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Paul Cobler

Paul Cobler is an investigative reporting fellow at the Texas Tribune. He is a junior at the University of Texas at Austin where he is pursuing a bachelor's degree in journalism. Paul is also the president of his university's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He has previously reported for the Houston Chronicle, The Monitor (McAllen), the Victoria Advocate and The Daily Texan, covering a variety of local news and state politics over the course of his budding career.

Recent Contributions

Leslie Boorhem-Stephenson for The Texas Tribune

As drought returns, experts say Texas cities aren't conserving enough water

Three years after one of the worst droughts in Wichita Falls history, life is returning to normal. But as Texas creeps back into a drought, water experts say residents in the city and around the state can do more to conserve water and prepare for the next shortage, which is always on the horizon.

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Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune

Houston service commemorates life of former First Lady Barbara Bush

United States presidents, first ladies and Texas governors gathered Saturday in Houston to honor the life of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday. A motorcade after the service transported Bush to the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library in College Station, where a private family ceremony was held at her burial site.

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Leslie Boorhem-Stephenson for The Texas Tribune

Texas close to gaining first reservoir in 20 years

The Bois d'Arc Creek Reservoir was recently approved for its second $500 million loan as the project nears the beginning of construction in North Texas. The dam and accompanying man-made lake will be Texas' first new major reservoir in almost two decades.

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