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Feeling the Burn in Big Bend

An epic drought has scientists racing to predict the future of Big Bend's unique sky islands.

The 2011 drought that wiped out half the piñon pines in Big Bend’s sky island is a warning shot as the Southwest succumbs to climate change....Read More

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Above the Law

Pamela Elliott was the new sheriff in town. But instead of law and order, she brought chaos.

Pamela Elliott was the new sheriff in town. But instead of law and order, she brought chaos — voter intimidation and botched investigations — to West Texas....Read More

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