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Snow in July

Budget Wars

Why He’s Running

Fanning the Spark

Goodhair Moves On

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Oh, for a Reality-based President

On a September evening in 1956, Marian Keech, a middle-aged woman living in the American Midwest, claimed she received a message from a planet...

Armstrong’s Dip

BIG BEND RANCH STATE PARK – When Bob Armstrong first experienced the rugged majesty of this huge West Texas ranch in 1970, he told...

Baseball Blame Game

First, a disclosure: I was born and raised in Cleveland and have been a big fan of the Cleveland Indians my whole life. And...

Weekly Editor Departs

Pardon me while I catch my breath. I’ve never been let go from a job before. I suppose it’s something just to be able to...

Senior Specials

PBS needs to roll back the age appeal of its programming. In 1970, radio and television comedian Red Skelton was taken off the air by...

The London Hicks-Sick Blues

When Metroplex sports team owner Tom Hicks announced recently that he was buying a $250 million share in the Liverpool soccer club of the...

That’s My Job

For a gringo working in the Fort Worth construction industry, sometimes it's hard not to feel embattled by the legions of Mexican immigrants who...

The Binge Conundrum

When I started college, I was 17 - had to wait three months before I could drink in bars near our campus in Chicago....

Take Me out of the Ballgame

There's something different going on at the Texas Rangers' ballpark this year. No, not the quality of the play. Please. The Rangers started out the 2007...

Blabosphere

In this era of corporate media, watered-down news, and pompous pundits, blogs offered a chance to deliver democracy back to journalism. The internet gave...