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The 81st Judicial District Attorney’s office, which includes Frio, La Salle, Atascosa, Karnes and Wilson Counties, is accepting resumes for an Assistant District Attorney position. The selected candidate will work directly under the Border Prosecution Unit Initiative dedicated to Human Trafficking/Human Smuggling. Responsibilities of the position include working closely with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, felony intake, preparation of cases for grand jury, negotiating pleas and representation of the State of Texas in pretrial proceedings, as well as in criminal bench trials and jury trials in District Court. All applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school and licensed to practice law by the State of Texas and have a minimum of fifteen (15) years prosecutorial experience and extensive felony trial experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Resumes will be accepted through close of business, September 3, 2015. EMAIL resumes and cover letters to terireyes@81stda.org or fax to 830-393-2205. DISTRICT ATTORNEY RENE PENA C/O, TERI REYES, Office Manager; 1327 THIRD STREET, FLORESVILLE, TEXAS 78114. Fax 830-393-2205, terireyes@81stda.org.
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Polished Edge: Neil deGrasse Tyson of ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’


Polished Edge: Neil deGrasse Tyson of ‘Cosmos:  A Spacetime Odyssey’


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Q: Why was it important to bring back “Cosmos”?

A: It has been 34 years, and that is an entire generation. You look today at people who are not outright rejecting science; they are sure tepid to it, and that is a dangerous posture to take in the 21st century. One of the great values in “Cosmos” is it not only tells you about the science but conveys why it matters and your own understanding of why it should matter in the universe, and ultimately we can become better shepherds of our culture and our Earth, and you can only do that if you understand the causes and effects of things that influence our culture.

Q: You’re an astrophysicist who has, seemingly by accident, become a rock star on TV. What’s that been like?

A: I am a scientist and an educator. I am not a TV (guy), but this whole production world is extraordinary to me. Every day was a novelty. We went to Iceland and Germany and France and all these places we go, and I am there in front of the camera, and you don’t see the 50 other people making this work. I was so impressed with how collaborative that activity continues to be.
 

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