Posts Tagged ‘fund’
The $95,000 in donations made to the Big Tex rebuilding fund seems mighty piddly considering the huge outpouring of grief, sentiment, and nostalgia after the iconic figure went up in flames last October. The replacement cost is...
Perry’s roundhouse swings are getting wilder.
In trying to pull his presidential campaign out of a nosedive, Gov. Rick Perry is escalating his attack on all things Washington. His latest proposals include making serving in Congress a part-time job, for half the current $17...
Politicians are mugging while Texas’ future goes up in flames.
The lobbyist walked out of the capitol, disgustedly shaking his head. “It’s the worst session I’ve ever seen,” said the lobbyist, a former legislator of more than a decade. “Everybody over there’s scared to death.
WED ? 26 The Metropolitan Opera trots out a new production of La Fanciulla del West to mark the 100th anniversary of Puccini’s horse opera. This work has never found much traction in this country, perhaps because it’s reall...
Spring is officially here, even if it came in with a blast of snow last week. This week’s weather should be nicer, in time for all of us to enjoy a nice crop of outdoor events.
Four years ago, Amber Herndon was volunteering at a banquet being held at her church. The event was a fund-raiser for a new program started by the church’s Sunday school class, which took donated cars, fixed them up, and ...
Sometimes parents just don’t get it. They try so hard to protect little Jimmy and Janie from the disappointments of life that they lose sight of the big picture. Disappointment and rejection are coming to Janie and ...
City hall budgeters ignore the boom.
For the past year or so, economists have been saying that North Texas seems immune to many of the money problems facing the rest of the country.