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Jeff Winkler

Jeff Winkler's work has appeared in the New Republic, Vice magazine, PlayboyThe Daily Caller, The Awl, the Oxford American, and elsewhere. He has covered gun-toting carpetbaggers, attempted an alcohol enema, and ridden in the country's largest chuckwagon race. He is a college dropout living in Austin. 

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September 17, 2014

The State of Texas: September 17, 2014

Image of the DayNot content with 3-D movie experiences? You’re in luck. Plano-based Cinemax is rolling out the concept of a “270-degree panoramic screen.” The new screens will debut in Plano, San Francisco, and Chicago this weekend. First feature on the docket: The Maze Runner.Listical WednesdayThe State Fair

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September 11, 2014

The State of Texas: September 11, 2014

Slideshow of the DayFrom the Bigger-In-Texas Department: “Fourteen of the most populuated high schools in the country call Texas home,” reports the Houston Chronicle, which has put together one of its slideshow to show just how many students are in each of these learning factories.Daily RoundupAnti-Social Studies —

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September 7, 2014

The State of Texas: September 8, 2014

History of the DayThe Lone Star state experienced the worst recorded hurricane in U.S. history on September 7, 1900, in Galveston. This was about fifty years before they started giving storms innocuous names, so it was only known as “The Great Storm.” It was a “Category 4 hurricane, with winds

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August 28, 2014

The State of Texas: August 28, 2014

Quote of the Day“You know, Whole Foods is more of a dating agency than a shop. If you’re gonna go shopping for food in Austin, go to Fiesta …” — former (temporary) Texas resident Robert PlantPhoto of the DayThe back-to-Texas-school story that the rest of the

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August 19, 2014

The State of Texas: August 19, 2014

Daily RoundupLawyers, Assemble! — Sounding like he’s put together something worthy of a superhero movie, Governor Rick Perry, who was indicted last Friday, “has assembled an all-star defense team with lawyers from Austin to Houston and Washington, D.C., and on Monday, they continued a public assault on the prosecution of

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July 31, 2014

The State of Texas: July 31, 2014

Video of the DaySome people are not taking to thrilled about the fact that Jesse Ventura, the former wrestler-turned-governor, won his defamation case against the estate of deceased Navy SEAL and author of American Sniper, Chris Kyle, a compensation agreement that will pay out $1.8 million to Ventura. Suffice

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July 24, 2014

The State of Texas: July 25, 2014

Nature Attack of the DayAccording to the Associated Press, a “street department worker [in Wichita Falls] has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.” Officials say the attack is a result of “Africanized honey bees,” which sounds