The State

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Build the Ike Dike!

Sep 16, 2020 By Evan Mintz

Instead of wasting time on tiresome culture wars, Texas’s political leaders ought to be thinking big. They could start by saving Houston from disaster.

Ricardo Cigarroa outside the Laredo Medical Center.
The Dr. Fauci of South Texas

May 20, 2020 By Eric Benson

Laredo cardiologist Ricardo Cigarroa is on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, making house calls and “dealing hard doses of truth.”