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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, October 12th, 2012

Why Longhorns owe their survival in part to Oklahoma

It might not be the safest week to mention this, but here goes: The Texas longhorns owe their survival in large part to Oklahoma.

Monday, December 28th, 2009

DA’s office stands behind Monroe plea bargain

Despite incriminating evidence that a police camera recorded of Texas Longhorn running back D.J. Monroe's driving while intoxicated arrest, the Hays County District Attorney's Office is standing by its decision to drop the DWI charge.