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Yes, Scoring Tesla Would Be Great For The Valley

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After Tesla and SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk’s recent announcement that he would be looking at either Nevada or Texas to move his Tesla manufacturing plant, Hidalgo County judge Richard Cortez, of Precious fame, seized at the opportunity to publicly proclaim that Hidalgo would be more than willing to welcome Tesla down to the Rio Grande Valley, which would be, undeniably, a great thing.

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No, Some Guy Didn’t Get Cremated Alive In Harlingen

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I woke up this morning, scrolled through Facebook and found that a swath of my own friends (God help them) had shared a story titled HARLINGEN, TX: FUNERAL HOME EMPLOYEE CREMATED BY MISTAKE WHILE TAKING A NAP to which I rolled over and thought:

My friends can’t be THIS stupid, right?

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Let’s Explain What’s Happening With KGBT Channel 4

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Earlier this week, KGBT announced that beginning on Tuesday, January 28 at midnight, CBS programming would be moved over to 23.2 as news broke out that Sinclair Broadcasting Company, who owns KGBT, had agreed to fork over assets from KGBT to Nexstar Media Group, who owns KVEO.

Understandably, most of this seems like it’s coming out of nowhere and can be a bit confusing for some to follow, so let’s try to break down what exactly is happening with KGBT Channel 4.

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KGBT Meteorologist Alex Herbst Dead At 26 From Apparent Suicide

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Alex Herbst, a meteorologist for KGBT CBS 4, was found dead Wednesday afternoon at the age of 26.

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The Valley Isn’t Growing Anymore And It’s All The Millennials’ Fault

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Leadership Resource Group, a single person consulting company based in McAllen, compiled public data from the US Census Bureau that shows that the Rio Grande Valley’s population growth has slowed tremendously over the last eight years and we can probably blame it all on the millennials because of course it would be their fucking fault.

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The Dorados Likely Shutting Down Shouldn’t Surprise Anyone

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On Wednesday, The Monitor’s Henry Miller broke the news that the RGV Dorados were suspending all football operations until further notice, terminating the remainder of their lease with State Farm Arena.

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Either The City of Edinburg Is Really This Corrupt Or Really Fucking Stupid

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If you haven’t heard, Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina and his wife Dalia have been charged with several counts of illegal voting and, in Molina’s case, a first-degree felony count of organized election fraud during an arraignment last week when KRGV alum and, now, Edinburg Director of Communications Cary Zayas had, probably, the dumbest meltdown I had ever seen.
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