On Saturday night, the Houston Astros secured the team’s second pennant in three years. To get there, they had to drive a stake through the heart of a Yankees team that did not want to die, and the person who hammered it in was José Altuve. In the bottom of the ninth, just after the Yankees—who had been narrowly trailing behind the entire game—managed to send a two-run homer into… Read Story
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When Jared Padalecki steps into the ass-kicking boots of Chuck Norris, we hope the CW’s new show will honor the original’s comedic legacy. Read Story
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On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the Grammy-winning musician considers her struggles and her legacy as she enters the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the former Texas A&M coach and his musician stepdaughter discuss winning and losing with dignity.
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Current Issue: November 2019
Austin’s legalization of camping and sidewalk sleeping has stirred a backlash that obscures the progress some Texas cities have made in steering the homeless off the streets. Read Story
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Dan Patrick, John Cornyn, and Ted Cruz stood by at the president’s Thursday night rally in Dallas as he ridiculed them and claimed Hurricane Harvey made the state ”a fortune.”
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When his Houston-based company was on the ropes, George Mitchell pushed his engineers to resuscitate a declining North Texas gas field. The solution they came up with transformed the world.
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A revelatory trip four years ago inspired chef Larry Delgado to go back to his roots.
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Beaver Aplin built the quirky convenience chain into a Texas empire. Will his tactics translate outside the state?
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.
A tale of love and loss on the Plains.
He called himself the Tiger King and plastered his face on highway billboards in Texas and Oklahoma. He bred big cats, bears, baboons, and more. He lived, with a parade of partners, on the grounds of his private zoo. He threatened a rival with murder—repeatedly, on YouTube—and tried to hire a hit man to do the deed.
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The ghost town structure, which sat abandoned for decades, is now the site of pilgrimages, weddings, and photo ops. Its renovation story is one of destiny.
Reader letters published in our November issue.
Plus, two Amazon drivers were accused of stealing a dog in Parker County.