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El noticiero semanal: Restricciones de diésel en Presidio y emisiones en Midland, y el tercer aniversario del tiroteo en El Paso

El noticiero semanal de Marfa Public Radio es un resumen de historias locales y estatales de la semana.

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Volunteer networks in Mexico aid at-home abortions without involving doctors or clinics. They’re coming to Texas.

Before abortion was legal in parts of Mexico, an extensive “accompaniment” system grew to help women safely terminate pregnancies on their own. Its organizers are now moving abortion-inducing medication across the border and helping replicate the system in the United … Continue reading

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Lawmakers criticized for gun violence on third anniversary of the mass shooting in El Paso

While Texans are still reeling from the May shooting in Uvalde that claimed the lives of 21 people, the state faces another somber reminder this week of the proliferation of gun violence in Texas.

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Chinati Foundation’s director steps down after nearly nine years at the Marfa arts organization

Jenny Moore was appointed as Chinati’s director in 2013. Last month, the non-profit that preserves the work of the late minimalist artist Donald Judd announced she would be stepping down effective July 31.

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Legal questions shroud Gov. Greg Abbott’s move to bus migrants back to the border

Some experts say the actions create little change in immigration enforcement. Others say they invite a legal battle.

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In the Big Bend’s booming tourism industry, some raise concerns about taxes used to promote more tourism

The number of people flocking to Big Bend National Park has grown to record-high numbers, fueling a boom in the region’s broader tourism industry. Because of that, some are questioning the wisdom of special lodging-related taxes used to promote more … Continue reading

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El noticiero semanal: Incendio en Presidio, jueza en Presidio apoya a Abbott, y el festival Viva Big Bend

El noticiero semanal de Marfa Public Radio es un resumen de historias locales y estatales de la semana.

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Uvalde survivors face bureaucracy and confusion as they struggle to stay afloat financially

In the aftermath of the tragedy, thousands of people donated millions of dollars to help families and survivors. Now, those recovering say they need those funds.

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El noticiero semanal: Acusaciones en muertes de migrantes en camión, y una nueva serie sobre el acceso al aborto en el oeste de Texas

El noticiero semanal de Marfa Public Radio es un resumen de historias locales y estatales de la semana.

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Watch Live: House January 6 committee holds public hearings on its investigation

The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is holding its eighth and likely final public hearing tonight. The committee has interviewed hundreds of witnesses and collected tens of thousands of pages of documents as … Continue reading

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