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  1. Former Democratic Texas Gov. Mark White dies at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | 680News

    Former Texas Gov. Mark White, a Democrat who championed public education reforms that included the landmark "no-pass, no-play" policy for high school athletes, has died. He was 77. The former governor, who fought kidney cancer for years, died Saturday in Houston shortly after waking up and feeling uncomfortable, according to his wife, Linda Gale White, and his son Andrew White.

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  2. Q&A: Taylor Sheridan finds another frontier in 'Wind River'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | 680News

    Taylor Sheridan has a knack for finding and telling stories about parts of the American frontier that Hollywood doesn't dare touch. The Texas native brought audiences to the U.S.-Mexico border in "Sicario" and to shattered West Texas in "Hell or High Water" through his visceral screenplays.

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  3. Review: In 'Wind River' grief blankets a Wyoming reservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | 680News

    For Taylor Sheridan, the West is still alive with frontier tragedies and genre thrills, even if hopelessness has moved in and blanketed the land. "Wind River" makes it a kind of trilogy for Sheridan, the writer behind the West Texas neo-Western "Hell or High Water" and the Mexican border drug crime drama "Sicario."

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  4. Hunters charged in Texas shooting had blamed immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | 680News

    Two hunters accused in a shooting on a remote Texas ranch near the Mexican border had told authorities that they were attacked by immigrants who had entered the country illegally. Presidio County Sheriff Danny Dominguez told Odesa television KOSA that a grand jury indicted Michael Bryant and Walker Daugherty last week on charges of using deadly conduct by discharging firearms in the direction of others.

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  5. Analysis: Trump's border wall faces reality checkRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | 680News

    President Donald Trump's vow to accelerate construction of a "contiguous, physical wall" along the Mexican border is slamming into a Washington reality - who's going to pay for it and how? U.S. taxpayers will foot the bill, starting with money already in the Department of Homeland Security account that amounts to a small down payment. Then it's up to the Republican-led Congress to come up with possibly billions of dollars more, cutting money for other domestic programs to finance the wall. 6 comments

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