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Managing editor , alum of & . Can't resist a good story. Pitch me: cahalan@texasobserver.org
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Latest from on big step toward police accountability in Austin: The new office will be able to initiate complaints against officers, investigate allegations and accept anonymous complaints
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And check out our Essay section to get a sense of what we look for. It runs the gamut from memories of growing up in Brownsville, to life after prison, to wearing hijab in Houston:
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Rose 1h
Hey writers! It's a great day to pitch your first-person essay to me at . We've got a Pitch Guide that should answer a lot of your questions:
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Rose Nov 15
Replying to @michaelsbarajas
Ooh this is prime Strangest State material. Does she appear to have any agenda other than just really liking Batman?
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Rose Nov 15
"Retablos" is "a keenly observed bildungsroman that straddles the border not only between Chihuahua and Texas but also between Spanish and English, past and present, longing and memory," writes
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Rose Nov 14
"Activists say the incident is the latest in a long line of transparency-blocking moves by the federal government to keep border wall plans largely under wraps." Latest from in McAllen:
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Rose Nov 14
"Paxton is virtually alone in his support for Moore’s execution," writes . "Numerous medical groups, legal organizations and prominent conservative lawyers ... have filed amicus briefs urging the court to side with Moore."
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Rose Nov 14
A new memoir on leaving the church "will resonate with anyone who has felt a similar ambivalence about a childhood faith: a simultaneous longing for the security of that worldview and awareness that one can never hold it again," writes
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Rose Nov 13
Replying to @elalvin @TexasStandard
Great work, Alvaro!
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Sarah Baird Nov 13
good morning: shoeleather, a national database of local journalists from non-media hub cities, is officially up and running! writers, join! editors, work with local journalists instead of parachuting folks in!
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Rose Nov 13
"Our silence as scientists has allowed the rise of the anti-vaccine movement," tells . Hotez's persuasive new book is written from his dual experience as a vaccine scientist and the parent of an autistic daughter
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Rose Nov 13
A new book on Beyoncé by 's Omise’eke Tinsley covers a lot of ground, including "a trenchant analysis of the criminalization of poor black mothers and the high maternal mortality rate of black mothers in Texas," writes
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Rose Nov 13
In his new memoir on growing up poor in Dallas and making it to Harvard, "calls for abolishing the entire circus of success, which crushes those it lifts into a mold and grinds the rest into poverty." Reviewed by :
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Rose Nov 13
¡Viva el pachuco! writes about an El Paso subculture with an inimitable style and a long history. With fantastic photos by
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Rose Nov 8
Harris County has a bigger population than 25 states, and its justice system has been broken for a long time. says the new slate of Dem judges — including 19 black women and a socialist — is a "seismic shift."
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Sharmeen Aly Nov 7
Read this and immediately thought of my mom 😭😭😭 “She hasn’t worn her “I voted sticker” yet; she says she put it away in the white envelope that holds her naturalization certificate, for safekeeping.”
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Rose Nov 8
She can be kind of a jerk, but it's also the best!
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Texas Monthly Nov 7
New: Experts have long concluded that building a border wall in flood-prone Starr County could be catastrophic, even deadly. But federal officials are now planning to build it anyway. Read ’s investigation, in partnership with :
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Rose Nov 8
Every morning while I'm trying to get ready, Maya the cat assists by climbing in the dresser.
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Rose Nov 8
sounds like you are settling in just fine :) Are there lots of schnitzel with noodles and crisp apple strudels?
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