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2006 Stories by Josh Harkinson

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    published September 28, 2006

    If an actor lives 50 years without burning out and fading away, or without dying like James Dean or John Belushi, it's a cause for celebration. If... More >>

  • Changes in Attitude

    published July 27, 2006

    On Lobbying Day in February, when state legislators traditionally meet with interest groups, Planned Parenthood of Houston chartered a bus, rented... More >>

  • Dark Water

    published July 20, 2006

    And farther west on the upper reaches of the monstrous town was still marked ominously on the sky, a brooding gloom in sunshine, a lurid glare... More >>

  • Rush to Judgment

    published June 22, 2006

    In Seattle's Fort Lawton, American staff sergeant Grant Farr was dozing in his bunk as three Italian prisoners sprinted past his window at top... More >>

  • Gator Aid

    published May 25, 2006

    Two years ago, at a busy Fort Bend County baseball diamond, Little Leaguers swung for the outfield. Runners at second and third weren't the only... More >>

  • Pure Bliss

    published May 18, 2006

    If you think the name is long, try the line. The queue at the counter of Shri Balaji Bhavan Pure Vegetarian Restaurant often... More >>

  • Horse Flesh

    published April 13, 2006

    In the East Texas hamlet of Kaufman last month, a fetid wind ruffled the stripes of the largest American flag in town. It had been a gift to the... More >>

  • Hold the Salt

    published April 6, 2006

    Boarding a Boston Whaler docked in Galveston Bay, Sammy Ray, 87, refuses an offer to be lifted in. Instead, he awkwardly sits down on the wooden... More >>

  • Bring It On

    published March 9, 2006

    Twenty years ago in April, while the Ukrainian capital of Kiev slumbered, the operators of a nearby nuclear power station began a test. They... More >>

  • Power Plays

    published March 9, 2006

    This story is a sidebar to this week's feature, "Bring It... More >>

  • Eaten Alive

    published January 26, 2006

    If you'd know the value of money, go and borrow some. -- Benjamin Franklin Halloween was coming up, and 17-year-old Tinita Samuels... More >>

  • La Mordita

    published January 26, 2006

    This is a sidebar to this week's feature, "Eaten... More >>

  • Costly Advances

    published January 26, 2006

    This is a sidebar to this week's feature, "Eaten... More >>

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