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Migrants Rescued at Falfurrias Checkpoint

From KSAT: U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued six people Tuesday evening from a trunk and tractor-trailer in separate incidents at the Falfurrias checkpoint. Border Patrol ...

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Letty Liked the Liners

from the Caller: Falfurrias Mayor Pro Tem Leticia Garza was a staunch advocate of the 8-liner game rooms in Falfurrias. She even told businessmen from ...

Four Jailed for Shooting in Falfurrias

From the Caller-Times: Falfurrias police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with the drive-by shooting death of a 26-year-old man Sunday night. Eliazar Garcia, 19, ...

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Fracking and the Drug Trade

Unintended consequence of the fracking boom is the change in the drug trafficking landscape.  Great write-up in the National Journal. Head north from the border ...

Will Fracking Boom End Sooner Than Expected?

Interesting article in USA Today about diverging opinions on the longevity of the shale boom. Surging oil and gas production is nudging the nation closer ...

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Three Men Wanted in Alice

Alice police need your help to catch three men who police say were involved in an assault earlier this month. Investigators are looking for Adrian ...

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Hot Texas Prisons Lead to Deaths

Prison case challenges hot conditions in Texas prisons. Fourteen people have died of heat stroke in Texas prisons since 2007, needless deaths the state could ...

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Texas Mile Returns for 10th Year

What started as a grassroots motorsports event a decade ago is now one of the nation’s premier speed events for those on four or two ...

WellAware Remotely Monitors Eagle Ford

Remote monitoring tools in use around Eagle Ford Shale area.  Beyond a ranch gate in the middle of a field of wildflowers, Matt Harrison hops from ...

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Border Agents Working… Pay Uncertain

Fallout from the Congressional budget crisis affects local Federal workers. Border Patrol agents are showing up to work, but their paychecks are in limbo. It ...

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