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Like Texas, California Once Had A Maternal Mortality Crisis. Here’s How The State Solved It.

An alarming number of women die while pregnant or shortly after giving birth in Texas. According to national researchers who say the U.S. as a whole has a serious problem, Texas is an “outlier” when it comes to its high … Continue reading

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2018 Elections: What You Need Know Before Early Voting

The midterm elections are often the overlooked middle child of any election cycle. But while they don’t get as much press as races during Presidential election years, the stakes are high. Thirty six states, including Texas, are voting for governor in … Continue reading

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UT/TT Poll: Clear sailing for Abbott, Patrick, uncertain waters for Bush, Miller

Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick are far ahead of their Republican primary opponents in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, but the Democrats running for those two high offices face more difficult paths to their party’s … Continue reading

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D23 Candidate Angela Villescaz Talks About her Low Profile, and Grassroots Approach

Angela “Angie” Villescaz is one of the 5 democratic candidates that have entered the district 23 race.  The Ulvadle resident has largely kept a low-profile compared to her opponents. She’s had no website or real social media presence. But she says … Continue reading

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D23 Candidate Angela Villescaz Talks About Her Low Profile and Grassroots Approach

Angela “Angie” Villescaz is one of the 5 democratic candidates that have entered the district 23 race.  The Uvalde resident has largely kept a low-profile compared to her opponents. She’s had no website or real social media presence. But she says … Continue reading

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The Newly-Elected Mayor of Valentine Captures The Town’s Welcoming Spirit

Summer Webb boasts of Valentine’s tight-knit community, as well as her goals as the town’s new mayor.

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Case targeting Texas’ statewide elections of judges goes to trial today

A trial starting Monday in federal court will test Texas’ nearly 150-year-old system of statewide elections to the state’s two highest courts.

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FBI Says Investigation in Border Patrol Death Shows No Signs of Attack

The FBI released new information Wednesday evening in their investigation into the death of border patrol agent Rogelio Martinez. The 36-year-old agent died while on patrol near Van Horn nearly 3 months ago. Following Martinez’s death, politicians and the border … Continue reading

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Building Success: At Last, Women Are Carving Out Careers in Construction

Women in construction face plenty of discrimination – they’re only nine percent of the workforce. But many of them are taking home paychecks that match men’s wages.

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Marfa Public Radio 2017 Overall Excellence Murrow Submission

The overall excellence submissions for Marfa Public Radio feature a range of voices and topics. From the soaring Ponderosa Pine of far West Texas to the frac sand mines in the Permian Basin, Marfa Public Radio reported on a wide … Continue reading

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