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Police unload packages of marijuana confiscated in January in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration estimates half of all Mexican marijuana is smuggled into the U.S. through South Texas. Two drug cartels are now fighting for control of the area. Raul Llamas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Al Armendariz, the EPA's new regional administrator for Region 6, which includes Texas, speaks at a celebration of his appointment in Austin on Mardi Gras. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Officials Probe Austin Plane Crash

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Women mourn at a mass grave site Monday in Titanyen, Haiti. Many Haitians, who honor Voodoo death rituals, are upset by the mass burials. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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On the day of this interview, Lolo Beaubrun (right) had invited over three young musicians from a group called All Four Stars. Valentina Pasquali for NPR hide caption

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Lolo Beaubrun: A Voice Of Hope In Haiti

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A Haitian man tries to get one of the last handouts of food rations at distribution site set up by the U.S. Army at a golf club on the hills above the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, Jan. 19, 2010. It is one of seven tent cities NPR visited to gauge the success of international relief efforts. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Journalists broadcast from the studio of Signal FM 90.5 in the Port-au-Prince suburb of Petionville last week. Signal FM is the only radio station in the city that has broadcast nonstop since the Jan. 12 earthquake. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Haitians Find Lifeline In Local Radio Station

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