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Melissa del Bosque Discusses her Book “Bloodlines” in Marfa on Saturday

This weekend, award winning investigative journalist Melissa del Bosque will read from her book Bloodlines at the Crowley Theater in Marfa at 6 PM.  She has written about the U.S.-Mexico border since 1998 for various media outlets, including The Texas Observer, … Continue reading

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Lupe Valdez becomes first openly gay and first Latina candidate to win a major party nomination for Texas governor

After swapping leads early in the Democratic gubernatorial runoff, Valdez pulled ahead of White and will face incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott.

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Santa Fe Church Community Reflects On Texas Shooting

Rocked by Friday’s shooting at Santa Fe High School, the religious community is looking for answers. Some faith leaders and churchgoers say prayer needs to return to school.

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Santa Fe Church Community Reflects On Texas Shooting

Rocked by Friday’s shooting at Santa Fe High School, the religious community is looking for answers. Some faith leaders and churchgoers say prayer needs to return to school.

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Lupe Valdez, Andrew White clash over abortion, immigration in debate

The Democratic runoff candidates for governor sparred Friday evening over abortion and immigration in their first and likely only debate before the May 22 election.

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With State Park Pool Closed, Balmorhea is in For a Long, Hot Summer

The community, which depends heavily on the pool to attract tourists, is currently benefiting from the Permian Basin oil boom.

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WATCH: Democratic Candidates For Texas Governor Set To Debate Ahead Of Runoff

The two candidates in the runoff to become the Democratic nominee for Texas governor will meet tonight for their first and only debate.

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May 11th News Editor Roundtable

Like the region itself, the news of West Texas is sweeping in its scope. So to help us break it all down, we have news editors from across the region joining us. In this roundtable, we hear from Laura Dennis … Continue reading

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In West Texas, Fracking Companies Face a Tough Challenger – The Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

Out in the sand dunes of west Texas, a tiny lizard has been wrapped up in a big controversy for years. The four-inch long dunes sagebrush lizard calls the middle of the Permian Basin home, but conservationists have long feared … Continue reading

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Balmorhea State Park Pool Closes After Structural Damage Found

If you’re in West Texas and planning on making a trip to the largest spring-fed swimming pool in the world, you’ll have to wait. That’s because Balmorhea State Park pool has been closed  due to “structural failure.”

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