Sonia Smith, a native of Houston, is a graduate of Georgetown University. She has reported on convict cowboys at the Angola Prison Rodeo, celebrity magazines in Moscow, and aerial hog hunting in Knox City, Texas. She has also written for Slate, the Associated Press, the Baton Rouge Advocate, the Kyiv Post, and the Dallas Morning News and was a finalist for the 2008 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists. Her great-great-grandfather was a Texas Ranger in Kerr County in the 1870’s.
Texas med schools stump against a proposal to accept students from the Caribbean into clinical rotations in the state.
Political junkies sad the legislature is in an off year can dig their teeth into two new documentaries about Texas politicians premiering this month.
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Courtney Royal had sued to practice his vampiric religious beliefs behind bars but the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals was unswayed by his arguments.
The audience, which had loudly applauded most of Governor Perry's speech, started booing when he reiterated his support for Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst.
Readings from the spacecraft indicate it may have left the solar system some 34 years after it launched.
The GOP nominee is expected to raise $15 million on fundraising stops in Texas's four largest cities this week.
David Barton and Alex Jones landed on the Southern Poverty Law Center's list of the thirty members of the radical right to watch.
A full 3,888 days after Hank Skinner first asked for testing of the DNA in the murder case that sent him to death row, the Texas Attorney General's Office finally relented.
A writer for the Oxford American samples calf fries at Throckmorton's Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival for the magazine.
Haggar, who ran Haggar Clothing Co. for 25 years, famously took a presidential pants order from LBJ.
Exxon Mobil announced plans to expand its hulking Baytown petrochemical plant and refinery Thursday.
The candidate clinched his party's nomination Tuesday after scooping up 71 percent of the vote in the Texas Republican primary.