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Of course we know that Texas is an oasis in the midst of a wasteland. But some unenlightened folk from our neighboring states beg to differ. We let them talk, then set them straight.
Alamo Bay gets in over its head; Lost in America finds itself through comedy; The Slugger's Wife strikes out.
Like the killer bees, Montezuma's revenge is moving north.
A little gimmickry goes a long way toward making the Fort Worth Opera's current season a success.
Battles at the border; weirdos at the Starck Club; monument at the end of the tracks; Mr. Migra goes after Zopilote; Baptists at each other's throats.