ruben Hinojosa on Friday toured holding facilities that serve the unaccompanied minors who have been coming into the Rio Grande Valley.U.S. Reps. Mark Takano, D-Calif., Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., ... [Published McAllen Monitor - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

STC Valley Scholars program presented check

Representatives from Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) presented the South Texas College Valley Scholars Program with a $5,000 check in support of their upcoming 9th Annual “A Night with the Stars” fundraiser on Oct. 9, at the Corinthian Banquet & ... [Published McAllen Monitor - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Mercedes history told by author Dr. Edwards

MERCEDES — Everybody knows that Mercedes got its name from the wife of Porfirio Diaz, right?Not so, says Beatrice de Leon Edwards, whose book “Mercedes” will be released next week by Arcadia Publishing.“I went up many investigative trails, and the common ... [Published McAllen Monitor - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Readmission rates costing RGV hospitals

Hospitals can go largely unnoticed until someone needs one. Cue the flashing lights of an ambulance, with rushing doctors and nurses in an emergency room.But rarely in the spotlight are the follow-up visits and unexpected re-hospitalizations — detours ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Rain expected for Labor Day weekend

BROWNSVILLE — The unofficial end of summer is likely to be soggy, with rain forecasted for part of the Labor Day weekend.“We’re watching a nearby cluster of showers/storms associated with a festering disturbance with impacts expected [Thursday] through ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

More charges for capital murder suspect in Border Patrol agent killing

BROWNSVILLE — A Mexican national who faces a capital murder charge in the shooting of an off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent was charged Thursday in connection with armed robberies that focused on remote fishing spots in the Rio Hondo area.Judge Adolfo ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Smartphone app helps track down home invasion suspect

MISSION — A 23-year-old man was arraigned Thursday for his involvement in a home invasion after police used a stolen cell phone’s application to track him down.Alejandro Villarreal, of Mission, was arrested Tuesday afternoon just three hours after the ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Rep. Hinojosa to be honored for STEM education

For his continued support of science, technology, engineer and mathematics (STEM) education, U.S. Rep. Ruben Hinojosa will be honored by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, the non-profit organization announced Thursday.He will join fellow 2014 honorees ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

‘Nuts & Cows’: McAllen entrepreneur uses Valley pecans to make healthier, low-sugar treats

Local farmers markets have become a mecca for finding home-grown, organic fruits and vegetables and health-inspired, harder to find items like vegan products and low-sugar baked goods. Meandering through the booths, one wouldn’t expect to see sugar-heavy ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Pecan, Calorie, Sugar

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"This is the harsh truth of our broken immigration system: immigration officials can reinstate a removal order from so long ago and shatter the life Isabel has built since" Torres wrote
IMAS "has reopened its search for a new President after candidate George Jacobs decided not to fill the position," the release said. "While this recent development is disappointing, we wish Mr. Jacob the best in his future endeavors. The IMAS Board of Trustees has already begun its search for new candidates."
"Governor Perry has done so much for our state and stood up against the abuse of government power. Please come stand with him so that we can show the country that we will NOT PUT UP WITH THIS!"

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ER wait times lag behind in the RGV [Published McAllen Monitor - 14 hours ago]
El Salvador opens McAllen consulate [Published McAllen Monitor - 16 hours ago]
U.S., Mexican legislators meet in McAllen to ta... [Published McAllen Monitor - 16 hours ago]
STC Valley Scholars program presented check [Published McAllen Monitor - 17 hours ago]
Abbott dropping Dallas debate host leads to dis... [Published McAllen Monitor - 17 hours ago]
Dallas gubernatorial debate back on [Published McAllen Monitor - 20 hours ago]
Mercedes history told by author Dr. Edwards [Published McAllen Monitor - 20 hours ago]
Dallas gubernatorial debate canceled RGV still on [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
Dallas gubernatorial debate cancelled [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
Readmission rates costing RGV hospitals [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
More charges for capital murder suspect in Bord... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
Rain expected for Labor Day weekend [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
U.S. Rep. Hinojosa to be honored for STEM educa... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
Smartphone app helps track down home invasion s... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
‘Nuts & Cows’: McAllen entrepreneur uses Valley... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
Central Americans still making journey despite ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
Jail custodian fired after exposing himself [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 28 2014]
Gold star for South Texas Health System [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 28 2014]
UTPA steps to the plate on stadium ownership [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 28 2014]
Sharyland district in the red $560K, approves 5... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 28 2014]
Rio Grande City school board facing budget dead... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 28 2014]
Woman deported after DPS traffic stop last week [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 28 2014]
Three more challengers join Donna election [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 27 2014]
UT-RGV medical building breaks ground [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 27 2014]
Labor issues loom at Rio Grande Regional Hospital [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 27 2014]
Weslaco calls off boil notice [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 27 2014]
Teen driver gets 20-year sentence in Palmview r... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 27 2014]
EDITORIAL: Higher education collaboration in So... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 27 2014]
The Mercedes Corner - Looking back, pushing for... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 27 2014]
Helping immigrant families [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 27 2014]
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