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Big Bend Country

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It’s rare that a region is called by its Prehistoric name as part of daily life. In West Texas, everyone refers to the Permian Basin–news and weather cover it; mattress stores and car dealers serve it; maps and tourism materials reference it. Making the geology and history part of banal life shows the respect and […]

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Cowchips: It’s Worse than You Thought

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Harnessing the land; that was the way during the expansion across the prairies–and still today. With few trees in the landscape but lots of wind, early ranchers and cowboys did what they could to build houses and create a sense of home. The National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock Texas takes visitors on a journey […]

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