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501x309-2015-08-family-outsider-home-fair-housing-sebron-snyderby Gayle Reaves

The Fight for Fair Housing

Two lawsuits are dragging Texas—and maybe the whole country—closer to the goal of integrated neighborhoods.

Two lawsuits are dragging Texas—and maybe the whole country—closer to the goal of integrated neighborhoods....Read More

072715-north-lamar-trailer-park-jen-reelby Leah Caldwell

Trailer Park Ploys

How Texas families with nowhere else to go are fighting back against mobile home moguls and their ruthless business model.

The residents of North Lamar Community Mobile Home Park in Austin aren't backing down from an escalating dispute with the new owners of the park, the moguls beh...Read More

jerry-maston-granbury-christian-values-chris-hooksby Christopher Hooks

Minding the Flock

In Granbury, evangelical leaders rally the faithful with talk of Hitler, slavery, sodomy and voter turnout.

On Friday, at the second annual Christian Values Summit, some 200 evangelicals met in the Granbury Resort Conference Center to consider America’s precipitous ...Read More

201507-boy-rides-bike-buffalo-bayou-ap-photo-pat-sullivanby Ian Dille

Back in the Saddle

Can the state’s quintessential car capital be made bike-friendly?

Houston, Texas' quintessential car capital, has never been a bike-friendly city. But a growing number of Houstonians are starting to change that. ...Read More

201507-pioneer-amphitheatre-courtesy-texas-panhandle-heritage-foundationby Robyn Ross

Reinventing Texas

History takes the stage in Palo Duro Canyon

Produced annually by the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation, "Texas" is the best-attended outdoor history drama in the nation. Though it debuted 50 years ago, ...Read More

201507-grave-markers-brooks-burial-plot-jen-reelby John Carlos Frey

Graves of Shame

New evidence indicates wrongdoing in the handling of migrant remains in Brooks County.

A year ago, a Texas Rangers inquiry found “no evidence” of wrongdoing in the botched handling of migrant remains in Brooks County. New evidence indicates ra...Read More

201507-joan-cheever-on-phone-jen-reelby Katie Sherrod

Doing the Lord’s Work

A San Antonio woman is counting on Texas’ Religious Freedom Restoration Act to trump a local ordinance that could end her decade-old ministry of feeding the needy.

A San Antonio woman is counting on Texas’ Religious Freedom Restoration Act to trump a local ordinance that could end her decade-old ministry of feeding the h...Read More

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