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Trump To Visit Texas Border Wall This Week

(CNN) - The White House says president Trump will visit the border wall in Alamo, Texas, Tuesday. It says he wants to mark the completion of a portion of it. The trip is the only item on Trump's official…

Pfizer To Test Vaccine Distribution In Four States

(CNN) - Pfizer is planning to test distribution of its COVID vaccine candidate in four states. The experimental vaccine has excited health officials because Pfizer's preliminary data indicates it is more than 90% effective. However, distributing it may prove…

First Official Day Of Fall

The first official day of Fall has arrived today, as the autumnal equinox will mean equal amounts of sunlight and twilight today.  Otherwise, the comfortable temperatures will continue today with highs in the…

Overcrowded Border Patrol Facility Set To Close

(CNN) - A Border Patrol facility synonymous with overcrowding is getting facelift. The central processing center in McAllen, Texas is slated to close this spring for a construction project expected to last at least 14 months. Officials promise renovations…

CDC: Significant Flu Spread In All But 7 States

(CNN) - Federal health officials say nearly every state is dealing with the flu. The CDC released its latest report on flu activity Monday. The agency found the flu spread significantly in all but seven states as of the…

Admin Sends Border Wall Letter To Landowners

(CNN) - The Trump administration has sent letters to dozens of homes in Texas and other border states; seeking permission to survey their land for future border barriers. That's according to two U.S. defense officials. An Army spokeswoman said…

Mexican Group Maná Launching New U.S. Tour

(CNN) - Mexican rock band Maná is hitting the road for an extensive U.S. tour later this month. It'll be the first time the group has performed live together in three years. The band tells CNN they hope this…

TX: Study Ranks Plano 'Happiest City In America'

Plano, TX (KTVT) - Location... location... location... It's not just a priority for real estate investment, but apparently also for a person's overall happiness. At least, that's the indication of a new report by personal finance website WalletHub. The…

Tornillo Facility Closing After Last Kid Released

Tornillo, TX (CNN) - A temporary tent-like facility in Texas; set up to house mostly kids who showed up at the border unaccompanied will close down after the last child is released. That's according to a source with knowledge…