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Wind Challenges West, Texas, Fire Containment Effort

Colder air is also forecast to settle over the region with temperatures dipping into the 30s Thursday night.

(WACO - Fire in West, Texas The fertilizer plant is located in the town of West, Texas, near Waco. The explosion of the plant left the ground shaking late Wednesday night.

With the winds gusting in the wake of a cold front that has been bringing severe weather across the center of the country, firefighters may face some challenges.

Read Full Article (Apr-17-2013 21:50)

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Fertilizer Plant Explosion Near Waco, Texas

The fertilizer plant is about 20 miles north of Waco and just off Interstate 35.

(WACO) - Explosion at West Texas fertilizer plant Explosions rocked a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, Wednesday evening as firefighters were battling a fire, causing multiple injuries, authorities said.

Dani Moore, dispatcher with the Texas Department of Pubic Safety, said she did not know how many were injured or the extent of their injuries.

Read Full Article (Apr-11-2013 12:25)

Taking a Stand on the Rio Grande

In the final days before the expected destruction of the Asarco stacks, critics have not ceased their demands for a halt to the demolition.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - American Smelting and Refinery Company (Asarco) plant on the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas. The clock is rapidly ticking on the two towering smokestacks of the former American Smelting and Refinery Company (Asarco) plant on the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas.

As workers ready the ground for the planned demolition on April 13, at about the break of dawn, local photographers are scurrying to get what may well be the last images of a historic symbol of the Paso del Norte borderland.

Read Full Article (Mar-12-2013 16:16)

Lobbying for Border Military Base

The sequester cuts come at a time when Ft. Bliss’ big spurt of growth is winding down.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Fort Bliss Texas As budget cuts stare down from the so-called sequester agreement in Congress, El Paso officials are lobbying Washington for continued support of Fort Bliss.

The campaign unfolded as a new University of Texas at El Paso study analyzing the local economic impact of Ft. Bliss and William Beaumont Army Medical Center was released to the media.

Read Full Article (Feb-21-2013 13:48)

PTSD, Navy SEAL Kyle and Marine Eddie Routh: Both Victims of the Military

While the assassination of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is a real tragedy, the egregiously bad medical care given to Marine Eddie Routh is even worse.

(PORTLAND, OR) - Decorated Marine turned Murder suspect Eddie Routh It is very difficult to find anything about Marine Eddie Routh.

We're only told that he killed Navy SEAL super-sniper Kyle who had the record for SEAL snipers.

Read Full Article (Oct-12-2012 10:15)

Texas Schools Punish Students who Refuse to be Tracked with Microchips

Students who refuse to walk the school halls with the card in their pocket or around their neck claim they are being tormented by instructors, and are barred from participating in certain school functions.

(SAN ANTONIO RTV) - Texas high school student microchip A school district in Texas came under fire earlier this year when it announced that it would require students to wear microchip-embedded ID cards at all times.

Read Full Article (Jun-18-2012 18:30)

Inside Mexico`s New Youth Rebellion

Weekend leafleting was just one of many actions carried out by a new youth movement that's shaken up the 2012 Mexican elections.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - Mexico's 132 Movement In Aguascalientes, Mexico, a group of young people passed out leaflets to passerby in the city's busy downtown.

A young woman wore a homemade poster that protested the murders of women in the state of Mexico, while her companions distributed leaflets that flashed a satiric image of Enrique Pena Nieto.

Read Full Article (May-29-2012 22:39)

Honor Student Jailed for Missing School: Ask the Judge to Cancel her Fine and Sentencing

If thousands of people sign the petition, a Texas judge may take this opportunity to do the right thing and revoke the girl's charges.

(HOUSTON, TX) - Diane Tran After Diane Tran's parents moved away, Diane stayed behind and started working two jobs to provide for her family -- all while taking college-level classes at her high school.

Read Full Article (May-25-2012 12:42)

Anti-Austerity Fight Crosses Borders

On a visit to Mexico this past week, a Los Angeles teachers’ union leader criticized California classroom conditions many Mexicans are long familiar with.

(LAS CRUCES, NM) - California classroom In the three member nations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), austerity is the buzzword in public education.

But in Canada, Mexico and the United States, popular mobilizations continue in support of the right to a quality public education.

Read Full Article (Apr-14-2012 13:47)

National Democracy Activist to Speak in Salem - USA Democracy in Crisis?

“We are inspired by historic social movements that recognized the necessity of altering fundamental power relationships,” - David Cobb.

(SALEM) - David Cobb on fire David Cobb, a fiery, humorous Texas orator, lawyer and former Green Party Presidential candidate, will be in Salem the evening of April 17th.

He will address our declining democracy and the importance of amending our Constitution to end corporate control of our society and government. The event is free to the public.

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