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Justice Scalia's Death Highlights Challenging Rural Logistics

The gates of Cibolo Creek Ranch on the day Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died, February 13, 2016. (Tom Michael/KRTS)
The gates of Cibolo Creek Ranch on the day Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died, February 13, 2016. (Tom Michael/KRTS)

The Big Bend region of West Texas is known for its enormous ranches and large, sparsely populated counties. This can be a problem when people need county services, especially emergency services. It doesn’t matter if you’re an ordinary citizen or a Supreme Court Justice.

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