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Texas Observer - Health

He May Not Be a Candidate, but Beto OâRourke is Rebuilding His Texas Organizing Machine for 2020

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Trump Harvests Support in Americaâs Farmlands

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As Fossil Fuel Industry Invests Billions in New Texas Facilities, it Could Unleash a Huge Emissions Bomb

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Loon Star: The Governor Shows His Concern for the Homeless

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The Internet Broke Democracy. To Fix It, Design for Human Rights.

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Ken Paxton Says New Anti-Abortion Law Bars State Employees from Donating to Planned Parenthood

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Trump Has Kneecapped Another Environmental Safeguard. Could That Spur Expanded Uranium Mining in South Texas?

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Five Times the Effects of Climate Change Loomed Over Texas in 2019

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The EPA Faces Lawsuit Over Slaughterhouse Pollution in Waterways

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Report: As TCEQ Sits Idle, Polluters Double Illegal Air Pollution in 2018

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Bald Eagle Numbers at Lake Buchanan Are Declining. No Oneâs Exactly Sure Why.

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17 Great Books on the Border to Read Instead of âAmerican Dirtâ

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ICE Quietly Lowers (Already Low) Standards at Some Immigrant Detention Facilities

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âLife is a Fightâ: Scenes from a Migrant Tent Camp in Juárez

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A Radical Proposal Calls for a Moratorium on Deportations

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'Baby Jails' Chronicles Americaâs âShamefulâ Treatment of Migrant Kids

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2020: The Year Trumpâs Wall Rises or Falls

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Jail Deaths in Bexar County Highlight âCallousâ Care in Custody

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A Solitary Condition

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5 Texas Criminal Justice Stories to Watch in 2020

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Report: Sexual Assault is Common in Immigrant Prisons, but Survivors Arenât Getting Help

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In Dallas, Churches Break the Law to Shelter Homeless People on Freezing Nights

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Why a Small Offense Shouldnât Have Life-Altering Consequence

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âAlmost Akin to a Political Coupâ: Houston Teachers Fight Back Against State Takeover of HISD

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The Creature of Martin Creek Lake Wonât Die

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The Cost of Carve-Outs

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Texas Legislature Improves Suicide Prevention in Schools, but Makes Little Progress for Adults

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Texas House Considers Free College For Students Experiencing Homelessness

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âThe Wolf is in the Henhouseâ

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Trump Administration Approves Medicaid Funds for Texas While Excluding Planned Parenthood

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In Texas, Thousands of Kids Lose Medicaid Coverage Each Month

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We Asked You About Health Care in Rural Texas. Here are Your Stories.

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How the San Antonio Police Are Rethinking Mental Health

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How George Foreman Went From Champion Boxer to Evangelical Grillmaster

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The 30 Best Texas Books of The Decade, from Amarillo to Utopia

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A World Without Immigrant Prisons

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Two New Books Explore the Limits of the #MeToo Movement in Texas and Beyond

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âCheerâ Takes an Overlooked Sport Off the Sidelines

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Governor Abbottâs Campaign Against the Homeless Isnât Just CruelâItâs Dangerous

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Why I Started a Book Club in the Harris County Jail

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A Chain Reaction

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Having My Period in Prison Was Awful. In Texas, That May Finally Change.

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Author Saeed Jones on Empathy, the Power of Memoir, and Growing up Gay in North Texas

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Remembering W.S. Merwin, Honorary Texan

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Lost in Limbo in the Hays County Jail

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Houston Poet Analicia Soteloâs Debut Smashes Latino Stereotypes

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This West Texas Town is a Reproductive Health Void

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A Decade of Texas Health Care By The Numbers

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Everyone Wants to End Surprise Medical Billing in Texas, but No One Wants to Pay for It

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The Last Nurse in Memphis, Texas

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