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Driving My Life Away

by and | Mon, Nov 18, 2019 at 6:00 CST
As physicians leave small towns, rural Texans must travel farther and farther for health care.
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‘The Wolf is in the Henhouse’

A former Secret Service agent pledges to do whatever it takes to secure schools in Texas City ISD — and he couldn’t care less what you think.

‘The Wolf is in the Henhouse’ A former Secret Service agent pledges to do whatever it takes to secure schools in Texas City ISD — and he couldn’t care l...Read More

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Life and Limb

Each diabetic amputation represents not just a personal tragedy, but a failure of the U.S. health-care system.

Inside the Rio Grande Valley’s amputation crisis. by Sophie Novack March 1, 2019  Daniel Zamora still remembers the smell. At first he didn’t realize any...Read More

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Strangest State: February 2019

Weird news from far-flung Texas.

Drue Wagner WICHITA FALLS // A woman was banned from Walmart after drinking wine from a Pringles can while astride an electric shopping cart. The Wichita Falls ...Read More

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Expecting Care

How Texas is failing foster care kids and contributing to an alarming teen pregnancy rate.

by Rebecca Grant January 22, 2019  When Arianna walked into a church basement in Austin to take a free pregnancy test, she thought of it as a lark, a way to ...Read More

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Checkpoint Nation

Border Patrol agents are extending their reach deep into the country’s interior.

by Melissa del Bosque October 8, 2018  Laura Sandoval threaded her way through idling taxis and men selling bottles of water toward the entrance of the Cordo...Read More

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Stand By Your Man

How the Collin County GOP derailed Ken Paxton’s prosecution and turned him into a right-wing hero.

by Michael Barajas October 1, 2018 Three years ago, just months after being sworn in as Texas attorney general, Ken Paxton’s days seemed numbered. In July 201...Read More

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Bordering on Empty

The Rio Grande is one of the most endangered rivers in the world. The Rio Grande Valley is one of the fastest-growing regions in the nation. Can South Texas weather a hotter, drier future?

Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 5 Bordering on Empty The Rio Grande is one of the most endangered r...Read More

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