GALLERY: Hundreds turn out to welcome, protest Trump in first visit to Rio Grande Valley

In deeply blue Hidalgo County, where home is in southern Texas right across the border from Reynosa, Mexico, hundreds turned out to both support and protest President Donald Trump and his border fortification proposals during his first visit to the Rio Grande Valley since he took office.

Trump was only in town for a few hours on Thursday, January 10, during which time he met with local Border Patrol officials and leaders as a large portion of the community made their voices heard.

 

Even supporters of the president’s policy were surprised at the turnout on their side of the debate. Despite the heated issue at the center, the dueling rallies for the most part remained respectful of one another, despite the occasional verbal sparring matches.

 

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The truth is out there: Visiting the alleged Roswell UFO crash site

On July 5, 2018, the iconic site of the alleged Roswell UFO crash of 1971 was opened to the public for the first time.

The story of the five UFO enthusiasts who came from all over the country (and even outside of it) for the initial tour can be read here.

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