John Burnett John Burnett is the Southwest Correspondent on the National Desk.
John Burnett at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., September 27, 2018. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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Donald Trump Visits The Border And Calls For Tougher Enforcement

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Donald Trump Explores Border Reform Measures In South Texas

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Barbecue head-on shrimp made at Pascal's Manale. It may be hard to find head-on shrimp in cities away from the coast, so Pascal's Manale co-owner and chef Mark DeFelice came up with a shortcut. awiederhoeft/Flickr hide caption

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Hacking Iconic New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp Far From The Gulf

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Nicholas Herrera sits in his studio, surrounded by his carvings. (Photos are courtesy of David Michael Kennedy, another El Rito artist, who was featured on NPR in 2011.) Courtesy of David Michael Kennedy hide caption

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Jesus In A Lowrider: El Rito's Santero Carves Saints In Modern Clothing

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Texas Ranchers Share Secret To Nurturing The Perfect Rib-Eye

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U.S. Immigration Agency Again Drops 'Family Friendly' Detention Centers

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Mary Helen Flores (center) is the founder of Citizens Against Voter Abuse. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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In Rio Grande Valley, Some Campaign Workers Are Paid To Harvest Votes

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With Corruption Rampant, Good Cops Go Bad In Texas' Rio Grande Valley

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Jonathan Treviño shows seized contraband. The former police narcotics squad leader is currently serving 17 years in prison for reselling narcotics back to drug dealers. Courtesy of Jonathan Treviño hide caption

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Corruption On The Border: Dismantling Misconduct In The Rio Grande Valley

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Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Doesn't Make It Biblically Correct, Pastor Says

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Part Of The Landscape For Decades, Pumpjacks Remain Essential In Shale Fields

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Family Knew Slain Charleston Pastor Would Lead A Consequential Life

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Federal Judge To Assess Damages In Chinese Drywall Lawsuit

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Kelly O'Keefe is usually volunteering to help others. Now she's accepting help from strangers after her home was destroyed by floods. "It's really difficult to be the one with my hand out," she says. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Wimberley Residents Leery Of River Weeks After Devastating Floods

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Texas Authorities Lower Bail For Bikers Arrested In Waco Shooting

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