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Food Banks Across Texas, U.S. Brace For ‘Perfect Storm’ Of August Challenges

By Paul Flahive, Texas Public Radio With millions of people out of work because of the coronavirus, food banks have seen a major surge in demand since March. But August is set to be one of the busiest months yet … Continue reading

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Coronavirus puts strain on local food pantries

By Stephen Paulsen, The Big Bend Sentinelstephen@bigbendsentinel.com TRI-COUNTY — As the coronavirus crisis stretches on, demand at local food pantries continues to creep up. From Marfa to Jeff Davis County, workers at food pantries in the tri-county say they’re still … Continue reading

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Despite Government Shutdown, Some Operations At Big Bend Return

By Mitch Borden and Carlos Morales As the partial government shutdown — now the longest in U.S. history — continues, employees at Big Bend National Park in far West Texas are in their fourth week of unemployment. While many bathrooms, trails, … Continue reading

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