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Title: A sense of place (review of Along These Highways: Stories by Rene S. Perez II
Authors: Trolinder,Sean
Source: Texas Books in Review, Winter/Spring 2012, 31-32 :4-1 ,pg 20-  
Subjects: South Texas Region - Fiction (Book review) Fiction (Book review) Perez Rene S. II
Ref ID: 94357
Title: News & notes: Relevant titles from Arcadia
Source: The Journal of South Texas, Spring 2011, 24 :1 ,pg 50- 53
Subjects: South Texas Region--HIstory--Books
Additional Information: Books: Galveston's Historic Downtown and Strand by Denise Alexander; La Salle County by the La Salle County Historical Commission; Port Aransas by J. Guthrie Ford and Mark Creighton; Progreso by Rosa Flores Dee; Seabrook by Ruthe Burke and Don Holbrook; S
Ref ID: 91620
Title: Land grab or legal title transfer? Reviewing the evidence for land title fraud in 19th century South Texas
Authors: Sierra,Elmer;Yaworsky,William;Frazier,Amy
Source: The Journal of South Texas, Fall 2011, 24 :2 ,pg 76- 87
Subjects: Land tenure -- SouthTexas Region -- History Frontier and pioneer life Ranchers -- South Texas Region -- History Mexicans -- South Texas Region -- History Kenedy Mifflin Guerra Remigio Chapa
Additional Information: Table: The Appropriation of Remigio Chapa's Land.
Ref ID: 92533
Title: Shale of the century
Authors: Hunt,Harold D.
Source: Tierra Grande, Apr-12, 19 :2 ,pg 22- 25
Subjects: Eagle Ford Shale South Texas Region - Economic conditions Oil and gas leases Housing
Additional Information: The effect on the economies in several small South Texas towns from the Eagle Ford Shale.
Ref ID: 94224
Title: Combating an invasion: In South Texas, scientists breed super wasps to control a water thief
Authors: Elbein,Saul
Source: Texas Observer, 21-Jan-11, 102 :24 ,pg 18- 21
Subjects: South Texas Region Rio Grande Valley - Giant reed Adamczyk John Predatory insects Wasps Weeds - Biological control
Additional Information: Arundo donax.
Ref ID: 90590
Title: Bck to the future: What do the ghosts of South Texas have to tell us about where our borderlands may be headed?
Authors: Santos,John Phillip
Source: Texas Monthly, 2010, 38 :11 ,pg 118- 123
Subjects: Emigration and immigration South Texas Region - History Sarita (Tex.) - Museums Vera Homero S Laredo (Tex.) - Museums
Additional Information: ID: 438; Museums: Kenedy Ranch Museum of South Texas (Sarita); Museum of the Republic of the Rio Grande (Laredo).; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 90315
Title: 2010 South Texas: Where the votes are - With two prominent Latino candidates and new efforts to drive up turnout, can Democrats finally conquer South Texas?
Authors: Guerra,Carlos
Source: Texas Observer, 2010, 102 :18 ,pg 17- 20
Subjects: Uribe Hector Patterson Jerry Chavez-Thompson Linda Dewhurst David South Texas Region - Elections
Additional Information: ID: 311; Elections 2008; Demographics and voter turnout in Hidalgo and El Paso Counties.; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 90113
Title: Letter from Corpus Christi: The great pretender - He founded a law firm in Corpus Christi. He referred personal-injury cases to powerful litigators across South Texas. And he lived the high-rolling life of a successful plaintiff's attorney. There was just
Authors: Colloff,Pamela
Source: Texas Monthly, 2010, 38 :5 ,pg 68+-  
Subjects: Celis Mauricio Corpus Christi (Tex.) - Law firms CGT Law Group International Cisneros Carlos South Texas Region - Administration of justice Legal ethics
Additional Information: ID: 270; The Case Runner by Carlos Cisneros.; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 84944
Title: Below the surface: Since 1996, a legal battle has raged between Exxonmobil and a powerful South Texas ranching clan that believes the oil company sabotaged wells on the family property. Even after a ruling by the state Supreme Court earlier this year, the
Authors: Swartz,Mimi
Source: Texas Monthly, 2009, 37 :11 ,pg 108- 113
Subjects: O'Connor Thomas Michael Exxonmobil Corporation South Texas Region - Remedies (Law)
Additional Information: ID: 1061; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 81604
Title: Living Texas history: Recording how history 'got lived'
Source: Texas Heritage, 2009, :3 ,pg 25-  
Subjects: O'Connor Louise Ranch life - South Texas Region Oral history
Additional Information: ID: 327; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 79313
Title: !Viva Terlingua!: Jerry Jeff Walker, live recordings, and the authenticity of progressive country music
Authors: Stimeling,Travis D.
