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The King of Pulp

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In Cross Plains, a literary festival honors the most influential Texas writer you've never heard of.
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Ride Like a Girl

Women riders take the reins in the macho world of charrería.

Ride Like a Girl Women riders take the reins in the macho world of charrería. “¡Otra vez!” shouts Jimmy Ayala. “Do it again.” In the fading light...Read More

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Fungi Town

Taking a mushroom census in southeast Texas.

Fungi Town Taking a mushroom census in southeast Texas. David Lewis makes the occasional pilgrimage to Sand Ridge Cemetery to pay his respects, but not to a dea...Read More

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Signs of God

How a mayor’s campaign to keep a Jesus sign brought discord to a God-fearing East Texas town.

How a mayor’s campaign to keep a Jesus sign brought discord to a God-fearing East Texas town....Read More

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Feathering Their Nest

A Cottonwood family resurrects the once-hot business of raising ostriches.

A Cottonwood family hopes to resurrect the once-hot business of raising ostriches — that is, if Americans will stop being so squirrely about their food....Read More

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Fragile Species

Can bats survive in a human-engineered world?

Can bats survive in a human-engineered world? From the east, a fungal infection is moving cave by cave, leaving obliterated bat populations in its wake....Read More

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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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