| May 16, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. More astute readers may recall that, in a report released late last month, officials Gavel in the statewide judiciary complained warned that a flat-funded 2011-12 budget would leave a $47 million deficit that could...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Well, the votes have been counted, the tallies have been tallied and the great experiment we call democracy appears to have emerged none the worse for wear from last night's municipal and county elections. As......
| Oct 19, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Amid my column Monday talking about the latest hot-button documentaries, I found myself wondering, for all the media attention lavished on controversial documentaries like "Fahrenheit 9/11," do they really change anyone's minds â or do they just...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 4:33 PM
U.S. District Court Judge Martin Feldman, who abruptly halted President Obama's deep-water drilling moratorium Tuesday, held stock in the company that owned the Deepwater Horizon rig, according to his 2008 disclosure form, the latest available. His...
| May 9, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Lawsuits brought by government and private parties to address damage done to the environment became a necessary fact of life in this country long ago. In a perfect world, perhaps nobody would pollute — or at least those who did would immediately and...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Between the buttes and rolling terrain of the Gypsum Hills in south-central Kansas, a massive drilling rig grinds deep into the earth, seeking to reach the oil-rich Mississippian Lime formation buried some 5,000 feet deep. Just beyond the rig, Robert...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:14 AM
It's difficult to build an NBA arena that stands out from the pack.
In sharp contrast to the sport of baseball — which enables architects to create quirky outfield dimensions and venues that sometimes employ retractable roofs — basketball...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 7:15 AM
Anyone who drives on I-35W knows the gridlock is, virtually, constant. TxDOT is getting ready to expand, but some in Fort Worth say the plan comes too close to home.
"It's peaceful and it's just home," said Lazell Banowsky, who lives in Fort Worth's...
| Dec 12, 2011
As oil companies consider drilling new wells in the area, some Kansans are learning about a contorvertial production technique called hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”. The process involves fracturing rocks to create passageways for oil and...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 10:07 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — The way the Orlando Magic offense performed Christmas night, you would have thought the team has an entirely new cast, not just a couple of additions here and there.
Two frustrating scoring draughts — each lasting about a...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 9:35 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — David Stern sounds unconcerned about the apparent trend of superstars leaving small- or mid-market cities for the bright lights of larger markets.
Asked how he wants to see Dwight Howard's situation play out and whether he's...