With election tallys stretching late into the night, here's how the five largest papers in Texas tackled the results of the Iowa caucases on a night where the state's two native sons, Ron Paul and Rick Perry, had very different outcomes.
The last YouTube videos of Austin teen Ben Breedlove, who died of a heart attack on Christmas night at age eighteen, have received more than five million hits and inspired thousands of people to leave comments in support of the teen and his family.
Mother Jones' Josh Harkinson dropped by Highland Park, which he dubs the "the most enthusiastically Republican enclave in the country" because 77 percent of all political donations there in 2010 went to GOP candidates and causes. Taken together, the 75205 zip code donates more money ($2.4 million) than "all but four other zips nationwide," Harkinson reported. (Ross Perot's children, the Hunt oil family, Robert Rowling, and Harlan Crow a
The photograph above, from The Inquistr, is called “How Europe Sees the US,” though you could surely make the case that it is also one way Texas sees itself.
The same goes for “Texas According To Texans,” a profane, sarcastic, and NSFW map of the state that went up on its creator’s Tumblr last week and has made its way around the Internet at meme speed (if you’re easily offended just stop reading now).
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Plano native Lauren Scruggs lost her hand after walking into a plane propeller at the McKinney airport on Saturday night.
On the weekends, papers routinely publish in-depth investigative pieces, so we’ve rounded up (and broken down) some of the best enterprise reporting from around the state.
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Whether you’re drinking with politicos or dining with your parents, we’ll give you something to talk about to make you sound informed.