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T. Boone Pickens on OSU Women’s Basketball Tragedy

Dallas billionaire T. Boone Pickens has released a statement on the tragic death of Oklahoma State University women’s basketball coach Kurt Budke and assistant women’s basketball coach Miranda Serna, who were killed in a plane crash last night. According to the university, the coaches were on a recruiting trip to Arkansas, traveling with OSU supporters […]

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Faux Town Squares: Do ‘Suburban Lifestyle Centers’ Create an Authentic ‘Sense of Place?’

Long-suffering Denton residents have heard this before. Golden Triangle Mall has new ownership. The long-troubled shopping center is going to get yet another renovation. This time the city of Denton itself had to kick in $9.5 million to make it happen. The news reminded me of something that came up during my recent breakfast with […]

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Leading Off (11/18/11)

Shuttered. Maybe. Apparently DISD is considering closing a few schools and consolidating in a bid to make up for a $38 million shortfall. Most of the schools are elementary schools. In addition, the district’s HVAC department (because who needs that in Texas?) and custodial departments face cuts. You Booze, You Lose. Or rather, you don’t […]

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