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     1  +2 2014 jun 30payday loans texasFast Cash: How Taking Out a Payday Loan Could Land You in Jail Payday loan companies have a new debt-collection tool: Texas courts and prosecutors.
     1  +1 2014 may 11texas education rankingTexas on the Brink: We Can Do Better - The Texas ObserverThe report is an annual study to determine Texas ' rankings among the 50 states and the District of Columbia on health care, education , and the ...
     1  +31 2014 apr 22mark shelton david dewhurstDavid Dewhurst and Dan Branch Shouldn't Concede | The Texas David Dewhurst and Dan Branch face tough runoff races, and some ... won 43.2 percent of the vote, faces Mark Shelton , who won 35.1 percent.
     1  ~ 2014 apr 09fire pattern expertFire and Innocence | The Texas ObserverHurst was the first fire -science expert to review the case. .... The Evidence: Fire investigators contended that burn patterns at the scene and the ...
     1  ~ 2014 mar 28citgo koch brothersKochworld | The Texas ObserverTo see how the Koch brothers ' free-market utopia operates, look no ... by Citgo and the other by Flint Hills Resources, a subsidiary of Koch ...
     2  +1 2014 mar 31brazos river authorityGoodbye to the Brazos River ? | The Texas ObserverThe fate of the mighty Brazos River lies with Perry appointees at the Texas ... If Brazos River Authority gets its way, it may set a precedent.
     3  ~ 2014 apr 27border patrol checkpointsBorder Patrol Takes 'No' for an Answer at Internal Checkpoints | The A fascinating video is circulating on the Internet featuring motorists who decline to answer questions at Border Patrol checkpoints miles from the ...
     3  ~ 2014 apr 20bengal tiger breeders texasA Tiger's Tale | The Texas ObserverIt turned out they were endangered Bengal tiger cubs (four white and ... Because owning and breeding tigers is legal, law enforcement often ...
     4  +5 2014 jun 29location companies payday loanWorried that he couldn't pay his bills, Tillman reluctantly went to The Money Center, a payday loan company with locations in San Antonio and ...
     4  ~ 2014 may 27policy issues in texasThe Texas Legislature Should Address These Issues , But They We detail a dozen items that address Texas ' biggest problems . ... for complex policy often prevent legislative action on the critical issues of the ...
     4  -2 2014 apr 22texas payday loans
     4  -1 2014 apr 21texas sonogram law'We Have No Choice': One Woman's Ordeal with Texas ' New Then, after a moment's pause, she told me reluctantly about the new Texas sonogram law that had just come into effect. I'd already heard about ...
     4  +3 2014 apr 12texas groundwater rightsCourt Ruling Dares Regulators to Limit Water Pumping - The Texas Texas Fourth Court of Appeals ruled on Wed. that the Edwards Aquifer ... going to be hard to do and simultaneously respect groundwater rights .
     4  -3 2014 mar 26texas change in lawsuitsWhooping Cranes Lawsuit Could Change Texas ' Water Rights SystemIf a federal court's ruling that TCEQ was responsible for whooping cranes' deaths stands on appeal, it could upend Texas ' system of allocating ...
     5  -3 2014 may 31tim dunn texasWho Really Runs Texas ? | The Texas ObserverIt's hard to overstate the power of money in Texas politics. ... Tim Dunn is out to purify the Republican Party, and he's bankrolling the tea party ...
     5  ~ 2014 may 07liberal church dallaasLeft, Behind: The Hidden Progressive Christian Community of Texas If progressive Christians could develop a unified voice, they could ... Stained glass at the United Church of Christ's Cathedral of Hope in Dallas .
     5  -1 2014 may 05liberal church dallas
     5  +2 2014 may 03recycled books dentonBooking to Denton | The Texas ObserverIn downtown Denton , in an old opera house painted purple, Don Foster nurtures his passion: Recycled Books . His bookstore is musty.
     5  +1 2014 apr 29lake buchanan water levelBluffton: Texas' Lost Civilization Rises from Lake BuchananToday, 75 years after the lake's construction, residents of the Lake Buchanan area are again concerned about water levels . Climate change ...
     5  -1 2014 apr 20john nielsen gammonsQ&A with State Climatologist John Nielsen - Gammon | The Texas The Observer sits down with State Climatologist John Nielsen - Gammon to take stock of the drought and discuss the challenges of ...
