Women's rights: Further along, but barriers remain

Despite such challenges, many women are choosing to forge their own careers. Russ Altman, Texas Tech University Small Business Development Center assistant director, said 42 percent of the center's 1,600 clients in the last three years have been women. Of all businesses started locally in

Written by: Jessica Behnham

Beverly Tarpley remembers when special provisions had to be made to allow her to attend Abilene Bar Association meetings at the city's prestigious Petroleum Club.

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