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Polarizing Polar Bears

Arlington’s Folly

Fast Track to Nowhere

Love Letters: H-O-O-T-E-R-S

Joe Palazzolo: Still Kickin’

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No-Fault Call

The scene has been the premise for dozens of movies and thousands of funny stories: Mom and Dad go out of town, and the...

Mad Dogs and Mayors …

To the editor: After reading Kendall McCook’s article (“Got Gas,” Feb. 17, 2010), I looked up the Texas Railroad Commission map that lists gas...

No Crown for Kay

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, who had repeatedly postponed her gubernatorial ambitions while fellow Republican Rick Perry...

Good Country for an Old Cowboy

New York and Los Angeles are convenient home bases for actors seeking work, but hardly the perfect fit for a West Texas fellow with...

Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Breath

OK, everybody, close your mouth and pinch your nostrils shut. Hold that for as long as you can. Now, just before you pass out,...

Breathers Beware

In the summer of 2008, Sandra DenBraber was terrified that if she went to sleep, she might never wake up. During those months, a carbon...

Pay and Park

To the editor: After reading Dan McGraw’s article (On Second Thought, Feb. 10, 2010), I’ve decided to just say “no.” I won’t go to...

True Wealth

The other day my son tried a new tack to get out of going to school. He said he didn’t like his school because...

Private Prisons, Public Pain

Reeves County straddles I-20 in West Texas, between Odessa and El Paso. Pecos is the county seat, anchored in cowboy mythology. Tiny homes, many...

Fort Worth Misses the Streetcar

When federal officials announced the recipients of a new grant program for transportation projects last month, a lot of consternation raged in this part...