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Union Pacific's new rail hub opens along Mexican border in New Mexico

(Source: Associated Press, May 28, 2014)

SANTA TERES, N.M. — A sprawling, $400 million railroad hub opened Wednesday in southern New Mexico with the promise of transforming the border area into an international industrial trade zone. The hub is one of the largest of its kind in the U.S. and is expected to spur development on both sides of the border with Mexico. Tax breaks and other factors have prompted more than 50 companies to move to the area in recent years.

Full story: Houston Chronicle

Friday, May 30, 2014

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