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VJ Day

The Allies celebrated victory over Japan on 15 August 1945, although the Japanese administration under General Koiso did not officially surrender with a signed document until 2 September. Both dates are known as VJ Day

Daily Bible Verse

If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. 1 Corinthians 13:2 (Read all of 1 Corinthians 13) New International Version


EDINBURG, Texas— Felix Molina delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th to lift the Edinburg Roadrunners past the San Angelo Colts 2-1 Tuesday night at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.


Harlingen, Texas — The McAllen Thunder pounded 17 hits and scored four runs in the seventh and eighth innings but it was not enough as the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings (44-32) defeated the Thunder (28-49) 11-7 on Tuesday night at Harlingen Field.

A 1 year old child allegedly taken by his father from Valley Baptist Medical Center

The child was not a patient at the hospital.

Agents Seize More than $12.6 Million Worth of Narcotics in 4 Days

EDINBURG, Texas – More than $12.6 million worth of narcotics were confiscated by U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector in four days.

Record-breaking Heat Extremely Dangerous for Illegal Immigrants

EDINBURG, Texas – With record-breaking temperatures being felt throughout the United States this year, the number of illegal immigrants succumbing to the extreme heat is on the rise. Over the past weekend, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector saved the lives of six people and found the decomposing remains of three others, who appeared to have died from dehydration or heat exposure.

UTPA creates first-ever development board

To remedy extreme budget shortfalls, The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) is announcing the creation of its first-ever development board to help in the development plans of the institution with a primary emphasis on private fundraising.


Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX-15) announced today, August 14th, is the 77th Anniversary of Social Security being signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Before Social Security, most working Americans retired into poverty. Today, 160 million workers are building toward a more secure retirement for themselves and their families through their contributions, and 55 million seniors, disabled workers, widows and children currently rely on it for economic security each month.

5 candidates have now filed for the November 6 Harlingen city commission Elections

See the list of candidates below.

Harlingen police department news briefs 8-14-12

A 22 year old woman was arrested and charged for felony theft after hugging man and stealing his money; A 56 year old man arrested and charged for family assault/household member impede breath/circulation against his girl friend; A 48 year old Oregon man arrested and charged for theft/shoplifting at the Morgan Boulevard HEB.

23 year old San Benito man arrested and charged for the felony theft of auto parts

On Sunday August 12, 2012, at 6:33 pm. San Benito Police Detectives proceeded to execute a warrant of arrest issued by Justice Court for Felony Theft at a residence located on the 25000 block of Road 884 in San Benito, Texas.

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