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Dansby on Board

Perhaps it’s just new-boss euphoria, but Walter Dansby earned major points with teachers last week with one of his first decisions as interim superintendent...

Fire Sale

Over the last decade, the debacle of the Trans-Texas Corridor made the phrase “private toll roads” dangerous territory for any Texas politician. The plan...

In Progress’ Wake

Not long ago, wakeboarding meant hooking up a trailer, spending a small fortune gassing up a boat, hauling it to a lake, and then...

Saving Money and Lungs

For the first time since the Barnett Shale started booming, state regulators are acknowledging the impact of gas drilling on the attempts to remove...

Shale Regulation: Drilled

It’s not a good sign, to those who were hoping the Texas Legislature might strengthen regulation of the gas drilling industry, when the only...

Caught with a Bass Bill

There has been talk of Fort Worth getting a new rodeo arena for decades now, to take over those duties from the beloved but...

Restating the Obvious

Those concerned about the dangers posed to Texas groundwaters by gas drilling waste got bad news a few weeks ago. The state’s highest civil...

High-Tech, Low Approval

It’s not your typical seventh-grade English class: Some kids sit at tables in a classroom, while others lie or sit nearby on an area...

Fake Pot, Real Penalties

Stoners like to celebrate their “national pot day” annually on April 20 — based on the notion that police in California used 4-20 as...

Dry Holes

Gas drilling activists knew it would be an uphill fight this year to win any concessions from a conservative-dominated, business-oriented Texas Legislature, especially given...