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Marchers to Demand Texas Politicians “Respect Science”

Marchers to Demand Texas Politicians “Respect Science”

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – Organizers of Austin’s annual March for Science hope to send a message to state lawmakers – stop politicizing, and start respecting science. The march and rally, scheduled for Saturday, will coincide with the city’s annual Earth Day celebration. Planners expect a crowd of several hundred to participate this year. Jose Medina, deputy […]

The Alamo Announces Statewide Roadshow

Join the Alamo at locations across the state to discuss the future of the Shrine of Texas Liberty Attendees will also be invited to bring historic artifacts and family treasures to discuss with historians and curatorial staff SAN ANTONIO – The Alamo will hit the road next week, kicking off a statewide tour across Texas, […]

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Los Fresnos Educator Addresses Job Growth and Safety in Port Election Race

LOS FRESNOS, TX – A clear platform focused on growing the local economy, longer lasting jobs, and protecting citizens, is driving Patrick Anderson as he recently launched his campaign for Port of Brownsville Navigation and Canal Commissioner. Anderson, a Los Fresnos High School educator, believes that the Port of Brownsville needs to consider the risks […]

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Report: Many Wildlife Species at Increased Risk of Extinction

by Mark Richardson AUSTIN, Texas – A new report warns that as many as one-third of America’s wildlife species are in crisis but says with funding, their recovery is possible. The report finds that more than 150 U.S. species have already gone extinct and 500 more haven’t been seen in decades and could be extinct. Bruce Stein, chief […]

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Fungus Causing White-Nose Syndrome Spreads into Central Texas

First Ever Detection in Popular Mexican Free-Tailed Bat AUSTIN — The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats, detected for the first time in Texas in early 2017 in the Panhandle, has now spread into Central Texas. Though no bat deaths have been attributed to WNS in Texas, the syndrome has killed millions of bats […]

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Wildflowers and Blooming Plants Putting on a Show at Texas State Parks

AUSTIN— Texas State Parks have gone Technicolor with a show stopping display of bright blues, vibrant pinks, deep reds and rich yellows. Texas is the home to more than 5,000 species of wildflowers and recent rains are sure to usher in an explosion of color before the end of the season. More than90 Texas State Parks present some […]

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Nationally Acclaimed Opera Educator to Work with UTRGV Students on Bringing Original Story to the Stage

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Ann Baltz, founder and artistic director of the nationally acclaimed OperaWorks training program for singers, will be in residence at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley from April 17-22. An opera educator, director and coach/pianist based in Los Angeles, Baltz is working with UTRGV Opera Theater faculty and students […]

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UTRGV Finance Students Take First Place in International CME Group Trading Competition

by Vicky Brito BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – A group of undergraduate business students from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in March beat out more than 500 teams from 37 countries to capture their first ever championship win in the 15th annual CME Group Trading Challenge. The UTRGV team – made up of students Christopher Martinez, […]

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Texas LNG Receives Letter of Support from USCG for Proposed Project

BROWNSVILLE — The United States Coast Guard found the Brownsville Ship Channel to be suitable for marine traffic resulting from Texas LNG’s planned liquefaction terminal at the Port of Brownsville. In a letter of recommendation issued Feb. 26 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Coast Guard concluded that the waterway is suitable to […]

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IES Exit Leaves Hundreds Without Jobs

by Tony Vindell/LFN Gone are the hundreds of people who worked at the two International Educational Services Inc. centers in Los Fresnos so are the scores of vehicles seen parked outside the sources of jobs for many. As one of the largest employers for the last 30 years, IES decided to close the two centers […]

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