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Mission resident featured in billboard campaign to raise awareness of people with Down Syndrome

Posted 8:28 PM 3/22/2023 by Brenda Villa

A new campaign is bringing awareness to people with Down Syndrome thanks to multiple billboards across Hidalgo and Cameron counties.

Viva Lopez is among the nine people chosen to be part of the campaign by the Rio Grande Valley Down Syndrome Association.

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Valley provided with $13 million for flood prevention projects

Posted 8:38 PM 3/21/2023 by Cassandra Garcia

Officials from the Texas General Land Office were in the Valley to provide a total of $13 million that will go toward multiple projects to prevent future flooding.

The funds from the 2019 disaster recovery funds were split between cities and entities based on community need.

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