January 21, 2013

Kentucky Man Defends Laredo

After an angry Laredo transplant uploaded a hateful YouTube video blasting the city, Jack Strunk, a former Laredoan, posted his own video defending the border town. Now, he's being given the keys to the city. 

Politics & Policy |
April 11, 2009

Batteries not included

When I read in Friday’s Statesman that Texas had lost its competition with Kentucky for an advanced battery project and the federal research funding that comes with it, I immediately wondered why the governor, who has made such a point of touting economic development, wasn’t more enthusiastic in getting behind

Business |
February 1, 1996

Trailing the Field

Texas was supposed to be horse racing’s salvation, a Thoroughbred–loving state with money to burn. So why can’t the sport get out of the gate?