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Dallas Man Falls To His Death In Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park has confirmed the death of 69-year-old park visitor Edward Lowe, of Dallas. Park officials report Lowe sustained fatal injuries Wednesday morning while looking for a campsite about a mile from the mouth of Boquillas Canyon, when … Continue reading

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It’s Election Day. See What’s On Your Ballot And What You Need To Vote

Early voting in the November Midterms begins today Monday, Oct. 2  and runs through Nov. 2. Across counties, in West Texas, there is a slew of local and county-wide races on the ballot. You can find a breakdown of what you … Continue reading

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Facing Challenges From Texas And D.C., A New Affordable Care Act Enrollment Period Begins

This year, there’s no penalty for people who don’t sign up for insurance, and the federal government isn’t spending as much to promote enrollment.

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Midterms in West Texas: Midland City Council At-Large Candidates

Early voting for the 2018 midterm elections is well underway in West Texas. Between school board, city, county, statewide and national seats, voters in Midland have quite a few decisions to make on the ballot this go round. Marfa Public … Continue reading

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Midterms in West Texas: Midland School Board Candidates For District 6

As early voting totals across West Texas continue to increase this week, voters in Midland are choosing who they want to sit on the school district’s Board of Trustees. The active races are in Districts 5 and 6. Marfa Public … Continue reading

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Midterms in West Texas: Midland School Board Candidates for District 5

Early voting in the 2018 midterm elections ends this Friday, November 2. And in addition to city, county, and statewide seats, voters in Midland will be appointing two officials to the Midland Independent School District Board of Trustees. Marfa Public … Continue reading

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All About Bette: An Interlude with Bette Davis

On October 27th Marfa Live Arts is hosting All about Bette: An Interlude with Bette Davis – The multiple award-winning show was written by El Paso-based Camilla Carr and stars Morgana Shaw. Alongside the performance on Saturday night, Marfa Live … Continue reading

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Trump Administration To Send Hundreds Of Troops To The U.S-Mexico Border, Reports Say

President Donald Trump has raised alarm about a caravan of migrants heading for the border. He tweeted Thursday morning that he is “bringing out the military for this National Emergency.”

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How Can Ordinary Citizens Bridge The Partisan Divide?

The loud, divisive rhetoric on both sides of the aisle may not be pushing people to the political center but somewhere else: over the edge.

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TX Decides: What Are Cruz And O’Rourke’s Stances On The Environment?

We’re in day three of early voting, and Texas is seeing voter turnout headlines it’s not used to. For once, it seems the word “Shocking” isn’t followed by “-ly low.” Have any questions before you cast your ballot? The Texas … Continue reading

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