Wind Goes From Curse to Boon for Struggling Texas Town

Roscoe, Texas is a rural town that was declining by degrees for decades, with a fierce wind that made crops difficult. A local started a wind farm business and the town is turning around, turning its curse into a blessing.
April 7, 2010, 8am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Former cotton farmer Cliff Etheredge brought the wind industry to town.

Etheredge, from the video: "...now we have young people returning to Roscoe from college, staying here out of high school, attending our technical college, educating themselves on the wind industry and having permanent jobs available to them."

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Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 in NEWS21
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