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Baby-boomers and Generation X no doubt recall the days when they had to stay home from school and away from friends when they contracted chicken pox, measles or mumps. For many people, the … more
The trouble with power is always what you do with it once you get it.Hold on to it too long, and you risk losing sight of how you got it in the first place.It's something the Texas GOP might do well … more
In this midst of the election scramble, a few substantive steps forward in Washington have gotten lost... more
Texas native Jim Allison was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this week for developing an "entirely new principle for cancer therapy" that unleashes a patient's immune system to … more
Three of the five most expensive hurricanes in our nation's history occurred last year. Harvey, Maria and Irma did $265 billion in combined property damage. Add in smaller natural disasters and the … more
Leadership is no easy task, as Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall would likely attest. Her latest leadership test involves the fate of former officer Amber Guyger, whom Hall rightly fired this week.  more
Just in time to cause parents to worry and wonder if the teachers and staff at their children's’ school are up to the task, the Texas Education Agency released its first round of A-F letter grades … more
It’s common for those of us in the news business to hear people confuse the terms “article,” story” and “column.” Despite all appearing in the paper, a “column” is not related to the … more
In two actions this year, Cedar Park has taken steps that appear to be aimed at protecting the city’s interests. However, through the lens of government transparency and First Amendment rights to … more
Leander resident Jeff Jenkins told Leander City Council members, “To take away voting places, you’re taking away someone’s right to vote." … more
That phrase, often associated with former House Speaker Tip O’Neill, is worth remembering. While statewide and congressional races are certainly meaningful, local elections have a more … more

It’s the end of an era. Last week, both Cedar Park Mayor Matt Powell and Leander Mayor Chris Fielder announced they will not be seeking reelection this May.

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