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  • Blogs

    October 27, 2006

    Denton, Perhaps Not So "Gay-Friendly"?

    A story in this week's edition of Dallas Voice points out a surprising fact: Of 1,300 anti-gay hate-crime charges filed in Texas since 2001, when the James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Act was enacted, only eight have been successfully prosecuted. Paul Scott, exec director of Equality Texas, told the paper ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2005

    Dark Day

    Ricardo Ainslie takes the Long Dark Road back to Jasper

  • News

    February 17, 2005

    Right Hand of God

    Two Texas leaders of the extreme Religious Right get ready to flex their political muscle

  • Film

    April 24, 2003

    Raising the Bar

    At last, the USA Film Festival is back under the influence

  • News

    April 3, 2003

    White Heat

    As a white player on a black baseball team, C.C. Risenhoover saw both sides of the racial divide

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2003

    Worlds Collide

    P.O.V. discovers Two Towns of Jasper for PBS

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Let's talk about sects

    Why didn't the Morning News' Lee Hancock win a Pulitzer? Because of Jasper, Ronald King, and karma.

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Anarchy in Amarillo

    Being a punk in the Panhandle was never easy. But when Brian Deneke crossed paths with an angry mob of football jocks, he never imagined it could get him killed.

  • News

    June 3, 1999

    Nothing ventured

    The end of the 1999 legislative session proves that, for Gov. Bush at least, it's better to look good than to do good

  • Music

    May 27, 1999


    Leap-frogging through history with the Toadies

  • News

    May 20, 1999