Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Mystery Behind Texas Independence Day

Today is a state holiday. 180 years ago, Texas adopted its Declaration of Independence. We spoke with Lonn Taylor, the host of our history program, Rambling Boy, about a 19th century mystery surrounding the holiday. It was March 2, 1836, and a … Continue reading

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Escuder Scores Democratic Primary Win Over Incumbent 83rd District Attorney Rod Ponton

This story has been updated to include a statement from 83rd District Attorney Rod Ponton. Alpine lawyer Jaime Escuder pulled a comfortable win over incumbent 83rd District Attorney Rod Ponton in Tuesday’s Democratic primary. Escuder will go on to face … Continue reading

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At Last Minute, Presidio County GOP Finds Place to Vote

*Editor’s note: This story has been updated. Todd Beckett, a local insurance agent and Presidio County’s GOP chair, initially planned to offer only early voting to Republicans in the sparsely populated — and largely Democratic — county in Far West … Continue reading

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