Posts Tagged ‘state’
Activist Terri Hall has TxDOT’s dream of toll roads in her sights.
It’s looking like a tough year for toll roads in Texas, and no one could be happier about that than Terri Hall, the San Antonio woman whose group is leading the grassroots fight against the controversial pay-to-drive road...
Even with a promising soloist, August Rush misses a boatload of notes.
I must confess, Freddie Highmore is starting to scare me a bit (in a good way, though).
Cows grudgingly rise from mid-morning naps as Billy Mitchell’s Ford F-250 jostles down a dirt road past the oak trees he climbed as a kid.
And why have Mexican and U.S. authorities allowed those who shot an American journalist to go free?
OAXACA — Those of us who report from the front lines of the social justice movement in Latin America share an understanding that it’s always possible there are bullets out there with our names on them. Brad Will traveled 2,...
Opposition to TXU’s coal-power plans has made for a bed full of strangers.
On July 10, TXU adopted the name “Luminant” for its power-generating and construction operations.
Michael Moore’s latest doc will leave you feeling ill about American medicine.
Those reports you’ve heard about the new, self-effacing Michael Moore turn out to be more or less true in his latest documentary, Sicko.
The Nature Conservancy of Texas is an organization that protects wildlife and wildlife habitat in our state.
Will local officials’ vision match the moolah coming in from the gas boom?
FW Weekly Staff
FW Weekly Staff
So, you’ve won the lottery — not the biggest one, maybe, but juicy enough that if you’re already earning, say $50,000, that winning ticket will add another $2,000 to $5,000 a year, after taxes. And while you can’t be su...
Is the governor auditioning for a new part?
Who was that guy standing on the dais in the Texas House of Representatives on Feb. 6, addressing a joint session of the Texas Legislature? The one with the Big Hair, delivering what was billed as the governor’s biennial “S...
Global warming comes to a garden, a stream, a statehouse near you.
You wouldn’t think that small things like begonias making it through the winter could have international significance.