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ICE Transfers Detainees Out Of West Texas Facility After Water Shortage In Sierra Blanca

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune SIERRA BLANCA — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has transferred detainees out of a West Texas detention center after a water shortage forced the facility to use portable toilets and bottled water. The shortage has … Continue reading

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WATCH: Blue Origin Launches New Shepard Rocket In West Texas

By Andrew Weber, KUT  Blue Origin will launch its New Shepard rocket in West Texas this morning. If all goes according to plan, it will be the 10th successful launch for the spaceflight venture founded by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. This … Continue reading

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FBI Says Investigation in Border Patrol Death Shows No Signs of Attack

The FBI released new information Wednesday evening in their investigation into the death of border patrol agent Rogelio Martinez. The 36-year-old agent died while on patrol near Van Horn nearly 3 months ago. Following Martinez’s death, politicians and the border … Continue reading

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Autopsy Report: Border Patrol Agent’s Death Still ‘undetermined”

An autopsy report released by the El Paso County Medical Examiner Tuesday shows border patrol agent Rogelio Martinez died of head injuries. But the circumstances surrounding Martinez’s death are still unknown.

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Blue Origin Completes Successful Test of “New Shepard”

On Tuesday, the commercial space flight company Blue Origin completed it’s latest rocket test in West Texas.

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BP Agent Death Still Unresolved, and Politicians’ Rush To Judgement May Be Part of the Reason

More than two weeks later, there are still more questions than answers in the death of Border Patrol agent Rogelio Martinez. He died after he and a fellow agent were seriously injured while on patrol around Van Horn in West … Continue reading

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Watch: Blue Origin’s Rocket Unexpectedly Survives Launch In West Texas

The commercial space company Blue Origin – owned by billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos – carried out another successful test flight from West Texas on Wednesday. The company expected its reusable rocket to be destroyed during the test, but instead, it landed safely back … Continue reading

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Blue Origin Sticks Fourth Reusable Rocket Landing

The commercial space company Blue Origin completed another rocket launch from West Texas Sunday morning, marking the fourth time the company owned by billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has reused a rocket booster. The company’s New Shepard space vehicle blasted off just … Continue reading

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Blue Origin Will Live-Stream Video of Next Rocket Launch

Update Thursday, 11:00 AM The commercial space company Blue Origin will live-stream video of a rocket launch from its test site in West Texas for the first time this weekend. The launch was originally planned for Friday, but the company’s billionaire … Continue reading

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Blue Origin Planning Another Rocket Launch Before End of June

Billionaire Jeff Bezos said Friday his commercial space company Blue Origin will likely perform another test flight from Far West Texas before the end of June. The company has been ramping up activity at its secretive test site north of Van … Continue reading

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