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In ‘Houston on the Move,’ the Bayou City Wakes Up

by | Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 8:53 CST
A pictorial history of Houston as it transformed, over and over again, between the 1930s and the 1990s.
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Rotten Apples in Donna ISD

Corruption that led to the indictment of two Donna school board members roils the border town they served.

“It’s embarrassing — that’s what it is,” said school board member Efren Ceniceros, who worked as a coach and teacher for 30 years before retiring. “...Read More

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The New Migrants

In the harsh post-2008 economy, builders like my father live on the road.

Suddenly, my Dad — a builder — had a home loan, no equity, an ailing wife who couldn’t work, and no job. Now, he makes his living wherever he can....Read More

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Observatory Podcast No. 3: Mr. Eubanks

Roy Eubanks' neighbors thought he was a harmless, yarn-spinning old so-and-so. Nobody realized he had a violent past — until a young woman turned up dead.

When neighbors in Mineola heard that Roy Eubanks was a violent criminal running from the law, many were ready to forgive the man they thought they'd known for s...Read More

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