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Features

    Feature

    Honing Their Futures

    High schools offer hands-on career training in fields that include biotechnology, manufacturing, meat processing and cosmetology

    Feature

    Foreign Accents

    There’s a world of difference between Texas towns and the more famous places they seem to share names with—Paris, Memphis, China, Cleveland, for example. Or is there?


Departments

Letters to the Editor

    Currents

    Badness and Madness

    Some of the stuff we looked into while you were reading last month’s issue

    TEXAS USA

    An Invasive’s Worst Nightmare

    Central Texas teen is determined to destroy plants that don’t belong here, one karate chop at a time

    Observations

    Don’t Mess With My Bit of Texas

    Litter crusader bends but won’t break when it comes to those who give his roadways the cold shoulder

    Texas History

    Meet the Colorful Cactus Jack

    John Nance Garner, considered the most influential vice president ever, might be the most notable Texas politician you’ve never heard of

    Kevin’s Kitchen

    The Veggie Experience

    Sponsored by the Texas Peanut Producers Board. Vegan and vegetarian recipes, with all their restrictions, can be a challenge for the uninitiated, but they also can inspire creativity

    March 2013 Photo Contest

    Focus on Texas: Broken

    Old, worn-out items invite us to imagine a time when they were functional and useful for their owners and remind us how temporary things on Earth really are

    Hit the Road

    Tyler, Nacogdoches

    For these East Texas towns, azalea trails through gardens in full bloom—public and backyard—are the pot of gold and the rainbow every spring