Source: The Journal of Texas Music History, 2008, 8 : ,pg 20- 33
Subjects: Musicians and singers Country music - South Texas Region Austin (Tex.) - Country music Live sound recordings Music recording industry Progressive country music
Additional Information: ID: 9410; Musicians mentioned: B.W. Stevenson, the Lost Gonzo Band, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airment, Frank Zappa and Captain Beefheart, Phil Woods, Jerry Jeff Walker, Bob Livingston, Texas Fever, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Michael Murphey, Gary P. Nunn
Ref ID: 50350
Title: For the road: Time-traveling in South Texas
Source: Texas Highways, 2008, 55 :6    
Subjects: Roads - South Texas Region South Texas Region - Festivals
Additional Information: ID: 7983; "Back Through Time History Trail" road tour within the triangle of San Antonio, Victoria, and Corpus Christi.; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 44211
Title: Political intelligence: Team uranium: The glow of giving
Authors: Wilder,Forrest
Source: Texas Observer, 2008, 100 :21    
Subjects: Uranium mines and mining - South Texas Region Rios Ybarra Tara Escobar Juan Garcia Juan Hunter Todd Berlanga Hugo
Additional Information: ID: 9105; Companies: Uranium Energy Corporation, Meste¤a Uranium LLC, and Energy Metals Corporation.; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 50780
Title: A 'cowboy's sweetheart': Kathy Dell's musical career in the crossroads region of South Texas
Authors: Brown,Mel
Source: The Journal of Texas Music History, 2007, 7 : ,pg 34- 48
Subjects: Dell Kathy Musicians and singers Country music - South Texas Region Country Kings The Cuero (Tex.)
Additional Information: ID: 5460; Musicians mentioned: Cindy Walker, Texas Ruby, Laura Lee McBride, Charline Arthur, Goldie Hill, Jeannie C. Riley, Tanya Tucker, Barbara Mandrell, Patsy Montana, The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Bob Wills, Texas Playboys, Johnnie Lee Wills and
Ref ID: 45828
Title: Behind the lines: Minority report - Argue all you want about the level of Hispanic turnout in the 2006 elections, but one thing is certain: Demographic inevitability alone won't save the Democrats
Authors: Burka,Paul
Source: Texas Monthly, 2007, 35 :1 ,pg 10+-  
Subjects: Democratic Party Hispanic Americans - Voting South Texas Region - Elections
Additional Information: ID: 7027; William C. Velasquez Institute (San Antonio).; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 45968
Title: The next frontier: The state's (and maybe the world's) most famous 825,000 acres would seem to be on a collision course with the twenty-first century, when giant spreads are routinely chopped up, there's no money to be made in cattle, and the younger gene
Authors: Gwynne,S. C.
Source: Texas Monthly, 2007, 35 :8 ,pg 110- 125
Subjects: King Ranch South Texas Region King Richard Kleberg Robert Justus Sr Kleberg Robert Justus Jr Kleberg Stephen J."Tio" Hunt Jack
Additional Information: ID: 5180; Photographs by Kurt Markus.; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 47075
Title: Fine feathered friends
Authors: Mattei,Eileen
Source: Texas Highways, 2007, 54 :11 ,pg 50- 55
Subjects: Bird watching - Festivals Harlingen (Tex.) - Bird watching - Festivals South Texas Region - Bird watching
Additional Information: ID: 5796; Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival.; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 48518
Title: Texas off the beaten path: South Texas Plains--Down in the boondocks
Authors: Mayes,Maxine
Source: Texas Highways, 2007, 54 :9 ,pg 56- 60
Subjects: South Texas Region
Additional Information: ID: 5753; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 48546
Title: They die in Brooks County: As border security tightens, South Texas becomes a graveyard for the weak and unlucky
Authors: McConahay,Mary Jo
Source: Texas Observer, 2007, 99 :11   15
Subjects: Illegal aliens Lopez Moreno Luis M South Texas Region Brooks County Lozano Balde Garcia Eden Human smuggling Trevino-Cantu Lourdes Cage Presnall Vickers Michael Texas Border Volunteers Mendoza Sandra Cabrera Loretta G Rangel Angel
Additional Information: ID: 6234; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 48564
Title: Meanwhile, back at the ranch: Part IX - The land is yellow
Authors: Joe,Tonnyre Thomas
Source: Texas Monthly, 2007, 35 :4 ,pg 48+-  
Subjects: Wild flowers Ranching - South Texas Region
Additional Information: ID: 6146; As told to Katharyn Rodemann.; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 47882
Title: Meanwhile back at the ranch: Part VI - Giant chickens in South Texas?
Authors: Joe,Tonnyre Thomas
Source: Texas Monthly, 2007, 35 :1 ,pg 34+-  
Subjects: South Texas Region Ranching Emus Emigration and immigration law
Additional Information: ID: 7031; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 47886
Title: Border skirmish
Source: Texas Weekly, 2007, 24 :14    
Subjects: South Texas Region United States.Congress.Senate - Elections
Additional Information: ID: 6755; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 43702
Title: The bad guy with the badge: Conrado Cantu called himself 'the people's sheriff.' He spoke to school children about the evil of drugs and patrolled the dark back roads to prevent crime. But all his charisma couldn't hide the sad truth that he was yet anoth
Authors: Balli,Cecilia
Source: Texas Monthly, 2006, 34 :8 ,pg 110- 113
Subjects: Cantu Conrado Cameron County - Sheriffs South Texas Region - Crime
Additional Information: ID: 3191; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 45306
Title: South Texas hold 'em: The feds and private prison companies bet on an immigration 'endgame'
Authors: Wilder,Forrest
Source: Texas Observer, 2006, 98 :9   10
Subjects: Privatization of jails - South Texas Region Illegal aliens
Additional Information: ID: 3922; Table: Prison, city, company, detainee type, no. of beds.; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 50765
Title: Brownsville to San Antonio in 1902
Authors: Kowalski,Gus L.
Source: Journal of South Texas, 2006, 19 :2 ,pg 250- 253
Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life Roads - South Texas Region - History Horse-drawn vehicles Railroads - South Texas Region - History
Additional Information: ID: 2887; RP: NOT IN FILE
Ref ID: 48095
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