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FOR DAYS, I HAD BEEN planning my Thursday escape from the editor’s desk, determined to keep an appointment in Oklahoma City. As any native Texan should, I kept one wary
THE SEVEN-MEMBER Economic Development Council barely mustered a quorum of four Monday evening. Among the business to be conducted: filling an open board member seat left vacant by the departure
DURING THE MOST RECENT state legislative session in Austin, lawmakers passed a bill (HJR 38) to put a constitutional amendment about income taxes on the election ballot this fall. The
A “LETTER”—or in this case, an email with the weight of a letter—from former Canadian resident Hugh Wilson brought the always-reassuring message, last Thursday morning, that someone, somewhere in this
ONE OF THE MOST SATISFYING aspects of my work is retelling people’s extraordinary stories. Fortunately, I had the opportunity to hear and share a little bit of Ernest Leierer’s story.
I would like to thank the members of the Friendship Quilt Guild for the honor and the beautiful Quilt of Valor presented to me. I would also like to thank
IF YOU’RE LOOKING at the Dennis Bonnen controversy through the lens of the U.S. Capitol, you can’t see the damage the speaker of the Texas House has done. You should
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of
THE VISITOR TO The Canadian Record didn’t identify himself, and didn’t linger. He just had one thing to say, and needed somebody to hear it. We first spotted him sitting
Rx for Medicare patients: Beware of scams I WOULD LIKE EVERYONE to be aware of a scam that I have seen where I am receiving faxed orders for genetic testing