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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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Terlingua Ghost Town Ruins Vandalized

Four 125-year-old, stone landmarks in the Terlingua Ghost Town were vandalized over the weekend. The ruins, homes of quicksilver miners built in the late 1880’s, are located on private property which has been designated a historic sight near the Starlight … Continue reading

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Quarterly Board Meeting is Coming Up Soon (Saturday, February 18th)

Marfa Public Radio and West Texas Public Radio will be hosting a quarterly board meeting this Saturday at 12 p.m. until around 2 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to attend, we will be … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day in Valentine, Texas

It’s Valentine’s Day – a holiday marked by cupid’s arrows, those chalky yet traditional candy hearts that seem to only appear around this time of the year, and of course showing the ones you love, well love. People from all over … Continue reading

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Terlingua Word Off 2017

Community Members from all over far-west Texas gathered at La Kiva’s Cave Room in Terlingua Thursday night for the annual Word Off. The Event is a night filled with local and non-local voices alike doing a mix of everything from … Continue reading

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No Country for Old Music :: Best Music of 2016 :: Part Two

Back for Part Two? Well you’ve come to the right place. The following are Jackson and Sassy Pants’ favorite tunes of the year. So much good music, we had to switch the format to two-hours this week (Sorry Sound Opinions) … Continue reading

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No Country for Old Music :: Best Music of 2016 :: Part Two

Back for Part Two? Well you’ve come to the right place. The following are Jackson and Sassy Pants’ favorite tunes of the year. So much good music, we had to switch the format to two-hours this week (Sorry Sound Opinions) … Continue reading

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