     5  +96 2014 apr 14white pay day loansHow the Payday Loan Industry Works Regulators from the Inside White's remarks also point to just how deeply rooted the payday loan industry has become in state government. Davis and others are reaching ...
     5  ~ 2014 apr 11children of the crossingUnited Nations: Children Crossing the Border Qualify for Asylum A majority of the unaccompanied Mexican and Central American children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border should qualify for political asylum, ...
     5  +8 2014 mar 31academic partnerships llcRandy Best Is Going to Save Texas' Public Universities, Or Get Rich As Academic Partnerships expands to new UT campuses this fall, those .... documents that said Wyatt worked for Academic Partnerships , LLC .
     6  +3 2014 jun 22tppfRevealed: The Corporations and Billionaires that Fund the Texas The Texas Public Policy Foundation —an influential right-wing think tank based in Austin with ties to Rick Perry, Ted Cruz and many other ...
     6  +1 2014 may 13del bosqueMelissa del Bosque | The Texas ObserverMelissa del Bosque joined The Texas Observer staff in 2008. She specializes in reporting on immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border. Her work has been ...
     6  -3 2014 may 08payday loans austin txPayday loan companies have a new debt-collection tool: Texas courts ... Roo, the mascot of the payday loan lender Speedy Cash, in an Austin .
     6  -2 2014 may 05cameron county inmatesHeaven and Hell in Cameron County Jail | The Texas Observer... County Jail. When a chaplain spoke up about inmates ' treatment, she was locked out. ... That didn't sit well with the law in Cameron County .
     6  ~ 2014 apr 29texas school tablet mprograFort Bend ISD's Lesson in How Not to Run Your School iPad ProgramIn the last two years, Texas schools have spent millions to claim a spot on the ... 81,000 iPads and almost 10,000 other tablets for their students.
     6  -3 2014 apr 28rick perry mo foAdios, Mofo : Rick Perry Will Not be Governor for Life | The Texas Texas Gov. Rick Perry will not seek re-election but keeps open the possibility of another presidential bid.
     6  ~ 2014 apr 10houston police department logoAt HPD , a Lax Discipline System Keeps Negligent Cops on the StreetsAt the Houston Police Department , a lax discipline system keeps negligent cops on the streets. ... HPD badge . This story is the first in a two-part ...
     6  +12 2014 mar 30whitney international university systemRandy Best Is Going to Save Texas' Public Universities , Or Get Rich Next, Best took his successful model to the University of Texas at .... called the Whitney International University System , a combination of nine ...
     7  -3 2014 jun 01fastcashFast Cash : How Taking Out a Payday Loan Could Land You in Jail
     7  +4 2014 may 31tppf san antonioAccording to the tax filings, TPPF gets a majority of its funding from a .... also of Empower Texans ($43,000); Chaz Neely, San Antonio Steel Co.
     7  +3 2014 apr 06patricia kilday hartPatricia Kilday Hart has worked in Texas journalism since her Patricia Kilday Hart is a Metro Columnist for the Houston Chronicle. She has worked in Texas journalism since her graduation from the University of Texas at ...
     7  -1 2014 mar 29ricky williams jerseyVince Young and Ricky Williams : A Tale of Two Athletes | The Texas He wears a muted gray suit, a white shirt and a light-blue tie. .... Wearing a bright orange #34 Ricky Williams jersey in 2009, she laughs at what ...
     8  +3 2014 may 28the money store paydayPayday loan companies have a new debt-collection tool: Texas courts and ... Eventually, he reached a manager at The Money Store .
     8  +1 2014 may 23comments for payday loanspayday loans Archives | The Texas ObserverPosted in Blogs, Multimedia, Podcasts | Leave a comment · How the Payday Loan Industry Works Regulators from the Inside. Posted on ...
     8  -7 2014 may 10texas school superident dataWorking for Superman: Texas Schools Turn to Hero SuperintendentsStruggling school districts often bring in hotshot superintendents to save ... data released in summer 2012 showed Dallas' school district wasn't ...
     8  +93 2014 may 05all that we share" All That We Share " Isn't Enough | The Texas ObserverAll That We Share is an exciting and exasperating book. The excitement comes from the many voices arguing to place “the commons” at the ...
     8  ~ 2014 apr 29hook boy graffAfter serving 25 years, Ed Graf May Finally Receive New TrialEd Graf had waited 25 years for a chance to prove his innocence, and ... He had insisted the boys keep the tags on their new school clothes ...
