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To save water in Texas, these nonprofits are paying farmers to leave it in reservoirs

As Texas continues to battle drought, groups are trying a market-based solution to help farmers and protect what little water is left.

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Border sheriffs coalition says ‘time will tell’ if Abbott’s terrorist designation bears fruit

Abbott has waged a battle against Biden’s border policy and Mexican cartels since early 2021. But he waited until last week to create a cartel division at Texas DPS.

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El noticiero semanal: La escuela Blackwell será un Sitio Histórico Nacional, y una nueva oficina de derechos humanos abre en Presidio

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

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As fentanyl plagues Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott directs state police to focus on cartels

Abbott directed the Department of Public Safety to boost efforts to collect intelligence on cartels and investigate gangs in Texas that support drug and human smuggling.

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Valentine man seeks to bolster town’s emergency health care options with “rescue squad”

The West Texas town doesn’t have much in the way of emergency medical care options, but one local is organizing an effort to train volunteers in basic first responder skills.

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Overturning Roe created new barriers, not just to abortion, but to OB-GYN training

After the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Dobbs case, thousands of future doctors now face roadblocks to getting clinical training in abortion. These new barriers could limit access not only to abortion but to all obstetric and gynecological care.

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Revocar a Roe creó nuevas barreras, no solo para el aborto, sino también para la capacitación en obstetricia y ginecología

Después del fallo de la Corte Suprema en el caso Dobbs, miles de futuros médicos ahora enfrentan obstáculos para obtener capacitación clínica en aborto. Estas nuevas barreras podrían limitar el acceso no solo al aborto sino a toda la atención obstétrica y ginecológica.

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El Congreso aprueba un proyecto de ley que convierte a la Escuela Blackwell de Marfa en un sitio histórico nacional

La medida bipartidista llega tras años de trabajo de los exalumnos de Blackwell para preservar la historia de la escuela. El nuevo sitio histórico se dedicará en parte a explorar la historia más amplia de la segregación escolar de los … Continue reading

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Congress approves bill making Marfa’s Blackwell School a national historic site

The bipartisan measure comes after years of work by Blackwell alumni to preserve the school’s history. The new historic site will be partly dedicated to exploring the broader history of school segregation of Mexican-Americans across the southwest. | Lea esta nota … Continue reading

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Midland ISD names interim superintendent and begins search for district’s new leader

Midland Independent School District’s Board of Trustees accepted Superintendent Angelica Ramsey’s resignation early Tuesday morning as she departed Midland to accept a leadership position at Fort Worth ISD.

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