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Watch Out For Rattlesnakes:  Brooks County's Immigration Struggle (Part 2 of 4)

Watch Out For Rattlesnakes: Brooks County’s Immigration Struggle (Part 2 of 4)

The nation watched it happen. Over the summer, most of America learned about a massive swarm of foreign-born children traveling to this country alone. Within weeks, attention shifted to a place 80 miles north of the Mexican border, where hundreds of immigrants have died in recent years trying sneak past a federal immigration checkpoint. By law, Brooks County is required to pay to recover, attempt to identify, and bury all of them.”The assistance we’ve gotten from the state of Texas has been t…

Second Chances: Hiring Ex-con Craftsmen Critical to Houston Manufacturer's Success

Second Chances: Hiring Ex-con Craftsmen Critical to Houston Manufacturer’s Success

In a nation compelled to lock away far more of its people than any other, it is fair to say prisons remain a symbol of near perpetual failure.On the other hand, a vibrant manufacturing concern, bustling with creative energy and profit, stands as a clear and present template of American success.They are two places starkly different, but deeply intertwined.To understand why one must first meet Larry Keast.”I started in my garage 35 years ago. I can’t believe it. I’ve been really successful,” sa…

Is Houston ready for the Ebola virus?

Is Houston ready for the Ebola virus?

They’re images that have been seen all around the world.Dozens of people dying daily in Africa due to the Ebola Virus…Here in Houston, word of a confirmed case in Dallas, had many fearing this same situation could repeat it self on US soil.Houston Health and Human Services was quick to respond…We wouldn’t see an epidemic or even an outbreak because we have a different setting and resources,” says Porfirio Villarreal, spokesperson for the Houston Health and Human Services.But Houston isn’t…

In Georgia, 2 parties battle over minority votes

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Final debate for Abbott, Davis in governor’s race

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Enbridge delays ND oil pipeline at least a year

A Canadian company that wants to build the largest oil pipeline yet from western North Dakota's booming oil patch is delaying the project for at least a year due to permitting problems in Minnesota.

What’s PayPal’s first solo move?

PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay….

Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar

Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar

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