Jonathan Stickland and the Case of the Special Session That Wasn’t

May 22, 2019 By Christopher Hooks

In Austin on Tuesday, there was a great disturbance in the Force. One could feel hundreds of lobbyists silently calculating the increasing odds that they wouldn’t be accompanying their families to Lake Tahoe this summer and thousands of staffers tabulating the number of additional ham-and-cheese Capitol Grill sandwiches they’d have to resort to scarfing down before the year is out. Senate Bill 10, the session’s most important mental health bill… Read Story


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The Talented Mr. Khater

Jun 16, 2015 By Francesca Mari

In 2011 Callie Quinn moved from Austin to Chile to experience a new way of life. Then she met a charming fellow foreigner—and almost lost everything.  

The Jackie Robinson of Rodeo

Jun 22, 2018 By Christian Wallace

Five decades ago, Myrtis Dightman broke the color barrier in professional rodeo and became one of the best bull riders who ever lived. But his imprint on the sport was only just beginning.

Schlitterbahn’s Tragic Slide

By Skip Hollandsworth

Jeff Henry often said that his goal in life was to make customers of his family’s legendary water parks happy—“to put a smile on their faces, to give them a thrill or two.” It was a beautiful vision. Until it went horribly wrong.

Issue: August 2018

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