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Behold the most terrifying column ever!

Back in those ancient days – before cable TV, before the Internet, before direct-to-video releases – we went to the movies. And to lure us...

Now competing in the floor exercise…Dr. Floppy

When I was a younger man, I would have been able to stop this.” That was what I was thinking in that moment when...

Texas’ wildest cowtown, Tascosa, had unusual love story

According to a story in George Wallis' book Cattle Kings of the Staked Plains, a romance fits nicely into the history of the wildest...

Second special session opens for round 2 in Austin

Texas lawmakers on July 1 reported to their respective Capitol chambers for the opening of a second 30-day special session of the 83rd Texas...

Ms. Davis, that was one impressive filibuster

Because that’s how we roll in Texas, a new political star was born in Austin June 25 after a 13-hour filibuster by Democratic Senator...

What’s so amazing about grace?

One of my favorite authors, Phillip Yancey, asked that question in a book by the same title. Since that is one of his books...

How Lewis and Clark celebrated July 4th in 1804-06

For July 4, I thought it might be appropriate to see what a couple of famous explorers in American history were doing on that...

Lawmakers stay for yet another special session

Gov. Rick Perry on June 26 summoned lawmakers back to Austin for a second special session of the Texas Legislature to begin July 1....

Eat these 24 foods to be heart healthy says WebMD

Here’s the latest group of foods that will make your heart healthier, according to WebMD: 1. Fresh herbs – i.e., rosemary, thyme, sage, and oregano;...
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