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Students Left in Limbo With UTRGV Probation

Edinburg(KFXV) – The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley(UTRGV) is still making headlines. This time the university has bee put on probation for 12 months. This news puts the future of many students and employees at risk. In addition, the 12-month probation may put at risk the university’s reputation. UTRGV President, Guy Bailey was notified on Tuesday that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on colleges had placed the University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley on probation. In a statement, Bailey attributes timing issues involved with the development of UTRGV as meeting transition deadlines, was...

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San Benito Police Enforce Curfew Over Holiday

San Benito (KFXV) — Police are reinforcing a curfew in the fight against juvenile delinquency. Official have implemented the city ordinance where children under the age of 18 are prohibited of being in the streets during the late hours of the night. Authorities recognize that during the holiday season there is a high risk that students engage in more serious crimes such as burglary, and damages to property– that may have serious repercussions with the...

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Student Who Fell Out of School Bus Committed Suicide

Harlingen (KFXV) — New details in the death of a student who fell from a moving school bus. According to authorities in Edinburg, the 14 year old’s death is being considered a suicide. The identity of the victim will not be revealed. The young man was traveling with a group of fellow students on a field trip to UT-RGV when the incident happened Monday morning. Students and staff are receiving psychological support by the district to overcome this tragic...

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Fake school cancellation messages latest salvo from internet clowns

Mission (KFXV) – Messages circulating on social media about the cancellation of classes are completely false according to authorities. These messages originated because of threats of clowns on social media, and although classes are not cancelled, they do advise to be aware and take necessary precautions. Authorities say that these threats shouldn’t affect the community or students in any way. The police department and the school district are working together to make sure schools are safe and children are...

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Community Mourns the Loss of Donna ISD Coach

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) –Today authorities identified the body of a man who lost his life after an accident. Brownsville resident 29 year old Jason Garcia. Jason Garcia spent his days alongside students sharing his passion for sports. Today we spoke to Ramiro Leal, Head Coach at Donna High School, the same place where Jason worked as Assistant Coach. This was the scene of the fatal accident Monday afternoon after this pickup truck crashed into this traffic unit providing traffic control for a street sweeping crew on Expressway 83. Jason was declared dead at the scene where San Benito Police say...

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