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Texas Workforce donates over $250,000 to PSJA for Foster Youth Dropout Prevention Program

Texas Workforce donated more than $290,000 to the Foster Youth Dropout Prevention Program at the PSJA School District on Tuesday. According to the Texas Education Agency, nearly 27 thousand students in foster care attend Texas Public Schools, the percentage of students in foster care who drop out is more than three times those who live with their biological families. The funds will cover any necessities for high school students. It also covers college tuition...

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Mission Family Lose Everything in Blaze

Mission (KFXV) — A mother and her three children are on the streets after a fire consumes their home. We spoke with the family who say they are now faced with how to survive. This after coming home to firefighters battling to extinguish the flames inside their house. Pieces of burnt clothing, what’s left of a fan and family memories that are now ashes are all what’s left on this family’s property. Fire officials with Palmview and Alton responded to the 5000 block of Janice Drive and put out the fire but unfortunately say the home was declared a...

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Edinburg Family Loses Home To Fire

Edinburg (KFXV) — A family loses their home, this time due to a short circuit. It happened on Trenton Rd and Alberta Rd. Apparently a working mother was not home when the fire started. Her daughter who was asleep with her two children when the fire start spread from the kitchen area. The Edinburg Fire Department arrive on the scene but unfortunately the fire consumed the entire home and left the family with nothing. Nora Reyes is currently asking help for the community, if you are interested in making a donation contact the Edinburg Fire...

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Body of Yvette Franco Found in Mercedes

MERCEDES (KFXV) — The body of missing 24 year old yvette franco is found.  Now family and friends begin planning her funeral.   Late this morning authorities confirming they found Yvette Franco’s dead in a canal near mile 10 in Mercedes.   Almost a week after her disappearance, her body is discovered just hours after her vehicle is  located inside a canal near the Mercedes Livestock Show Grounds  – on FM 491. Investigators say she left a friend’s house july 30th –  and never made it home.   Along with county officials, Mercedes and Weslaco Police helped recover the...

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