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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Bartee Haile: Riverboat captain builds ranch fit for a King

When Richard King rode the 165 dusty miles from Brownsville to Corpus Christi in 1852, he knew absolutely nothing about cattle or ranching. But he recognized a pot at the end of the rainbow when he saw it.