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By: THOTX Austin fill-in Field Reporter R. Garza

AUSTIN, TEXAS (THOTX) – Austin-based Mexpat Enterprises today announced the launch of its mid-premium-super-import-artisinal-small-batch mineral water, Aguas de Lourdes (Lourdes). 410 more words


Susan Bland's death cries out for explanation

The circumstances surrounding the arrest of a young woman by a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper have been fairly well established.

Trooper Brian Enciana pulled Susan Bland over for failure to signal a turn in her motor vehicle. 203 more words

State News

5 articles every non-fiction writer should read

I haven’t been writing nearly as much as I’ve been reading these days. I could lie and say it’s because I haven’t had time, but the truth is I’ve had more free time than I know what to do with. 666 more words

Thoughts & Commentary

Can't we get a do-over?

Paul Burka apparently came out of retirement — perhaps just briefly — to write this scathing critique for TexasMonthly.com of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. 151 more words

Political News

Abbott: Texas's newest job poacher in chief

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has been called the state’s latest “job poacher in chief,” picking up where former Gov. Rick Perry left off.

I beg to differ on one specific point. 200 more words

State News

Tired of London but not tired of life

I remember reading once in the magazine Texas Monthly that the writer’s grown daughters had left Texas for New York City but had recently returned.  As he put it, “They left for the culture and excitement but returned for the queso.”  Right now, I’m really longing for some queso. 519 more words


Best Company Bowl-A-Rama Celebration

What do you do when you are selected as one of the Top Companies to Work for in the State of Texas?  The same thing you do when you have your biggest revenue month in the history of the company….   94 more words