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Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Remembering Bob Barton, 1930-2013

Bob Barton wasn't ever altogether satisfied with the world around him, but he fought against it and laughed with it, never showing rage or buffoonery and always wanting a better everything for everybody -- except for the wealthy, the powerful, and, especially, the corrupt, who he ridiculed and tried to defeat.

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

International man of comedy comes to town

The career of comedian Tom Rhodes has been one long travelogue of adventures, some of which you can hear for yourself when Corridor Comedy brings him to J's Bistro, 202 North LBJ Drive, Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Friday, June 18th, 2010

The Weekend: Dad gets his day, you get parades

This weekend will be more fun than a basket full of tomatoes, and some of those luscious red fruits are part of the festivities. It's Father's Day on Sunday. Juneteeth celebrations abound. And of course, the Hill...

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Texas State’s O’Brien wins Katherine Anne Porter Award

Tim O'Brien, who holds the Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Texas State, has recently been honored with the 2010 Katherine Anne Porter Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Texas State's O'Brien wins Katherine Anne Porter Award

Tim O'Brien, who holds the Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Texas State, has recently been honored with the 2010 Katherine Anne Porter Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Monday, February 18th, 2008

Presidents Day

Presidents Day brought reminders that the presidency is as much about accidental circumstance as individual greatness.

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