Posts Tagged ‘state’

High Interest, Deep Fang Marks

Static
Static once knew a pit bull named Daisy, which is a funny name for a dog both feared and revered for its immense biting and killing power. Which reminds us of a pit bull named Wendy.


Save The World: Drive to Dallas

Static
A meeting that might help save the world from extinction is being held on Friday. Unfortunately, it’s way over in Dallas. Static wants to be as green as the next guy, but, c’mon, we have to fight traffic all the way to Dall...



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Tarleton State's Langdon Center
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The landscapes around Big Bend National Park are what fire the inspiration of Pat Chaney.


When 5 Percent Is Everything

Who all will be on the 2012 ballot?
DAVE McNEELY
When operatives with Republican ties paid for the petition drive that got the environmentally oriented Green Party on the Texas ballot this year, it set the stage for problems for Texas Democrats beyond 2010.  



Playing for First

TCU Football is storming the BCS bastions again.
CAROLINE COLLIER AND DAN MCGRAW photos by keith robinson
Gary Patterson looked deflated during the press conference following Texas Christian University’s final home game of 2010. “I guess I should just cheer up,” he said. “We’ll move on.”  


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William Campbell
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New Mexico-based Kevin Tolman expresses his love of abstract art through acrylic paint and mixed media on large canvases. These warm, airy, colorful works have been wildly popular in his adopted home state, and now they’ve fo...



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Water politics in Texas are about to get a lot more painful.
GAYLE REAVES
“Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting over.” — attributed to Mark Twain “People are drawing a line in the sand,” Marie Day said. What the South Texas activist really means is, they’re trying to draw a line...


Coming to Terms

A lot of politicians are for term limits — until their own future would be affected.
DAVE McNEELY
So now Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White is calling for Texas governors to serve no more than two full four-year terms.



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Private Collections II
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A follow-up to a UTA art exhibit organized back in 2001, Private Collections II features 20 works, by artists from both Texas and far corners of the globe, that had been sitting in personal collections around the state. These p...


Consider the Source

Static
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is attempting to align its air permit program with federal requirements to better protect our air quality. If that makes you feel comfortable, well … stop. A growing number of ang...