Tribpedia: The Brief

We’re merged the convenience of the email blast and the need-to-know nature of the Brief into a single daily missive, delivered from newsletters editor John Reynolds’ fingertips directly to your inbox first thing every morning.

The Brief will still show up on our website — once a day, early in the morning. But if you’re the type who reaches for your ...

The Brief: December 4, 2009

All ears are upon Houston Mayor Bill White — a man whose own ears Texas Monthly calls “perhaps a size too large for the superstructure.”

The Brief: November 30, 2009

With the Thanksgiving behind us, it’s time to put noses back to the grindstone — unless you are state Rep. Dan Gattis, R-Georgetown.

The Brief: November 25, 2009

When students get back from Thanksgiving break, the problems with their education system may not be fixed yet — but there’s no need to worry because the gubernatorial candidates are on the case.

The Brief: November 23, 2009

U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison said she wanted to keep fighting the “government takeover of healthcare” — and now she’ll get her chance.

The Brief: November 17, 2009

Two unrelated notes for this Tuesday morning: The National Weather Service says that cool — even freezing — temperatures are expected throughout the state and former Vice President Dick Cheney is in town.