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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, Rebekah Gilligan, Melodee Gunter, Lauren Herndon, Christine Humphreys, Breanna Jorgensen, Vanessa Plata, Tasha King, Rachel…

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 Duncan, Tara Hughey, Riley Odom, Lara Oler, Breanna Shorkey, Mark Smith, Alex Taylor, Renee Warner…

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 02-15-0028 Main Campus Parking Expansion 2015 $             96,600.00 Design 05-14-0084 Construct Parking Lots P-25 and…

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 for faculty and staff parking earlier this month sparked a firestorm of emails criticizing the…

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 the sprinklers…

Strawberry fields forever in Texas

Strawberry fields forever in Texas

By Kathleen Phillips Texas AgriLife Extension Service COLLEGE STATION — Having fresh, local strawberries within reach across Texas is getting closer to reality, though growers and researchers alike say producing…

Perception vs. reality when tasting wine

Perception vs. reality when tasting wine

By David White One glass of Cabernet Sauvignon was described as “powerful and heavy.” Another was described as “subtle and refined.” The only difference? The music that was playing while…

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 episode was…

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 unhappy with…

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 2009, the “Overlook Road” to Fossil Rim. The store…

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