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  1. 'Visit' tackles real-life close encounterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arab Times

    ... will hardly be the film's last festival rodeo. With a gentle hand, "Western" deposits us in the community of Eagle Pass, Texas, where gruff, mustachioed men in 10-gallon hats herd cattle for a living and life tumbles by, save for a few modern ...

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  2. Sundance 2015: "Western"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... reminiscent of a Frederick Wiseman affair. We open with Chad Foster, the universally beloved, stately mayor of Eagle Pass, TX, sitting behind his desk in his modest office. Two women have come asking for his assistance with a committee they're ...

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  3. The Brief: New Life for Open Carry in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Texas Tribune

    ... the idea of having House members wear "I'm Poncho" stickers after their colleague Alfonso "Poncho" Nevrez , D-Eagle Pass, received a DPS detail in the aftermath of a confrontation in his office with open carry activists As our reporters follow bills ...

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  4. Western Movie ReviewRead the original story

    Wednesday | Shockya.com

    ... in any true West Coast state. Instead, this documentary is all about Texas and the culture of one border town, Eagle Pass, which shares a close history and relationship with its Mexican sister city, Piedras Negras. The title refers to the Western ...

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  5. Sundance '15 review: 'Western'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The verite documentary "Western" is an elegantly structured look inside two communities on the U.S./Mexico border and the changes wrought by drug-cartel violence. Eagle Pass, Texas, and the Mexican city across the Rio Grande, Piedras Negras, are the friendliest of neighbors, according to Eagle Pass' mayor Chad Foster, one of the two subject profiled here.

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  6. 'Western': Sundance ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... as an openhearted curiosity and compassion. The doc's three compelling protagonists are Chad Foster , mayor of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, and highly regarded on both sides of the border; burly cattle broker Martn Wall , whose century-old ...

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  7. Life and death along the border in 'Western'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Park Record

    ... guys in black ones. It's a documentary that looks at the lives of people living on both sides of the border in Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Mexico. "It's the continuation in a series of films focusing on different aspects of sort of ... 1 comment

  8. Gun Bullies Lead ... Lawmakers FollowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... of current gun restrictions impracticable. However, pro-gun advocates' encounter with Rep. Poncho Nevrez , D-Eagle Pass, while visiting legislators' offices overshadowed the rest of their efforts. After the lawmaker, who was called a "tyrant to the ...

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  9. Fitch Affirms Eagle Pass ISD, TX, ULT Bonds at 'A+'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Information Technology

    ... is located along the U.S.-Mexico border, approximately 150 miles southwest of San Antonio. The county seat, Eagle Pass (GO bonds rated 'A+' by Fitch with Stable Outlook), serves as the port of entry into Mexico at Piedras Negras, Coahuila. The ...

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  10. After visit by Tarrant gun group, Texas House authorizes office panic buttonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... to undo Texas' 125-year ban on the open carry of handguns. Several House members, including Poncho Nevarez, D-Eagle Pass, and Celia Israel, D-Austin, said the group hassled them or their staff. In a video posted Tuesday online by Kory Watkins, the ...

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  11. Highlights from around the CapitolRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... measure followed a heated exchange between members of a pro-gun group and Rep. Poncho Nevarez, a Democrat from Eagle Pass. An online video of the incident shows Nevarez asking the group to leave his office while being called a "tyrant to the ...

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  12. Panic buttons coming to Texas House after open carry confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... measure followed a heated exchange between members of a pro-gun group and Rep. Poncho Nevarez, a Democrat from Eagle Pass. An online video of the incident shows Nevarez asking the group to leave his office while being called a "tyrant to the ...

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  13. Texas counties have peakedRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... in Texas hit their income peak in 1989, including the areas south of Odessa, west of Amarillo and the cities of Eagle Pass and El Paso. Harris County peaked in 1979 and with a decline ten years later, income was almost exactly on track with the U.S. ...

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  14. Tributes for Dec. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Greeley Tribune

    ... and Katrina (DeLaCruz) Cirlos in San Antonio, Texas. He married Juanita Lozano on April 4, 1960. They lived in Eagle Pass, Texas until 1975 when they moved to Windsor. He worked at Plant Services at Kodak, retiring in 1990. He loved fishing and ...

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  15. Map reveals when Texas counties hit their peak incomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Chron

    ... in Texas hit their income peak in 1989, including the areas south of Odessa, west of Amarillo and the cities of Eagle Pass and El Paso. Harris County peaked in 1979 and with a decline ten years later, income was almost exactly on track with the U.S. ...

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  16. River Tracing No. 32: Rio GrandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Austin American Statesman

    ... foot would take months. Also, in past years we have explored its banks in and around El Paso, Big Bend, Del Rio, Eagle Pass and Laredo, as well as spots in Colorado and New Mexico. Our missing link was the Valley. So we spent a long December weekend ...

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  17. Sundance 2015 to feature NOLA-shot comedy 'The D-Train' and the latest doc from local filmmaker Bill RossRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... U.S. documentary competition. Titled "Western," it sees the Ross brothers focus their cameras on the cities of Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Mexico -- two cities separated only by the Rio Grande. Other noteworthy entries include films ...

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  18. San Angelo Resident 's Citizenship QuestionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... was actually born in Mexico. His mother was living in San Angelo, but went to a hospital across the border from Eagle Pass to give birth. Hector Gonzales says, "I guess she went to Mexico and had me in Mexico. I guess that's why I went through a lot ...

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  19. National Nacho Day celebration is November 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... where the girl had lived. The search continued to Piedras Negras, a small Mexican town across the border from Eagle Pass, Texas where Ignacio Anaya, a maitre d at the Victory Club restaurant was recorded as serving a dish in 1943 to a group of ...

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  20. Searching for 'the disappeared' in Juarez, MexicoRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... goal, they met a third man who promised to get them to the United States from Piedras Negras, a city across from Eagle Pass, Texas. Together, they went to a house where they would supposedly stay before the crossing. But once inside, the man and ...

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