Monthly Archives: October 2018

Midterms in West Texas: Midland City Council At-Large Candidates

Early voting for the 2018 midterm elections is well underway in West Texas. Between school board, city, county, statewide and national seats, voters in Midland have quite a few decisions to make on the ballot this go round. Marfa Public … Continue reading

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Do Political Yard Signs Actually Change Voters’ Minds?

Political pros talk about “activating” voters who are already fans of a political party.  And sometimes, signs are just subjects of curiosity for passersby.

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Midterms in West Texas: Midland School Board Candidates For District 6

As early voting totals across West Texas continue to increase this week, voters in Midland are choosing who they want to sit on the school district’s Board of Trustees. The active races are in Districts 5 and 6. Marfa Public … Continue reading

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Department Of Defense Says It’s Sending 5,200 Troops To U.S.-Mexico Border

Officials say the deployment will include three helicopter units, mobile command and medical units, military police and more.

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Fall Membership Drive Premiums

Thanks again to the many members, volunteers, supporters, visitors, local businesses, and friends from near and far who made Marfa Public Radio’s fall membership drive such a success. We’ve received some questions about the mail out of premiums. We wanted … Continue reading

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Midterms in West Texas: Midland School Board Candidates for District 5

Early voting in the 2018 midterm elections ends this Friday, November 2. And in addition to city, county, and statewide seats, voters in Midland will be appointing two officials to the Midland Independent School District Board of Trustees. Marfa Public … Continue reading

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CD23: Voter Concerns Are As Broad As The Region Is Vast

Congressional District 23 is one of the longest in the country — it takes eight hours to drive across, from San Antonio almost to El Paso. In our first report at the sprawling district, we looked at the size and … Continue reading

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The West Texas Sun Powers This Stone Sculpture. The Full Moon Brings It To Life.

There are some pretty iconic works of art in the Big Bend. In Valentine, There’s Prada Marfa. In Marfa proper, there are Donald Judd’s renowned works. And now, just outside of the far West Texas town, you’ll find a new … Continue reading

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All About Bette: An Interlude with Bette Davis

On October 27th Marfa Live Arts is hosting All about Bette: An Interlude with Bette Davis – The multiple award-winning show was written by El Paso-based Camilla Carr and stars Morgana Shaw. Alongside the performance on Saturday night, Marfa Live … Continue reading

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Senate race tops $100 million with latest filings from Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and his Democratic opponent, Beto O’Rourke, have now raised more than $100 million combined.

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