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Orange County (Texas)

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  • Billionaire Koch brothers back suspension of California climate law

     
    A company owned by oil billionaires Charles and David Koch has contributed $1 million to Proposition 23, a November ballot initiative to suspend California’s groundbreaking 2006 global-warming law. The contribution came from Flint Hills Resources LP,...
  • Texas Rangers acquire former Cubs ace Mark Prior

     
    He played for the Orange County Flyers for only one month, but it was enough. Former Chicago Cubs ace Mark Prior was acquired Friday by the Texas Rangers. Prior, who pitched in relief for the Flyers of the independent Golden......
  • Going over the line with Laguna parking

    When is a $40 parking ticket more than a parking ticket? When the ticketee is a successful trial attorney. Brant Mittler, a tourist from Texas, is still "hopping mad" ??? his words ??? at getting a parking ticket in Laguna Beach on April 29 for having...
  • Crescendo to success

    Crescendo to success
    Growing up in Hochheim, Texas, a young Carl St. Clair was once asked by a visiting journalist how many people lived in his town. After pausing for a moment to tally up the population, he replied, "36." "I could count them all up in my head. Although I...
  • Modest film puts Spacek in spotlight

    The surest bet in this year's Oscar race also is its biggest surprise. And that itself is something of a surprise. Sissy Spacek, after all, is a five-time Academy Award nominee and even has won the statuette before, for her portrayal of Loretta Lynn in...
  • FEMA's inspectors included criminals

    Government inspectors entrusted to enter disaster victims' homes and verify damage claims include criminals with records for embezzlement, drug dealing and robbery, a South Florida Sun-Sentinel investigation has found. Federal officials have pointed to...
  • For Word-Herder Larry McMurtry, Novel Is Like a Trail Drive

    For a writer whose novels are often set under big Western skies and populated with ranchers and gunslingers, Larry McMurtry is strikingly bookish. Here is a man who, any day, would rather be nosing through dusty volumes than kicking sod on the prairie....