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It’s Tamale Season at this Family-Owned Border Town Bakery

Of the many ways we celebrate the holidays with friends and family, food traditions are what unite us around the dinner table. In far West Texas, one local family business is putting in extra hours to meet demand for a favorite seasonal dish.

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Texas Farmworker: 1966 Strike ‘Was Like Heading Into War’

In the summer of 1966, farmworkers staged a historic march across Texas to protest low wages and poor working conditions. Fifty years later, some of them are telling their stories for the first time.

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The Joys of Playing Beethoven on the Violin, according to MOSC Performer Edward Dusinberre

Saturday at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center is “Opening Night at the Symphony.” It’s the start of the 2015-16 season for the Midland-Odessa Symphony & Choral. Berlioz, Beethoven, and Dvorak are all on the bill for Opening Night for the … Continue reading

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Renovation of Damaged Prada Marfa Art Installation Begins

Renovation of the badly damaged Prada Marfa art installation near Valentine, Texas has begun and will continue over the next few weeks. The popular roadside art installation was vandalized by a Waco resident named Joe Magnano almost a year ago, an act Magnano … Continue reading

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“The Tea Guy” Questions Relationships and Money in His Traveling School Bus

This is a story about how a simple cup of tea can bring people together and perhaps even get us to think more intently about the way money defines – and sometimes distracts us from – personal relationships. Guisepi Spadafora has been roaming … Continue reading

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