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Activists Continue To Protests Against Racial Injustice

Activists Continue To Protests Against Racial Injustice

Advocates for the Black Lives Matter movement in South Texas continue their efforts to try to put an end to racial injustice. The mural in Brownsville, painted to honor the life of George Floyd who allegedly died by the hands of police officers, was vandalized and covered in paint two weeks after completion. “This mural […]

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Authorities Warn the Public Over Counterfeit Face Masks

Authorities Warn the Public Over Counterfeit Face Masks

The Brownsville Police Department is warning the public about a scam involving counterfeit face masks. According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, scammers are labeling masks with fake brand names of well known medical suppliers and selling them at an inflated price. Click on video to view full story.

Brownsville Officials Encourage Everyone To Take COVID-19 Exam

Brownsville Officials Encourage Everyone To Take COVID-19 Exam

City of Brownsville officials are taking steps to ensure everyone has access to a test despite their income or legal status.  Experts say this creates a health risk on both sides of the border. The exams are done at the Brownsville Sports Park located on 1000 Sports Park Boulevard. “Up until now, we have done over […]

B.I.S.D. Responds To Mayor’s Emergency Order

B.I.S.D. Responds To Mayor’s Emergency Order

Brownsville Independent School District issued a response to the city’s amended emergency order. Brownsville Mayor Juan “Trey” Mendez extended the declaration of local disaster for his city. This amendment included that all school campuses will be closed for the remainder of the school year. B.I.S.D. released a statement saying the mayor has no jurisdiction over […]

2 New COVID-19 Cases in Brownsville; 38-Year-Old Female, and 43-Year-Old Male

2 New COVID-19 Cases in Brownsville; 38-Year-Old Female, and 43-Year-Old Male

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — According to a press release just received, the City of Brownsville reports that it has received confirmation through its COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site of Two (2) Brownsville cases of COVID-19. A 38-year-old female from Brownsville and a 43-year-old male also from Brownsville have tested positive for COVID-19. These two cases are not […]

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