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UTRGV School of Medicine’s creation influenced through key role played by Rep. Roberto Gutiérrez

Featured, on Tuesday, April 25, 2006, from left: Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., President, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; Blandina “Bambi” Cárdenas, Ph.D., President, The University of Texas-Pan American; Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., D-Brownsville; and former Rep. Roberto Gutiérrez, D-McAllen, posing inside the UT Regional Academic Health Center Medical Research Division in Edinburg following grand-opening ceremonies held in Edinburg.

Photograph By ISMAEL GARCÍA

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Rep. Canales appointed as first House member from the Rio Grande Valley to serve on the 12-member Texas Sunset Advisory Commission

Featured, from left: RepAlex Domínguez, D-Brownsville; Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg; Dr. Guy Bailey, President, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen; Nolan Pérez, MD, of Harlingen, Member, Board of Regents, The University of Texas System; Rep. Óscar Longoria, D-La Joya; and Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., D-Brownsville.  The area leaders were participating in a news conference at the UTRGV campus in Edinburg on Monday, September 16, 2019.

Photograph By PAUL CHOUY

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Star of Bethlehem leads to astronomical questions

Featured: Area leaders pose with several of the many gifts that were donated for deserving children in the 15th Congressional District during the third annual Christmas Bash & Toy Drive, hosted by Congressman Vicente González, D-McAllen, and his wife, Lorena Sáenz González, on Monday evening, December 2, 2019, at the Embassy Suites in McAllen. From left: Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg; Norma Guerra; Erika Canales; Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra; Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortéz; Amanda Hinojosa; Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo; Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen; Guy Bailey, President, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; and Val LaMantia Peisen.

Photograph By ISMAEL GARCÍA

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With Posada Navideña and Census-themed Lotería, LUPE uses culture, tradition to promote Census participation of Valley colonia residents

Featured: New toys donated for deserving children in the 15th Congressional District, which is led by Congressman Vicente González, D-McAllen, were displayed on Monday evening, December 2, 2019, at the Embassy Suites in McAllen, as part of the third annual Christmas Bash & Toy Drive hosted by the U.S. representative and his wife, Lorena Sáenz González. From left in this image, in addition to the González family, are his staff members: José Borjon; Albert Martínez; Stephanie Toscano; Karen Hinojosa; SJ Zavala; Tito Alaniz; Congressman Vicente González; Lorena Sáenz González; Andrei Defino; Lucy Phenix; Patrick Roberts; and Daniel Martínez. 

Photograph By ISMAEL GARCÍA

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