     8  +4 2014 apr 26elizabeth ames jonesElizabeth Ames Jones : Is Austin Really the Capital of Texas? | The God bless Elizabeth Ames Jones , the Alamo Heights tea partier and perennial- candidate-in-search-of-a-winnable-race. The latest is that Jones ...
     8  +2 2014 apr 13tiger cub for saleThe tiger smugglers hadn't committed a state crime. You might think it's illegal to buy or sell an endangered tiger cub in Texas, but it isn't.
     8  +8 2014 mar 30whitney university systemNext, Best took his successful model to the University of Texas at .... By the end of 2012, he says, the Whitney system will have 200,000 ...
     9  +5 2014 may 18michelsPatrick Michels - The Texas ObserverPatrick Michels is a reporter for the Texas Observer and a former legislative intern . He has been a staff writer and web editor at the Dallas Observer, and a former ...
     9  +3 2014 may 07the observer dallasAnother Victory for Fracking Opponents in Dallas | The Texas ObserverThe Dallas City Council capped off years of debate Wednesday by passing one of North Texas' most restrictive natural gas drilling ordinances.
     9  +3 2014 may 02brownsville tx jailGail Hanson's soft, musical voice served her well for eight years as a volunteer chaplain at the Cameron County Jail in Brownsville . But as she ...
     9  -4 2014 apr 07payday loan austin tx
     9  +2 2014 apr 01rick perry godRick Perry's Army of God | The Texas ObserverOn September 28, 2009, at 1:40 p.m., God's messengers visited Rick Perry . On this day, the Lord's messengers arrived in the form of two Texas ...
     9  -1 2014 mar 30rick perry heightRick Perry's Pronunciation Problem | The Texas ObserverHe told me that people who throw an “h” at the end of “ height ” are just heirs ... For unknown reasons, in Rick Perry's rural West Texas dialect the ...
     9  -1 2014 mar 27joe nick patoskiJoe Nick Patoski | The Texas ObserverJoe Nick Patoski writes about water, music, Texas, and other subjects from his home near Wimberley. Texas Coast, his second collaborative book with ...
     10  ~ 2014 may 13idea public schoolsThe Cautionary Tale of Austin ISD and New Charter School IDEA AllanA year ago, Austin ISD announced it would bring in IDEA Public Schools , a South Texas-based charter chain with just over two dozen ...
     10  +6 2014 may 01cash fast loan
     10  -8 2014 apr 22taking loan from company
     10  -6 2014 apr 04dateline call center texasImmigrants Launch Hunger Strike in Texas Detention CenterThe protests are part of a wave of hunger strikes that immigrants have started in detention centers across the nation to call attention to what they ...
     10  ~ 2014 apr 03woman to goTexas' New Abortion Law is Driving Women to Extremes | The Texas The 20-week abortion ban forced one woman to pawn her wedding ring and ... “If you're looking for a baby that's going to go to school and play ...
     11  +9 2014 jul 02new texas lawsTexas ' New Abortion Law is Driving Women to Extremes | The Texas Jodie Laubenberg took to the floor of the Texas House in an electric-blue ... Part of the new law required abortion physicians to have admitting ...
     11  +2 2014 jun 10exas sboe evolutionState Board of Education Faces its Evolving Influence on Texas This week showed the SBOE adjusting to its new advisory role in textbook ... State Board Confronts Its Evolving Influence on Texas ' Textbooks.
     11  ~ 2014 may 27kpft archivesKPFT Archives | The Texas ObserverTag Archives : KPFT ... Katherine Griffin works with addicts and hosts The Prison Show on Houston's KPFT . Posted in Blogs, Criminal Justice, ...
     11  ~ 2014 may 15border book bingeBorder Patrol Agent's Assault of Three Women Shakes Border Border Patrol hired Manzanares in 2008, amid this hiring binge , according to media reports. It's not clear if Manzanares was ever given a ...
     11  +1 2014 may 06payday loans quick
     11  +13 2014 may 04brinks armored transportToo Heavy To Bear: How the Armored Car Industry Leaves Workers At 24, Ray Wauson was thrilled to land a job as an armored -car guard. ... In the mid-1920s, the Brinks company began transporting money in ...
     11  +10 2014 apr 29ricky williams retirementVince Young and Ricky Williams : A Tale of Two Athletes. by Dan Solomon ... Ricky Williams .... Williams had retired almost exactly a year prior.
