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Texas News
3:45 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Listen: He Lost His Texas Twang – But Held On to So Much More

Ain't's, y'all's, and Texas drawls: Houstonian Scott Vogel reflects on accents.
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Originally published on Fri November 14, 2014 2:36 pm

Is a Texan truly Texan without a propensity for hunting and fishing – or even speaking with a Texas twang?

Scott Vogel, editor in chief of Houstonia magazine, ponders his decidedly un-Texan upbringing by a New York father with a disdain for Lone Star culture. 

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Ted Cruz
3:44 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Ted Cruz Criticizes 'Net Neutrality' In Austin

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On Friday U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas visited the Capital Factory, a startup business incubator in Austin, to make a speech opposing net neutrality, calling it “Obamacare for the Internet.” Last week President Obama called for more regulation of Internet service providers to prevent them from providing preferential access to some companies. Cruz argued that regulating the Internet will still end up favoring large companies with armies of lobbyists.

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Education
1:29 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Poverty Series: Dr. Bonny Cain, Tra Hall and Dr. John Jenkins

As we continue our series on poverty in the city of Waco this month – we’re also taking a look at Waco ISD.


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Business Review November 13, 2014
10:45 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Business Review - Survival of the Frugalist

Assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship, Steve Bradley, studies the success and failure of start-ups. While conventional wisdom says the more money the better, surprisingly, Bradley's research shows that sometimes having too many resources can be a bad thing. 


Likely Stories Book Review
7:40 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Likely Stories: What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe
Jim McKeown

Weird questions serious answers fill this entertaining romp through wild imaginations.


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