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Uvalde gathers in tears and prayers to mourn victims of school shooting

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May 24 Primary Runoff Election Results in West Texas

Voters in the Big Bend and Permian Basin finalized their party’s nominees for a few local races, while incumbent Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian fended off a challenge in the GOP primary from oil and gas attorney Sarah Stogner.

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“We are in mourning”: As parents awaited news, Uvalde residents processed their shock and grief

Families gathered at the city’s civic center to await news about their children following the elementary school shooting. Other residents processed their shock and grief in places of worship.

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DPS: 19 students, 2 adults dead in Uvalde grade school shooting

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Judge dismisses sexual assault case against Basecamp Terlingua owner at prosecutor’s request

On Friday, a judge approved a motion brought forward by a local prosecutor to dismiss the case against Jeff Leach that was first brought in 2020. The well-known business owner was accused of raping a woman in the spring of … Continue reading

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GOP runoff for Railroad commissioner asks voters, ‘What is the job of a Texas oil regulator?’

The Republican primary contest between incumbent Wayne Christian and challenger Sarah Stogner has been characterized by twists and turns, and accusations of corruption.

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25 years later, Presidio and Redford remember Esequiel Hernandez, Jr.

On May 20, 1997, a Marine on a covert anti-drug operation shot and killed Hernandez, an 18-year-old Presidio High School student, who was herding his goats near his family home in the small border community of Redford. In their own … Continue reading

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El noticiero semanal: Financiamiento de la atención médica rural, y recordando a Esequiel Hernández, Jr.

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

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Seven ways climate change is already hitting Texans

Extreme weather events, water scarcity, risks of illness: Climate change is here, and it’s already affecting Texans.

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Marfa Public Radio wins five Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

The Radio Television Digital News Association has awarded Marfa Public Radio five Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards this year, including awards for Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Excellence in Sound and Feature and Sports Reporting.

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