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Road-funding legislation finally passes in Austin

A third called session of the Texas Legislature began July 30 and ended Aug. 5 with the task completed: passage of legislation to create...

North Texas Giving Day set for Sept. 19

The fifth annual North Texas Giving Day seeks to break records. The event seeks to exceed the 37,800 single-day donations made in 2012. Last year, all...

Goo goo goo joob! Hey, wait, I’m in a bag…

I love the Beatles. They did not bring about the end of the world as my Dad prophesied. Nor did Elvis – Presley or Costello....

Move on to save Olympic wrestling

International organizations have not taken kindly to the Olympic committee pinning wrestling to the mat and excluding it from future worldwide gatherings of the...

On ‘tickle cheese,’ sippy cups, and fingerprints

Life is good. No, really. I’m not kidding. With all its challenges and frustrations, it is good. I’m not sure why I started with that...

The life and recollections of Ida Sellers Kile, Part 2

Grandma gave Papa a feather bed when he married. When he took sick she had the feather bed put in a wagon and he...

3rd special session begins in Austin

A second special session of the Texas Legislature ended July 30 without the House and Senate accomplishing the governor-ordered task of passing legislation to...