Brownsville - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Brownsville As Trump seeks billions for wall, US still paying for fence HOUSTON (AP) — Before the wall, there was the fence. And the U.S. is still paying for it. As President Donald Trump tries to persuade a skeptical Congress to fund his proposed multibillion-dollar wall on the Mexican border, government lawyers are still settling claims with Texas landowners over a border fence approved more than a decade ago. Two settlements were completed ju... Fri, 12 May 2017 18:03:00 GMT 2017-05-12T18:03:00Z CDC issues Texas city warning for pregnant women after Zika DALLAS (AP) — Pregnant women should consider postponing travel to Brownsville, Texas, because of concerns about mosquitoes there spreading the Zika virus, federal health officials said Wednesday. The warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises doctors to tell pregnant women and their sex partners to take precautions and to consider putting off travel ... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 01:43:00 GMT 2016-12-15T01:43:00Z 4 more Zika cases, likely homegrown, found in Texas DALLAS (AP) — Four more cases of Zika that were likely transmitted by mosquito bites in Texas have been found in the same neighborhood where the state's first such case was discovered, state health officials said Friday. The Texas Department of State Health Services said the new cases were found during tests conducted after the first homegrown infection, ... Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:16:00 GMT 2016-12-10T00:16:00Z Q&A: A look at Texas' first homegrown case of Zika DALLAS (AP) — Health officials are going door-to-door in the Texas neighborhood of a woman who is believed to be the first person to contract the Zika virus by getting bitten by a mosquito in that state. Officials are offering to test the woman's neighbors in Brownsville, which is on the border with Mexico, and are educating them about how to fight the sp... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:17:00 GMT 2016-11-29T22:17:00Z Texas announces its first locally transmitted Zika case DALLAS (AP) — Texas on Monday reported its first case of Zika virus that likely came from a mosquito bite within the state. Florida is the only other state in the U.S. with locally spread Zika. Health officials say that the woman who was infected in Texas is a resident of Brownsville, located on the border the state shares with Mexico. But health officials said she reported ... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:45:00 GMT 2016-11-28T22:45:00Z