Monthly Archives: October 2012

Halloween on 93.5 FM

Celebrate Halloween with KRTS listeners!

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Tribute to Terry Callier Tonight, 8-9 PM

Tune in tonight (Tuesday, October 30) from 8-9 pm for a special tribute to Terry Callier, who passed away over the weekend at the age of 67. Born in Chicago, Callier was one of the few African Americans who flourished … Continue reading

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Longing For The ‘Good Old Bad Days’ In Chihuahua

Our Fronteras Desk reporter at Marfa Public Radio, Lorne Matalon reports. Mexico swears in a new president on Saturday. And the hope is Enrique Peña Nieto will be able to boost the economy and stabilize security. Both might be achieved if the … Continue reading

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Early Voting for Jeff Davis, Presidio and Brewster Counties

Early voting for Jeff Davis, Presidio and Brewster counties has begun, and continues through  Friday, November 2. Early voting will take place at the following locations: In Fort Davis at the new Jeff Davis County Clerk’s Office, 111 North State … Continue reading

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Mexico and the Border Region: Hopes, Fears for a Changed Mexico

LISTEN NOW: Mexico and the Border Region: Hopes, Fears for a Changed Mexico

Mexico will swear in a new president on December 1st. Recent polls show Mexicans have twin concerns; the economy and security and both are linked because without security sustained economic growth is hampered. Some estimates claim as many as 100,000 … Continue reading

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Weekend Scores Roundup

In football news, the Marfa Shorthorns suffered a dramatic defeat on Friday night, losing 48-0 against Garden City. The loss was the Horns’ first on their own turf. The Balmorhea Bears were also shut out against Grandfalls-Royalty, losing 46-0 on … Continue reading

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Decisions in Jeff Davis County

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Although more people are moving into Jeff Davis County, it still has one of the nation’s lowest population densities in the nation, with just over one person per square mile. Despite its vast lands, the county still relies on the … Continue reading

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Mezcal Creates Jobs in Mexico

LISTEN NOW: Mezcal Creates Jobs in Mexico

In many villages in rural Mexico, family life has been torn apart by the exodus of people to the United States. The Pew Research Center says 12 million people, about 15% of Mexico’s labor force, lives across the U.S. – … Continue reading

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Weekend Sports Preview

In football news this weekend, the Alpine Fightin’ Bucks (6-1) head to Stanton on Friday to take on the Buffaloes, after a 54-7 win against Regan County last week. The Balmorhea Bears (6-1) head to Grandfalls-Royalty to take on the … Continue reading

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Mine’s Reopening Causes Water Concerns

LISTEN NOW: Mine’s Reopening Causes Water Concerns

After 70 years, the Shafter Silver Mine has been reopened. Production has begun for what the mine’s new owner believes will be a lucrative run lasting as long as 10 years. But the company’s public filings on the amount of water … Continue reading

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