Eric Nicholson

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  • 2 days ago | Education

    When our older son began kindergarten last fall, my wife and I rejoiced. Some of our joy naturally sprung from watching him pass such a key childhood milestone — OMG, the little guy's starting school! — but most of it admittedly came from the...

  • 3 days ago | Education

    The Texas State Board of Education, the body that decides what millions of Texas schoolchildren should and shouldn't learn, is the frequent subject and ridicule, and rightly so, what with its penchant for pushing creationism into science curricula...

  • 4 days ago | Sports

    On Sunday afternoon, with a 9-2 drubbing of division rival Los Angeles Angels, the Texas Rangers clinched the American League West title. Given the Rangers' performance since their second consecutive World Series appearance in 2011, this should ha...

  • 5 days ago | Transportation

    Every year or so, the Texas Transportation Institute releases its Urban Mobility Report, which looks at the impact of traffic congestion on major metropolitan areas in the United States, and every year or so the report's release prompts a bar...

  • 8 days ago | Dallas County

    The Volkswagen emissions scandal is not quite two weeks old, and it's already spurred lawsuits from dozens of angry car buyers. The first such suit in Dallas was filed Monday, though it surely won't be the last. All or most of these earl...

  • 10 days ago | Environment

    My first inkling that America's lawn obsession might not be terribly healthy came around 1995. We'd just moved into a new house in Far North Dallas, and 10- or 11-year-old me decided that the next-door neighbor's lawn — green and smooth as flawles...


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