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OP-ED: Saving Democracy

Friends call it “impotent rage.” I share it. How is it possible that the president of a democratic country can get away with announcing, well ... Read more

1 day ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: We don’t need mandates to reduce emissions, we need solutions

With fewer cars on the road and planes in the sky, demand for Texas’ greatest natural resource has hit an all-time low. Since the start ... Read more

2 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

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LTTE: September is National Prostate and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of September as National Prostate and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Gift of Life urges men and women to consult with their physicians, clinics, ... Read more

3 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Making this world a place our children deserve to grow up in

Autumn is officially here. The days have been somewhat cooler, though I am looking forward to the temperature falling a bit more. While this is ... Read more

3 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Hispanics will decide the next president

My mother was born in a small village in Mexico and became a citizen of the United States only after toiling for many years in ... Read more

4 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Sally and Beta remind us why better preparedness by public, governments is essential

A year-round climate is just one reason so many Americans happily move from frigid climates to the Sun Belt. Hurricane Sally – and now Beta ... Read more

5 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: COVID-19 affects child abuse and neglect

The ongoing lawsuit against the state of Texas on behalf of youth in state care has brought needed attention to the continued challenges and often ... Read more

6 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: The Power of Us: As women bear the brunt of COVID-19’s economic crisis, it is more important than ever to band together

COVID-19 has affected nearly everybody, from all walks of life, but it has exacted a particularly acute economic toll on women. Women make up a ... Read more

1 week ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Please Mr. Postman

Dear Reader, It’s no secret that newspapers have been attacked on all sides: The tech giants (Facebook, Google) co-opted our local news content and related ... Read more

1 week ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Emergency Services Districts and their economic benefits

Eight million Texans are served by an emergency services district (ESD) when they have fire or EMS needs. If you live in an ESD, when ... Read more

1 week ago by Dawn Burleigh.

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