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The State of Texas: October 31, 2014

texasmonthly.com — The Houston Chronicle is back in fine form with another amazing slideshow. This time, it's the Halloween costumes that are acceptable to wear year-round, provided you're at a pep rally. It seems that Seventeen magazine put out a list of the funniest school mascots, and Texas had five that made the final cut, including number one: the Mesquite High School Skeeters.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @TexasMonthly: Texas is Ebola free: Bentley the dog is given the all-clear by officials. txmnth.ly/1sR7q3a #stateofTX

License to Chill

texasmonthly.com — Of all the species that roam the state's wide-open spaces, the most coveted is the Huntsmanus texanus. Upwards of 1.1 million of these creatures prowl for prime game this time of year, a pursuit as lucrative to the Texas economy as a small Spindletop, pumping in more than $2.1 billion annually.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @sonia_smith: I'd glamp at these! RT @TexasMonthly @jordanbreal on 5 luxe hunting lodges, including Governor Connally's old place. txmnth.ly/1xEK7Ou

Oct 30, 2014

I'd glamp at these! RT @TexasMonthly @jordanbreal on 5 luxe hunting lodges, including Governor Connally's old place. txmnth.ly/1xEK7Ou

Oct 30, 2014

RT @TexasMonthly: .@jordanbreal on 5 luxe hunting lodges, including Governor Connally's old place. txmnth.ly/1xEK7Ou

A Shooting on Spring Grove Avenue

texasmonthly.com — Olivia Lord told Dallas police officers that her boyfriend put a gun to his head after a drunken argument. Detective Dwayne Thompson couldn't see how the evidence-or motive-made any sense. How did Michael Burnside die on May 9, 2010?
Oct 30, 2014

RT @longform "A Shooting on Spring Grove Avenue" The mystery of a death in Dallas: long.fm/1tkonZ0 (by @skiphol, @TexasMonthly)

Oct 30, 2014

RT @longform: "A Shooting on Spring Grove Avenue" The mystery of a death in Dallas: long.fm/1tkonZ0 (by @skiphol, @TexasMonthly)

Oct 30, 2014

RT @skiphol: See what you think. I tried to write it like a police procedural, letting every detail unfold in real time. texasmonthly.com/story/shooting…

Oct 29, 2014

RT @skiphol: See what you think. I tried to write it like a police procedural, letting every detail unfold in real time. texasmonthly.com/story/shooting…

Paul Rudd Tackled That Violent Homophobe in DFW, Except, Well, He Didn't

texasmonthly.com — Here is a horrible video of a violent homophobe getting into an altercation at DFW International Airport last Thursday. Apparently the man didn't like the color of another man's shirt, began yelling homophobic slurs at him, and then kicked him and attempted to punch him.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @TexasMonthly: Paul Rudd tackled a violent homophobe at DFW airport, except, well, he didn't. The Rudd look alike comes forward: txmnth.ly/1wJigju

Five Reasons Why Texas Won’t Turn Blue This Year (or Anytime Soon)

texasmonthly.com — Why Texas stays red.
Oct 30, 2014

Texas won't turn blue for the same reason Richards lost in '94: More R's moved in than D's. @TexasMonthly #tx2014 texasmonthly.com/story/why-texa…

Oct 24, 2014

Five Reasons Why Texas Won’t Turn Blue This Year (or Anytime Soon) | Texas Monthly texasmonthly.com/story/why-texa… #tx2014

Oct 24, 2014

national media--if you're mulling Texas politics please bookmark my colleague @JeffSalamon's infographic texasmonthly.com/story/why-texa…

Oct 24, 2014

Why all those out-of-state writers are wrong about Texas going blue anytime soon. texasmonthly.com/story/why-texa…

Nothing But Net | Texas Monthly

texasmonthly.com — Andrea Valdez can tell you a few things about journalism. First, she knows how to expertly check a complicated, multisourced feature story for Texas Monthly, because she worked as a fact-checker for four years.