South Texas ports help buoy local economies.
Home Port Advantage
From the Comptroller:
Back to School Too Soon
Parents and teachers ally to ensure student success.
It's a Community Thing
Texas highways are open to Mexican trucking.
Driving Down Borders
New federal water guidelines worry Texas communities.
Something in the Water
Games Development Institute helps high school tech teachers.
Building Games and Careers
University presses blend scholarship and business.
Holiday saved Texans more than $46 million; Strayhorn reports increase in sales tax collections; Index up, Texas' gains accelerate; Comptroller calls for CHIP investigation.
In 2003, Texas growers harvested 770 million pounds of watermelon, worth about $68 million.
Texas at a Glance: Melon Mania
Fiscal and economic data