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Charlie Saginaw
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Charlie Saginaw, a native Texan, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Texas at Austin in History. He cycled across the US and Canada by bicycle in 2010. He is fascinated by Texas politics, renewable energy, and improv comedy. He works as an Account Manager at CivicSolar in Austin, Texas.

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The Hidden Green in Earth Day

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2016 | 10:19 AM

To me, 'Earth Day in Texas' evokes the mental image of cowboys tending to oil derricks and treehuggers advocating to protect polar ice caps from melting. In 1970, John McConnell founded the holiday to highlight environmental deterioration caused by human actions and inspire us all to protect the Earth through...

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The Unexpected Blue in Texas

(52) Comments | Posted August 15, 2013 | 4:39 PM

Look at a map of the United States and find Texas. What comes to mind? Perhaps images of wide-open spaces, some Republican gerrymandering and Rick Perry's presidential fumbles pop into your head. As your eyes drift to the center of the Lone Star state and spot Austin, its likely you...

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