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2008-08-03 09:00:21

By Cassandra Delgado, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Aug. 3--Obsessed "Twilight" readers can rest easy: The wait for the series' much anticipated final novel ended Saturday.

2008-08-03 09:00:21

By Melissa Mcever, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Aug. 3--The floodwaters in the canal behind Solara Hospital in Brownsville rose perilously during Hurricane Dolly.

2008-08-01 09:00:35

By Melissa McEver, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Aug. 1--Count the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department as another landowner that doesn't want a border fence crossing its property. The department has rejected an offer from the U.S.

2008-07-31 09:01:11

By Gary Long, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 31--The Brownsville Independent School District will hold a special meeting today to discuss names for the five new schools the district is building. The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. in the board room at BISD headquarters at 1900 Price Rd.

2008-07-31 09:00:00

By Kevin Sieff, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 31--A hearing in federal court today could determine whether a border fence -- or an alternative to physical barrier -- is constructed on the campus of the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College.

2008-07-30 09:00:45

By Cassandra Delgado, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 30--The Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center and trails will remain closed for the remainder of this week and are not expected to open until August 2, due to flooding and damages brought upon by Hurricane Dolly.

2008-07-29 09:00:45

By Emma Perez-Trevino, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 29--Cameron County is up to its armpits in brush from an endless supply of downed and snapped trees and other debris that Dolly, a Category 2 hurricane, trashed.

2008-07-22 09:01:12

By Melissa McEver, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 22--With extra medical supplies, power generators, flashlights and trained personnel at the ready, the region's hospitals are prepared for Dolly if it makes landfall here, officials said Monday.

2008-07-22 09:00:40

By Emma Perez-Trevino, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 22--The Brownsville Public Utilities Board has been draining Resaca de la Guerra that meanders through the city since Friday as flood control measures are undertaken in anticipation of heavy rains.

2008-07-18 09:00:20

By Melissa McEver, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 18--Rio Grande Valley physicians say they still plan to prescribe the antibiotic Cipro and similar drugs despite a federal government's warning that the medicines could cause tendon infections and rupture.


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