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Permian Basin

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    The Dark Side of the Boom: Oil Is Doing Great Things for Some in Texas, but Not for Everyone

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    UT System Won't Raise In-State Tuition, So Now What?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Perry Calls Third Special Session After Transportation Bill Flops Again

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    George Mitchell, 'Father of Fracking,' Dies

    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 >>

  • News

    February 1, 2007

    How to Hide Your Weed

    An ex-cop from East Texas decides to switch sides

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Broadway Baby

    Somehow, Odessa will be Woodstock this summer for Sondheim lovers

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Drug Money

    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?

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Got Legs

    The perpetually self-doubting Todd Lewis stands tall on the Toadies' long-overdue second album

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