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Middle Rio Grande Border Communities Seek Opportunity To Grow Under New University System

State lawmakers have filed bills seeking to transfer the management of Sul Ross and its satellite campuses, including Rio Grande College, from the Texas State University System to the Texas A&M System.

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Texas Sues Biden Administration In Effort To Reinstate Trump-Era “Remain In Mexico” Immigration Policy

The policy required asylum seekers who passed through Mexico on their way to the U.S. to stay in Mexico while their claims were processed. Many were forced to live in sometimes dangerous and unsanitary migrant camps.

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Texas Lawmakers Want To Ban Dangerous Radioactive Waste. The Proposal Would Give A Nuclear Waste Company A Big Financial Break.

A bill advancing in the House seeks to ban spent nuclear fuel, one of the most dangerous types of radioactive waste, from coming to Texas.

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Once On The Verge Of Closing, Texas’ Smallest Library Given Big Honor

The Marathon Public Library has been recognized for its contributions to the community over the past year.

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When the power went out, Texas oil and gas regulators rushed to defend the industry’s image

Members of the Texas Railroad Commission were quick to blame renewable energy for power outages across the state. All sources of energy struggled to produce power during the storm.

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Texas Launches A Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduler

By Ashley Lopez, KUT The Texas Department of State Health Services has launched an online portal matching people with an appointment to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Texas Will Open Vaccine Eligibility To All Adults Monday

By Matt Largey, KUT The State of Texas says it will allow all adults to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting March 29.

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In Tune Interview: Dr. Sarah Pizzichemi

In Tune Interview is a segment of Marfa Public Radio’s Monday classical music program In Tune — in which host Nick Hurt interviews and records live performances by classical musicians and educators.

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Free One-Day Vaccine Clinic in Fort Davis Open To Anyone 18 And Older

In a sign of how swiftly the vaccine rollout in Far West Texas has expanded in the last several weeks, some local medical providers now have enough doses on hand to offer shots to any adult that wants one.

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An Eye Into What Has And Hasn’t Changed At The Border Under Biden At A Migrant Shelter In Juárez

Some residents are packing up to leave, others are just arriving. And for some, the wait continues.

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