Halloween needs an extra day

November 4, 2023

I have noticed that some school districts declare the day after the Super Bowl as either a staff work day or just a day off. They did this based on the evidence over many years. Anecdotal evidence indicates that the…

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August 11, 2023

Edinburg, Texas — Who really knows Edinburg the best? YOU DO! The Edinburg Advocate welcomes your news and community events stories. Whether it’s a community event, a church event, a school event or just an interesting story about the city you…

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New Federal Rules On Broadband Funding Could Deny Grants To Rural Texas Communities

June 22, 2022

By Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar  (AUSTIN) — I am extremely concerned about the Notice of Funding Opportunity for the $42.5 billion Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program issued on May 13 by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).…

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