Bangor Daily News: Why a National Park Makes Sense for Maine’s North Woods

A few weeks ago I posted a list of the best potential national parks. On that list was the long rumored/planned/hoped park that would encompass Baxter State Park and preserve tens of thousands of acres of Maine’s north and western woods. This week the Bangor Daily News team published a more in-depth editorial calling for … More Bangor Daily News: Why a National Park Makes Sense for Maine’s North Woods

Nov. 11, 1939 – “When Punts Rained From The Sky”

As an Aggie fan, I’ve watched a lot of bad football lately. This combined with some equally terrible football elsewhere around the country got me thinking…what is the worst college football game of all time? Turns out it’s in Texas (surprise surprise)…but thankfully not College Station. This dubious honor belongs to our good friends in Lubbock … More Nov. 11, 1939 – “When Punts Rained From The Sky”

3:10 to Houston…Risk & Reward on the Rails in the Lone Star State

One of the big political issues facing states today is public-private partnerships. To some, these types of partnerships are a slam dunk with the state paying private industry to manage certain traditionally public institutions, often at a cheaper price and with the better management that private industry can bring to the table compared to state … More 3:10 to Houston…Risk & Reward on the Rails in the Lone Star State