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Two Hospitalized following McAllen Crash

Two people are transported to hospital after an accident this morning in McAllen. It happened on Ware Road and Expressway 83 around 11 a.m. Police and fire departments responded and the two people involved were hospitalized. The reason for the accident at this hour is unknown. We’ll keep you informed as information becomes available. Recommended: 19-Year-Old Killed in Four-Car Pileup Motorcyclist Dies following Crash in Elsa Husband Killed, Pregnant Wife in Hospital after Mission Car Crash Suspect Armed with Rifle Robs Stripes Convenience...

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7 Home Maintenance Troublespots to Take Care of Today

    Okay, okay, I admit it. I didn’t follow my own advice. The signs of potential trouble were there, yet I chose not to take them seriously. For quite a while, I’d been finding it more and more difficult to turn my key in the front door lock. I tried wiping the key down with a little olive oil and cleaned out the lock faceplate … which was full of dog hair. But I avoided taking the plunge and calling an actual handyman (or woman). Until I ended up locked into my apartment. Pretty scary for a minute there....

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A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they’re still unknown. A look at numbers that hint at the scope of the world’s worst nuclear accident, the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on April 26, 1986: —More than 2 billion euros ($2.25 billion): The amount of money being spent by an internationally funded project to build a long-term shelter over the building containing Chernobyl’s exploded reactor. Once the structure is in place, work will begin to remove...

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Gentleman’s Club Shooting linked to Gang Member Dispute

Edinburg officials released new information on a homicide case that happened in a gentleman’s club. The shooting happened early Sunday morning at Jaguar’s gentleman’s club, after an apparent dispute between two alleged gang members. Security escorted them out to the parking lot; they came back and opened fire. Authorities are searching for seven persons of interest that could have information on the case. “We suspect that all the seven persons fled the scene after the shooting in this vehicle. It is described as a ford product. It appears to be a four door sedan.” Trevino says the car could...

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Fire Consumes Edinburg Home

This is the precise moment when the fire consumed the home, leaving it in ashes. Josue was boiling water for coffee when the unexpected happened. “I went to the restroom and when I came back out there was fire”  — Josue Perez Josue had just purchased mobile home two months ago and was still remodeling the house. According to the Edinburg fire department, the incident happened on the 2300 block of Eva Street around 11:50 this morning. Four Adults and Three Children lived inside the house. The youngest one is one year old. “Upon arrival we had smoking showing...

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Space station cargo launches by light of nearly full moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Fresh supplies shipped out late Tuesday for the International Space Station, where the shelves finally are getting full after a string of failed deliveries. Launching beneath the light of a nearly full moon, the unmanned Atlas V rocket provided late-night sparkle as it headed north with its precious cargo and paralleled the East Coast on its way to orbit. Orbital ATK’s Cygnus capsule holds nearly 8,000 pounds of food, equipment and scientific research for NASA, including a commercial-quality 3-D printer anyone can rent and experimental robotic grippers modeled after the thousands of sticky hairs...

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Space station delivery rich in science and technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A space station supply ship is set to blast off Tuesday night with a commercial-quality 3-D printer for astronaut as well as public use — for a price — and the makings for a large-scale fire. Don’t worry: The blaze is for scientific purposes only and won’t ignite until the unmanned craft is clear of the International Space Station at mission’s end. NASA project manager Gary Ruff said this blaze will be second in size only to the 1997 fire on the Russian Mir space station, which was caused by a defective oxygen-generating canister....

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7 Home Maintenance Troublespots to Take Care of Today

    Okay, okay, I admit it. I didn’t follow my own advice. The signs of potential trouble were there, yet I chose not to take them seriously. For quite a while, I’d been finding it more and more difficult to turn my key in the front door lock. I tried wiping the key down with a little olive oil and cleaned out the lock faceplate … which was full of dog hair. But I avoided taking the plunge and calling an actual handyman (or woman). Until I ended up locked into my apartment. Pretty scary for a minute there....

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Roma ISD Officials Respond to District Police Chief Firing

The Roma ISD School Board votes to fire the District Police Chief… We broke the story last night, and tonight we’ve got new details. Here’s what the now former police chief of the district had to say… Recommended: EXCLUSIVE: Roma ISD Board Members Vote to Fire District Police Chief La Joya Political Slate Declared Virtual Winner In City Elections Alamo Family Loses Home to Fire Fire Consumes Edinburg...

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Donna Fire Chief Attacked by Pit Bull

The Donna Fire Chief hospitalized today, after being bitten by a pit bull while responding to a fire. Donna Police Chief Ram de Leon tells us that Fire Chief, David Simmons is expected to recover from his injuries. Recommended: Donna Woman in Intensive Care after Fire Wife of Man who Died in Donna Police Custody Speaks out Donna Man Convicted of Murdering Child Pleads Officials to Call off Execution Fire Consumes Edinburg...

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