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Texas History

1983 - The Corpus Christi Caller Times celebrated its 100th birthday by giving the city a bayfront monument called "Wind in the Sails". It was sculpted by Kent Ullberg.

2001 - A van used by the remaining two fugitives of the "Texas 7" was recovered in Colorado Springs, CO. A few hours later police surrounded a hotel where the convicts were hiding. Patrick Murphy Jr. and Donald Newbury were taken into custody the next morning without incident.

2010 - Hicks Sports Group announced that it agreed to sell controlling interest in the Texas Ranges to a group headed by club president Nolan Ryan and Pittsburgh attorney Chuck Greenberg.

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Texas is neither southern nor western. Texas is Texas.
- Senator William Blakley

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