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The Lege This Week: Instead of Addressing Mass Shootings, Lawmakers Expand Gun Rights

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ERCOT Asked Texans to Conserve Power as Electric Grid Again Struggled to Keep Up with Demand

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Erin Douglas and Mitchell Ferman, Texas Tribune

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Waves of Abandonment

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A New Group of Sexual Assault Survivors in Texas is Seeking Systemic Reform

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In Houston, a Plan to Expand Interstate 45 Encounters Federal Pushback

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On a Dime

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Identity Is A Major Factor In Our Indigenous Affairs Reporting

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Uninvestigated, Uncounted: How Justices of the Peace Miss Important Clues in Death Investigations

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Portraits of the Pandemic: Part Two

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Texas Observer Staff

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ERCOT Is Refusing to Release Records On How it Prepared for the Winter Storm

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Planned Parenthood Returns to Lubbock

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A Texas City Had a Bold New Climate Plan—Until a Gas Company Got Involved

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Emily Holden for Floodlight, Amal Ahmed for the Texas Observer and Brendan Gibbons for San Antonio Report

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Clogged Toilets, Snow Inside: How the Winter Storm Exacerbated Problems in Texas Lock-Ups

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Low-Income Texans Already Face Frigid Temperatures at Home. Then the Winter Storm Hit.

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Nine Texans On How They Survived A Frozen Week

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Texans With Disabilities Were Left to Fend for Themselves During Winter Storm Uri

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Loon Star State: Insurrection Infection

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Jung Young Moon's Strange Novels Cross Continents

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The Lege This Week: Stimmy for Schools?

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Writer Rick Bass Fights for 20 Grizzly Bears

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Texas Is Considering a Violence Prevention Effort Outside of Law Enforcement—Without Challenging Gun Rights Head On

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Chip Brownlee, The Trace

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The Sunniest City in Texas is Expanding ... Natural Gas Production

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What to do With a "Tidal Wave" of Texas Wind Turbine Blades

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Biden Plans to Ban All New Fracking Leases on Public Land. Will He Actually Do It?

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Payday and Car Title Lenders in Texas Won More Than $45 Million in Pandemic Aid

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