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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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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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KGBT Channel 4 Is Covering Melting Peeps, For Some Reason

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When we write stories shitting on our local media, we do everything we possibly can to rag on them evenly, but God help me if it just feels like KGBT goes that extra mile to dig themselves deeper and deeper into the journalistic abyss, further from reality, public trust, and any respect.

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Here’s The Site Charging People For Fake McAllen Garage Sale Permits

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The City of McAllen’s Health & Code Enforcement Department issued a warning to its residents yesterday regarding a SignNow account selling fake McAllen Garage Sale Permits for $10 a pop.

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KGBT Channel 4 Really Shit The Bed Covering The DPS Trooper Shooting

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At about 8:45 PM Saturday night, Texas DPS Trooper Moises Sanchez was shot twice shortly after investigating the scene of a crash near Freddy Gonzalez and 10th St. in North McAllen by who the authorities believe to be the suspect, Victor Alejandro Godinez of Edinburg.

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Donna ISD’s New Slogan Is “The District of Tomorrow” But Let’s Give Them Another One Anyway

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Donna Independent School District has unveiled their new slogan, “The District of Tomorrow” in an effort to rebrand an image that paints them quite possibly as the only school district with a worse reputation than Progreso. Keep Reading