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Without State Aid, Advocates Worry Port Arthur Will Bleed Residents Long After Harvey

by | Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 6:09 CST
Flooding was so widespread in Port Arthur during Harvey that even shelters had to be evacuated.
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The Texas Miracle #7: The Sound of Secession

From the Texas GOP convention, we go to the floor for a debate over secession and seek answers to that mind-melding question: Why would anyone support Donald Trump?

From the Texas GOP convention, we go to the floor for a debate over secession, and seek answers to the question: Why would Texas Republicans support Trump?...Read More

Businesses like Presidio's J&R Stockyards, where horses are inspected before being transported to Mexico for slaughter, have cropped up along the border. by

The Business of Burying Horses

The border town of Presidio loses money every time it buries a dead horse — and nowadays there are hundreds of them.

Presidio is the last stop for horses on their way to slaughter in Mexico, but many don't make it that far, causing headache, and heartache, for many....Read More

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The Texas Miracle #6: The Best Grocery Store in Texas

On this week's podcast: Texas' most beloved food retailer, travails from the state's embattled child welfare services and Ted Cruz's next move.

On the Texas Miracle podcast this week: Texas' most beloved food retailer, travails from Texas' embattled child welfare services and Ted Cruz's next move....Read More

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The Texas Miracle #4: How to Die in Texas

On this week's podcast: Tips for shuffling off this Texas mortal coil, a Trinity River showdown and a prairie defilement that's nothing to sniff at.

This week on the Texas Miracle: tips for shuffling off this Texas mortal coil, a Trinity River showdown and a prairie defilement that's nothing to sniff at....Read More

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Observatory Podcast No. 4: Living Undocumented

When the DACA Act was implemented, 24-year-old Victor Erives was able to legally live, work and attend school in the country he calls home. Now a Supreme Court ruling could jeopardize those same opportunities for millions of others.

When the DACA Act was implemented, 24-year-old Victor Erives was able to legally live, work and attend school in the country he calls home. Now a Supreme Court ...Read More

El Paso Electric has proposed charging customers with rooftop solar panels an additional $11 each month. by

There Goes the Sun

The sun city may soon be charging residents extra for solar power, joining a growing number of utilities that treat solar as a threat to their businesses....Read More

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