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Kelley Shannon: Texas needs more ‘sunshine’ on public records

Kelley Shannon: Texas needs more ‘sunshine’ on public records

Celebrate Sunshine Week, March 15-21 By Kelley Shannon Executive Director Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Private university police beat a man suspected of stealing a bicycle. The violent…

Ross Ramsey: When local control is remote

Ross Ramsey: When local control is remote

http://www.texastribune.org/2015/03/12/analysis-local-control-sometimes/ By Ross Ramsey Executive EditorTexas Tribune Austin sounds like a miniature of Washington, D.C., in the growing legislative debate over local control — an overweening central government…

Dan Malone: Crazy, or straight up nuts?

Dan Malone: Crazy, or straight up nuts?

By Dan Malone Contributing Editor “That’s Eddie being Eddie.” That phrase, or some version of it, is how people who know accused killer Eddie Ray Routh explain his…

Dan Malone: Memory, murder and madness

Dan Malone: Memory, murder and madness

[Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct the spelling of Matthew Hallgarth's name.] By Dan Malone Contributing Editor Corpses and killers – I’ve been around a…

News

Confederate flag issue seen as test of free speech

Confederate flag issue seen as test of free speech

This story was reported and written by Megan Andrews, Katie Armstrong, Ceyanne Boone, Ana Grande,…

Tarleton students fight parking problems

Tarleton students fight parking problems

This story was written by Shelby Clayton with reporting by Candy Carpenter, Thy Dang, Morgan…

Tarleton parking costs: where the money goes

Tarleton parking costs: where the money goes

  Recent Tarleton parking costs   Project Number Project Name Total Project Cost Deferred Maintenance…

Tarleton police chief addresses questions about new parking plan

Tarleton police chief addresses questions about new parking plan

By Wendy Rape A recent proposal by the university’s Parking Advisory Committee to raise fees…

Friends of the Brazos asks for help in water rights fight

Friends of the Brazos asks for help in water rights fight

  Special to the Current Friends of the Brazos, a nonprofit formed in 2005 mainly…

Routh transferred to Abilene prison

Routh transferred to Abilene prison

By Travis M. Smith Texan News Service  For the first time in over two years,…

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Environment

Report: Smart lawn watering could save big

Report: Smart lawn watering could save big

By Neena Satija and Aamena AhmedTexas Tribune Even Texans with the greenest of lawns water them too much, many landscape experts say. And if everyone would turn on…

Friends of the Brazos asks for help in water rights fight

Friends of the Brazos asks for help in water rights fight

  Special to the Current Friends of the Brazos, a nonprofit formed in 2005 mainly to try to block the Brazos River Authority’s unprecedented water rights application to…

Texas parks hoping for a funding boost

Texas parks hoping for a funding boost

By Neena Satija Texas Tribune Garner State Park, 1,800 acres of Hill Country with a spring-fed river and numerous hiking trails, is the most visited Texas state park.…

Events Calendar

Fossil Rim Nature Store reopens March 21

Fossil Rim Nature Store reopens March 21

  Fossil Rim Wildlife Center’s Nature Store will reopen at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21. The address is 1789 County Road…

March schedule of events

March schedule of events

Courtesy Glen Rose Chamber of Commerce March events in the Glen Rose area: March 7-14 Spring Fling, Oakdale Park March 11…

Chamber banquet rescheduled for March 27

Chamber banquet rescheduled for March 27

The Glen Rose Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled its annual banquet for March 27. The banquet had to be canceled and…

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