A U.S. Department of Education review finds problems with Texas’ ability to spot school districts cheating on statewide tests.
Monthly Archives: November 2013
In tiny Wells, Texas, a revival led by the much-maligned Church of Wells is not going as planned, especially not since the parents of Catherine Grove showed up looking for their daughter.
The journey to rock stardom is chronicled in two new books: Ministry by Al Jourgensen and Official Truth, 101 Proof by Rex Brown.
Mayor Annise Parker took a step toward making Houston the fifth major Texas city to pass restrictions on payday loans.
Nobody knows where the hell to find the profits to pay for increasingly rare kick-ass investigative reporting in Texas.
If there’s one thing Texas has long done well, it’s road building. But perhaps no more.
Texas Democrats’ long-awaited lieutenant governor hopeful Leticia Van de Putte announced her candidacy in San Antonio to a roomful of applause, mariachi music and Texas flags.
Freelance writer Saul Elbein stops by discuss his story about America’s conspiracy theory culture. Then he accuses us of being lizard people. No, seriously.
In this week’s WTF Friday: David Dewhurst really, really hates Obama; the Young Conservatives of Texas hunt immigrants; and Wayne Christian resurfaces.
Today, November 22, 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas. The white Xs in Dealey Plaza that demarcated the tragedy have recently been paved over, but the event left “a permanent black scar on …