Deep In The Heart Of (A Transforming) Texas All Things Considered host Melissa Block reports from Texas, where an energy boom and population growth continue to drive its economy to levels that would be the envy of most other states.

Take It From A Local: The Tale Of How Turkey, Texas, Got Its Name

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In The Midst Of A Boom, Dallas Outgrows Some Old Notions

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Soldiers participate in physical therapy while using a prosthetic brace called the Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis (IDEO), which allows them to use and strengthen severely injured legs. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Orthotic Brace Takes Soldiers From Limping To Leaping

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