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Meanwhile, In Texas

Feb 19, 2020 By Leif Reigstad

A California man tried to bring his pet possum on a passenger plane, and a clerical error brought a temporary $37 million windfall to a Rowlett couple.

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The Desk on Hancock Hill

Feb 19, 2020 By Sterry Butcher

Some forty years ago, a desk was dragged to the top of a hill in Alpine that overlooks the Big Bend. The notebooks stashed inside continue to capture big thoughts from the people who travel there.

Art Acevedo Houston Police Chief
Art Acevedo Can’t Say That, Can He?

Jan 22, 2020 By Keri Blakinger

Not long after criticizing Ted Cruz and John Cornyn for ignoring gun violence, the Houston police chief sat down to talk about his headline-making comments, why he’s a RINO, and the balance between criminal justice reform and public safety.

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Dining Guide: Highlights From Our January 2020 Issue

Dec 18, 2019 By Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly adds and updates approximately sixty restaurant listings to our Dining Guide each month. There’s limited space in the print issue, but the entire searchable guide to the best of Texas cuisine is at your fingertips online! Below are a few highlights from the new restaurants reviewed in our January 2020…

Lelton Morse
The Art of Racing Pigeons

Dec 18, 2019 By Sterry Butcher

Lelton Morse races homing pigeons in Central Texas. He sends his birds hundreds of miles away, waits and watches, and knows they’re flying home.