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Texas lawmakers have yet to cast final votes on the marquee issues of the 86th regular session of the Legislature: the state budget, school finance reform, and property tax relief. more
People go from celebrating Halloween to planning for Christmas. Thanksgiving is now the day before Black Friday or even the first shopping day. This is just another work day. more
To the editor: Thank you very much for sponsoring the award for Best Fruit at the Flower Show at the 2018 Austin County Fair. I am the proud winner of the award and I will display it with pride … more
Being the rookie on my first deer lease, I was rightfully treated as such by the veterans. more
It’s time for the Allens Creek Reservoir to finally be built. I cheered when the Texas Legislature passed, and the governor signed, House Bill 2846 which requires Houston to sell its lion’s … more
Turkey and stuffing. Sweet potatoes and green bean casserole. Pumpkin and apple pies. We’ve all got our Thanksgiving favorites. But the best part of Thanksgiving isn’t what’s on the table, it’s who’s at your table. more
It was recently announced that schools in the Southeastern Conference can now determine whether or not they sell alcohol inside football stadiums this fall. more
My husband, Peter, and I are spending a month in Spain and we have left our worries behind. more
While the rest of the country anticipates the Super Bowl on Feb. 3, my personal Super Bowl is the Academy Awards, and I, for one, am pretty excited about the list of nominees. Nominated for best … more
If a potato can become vodka, then you can become a bonafide word nerd. more
The Texas House of Representatives on April 3 approved much-anticipated legislation written to revise the state's public school finance system. The vote was 148-1, and the bill now moves to the Senate for consideration. more
Last week I discussed the topic of subject-verb agreement. Many of you wrote in and asked about sports teams, particularly sports teams whose names don’t end in “s”: are they … more
Headlines that include happenings in Texas have become more attractive for me to read since moving down here. more
Most people living in Texas for 12 months or longer know that whooping cranes winter here along our middle coast. more
Mayor Janice Whitehead's decision to forego the physical city council meeting and switch to Zoom online conferencing resulted in an unplanned benefit: the meeting was not rushed or interrupted. more
I had a friend visit me the other day to tell me about a problem. I listened to her secret shame and consoled her. Under the veil of anonymity, she agreed to allow me to use her issue, but not her real name. For our purposes, we’ll call her Gwenifer. more
I think we can solve many of life’s problems by playing out theoretical battles between the opposing groups. more
Tuesday’s primary runoff elections in Texas, held during an appalling rise in coronavirus cases and a relative low spot in the presidency of Donald Trump, didn’t look like much, in historic terms. more
Following the Aug. 3 shooting that claimed the lives of 22 people and injured 24 others at a popular El Paso shopping venue, Gov. Greg Abbott and a group of officials met in the border city to discuss ways to address violence. more
Remember not long ago when we first started hearing about coronavirus and joked about sales of Corona beer plummeting? more
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