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DHS Pushes for Border Fence in Floodplain

The Department of Homeland Security is pushing for 14 miles of border wall to be built through Hidalgo and Starr counties even though it […]

Perry: The Cruise-Control Debater

Rick Perry has never been keen on debates. In his three campaigns for Texas governor, Perry treated candidates debates as necessary evils—events he had […]

Commercial Meets Literary Fiction in Austin-Based Novel

Amanda Eyre Ward is a workhorse of a writer, consistently turning out intelligent, well-written books. Close Your Eyes is her fifth, and at only […]

Facing Death, Embracing the Life Cycle

In Twelve Breaths a Minute, an exceptional anthology examining death, editor Lee Gutkind admits that he originally shared the sentiment of a colleague who […]

Under the Good Hair