Tag Archives: Galveston

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Strangest State: December 2017

Weird news from far-flung Texas.

Drue Wagner ROCKWALL COUNTY // Responding to a complaint that someone was hunting from a public road, a Texas game warden found three men standing next to a pic...Read More

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Shortfall

How an obscure amendment to the state’s property tax code helps corporations leave counties—and citizens—stretched thin.

How an obscure amendment to the state’s property tax code helps Texas corporations get out of paying property taxes and leaves counties—and citizens—stret...Read More

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Texas’ Other Death Penalty

A Galveston medical student describes life and death in the so-called safety net.

A Galveston medical student comes to grips with a healthcare system in which her patients die from treatable conditions....Read More

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The Castaways

Can Galveston's black community survive the island's comeback?

photos by Ben Tecumseh DeSoto On restless nights, the Rev. Norris Burkley Sr. drives the streets of Galveston’s North Side, counting homes with lights on....Read More

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