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Harvey, Six Months Later – 1 Storm, 2 Outcomes
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Harvey, Six Months Later – 1 Storm, 2 Outcomes

(Article originally published in March 2018) They call it the storm, when they talk about it.  And they’re still talking about it, six months later.  They’ll talk about it for years, probably.  Like Ike, and Rita before it.  The storm.  Not Hurricane Harvey, but the storm, the flood.  In convenience stores, the grocery, in line...

Orange’s History Can be Found on the Water
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Orange’s History Can be Found on the Water

The Sabine River is more than just a border between Texas and Louisiana.  It is a river filled with a storied past.  Every nook and cranny of the waterways and bald cypress trees has a story to tell. Growing up in southeast Texas or Louisiana, surrounded by water for a lifetime, you can become immune...

Breaking ballet stereotypes
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Breaking ballet stereotypes

(Originally published September 2019) In August, a comment from Good Morning America’s Lara Spencer set off an online debate and caused a massive “dance-off” protest in front of their studios in New York City.   The comment was in response to a story about Prince George (son of Prince William of Wales) taking ballet classes as...