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Road improvements? No, road impairments

Mixing high speed traffic and people on foot or bikes is a recipe for disaster. The findings of a Palm Beach MPO study bear this out, showing the extraordinarily dangerous nature of the county’s arterial road network. 932 more words

Not just the Instagram of their day, Texas postcards were posted like Facebook, too

We’ve got more Texas postcards from the Ken Wilson collection.

Soon, our profile of postcard collector Wilson will appear in these pages. The story advances the  28 more words

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The Only Magic...

“The only magic I still believe in is love”

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Austin Sky

A small cool front blew into town today and the resulting sky made for some nice photography subjects. The reflections in the downtown buildings were just amazing to behold.

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How the 1966 UFW march on Austin swayed a critical election

Recently, the American-Statesman published two stories on the 1966 United Farmworkers march on Austin, one by Nancy Flores and another by James Harrington.

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Nancy Flores on the UFW march 50 years ago in Texas

American-Statesman reporter Nancy Flores does a great job of recapturing the United Farm Workers march of 1966. Texas agricultural workers walked 400 miles from Rio Grande City to the State Capitol to demand higher wages. 126 more words

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Cooper's on Congress

I went downtown to watch some college football this afternoon. Since I hadn’t been to Cooper’s BBQ in a while, I decided to lunch there. I had brisket, jalapeño sausage, cheese, beans, and iced tea. 9 more words

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