Monthly Archives: April 2011

Univision Telenovela Teresa Struggling to Match Eva Luna

When Spanish-language network UNIvision scheduled the telenovela ‘Teresa,’ there were high hopes that it would continue the success of ‘Eva Luna,’ which brought viewers in sufficient numbers to place the network in the primetime top ten. It hasn’t been quite … Continue reading

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Blasts Obama for Ignoring Fires.

While Oklahoma and Arkansas residents worry about too much rainwater, Texas is still operating under a burn ban that covers most of the state – 211 of the 254 counties – still suffering under drought conditions and grassland fires. Texas … Continue reading

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Arkansas Governor Declares 57 Counties as Disaster Areas.

The flooding continues and the forecasts call for more rain. The assistance is just beginning. Saturday, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe declared all but twenty of the state’s counties as disaster areas, a prerequisite to filing a request for federal assistance … Continue reading

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North Texas Recalls Red River Tornado Outbreak of 1979.

The devastation in the US South – the result of a massive tornado storm system – has a familiar look to North Texas residents who witnessed a 1979 outbreak that slammed Wichita Falls. It was early afternoon, a windy spring … Continue reading

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