It was like landing on the moon. The thought ricocheted through Joleena Malugani's mind as she took in the vast, dusty expanse of the corner of West Texas claimed by Midland and Odessa. Malugani was fresh out of college when she came across an Ector County Independent School District booth at a job ... More >>
Students in the University of Texas system can get their education and keep (some of) their money, too. The UT System Board of Regents unanimously voted Tuesday not to raise in-state tuition at any of the system's nine institutions. According to UT spokesperson Karen Adler, the proposed tuition h ... More >>
About an hour after the close of the second special session of the 83rd Texas Legislature Gov. Rick Perry did what he said he would and called a third special session roughly an hour if the second special session -- the one where the state lege pushed through the anti-abortion bill but choked again ... More >>
George Phydias Mitchell was the kind of oilman other oilmen tell stories about. Decades before the Galveston native became known as "The Father of Fracking," he was the son of Greek immigrants who'd come up from nothing and made good millions of times over. Mitchell died Friday at the age of 94, a ... More >>
An ex-cop from East Texas decides to switch sides
Somehow, Odessa will be Woodstock this summer for Sondheim lovers
Narcotics task forces in Texas spend millions of dollars each year busting low-level users and dealers. Is it money well spent, or are officers just addicted to easy cash?
The perpetually self-doubting Todd Lewis stands tall on the Toadies' long-overdue second album