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25 Years Later, Austin's Yogurt Shop Murders in the News Again
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 5 a.m. by Susie Tommaney
WHO KILLED THESE GIRLS? Cold Case: The Yogurt shop Murders By Beverly Lowry 373 pp. $27.95 Alfred A. Knopf Even those who didn't live in Austin in 1991 still hear the words “yogurt shop” and automatically finish the phrase with “mur...
Passion vs. Obsession in The Blind Astronomer's Daughter
Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7 a.m. by Margaret Downing
Setting a story about astronomy in 18th Century Ireland seems odd at the very least. That's until you talk with author John Pipkin who'll clue you in on the history of the era. "It does seem an unlikely location for a story ab...
How the Winning Strategy of Hal Mumme and Mike Leach Transformed Football
Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 7 a.m. by Susie Tommaney
The tale of Hal Mumme and how he changed American football is a David and Goliath story with similarities to Michael Lewis's Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, about the Oakland Athletics baseball team and its number...
Texas History: Where Have All the (Convict) Cowboys Gone?
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 6 a.m. by Susie Tommaney
Where have all the cowboys gone? If you're talking about the bronco-riding inmates who kicked up the action each October in Huntsville, you can blame changing tastes, celebrity appearance fees and lawyers. The Texas Prison Rodeo is ...