     11  +5 2014 apr 23buy tiger cubs
     11  +1 2014 apr 23the daily texanThe Daily Texan Archives | The Texas ObserverThe Fate of The Daily Texan And What It May Mean to Future Journalists ... Watchdogging is a skill, and the Texan has always been a place ...
     11  +2 2014 apr 22sweepstakes austin txPat Ahumada Busted In Internet Sweepstakes Parlor RaidIn Texas , eight-liners and sweepstakes games generate as much as $300 ... and a master's in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin .
     11  ~ 2014 mar 26texas solar powerSolar Power Could See Explosive Growth in Texas over Coming There's been a spate of good news for the solar industry in Texas as more homeowners install solar panels ; ERCOT projects massive growth ...
     12  ~ 2014 may 20texas sboe evolution
     12  -2 2014 may 14boot camp for childrenTough Love and Discipline in Brownsville ISD's Boot Camp School Principals in Brownsville can send kids to boot camp for any misbehavior serious enough to warrant out-of-school suspension: bringing ...
     12  -2 2014 may 11boot ccamp for kids
     12  +4 2014 may 05dps cirme lab jobsFake Lab Results Endanger Thousands of Drug ConvictionsTexas DPS discovered that an analyst at its forensics lab in Houston had falsified the
     12  +10 2014 apr 17dallas abortion centersNeed An Abortion In Texas? Don't Be Poor | The Texas ObserverIn 2004, the state forced clinics providing abortions after 16 weeks' .... Women not living in Austin, Houston, Dallas or San Antonio must travel ...
     12  -4 2014 apr 16texas deregulation energyReport: Electricity Deregulation Has Cost Texans $10.4 Billion | The Of the states that have deregulated their electricity markets, Texas is about in the middle of the pack in terms of price increases, about 48 ...
     12  -9 2014 apr 11texas payday loanPayday Loan Chain Owned by Major GOP Donor Skirts Texas Law The Cash Store, a major payday loan business, finds a new way around state and local laws regulating payday lending .
     12  -6 2014 apr 05texas schools and frackingThe ordinance prohibits drilling within 1,500 feet of homes, schools , ... Dallas' fracking fight came to a head over the past two years, when the ...
     13  -3 2014 may 27rick perry don johnsonRick Perry's Refusal to Expand Texas' Medicaid Program Could Nearly 40 years later, then-President Johnson declared a War on Poverty and,
     13  +3 2014 may 23status quo paydayPayday Loan Industry Divides and Conquers at Texas CapitolLast year, payday and auto-title lenders stuck Texans with more than ... their support behind the bill, arguing that it's better than the status quo .
     13  +10 2014 may 19texas public education voucherVouchers Return, Now With Even More Ideological Fury | The Texas You can trace vouchers back to 1955, when Milton Friedman wrote “The Role of Government in Education .” The tradition lives on in Texas as ...
     13  +52 2014 may 17change observerContact the Texas Observer | The Texas ObserverTo change the delivery address of our existing subscription, please email us at ... The Texas Observer works to provide subscribers with the most reliable and ...
     13  -4 2014 may 15boot camp for kifs
     13  +3 2014 may 12higher ed holdings dallasBest—the Dallas -based entrepreneur and political donor who profited ... Best called his new for-profit venture Higher Ed Holdings , and with ...
     13  ~ 2014 may 11bootcamp for kidsBrownsville Academic Center's critics say it puts kids on the school-to-prison pipeline. Advocates say it helps them learn to make good choices.
     13  -10 2014 may 07payday loan texas
     13  +4 2014 apr 23dallas morning news archivesDallas Morning News Archives | The Texas ObserverWhat does hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes make you? A warrior , targeted by Obama himself, who'll return this country to fiscal ...
     13  +29 2014 apr 17payday loan industry
     14  +4 2014 jul 02texas coal power plantsCoal is Coming Undone in Texas - The Texas ObserverNow, many of the proposed coal plants have been unceremoniously ... Thanks to high natural gas prices and Texas ' deregulated power market ...
     14  +1 2014 may 05hpv vaccine austin txHouse Approves Vaccination Consent Bill After Resurgent HPV ScareThe Texas Observer ... Rose told Laubenberg her bill would cover the HPV vaccine , along with the others doctors ... Austin , Texas 78701.
     14  -9 2014 apr 20fast payday advances
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