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Raspa Revolution

by | Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 6:15 CST
A Rio Grande Valley tradition evolves for the social media age — with a few growing pains.
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The Time-Traveler’s Guide to the Lower Pecos

Hidden away on private land in Southwest Texas is some of the oldest and best-preserved prehistoric rock art in the world. The Rock Art Rendezvous offers a rare glimpse.

The Time-Traveler’s Guide to the Lower Pecos Hidden away on private land in Southwest Texas is some of the oldest and best-preserved prehistoric rock art ...Read More

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Swan Song

You won't find it on a highway map, but a 250-year-old village on the Rio Grande is internationally famous among birders. Will it survive Trump's wall?

Swan Song You won’t find it on a highway map, but a 250-year-old village on the Rio Grande is internationally famous among birders. Will it survive Trump&...Read More

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Sunk Costs

Back-to-back record flooding along the Brazos River has forced people in Richmond to make an excruciating choice: Stay or go?

Back-to-back record flooding along the Brazos River has forced people in Richmond to make an excruciating choice: Stay or go?...Read More

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Field Notes from Santa Ana

A visit to the crown jewel of the national wildlife refuge system, now under threat from Trump's wall, reveals a harsh landscape teeming with life.

Field Notes from Santa Ana A visit to the crown jewel of the national wildlife refuge system, now under threat from Trump’s wall, reveals a harsh landscap...Read More

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The King of Pulp

In Cross Plains, a literary festival honors the most influential Texas writer you've never heard of.

In Cross Plains, a literary festival honors Robert E. Howard, the most influential Texas writer you've never heard of....Read More

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Ride Like a Girl

Women riders take the reins in the macho world of charrería.

Ride Like a Girl Women riders take the reins in the macho world of charrería. “¡Otra vez!” shouts Jimmy Ayala. “Do it again.” In the fading light...Read More

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High-Wire Act

Laughter, fear and Trump at the Spanish-language circus on the Texas-Mexico border.

Laughter, fear and Trump at the Spanish-language circus on the Texas-Mexico border....Read More

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Fungi Town

Taking a mushroom census in southeast Texas.

Fungi Town Taking a mushroom census in southeast Texas. – by Leah Caldwell December 8, 2016 David Lewis makes the occasional pilgrimage to Sand Ridge Cemetery...Read More

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Crossing Over

For families living on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, breaching the divide is a way of life.

For families living on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, breaching the divide is a way of life....Read More

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