#VerifyThis: Texans get their questions answered

We’re taking five regular Texans, with real questions, on five different adventures to get some real answers

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Join the adventure with the Verify team each day this week as reporter David Schechter takes five regular Texans on the road to get their questions answered, see things first hand and reach their own conclusions.

The breakfast taco capitol of Texas is...

When a New York food writer declared Austin the breakfast taco capitol of Texas, it set off an online firestorm, none more so than in San Antonio, where residents claim they rightfully hold the title.

So we’re taking Olivia Gonzalez, who’s worked in restaurants her whole life and blogs about food, to be the judge and settle the debate once and for all: Who has the best tacos, Austin or San Antonio?

With 20-30 million new Texans on the way by 2050, will Texas have enough water for everybody?

Watch: What's the breakfast taco capitol of Texas?

Does Texas have enough water?

By 2050, Texas’ population is projected to double.

With an expected population of more than 54 million and the Lone Star State prone to prolonged droughts, will there be enough water to fill the needs for 25 million new Texans?

Tori Cecil, a 29-year-old Realtor, goes on a road trip with reporter David Schechter to find the answers.

The United States and Mexico share a border that's 2,000 miles long. But only one-third of it is covered by a wall, costing $2.4 billion.

Watch: Does Texas have enough water for the future? 

Do we need a wall at the border?

The United States and Mexico share a border that's 2,000 miles long. But only one-third of it is covered by a wall, costing $2.4 billion. Presidential candidate Donald Trump wants to finish that wall.

We wanted to know how well the wall we have now works?

And because you hear a lot about the big, bad liberal media, reporter David Schechter is taking along someone who will likely vote for Trump.  Nick Musteen is a business man, father and small-town city councilman. He likes the idea of the wall.

Is the recent spike in earthquakes in Texas a result of hydraulic fracking? We take a deeper look.

Watch: Do we need a bigger border wall?

Does fracking cause earthquakes?

In the past five years, earthquakes in Texas are up 1,000 percent. The spike in quakes mirrors the rise in hydraulic fracking: the process of pushing fluid deep underground under high pressure to crack rocks in hopes of finding oil and gas.

Mesha Coleman, a mother of two from McKinney, Texas, joins host David Schechter on the road as they dig deeper into what fracking is doing to our environment.

Join us on this Verify Road Trip, where we take third grade teacher Erica Wiggins to get answers for the mysterious lights in Marfa that sparkle the West Texas sky.

Watch: Does fracking cause earthquakes?

What are the Marfa Lights?

Third grade teacher Erica Wiggins of Richardson, Texas, joins the Verify team on a trip to West Texas to find answers about the mysterious lights in Marfa.

Watch: The mysterious Marfa lights

Photos: Mysterious lights in Marfa


Photos: Marfa, Texas

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