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June 4th, 2012
Audio: Texas grappling with Panama Canal expansion

by ANDY UHLER

A massive expansion of the Panama Canal will double the capacity of its trade route by 2014. As Andy Uhler of KUT News reports, it will likely mean a significant increase in freight traffic for Texas, which is looking at how to accommodate the extra boats, trucks and trains set to travel through the state.

ANDY UHLER reports for KUT News where this story was originally aired. It is reprinted here through a news partnership between the Tribune and the San Marcos Mercury.

COVER PHOTO by RITA WILLAERT via THE TEXAS TRIBUNE.

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