Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Texas Town Rallies to Aid Shuttle Recovery Effort

Much of the debris from the space shuttle Columbia fell in and around Nacogdoches, Texas, a city of 30,000 people. City and county employees have worked around the clock to assist the investigation by marking debris. Janet Heimlich reports.

Copyright 2003 NPR

To make informed decisions, the public must receive unbiased truth.

As Southwestern Pennsylvania’s only independent public radio news and information station, we give voice to provocative ideas that foster a vibrant, informed, diverse and caring community.

WESA is primarily funded by listener contributions. Your financial support comes with no strings attached. It is free from commercial or political influence…that’s what makes WESA a free vital community resource. Your support funds important local journalism by WESA and NPR national reporters.

You give what you can, and you get news you can trust.
Please give now to continue providing fact-based journalism — a monthly gift of just $5 or $10 makes a big difference.