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8:46am

Thu August 2, 2012
Politics

Protestors assemble in East Texas to obstruct Keystone construction

Chris Wilson

Environmental protestors are organizing in East Texas to cause construction delays for the Keystone Gulf Coast pipeline project. Ron Seifert, spokesman for the group Tar Sands Blockade, says more than 60 people recently convened in Sulphur Springs, Texas, for civil disobedience training.

1:00pm

Mon July 16, 2012
Local

Campers sign courtesy agreement in Rusk, Texas

The two-week Thespians 'n Training camp begins today in Rusk, Texas, at the Cherokee Civic Theatre. The students, ranging in age from 6 to 17, all sign an agreement to be respectful of their peers so as to not inhibit the creative process. The camp's one-act plays will be presented on July 28.

11:00am

Sat June 30, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Life By The Drop: Drought, Water and the Future of Texas

A dried up pond near Rusk, Texas

Airs Sunday, July 1 at 7:00 p.m. Life By the Drop is a close look at the state of water and drought in Texas, looking both to the past and the future for answers on how the state can manage a growing population amid a shrinking water supply. This report is a collaboration of KUT Austin, StateImpact Texas, and Texas Monthly.

Look at this photo spread from The Big Picture.

1:37pm

Wed June 27, 2012
Local

DeBerry resident talks with federal authorities about injection wells

Texas Sharon

DeBerry, Texas, resident Rev. David Hudson met with the assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity to discuss the placement of saltwater injection wells in rural Panola County and declining property values. 

11:52am

Tue May 15, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Remembering a Tyler, Texas, POW camp

Commentator Gary Joiner focuses his historical lens on Camp Ford, the largest Confederate-run prison west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.

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