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Mexico Energy Reform Spurs Larger Scale Cross-Border Electricity Transmission

The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico’s electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States … Continue reading

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Trump Vision Of Mexico-U.S. Border Roils Mexico’s Domestic Politics

MEXICO CITY–Mexico will elect a new president next year. Although he has now at least temporarily delayed withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, continued uncertainty over NAFTA and U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans for a … Continue reading

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Energy Survey Says Americans Still Like Coal

AUSTIN, Texas–A closely watched energy survey at the University of Texas at Austin says Americans still like coal, a contributor to global climate change. At the same time, however, a majority says that climate change is real.

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Shot Across The Bow: Mexico Considers Boycott Of U.S. Corn

MEXICO CITY—Every weekday, Antonio Godinez Vera turns imported American corn into feed for Mexican livestock. Some of that U.S. corn is also used to make tortillas, a staple of the Mexican diet. Corn is also a symbol of Mexico itself. … Continue reading

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Semi-Pro Hockey in West Texas

Pro and semi-pro hockey teams improbably sprouted up all over West Texas in the 80s and 90s when hockey-loving Canadian oil workers moved to Texas. At one time there were more hockey teams in Texas than any other state. But … Continue reading

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Sam Walker In-Studio Performance

As you probably know we are smack dab in the middle of our Spring Membership drive and we’re asking for your help to help us gain the funds we need to continue growing and thriving on the West Texas Airwaves. … Continue reading

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FBI Director James Comey at the University of Texas Austin 3-23-2017

FBI Director James Comey was a keynote speaker at a conference on intelligence gathering and cyber security at the University of Texas at Austin March 23 2017. His remarks were delivered three days after testifying on Capitol Hill about the … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio is Looking for a Development Director!

Marfa Public Radio believes in the capacity of public media to shape and animate who we are, where we live, and how we relate. Marfa Public Radio has been the most awarded small-market station in the nation during the regional … Continue reading

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New Approach In Texas To Cutting Use Of Fresh Water In Fracking

MIDLAND, Texas—Water in west Texas is both an environmental issue and a major stress on overhead for oil and natural gas producers in the Permian Basin. A private- public partnership in Midland is trying to address both concerns at the … Continue reading

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Marfa Myths 2017 @ Marfa Public Radio

We’re beyond excited for our collaboration with The Lot Radio and Mexican Summer this weekend in which we’ll bring you DJ sets and live performances from some of the musicians performing at Marfa Myths 2017 including but not limited to… … Continue reading

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