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Cameron County is about to be a little greener thanks to a $1.7 million federal grant to install solar panels on four county buildings in Brownsville, Harlingen and San Benito, and $1.8 million worth of solar and wind technology at UTB-TSC’s International Technology, Education and Commerce center.
Edinburg, TX, March 26, 2010 – A largely unknown and often overlooked area of the United States is not only starting to get noticed, but is also earning national rankings as the place to live, get a job, go to college and start a business.
FibeRio Technology Corporation, the first company formed by The University of Texas-Pan American emanating from the discoveries of its faculty, walked away with the Silver Award March 17 at the World’s Best Technology (WBT) Showcase held in Arlington, Texas.
Region is 3rd Largest Market in
Edinburg, TX, March 23, 2010 – What region of the United States straddles two countries, has a total population of 2.3 million, is the 8th fastest growing area in the U.S. and is located within 150 miles of 10 million people? What is being described here is Rio South Texas, the largest U.S./Mexico border region that is also among the country’s largest metropolitan areas.
NEW YORK CITY (February 18, 2010) – As the nation grapples with the highest unemployment rate in more than a quarter of a century, one Texas town is looking across the Mexican border to get back into the single digits.Brownsville, Texas, like other border cities, has been among the hardest hit by the financial meltdown. The Brownsville-Harlingen region had a jobless rate of 16.8% in December, compared with a national rate of 9.7%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.