Kathryn Eastburn

Reporter

The sandhill cranes have returned to the island for winter roosting, and the Holiday With the Cranes festival kicks off Saturday with Keanna Leonard, nationally-know crane expert, shining a light on their behaviors and the annual migration.

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kathryneastburn

Thank you, Kathy, for clarifying.

kathryneastburn

The likeliest theory is that the original plaster model, which was stored in a basement at UT and last taken out for viewing in 1919, was lost when the building burned. As I understand it, the search on campus for Coppini's statues — he gave them others as well when he left San Antonio — …

kathryneastburn

If you'll look again you'll see the headline reads: "$130M" indicating 130 million.

kathryneastburn

Thank you for that, Mr. Ponce. Unfortunately, I have to make choices in the interest of length of a story. Clearly, Mr. Otto is a huge part of the program and has been for a long time.

kathryneastburn

Yes. The Danish astronaut said his interest grew from first learning as a kid about the Apollo crews — adventurous, heroic test pilot types. By the time he entered the program, the reach for astronauts spanned farther, looking for scientists, doctors, teachers, etc.


kathryneastburn

Mr. O'Laochdha: I've been hoping to speak to you. Could you call me at the paper? 409-683-5257.


kathryneastburn

That was one of the findings among those who participated — informed voters overwhelmingly wanted political debate surrounding issues, not personalities.


kathryneastburn

To clarify: $90 million is the grant for replacing all remaining 287 units, not just the 142 to be built at the Oleander site. They can be completed earlier than but no later than in three years' time from the beginning of the agreement.


kathryneastburn

Thanks, Steve.


kathryneastburn

Yes. It has been so much fun collecting these stories.