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Radio for a Wide Range. Serving Far West Texas with programming, eclectic music and local news.
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All Things Considered 8h
Every day, many people and goods flow between El Paso and Juarez. Commuting between two countries is a part of everyday life. The culture and economies of both cities rely on each other.
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Texas Tribune 13h
Seven Texas Republicans in Congress got outraised by their Democratic rivals. There are few bigger warning signs for a member of Congress that their re-election may be in doubt than when a challenger outraises them.
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The Montezuma quail nearly vanished from Texas in the 1950s. It has since made a comeback, but you'll need some luck to spot it in the wild.
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NPR Jul 21
When it’s hot outside, cows don’t produce as much milk. To beat the heat, farmers are using a variety of methods, from fans and misting water to creating a whole new breed of cow.
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NPR Jul 21
For young people who grew up in Juarez and El Paso, the other side of the border was just another part of town. But crossing the border these days, says Kenia Guerrero, 23, "you are sometimes afraid."
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Marfa Public Radio Jul 21
The summer heat means cows produce less milk. But farmers are coming up with new ways to keep their cattle cool. |
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NPR Jul 21
Immigration lawyers say they've noted a shift starting last month, when Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a sweeping decision that reshapes who can qualify for asylum.
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Texas Standard Jul 20
Since his inauguration, President Trump has scaled back programs like DACA and implemented his to his “zero tolerance” policy along the border. All of these individual actions amount to a broader strategy that is now becoming clear.
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Marfa Public Radio Jul 20
Today, we’re at the Centennial Library in Midland () for the final day of our road trip for . Come hang out and ask us what you want to know about the place we call home. 📻
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Marfa Public Radio Jul 20
The birth of the air conditioner did a lot more than keep Texans cool on sweltering summer days. It also set off a significant migration in the United Sates.
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Texas Standard Jul 19
What has four legs, ruins most anything it touches, and is worth five bucks? For the next six weeks or so in Guadalupe County, the answer is feral hogs.
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Marfa Public Radio Jul 19
The Montezuma quail nearly vanished from Texas in the 1950s. It has since made a comeback, but you'll need some luck to spot it in the wild.
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Justin Lee Jul 19
. is on the road this week going one-on-one with West Texas listeners from the border to the Permian Basin.
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Marfa Public Radio Jul 19
In 2014, the state reported most counties – nearly 73 percent of them – had no psychiatrists at all.
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Marfa Public Radio Jul 19
'Alternatives To Detention' Are Cheaper Than Jails, But Cases Take Far Longer
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Marfa Public Radio Jul 19
The Montezuma quail — one of Texas’ most mysterious and elusive birds — nearly vanished from the state in the 1950s. It has since made a comeback to the region, but you'll need some luck spotting it in the wild.
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Marfa Public Radio Jul 19
: is one step closer to sending tourists to space after the company completed a successful test of its rocket 🚀
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NWS Midland Jul 19
Very hot temperatures are expected today and a Heat Advisory is in effect. Take frequent breaks and drink plenty of water if you plan to be outside. This heat wave will last into next week so find a cool place if you can!
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Marfa Public Radio Jul 18
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