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The Permian Basin labor market remained stable with a declining unemployment rate in April according to a report out from the Dallas Fed today (Thursday). Total non-farm employment in the Basin inched up by 200 jobs from March to April … Continue reading
The Board of Directors of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas recently endorsed a new transmission project which includes two new 345-kV (Kilovolt) lines to address future reliability concerns in West Texas.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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