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“Nothing will erase the pain of August 3 and we are hopeful that reopening the store will be another testament to the strength and resiliency that has characterized the El Paso community in the wake of this tragedy,” a Walmart spokesperson told the New York Times in late August. by

El Paso Remembered

A year after racism turned lethal for 23 people in El Paso, a veteran journalist looks back on what’s become of her Texas border city, the victims’ families, and survivors of the hateful shooting.

Editor’s note: A year ago, shoppers at a Walmart in El Paso found themselves in the crosshairs of white supremacist Patrick Wood Crusius, a 21-year-old from ...Read More

** FILE ** A sign for The Dallas Morning News building is shown near the Belo Corp. headquarters building Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, in Dallas. Belo Corp. has announced Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, that it will spin off its newspaper division to create separate newspaper and television station companies. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File) by

Inside the Dallas Morning News Union Fight

North Texas journalists want to make labor history in the Lone Star State. The A. H. Belo Corporation would prefer they didn’t.

On the morning of July 20, journalists at the Dallas Morning News announced they were forming a union, a historic move in a state that hasn’t had a union news...Read More

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How COVID-19 Threatens Texas’ Restaurant Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the future of the barbecue joints, taco trucks, bánh mì shops, and country cafes that make up Texas cuisine.

Open and Shut The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the future of the barbecue joints, taco trucks, bánh mì shops, and country cafes that make up Texas cuisine. By ...Read More

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From Boom to Bloodbath

The Permian Basin’s shale revolution is over and renewable energy is surging. What does that mean for Texas’ future?

From Boom to Bloodbath The Permian Basin’s shale revolution is over and renewable energy is surging. What does that mean for Texas’ future? By Justin Miller...Read More

Amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19, a small group prays inside an empty mosque before an Eid al-Fitr celebration in Plano, Texas, Sunday, May 24, 2020. (AP Photo/LM Otero) by

Muslim Activists Say It’s Time to Join Black Lives Matter Calls to Reform Law Enforcement

A Dallas mosque’s decision to partner with law enforcement during a nation-wide reckoning on the role of policing fits into a broader hesitation from Muslim communities to jeopardize relationships with police departments.

Muslim Activists Say It’s Time to Join Black Lives Matter Calls to Reform Law Enforcement A Dallas mosque’s decision to partner with law enforcement during ...Read More

A stretch of border fencing at Laredo College. by

Back to the Wall

A border wall is headed for Laredo—unless opponents can run out the clock.

Back to the Wall A border wall is headed for Laredo—and the only thing likely to stop it is time. By Gus Bova July 20, 2020  It starts at sunrise. Two line...Read More

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