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  • 2007 - First Amendment Awards/The Fort Worth Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, published May 18, 2006

    "Needling the Haystack"

  • 2007 - First Amendment Awards/The Fort Worth Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, published February 9, 2006


2003 Stories by Keith Plocek

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  • Sweet Drunk Love

    published December 25, 2003

    Conroe-based physician Ken Davis has a chilled-out perspective on health care. "If you like to drink, drink a beer a day," he says. "It reduces... More >>

  • The Clash

    published December 11, 2003

    Perestroika be damned -- Russia is having one hell of a time coming to terms with the sweeping changes of recent years. Golden arches and white... More >>

  • Chicken Soup with a Goal

    published November 27, 2003

    "I believed in Enron." -- Cathy Peterson, Flashlight Walking The end of the year has traditionally been a time for reflection. Veterans... More >>

  • Cocksure Cinema

    published November 13, 2003

    Adolescence is a strange time in a young man's life. Girls, for those who swing that way, suddenly become interesting; hair begins popping up in... More >>

  • Roughing It

    published October 30, 2003

    "The only way I can get anything written at all is to write really, really shitty first drafts." -- Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird For many... More >>

  • Gate Swings Wide

    published October 16, 2003

    Sometimes I feel myself slipping, but I guarantee you I'll never fall. I'll hold my breath up high and wade through water, mud and all. --... More >>

  • Off the Wall

    published October 2, 2003

    Public art is for the birds. And for the trees. And for anyone who happens to walk by. While most exhibitions remove art from its creative context... More >>

  • Fishing Trip

    published August 28, 2003

    Why bother with the glorified lobster tanks at the Aquarium mega-restaurant downtown? Flee the concrete heat and take the kids down to Surfside... More >>

  • Long Shot

    published August 21, 2003

    FRI 8/22 Howard and David Bellamy raise quarter horses, so it's natural that the duo responsible for the 1976 hit "Let... More >>

  • Chump Change

    published August 14, 2003

    But all ever ask (and I would say this to her face) is only she remembers who is who and not to go around with her or Gracie either with this... More >>

  • Tough and Well Preserved

    published August 7, 2003

    THU 8/7 Here's a truly inspired double bill: '80s ladies Joan Jett and Pat Benatar. Both could grind the current crop of female pinups... More >>

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