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Expecting Care

by | Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 7:00 CST
How Texas is failing foster care kids and contributing to an alarming teen pregnancy rate.
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Plight at the Museum

The best Texas history museum you’ve never heard of is staring down a financial crisis. Will it survive?

Plight at the Museum The best Texas history museum you’ve never heard of is staring down a financial crisis. Will it survive? – by Rose Cahalan January ...Read More

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Year in Review: Loon Star State in 2018

The year in political cartoons from the strangest state in the union.

Trump’s sophomore year in the White House made for plenty of ammunition for political cartoonist Ben Sargent. In the pages of the Observer in 2018, the fo...Read More

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When Prison Reform Goes Bad

What happened to the Legislature's two-decade-old attempt to break the cycle of incarceration for low-level felons?

In the early 1990s, the Texas Legislature tried to build something surprisingly progressive amid the state’s tough-on-crime prison boom: an alternative to pri...Read More

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Strangest State: December 2018

Weird news from far-flung Texas.

DAINGERFIELD // The hunt for Bigfoot continues at Daingerfield State Park, where rangers held a weekend of events dedicated to the mythical forest giant. The Lo...Read More

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