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June 1990

Features

The Lost Pyramids

May 31, 1990 By Dick Reavis

An intrepid explorer searching out Mayan ruins in the Yucatan remains undaunted, despite the language, the unkind elements, and other tropical afflictions.

Western Fling

May 31, 1990 By John Morthland

With the cultrual diversions of a big city and the country comforts of a small town, Fort Worth is the perfect place for a typically Texan weekend.

Can Kids On Drugs Be Saved?

May 31, 1990 By Skip Hollandsworth

Drug treatment seldom works: at many centers, greedy entrepreneurs prey on frightened parents and troubled kids. But one teenager’s parents decided to take one last, desperate step: they sent their son to the toughest program in Texas.

Animal Attractions

May 31, 1990 By chipsimons

These seven creatures might be piggy-backed, whale-boned, dog-toothed, goat-eed, elephant-eared, turtle-necked, and bull-headed, but they’re stars just the same.

The Old Man and the Secret

Jan 20, 2013 By Tom Curtis

Thirty years ago, people couldnt believe it: The old man’s elixir boosted crops, ate up sewage, and made the desert bloom. Today half a dozen Texas companies claim the elixir does all that and a whole lot more.

The Fab Flacks

Jan 20, 2013 By Mimi Swartz

The nouvelle stars of Houston society are none other than Becca Cason and Holly Moore, the founders of the hippest, most with-it PR machine in the city.

Columns

One Tough Bird

May 31, 1990 By Robert Bryce

After rescuing hundreds of birds from horrible deaths, a Midland woman has finally gained an ally in her war on open oil pits.

Miscellany

State Secrets

May 31, 1990 By Paul Burka

Hunting for hunting land in the Panhandle: hunting for new legal theories in the Supreme Court: hunting for a reason Bill Clements does what he does.

Reporter