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Yoko Ono's Basquiat painting sells for nearly $11 million

NEW YORK (AP) - A painting by Jean- Michel Basquiat from the collection of Yoko Ono has sold for $10.9 million.  Sotheby's says the work, titled `` Cabra'', was sold Thursday night in New York to an unidentified buyer.  The pre- sale estima More...

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What are you most thankful for this holiday season?

“I’m thankful for great family and friends and the opportunity to serve the good people of Willacy County. More...

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THE RAYMONDVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE held their quarterly Mini H.E.E.L.S. (Helping Empower Entrepreneurial Ladies to Succeed) Conference on Thursday at the L.E. Franks Tourist Center. More...

2017 Willacy County Feast of Sharing

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Archaeological wonder unknown to most Americans

(Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of features by Kim Benestante along with columns by her father, Mac McKinnon, on a trip in March to Jordan and Israel.) More...

Why should summer have all the leafy fun? Try a winter salad

Summer may off i - cially be the season of green salads, but wintertime versions have advantages that make them worth exploring.  More...

Germany: police arrest man over stolen John Lennon objects

BERLIN (AP) German police say they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries.  More...

Norman Rockwell exhibit opens in northern Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - American artist Norman Rockwell spent much of his career dismissed by the serious art world as a creator of cliched, sentimental images used on the covers of magazines. That has all changed in the last few decades.  More...

Sheriffs' Association of Texas Lost Lawman Memorial Ceremony

November 17, 2017 10:00 A.M. More...

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2017 FEAST OF SHARING -R.O.A.A. volunteers, shown center, Principal Frank L. More...

Thanksgiving fixings cost less this year in NY, says survey

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City leaders approve request for drainage grant

Raymondville city commissioners approved a $992,820 application for a 2015 Community Development Block Grant Tuesday. More...

Bi-District Round-ups

Both the Raymondville Bearkats and Lyford Bulldogs represented Willacy County in the bi-district round of the Texas High School Playoffs. Only one of these teams will continue on to the area round, though.  More...

Not ready to retire after 65 years at Pittsburgh Glass Works

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Texas county sues chemical plant owner over fires, blasts

DALLAS (AP) The county that's home to Houston has asked a state court to order safeguards and fine the owner of a chemical plant that partially exploded during Hurricane Harvey.  More...

Mexico: Cocaine found in apparent Social Security truck

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) - Mexican authorities have seized more than 800 pounds (371 kilograms) of cocaine being transported toward the U.S. More...

Guillen’s 14th Student Legislative Session at state capitol a success

AUSTIN - The House and Senate Chambers of the Texas Legislature resounded with legislative debate and action this week as over 300 students were invited from 33 South Texas schools as part of the 14th Annual Student Legislative Session (SLS) hosted b More...

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