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Weather Whys from Texas A&M: December 4,2014

Q: Is the saying "red sky at night, sailor's delight, red sky at morning, sailor take warning" really accurate? A: Generally, the answer is yes, says Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University. The saying has been around for thousands of years…
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Feature: "New Mexico Roadblocks"

It's happening now just a few short hour's drive from Van Horn. People from around the world are congregating near the small town of San Antonio, New Mexico, in witness to one of nature's marveled wonders. The event celebrates the annual…
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Weather Whys: November 20, 2014

Q: What is a lunar rainbow? A: It's a rainbow that has been formed by moonlight instead of sunlight, says Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University. "A lunar rainbow is sometimes called a moonbow, but they're the same thing," he explains.…
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Update from Congressman Pete Gallego, Nov. 13, 2014

This week, we celebrated Veterans Day. For two years, I've had the privilege of meeting with members of our community when they come to visit Washington, DC. From the White House to the Lincoln Memorial, the area has many great sights that leave…
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Veterans Day by Gil Potts

At the end of World Wars I and II, returning veterans were met with confetti and parades. They fought and won the war, and our soldiers received a hard-earned, well-deserved hero's welcome. "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day…
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Weather Whys from Texas A&M Nov. 14, 2014

Q: Does an "Indian Summer" occur everywhere in the U.S.? A: Technically, no, says Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University. The term "Indian Summer" is rather vague and has been around at least 300 years. "According to the American…
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OP-ED: Veterans should have health coverage

This Veteran's Day we honor those who serve and have served our country. Veterans put their lives on the line to protect our independence, our freedom, and all the rights we hold dear. Now is the time to fight for them by ensuring they have access…
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Column: Congressman Pete Gallego Update

Not too long ago while on a trip to visit our troops in Afghanistan, I met a group of civilians who were totally dedicated to the cause of democracy and freedom. They told me they could not go home for a while because they had voted - and the enemy would…
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End Run

Earlier this week multiple news sources uncovered what some law makers are calling a potential end run around current immigration laws by the Obama administration. In a move that suggests a future executive action on American immigration policy, the…
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Nature Notes: Oil Patch Wilderness

The oil industry has often been demonized, but plentiful wildlife still abounds among the wells and equipment typical in the oil patch. Have you ever wondered how birds and animals can thrive in the middle of a sea of oil and gas wells? From the air,…
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