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UT reports on how well students from Texas schools do.
The Public Opera of Dallas aimed its first season at opera greenhorns and scored two bull’s-eyes.
On the Edge of Life
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It’s all here in black and white.
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Great café meals, dubious political deals, Luckenbach’s ideals.
A new Henry Lee Lucas mystery in Lubbock