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Opinion

OP-ED: Birding has blossomed in Texas

An old saying tells us that if a bird poops on your head, it’s a sign of good luck. Well, lucky or not, Texans have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

LTTE

Letter to the editor: Talking about tax rates

Dear Editor, In a democracy, if you do income taxes at all, you had better make them steeply progressive. A hundred years ago, before World ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: A Democrat’s prayer over the House and Senate

We thank thee Lord for putting us in charge. We’ll take it from here. We thank thee Lord for giving us our way when it ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: My Five Cents: Texas Senate passes bill preventing cities from defunding police

We have less than 50 days left in the 87th legislative session and the pace is picking up rapidly. Just this week, the Senate unanimously ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Texas can act now to reduce number of kids sleeping in offices

The number of children in the state’s foster care who had to sleep in state office has been on the increase, up to 186 in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Why should Texas educators and parents watch world oil prices

Many educators and parents may not realize the connection between world oil prices and local education funding, but new research connects world oil prices with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED:Talking about parenting- Our people bleed orange

This past weekend was one for the record books. Near perfect weather, lots of planning, food vendors, entertainers, and anglers all came together to draw ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

THE IDLE AMERICAN: That’s the way THEY roll

They are to be commended–the “big box” store planners–for the many “edges” they’ve honed to make it to the ladder’s top for in-store shopping. Who ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

Story Over a Cup: Not enough coffee in the world

I notice that emergency situations and deadlines are never spaced to make life bearable. They always tend to hang around in groups and attack at ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

Letter of Introduction: Willis seeks to continue serving on Pinehurst City Council

Mr. Greg Willis was raised in Orange County where he has made a lasting mark on the entire community. A product of the West Orange-Cove ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

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