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Monday, May 6th, 2013

State’s sale of longhorns sparks debate about breed’s future

The resilient longhorn, able to survive on sparse foliage and water, has endured in Texas for more than 100 years. But the recent sale of about 100 longhorns by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has spurred debate about the breed’s future in the state.

Friday, January 28th, 2011

The Weekend: A chance to remember Paine

With no real football to track this weekend, it's a good time for doing something else. Like remembering Thomas Paine, whose best selling pamphlets stoked the American Revolution. He donated the proceeds to the revolution, then died...

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Skanse to close Constantine’s

Richard Skanse, who has provided Buda with great hangouts during his retirement from the El Paso Police Department, is finalizing the sale of Constantine's on Main Street in Buda. A new restaurant will open in its place...

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