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    A House Divided

    A generation after Texas legalized home schooling, a new crop of leaders fights for the booming education movement's future. Full Story

  • West, Texas tragedy

    West, Texas Blues

    Two years after the West fertilizer plant disaster, few ammonium nitrate facilities have made critical changes. Full Story

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    The Lite Guv and the Frack Master

    The man who calls himself the Frack Master has become the media's go-to Texas voice in favor of fracking, but it wasn't until he got involved in politics that his profile really started to rise. Full Story

  • Prisoner uprising Willacy County Correctional Center

    Goodbye to Tent City

    As Willacy County faces a gaping hole in its budget, $128 million in debt still owed on Tent City, and the loss of its largest employer, I’d come to find out if the prison that was supposed to be the county’s economic salvation would end up being its undoing. Full Story