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The Texas Miracle #14: Make Pokemon Great Again

by | Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 8:00 CST
Texas country artist Coffey Anderson talks about his viral police video, plus the best Pokemon Go tips from Texas journalism's biggest Poke-fan.
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The Afghanistan Addiction

Former Navy medic Brandon Caro's new novel provides a look into what it’s like to be a non-combatant in a conflict in which there’s no such thing.

Caro is far from self-indulgent here; the disorientation he engenders in the reader is carefully orchestrated, and he rises to a challenge O’Brien lays out in...Read More

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How To Turn Texas Blue

Mary Beth Rogers' new book is a blueprint for turning Texas blue, or at least giving Democrats a fighting chance.

Mary Beth Rogers ran the last successful statewide Democratic campaign in Texas — in 1990. Here, she lays out a plan for turning Texas blue again. ...Read More

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Observatory Podcast No. 2: Second Chances

Dara Musick was a career criminal with nearly two decades behind bars; now, she's sharing her story in Texas theaters.

Dara Musick was a career criminal with nearly two decades behind bars; now, she's sharing her story in Texas theaters. Here's her journey, in her own words....Read More

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Our Blue Period

When clinical depression strikes a marriage, the cracks are long and deep.

People with clinical depression are wired differently. In a neurotypical brain, mood-regulating neurotransmitters, such as serotonin, noradrenaline and dopamine...Read More

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