Brownsville http://tpr.org en SpaceX Could Give Struggling Texas City A Boost http://tpr.org/post/spacex-could-give-struggling-texas-city-boost The space company SpaceX has identified a remote spot on the southern tip of Texas as its finalist for construction of the world's newest commercial orbital launch site.<p>The 50-acre site really is at the end of the road. Texas Highway 4 abruptly ends at the warm waves of the Gulf surrounded by cactus, Spanish dagger and sand dunes.<p>"Welcome to Boca Chica beach, Brownsville, Texas. It's where the U.S. really begins," says Gilberto Salinas, executive vice president of the Brownsville Economic Development Council. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 02:38:01 +0000 John Burnett 25951 at http://tpr.org SpaceX Could Give Struggling Texas City A Boost Pro-Life Camp Celebrates Appeals Court Ruling On Texas Abortion Restrictions http://tpr.org/post/pro-life-camp-celebrates-appeals-court-ruling-texas-abortion-restrictions <p><strong>Texas Matters:</strong> Pro-life supporters are pleased with 5th Circuit Court ruling to put HB 2 restrictions into law -- doctors at clinics providing abortions must now have admitting privileges at local hospitals within 30 miles. Also on this show: The Permian Basin is the nation's largest oil production center, Brownsville hopes to make something good from "poorest city" label, and Juárez tries to move beyond its violent past.</p><p><strong>5th Circuit Court reverses ruling on admitting privileges</strong></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:33:46 +0000 David Martin Davies 21209 at http://tpr.org Pro-Life Camp Celebrates Appeals Court Ruling On Texas Abortion Restrictions