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Tag: Texas


Chile vs. Texas: Battle of the banners

One of my jobs on the Opinionator desk is to lay out the daily pages and select art. As I was going through the photos out of Chile to find one to illustrate Thursday’s editorial about the rescued miners, I kept seeing images of the Chilean flag.

It looked real familiar . . . a lot like the Texas flag. And I know that from taking Texas history at Texas A&M Consolidated Junior High School in College Station, Texas. I don’t know if Texas schoolkids still have to know everything there is to know about Stephen F. Austin,

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