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Nuclear Fallout

For almost two decades, folks opposed to splitting atoms to turn on a light bulb have been comforted by nuclear power's fall from favor...

Vaquero Viene

A long-awaited statue honoring Hispanic cowboys is supposed to reach its pedestal by summer. By JEFF PRINCE A vaquero could have straddled his old caballo...

O’Bama

Experience with poverty and prejudice comes from both sides of the new president's family tree. By DAN MCGRAW As Barack Obama begins his historic...

Nuclear Fallout

Thought reactors were anachronisms? So did some concerned Glen Rose folks. By BETTY BRINK Editor's note: The writer is a former member of a Comanche Peak...

Home, Semi-Sweet Home

Bush comes back to the place where his legacy is at least debatable. By MATT PULLE It was the afternoon before Thanksgiving in Austin, and George...

Oh Say, We Can See

Static, who, at least when it comes to writing, is generally quail-free, quails at the thought of summing up in any little piss-ant, 500-word...

Gas Well Smell Test

Fort Worth residents who have watched gas rigs grow in number in recent years are concerned about what they see as conflicts of interest...

Grass Capitalist

Toward the end of the presidential campaign, I started hearing the Republican rank and file express worries that the election of Barack Obama as...

Home, Semi-Sweet Home

It was the afternoon before Thanksgiving in Austin, and George W. Bush - then in his first term as governor and enjoying record-high approval...

If It Drives Like a Duck …

Sigh. The spin industry and its forebear, the marketing behemoth, think we are all such simps. "Used" cars seem low-class, so they became "pre-owned."...