McAllen's southern boundary is located about five miles from the U.S.-Mexico border closest to the Mexican city of Reynosa. A foreign trade zone is located on the southwest side of the city. There is also a retail sector of the city that is frequented by both U.S. and Mexican consumers.
Local Newspapers: The Monitor, Valley Morning Star, The Brownsville Herald Courier
Local Sports Teams: N/A
Local Colleges: State UniversityUniversity of Texas-Pan American, South Texas College
Zip Codes associated with mcallen, texas: 78501, 78503, 78504
Towns/Cities near mcallen, texas : Pharr, Edinburg, Mission, Weslaco, Mercedes, San Juan, Lopezville, Harlingen
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Amjad Javed, Ph.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham , has taken a major step forward in understanding the bone development function of a gene called runx2, which could lead to future ways to speed bone healing, aid bone bioengineering, stem osteoporosis and reduce arthritis.Five things to love about Palm Sunday as Holy Week starts
The Rev. Shannon Webster and Bishop Robert Baker lead a Palm Sunday procession through Birmingham, Ala., on Palm Sunday in 2014.Advocate said President Obama's speech could positively impact predatory lending reform
Predatory lending reform was a topic President Barack Obama spoke of quite a bit during his speech in Birmingham on Thursday. But could those comments make a difference in changing pay day lending practices in Alabama? The President not only touched on the issue during his public comments, but he also discussed the matter during a closed door round table discussion with different community leaders as well.Repairs to Clairmont Ave. hole completed, road reopened
Crews have filled in the Clairmont Avenue hole with gravel and are working to repave the road. Source: Clare Huddleston/WBRC Crews arrived at the hole around 6:30 a.m. Friday and began smoothing out the gravel covering the hole, which opened up on Tuesday in front of the Piggly Wiggly.Pope Francis house goes up in Birmingham
An anonymous donor contributed $60,000 to Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity in honor of Pope Francis and his commitment to "work confers dignity." That money has been used toward construction of a house in the Center Point area that is nearing completion.Judge dismisses lawsuits against Birmingham mayor and security detail over interstate...
A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits filed by a man and woman caught up in the gunfire during a 2012 interstate shooting that involved Birmingham Mayor William Bell's security team. Chief U.S. District Court Judge Karon O. Bowdre on Friday granted a summary judgment request by the city of Birmingham, the mayor, and officers Herman Harris, Jr., and Eric Smith.Forecast: Chilly Saturday expected in Birmingham
There could be some showers Saturday, but mostly expect a chilly day in the Birmingham area, with highs maybe reaching 50, according to the National Weather Service .Six Birmingham-area wealth managers make list of top 1,000 advisors for 2015 compiled by Barron's
Six wealth managers from the Birmingham area made the list of "America's Top 1,000 Financial Advisors" for 2015 compiled recently by the business publication Barron's. The rankings are based on such factors as assets under management, revenue produced for the firm, regulatory record, quality of practice and philanthropic work.Immigrant clients lost thousands to disbarred Birmingham attorney, authorities say
A disbarred Birmingham attorney was arrested this week and accused of taking money from immigrants he promised to represent, though he has been ordered not to practice law in Alabama or in federal immigration cases. Douglas Howard Cooner, 60, is charged with one count of first-degree theft by deception, 13 counts of second-degree theft by deception and four counts of unlawful practice of law.'Project Runway' alum Sandhya Garg to teach textile printing workshop in Birmingham
Sandhya Garg earned fame on "Project Runway" during Season 13, showcasing her unique designs, creative garments and can-do spirit. Now the Birmingham resident will share some of her knowledge with students, discussing ideas, tips and techniques during a March 28 workshop at Alabama Art Supply.Birmingham: Police office indicted on use of unreasonable force against man.
Acting Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta of the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton today announced the indictment of a Madison police officer for using unreasonable force against a man he was attempting to question in February. The one-count felony indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges that ERIC SLOAN PARKER, 26, of Toney, while acting in his official capacity as a police officer on Feb. 6 in Limestone County, injured a man by slamming him to the ground.Who will operate charter schools in Birmingham?
Birmingham could benefit from having a large provider with a proven track record enter the city to begin operating charter schools. The bill will allow for a cap of 10 charter schools per year to begin operations in Alabama, but who is most likely to operate those schools in Birmingham? Experts are saying the city would benefit from having a large provider with a proven track record enter Birmingham to establish the first charter schools.Food Friday: Birmingham's most popular sushi restaurants
Though Birmingham isn't known for its sushi scene, the Magic City is home to several popular sushi restaurants that offer a variety of delicious Japanese dishes. Sushi may be a divisive food for many people, but Birmingham has plenty of options for fans of the popular Japanese dish.Selma church welcomes Birmingham church, 50 years after turning away blacks
St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Selma will welcome members of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Birmingham on Palm Sunday. A group of church members from the predominantly black St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Birmingham showed up for worship at St. Paul's in Selma, and were turned away, called "outside demonstrators," even though they were fellow Episcopalians.President Obama Praises Doc Fix Passage, Thanks Pelosi - and Boehner
But that's exactly what he did before a crowd in Birmingham Thursday night, praising Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for passing the Doc Fix. "The good news is that today the House of Representatives passed a bill.Charleston schools candidate named as semifinalist for Alabama superintendent post
Lisa Herring, deputy superintendent of academics for the Charleston County School District, has been named as a semifinalist for superintendent of Birmingham City Schools in Birmingham, Ala. Provided An administrator under consideration to be the next leader of the Charleston County School District has been named as a semifinalist for a superintendent post in Alabama.U.S. Steel lays off 300 in Birmingham
In the wake of cutbacks around the country, hundreds of workers received layoff notices at U.S. Steel Corp. in Birmingham on Thursday. In the wake of cutbacks around the country, hundreds of workers received layoff notices at U.S. Steel Corp. in Birmingham on Thursday.Predatory lenders bilk borrowers, but see which Alabama lawmakers got their cash for free
On Thursday, state Rep. Oliver Robinson applauded Obama's remarks on predatory lending, but last year he took $5,000 from lenders in campaign donations. Hell, you don't even have to pay the money back.'It Follows' coming to Alabama theaters: 5 (spoiler free) reasons to see buzzed-about...
Even viewed on a laptop via a password-encrypted online screener, watching "It Follows" is a spellbinding experience. On the big screen, this sex-themed-but-smart indie horror film is probably downright transportive.Forecast: Rainy, chilly night expected in Birmingham
Expect some showers and storms Thursday night in the Birmingham area, with overnight lows in the 40s, according to the National Weather Service . Friday and the weekend will be cooler, with overnight lows over the weekend getting close to freezing.
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