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Awards

  • 2007 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published May 18, 2006

    "Lost Dog"

  • 2007 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published November 2, 2006

    "Candidate of the Year"

  • 2007 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published December 7, 2006

    "Punk'd"

  • 2006 - Lone Star Awards, published April 14, 2005

    "What a Devil"

2003 Stories by Richard Connelly

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  • Turkeys of the Year

    published November 27, 2003

    The onset of the holiday season always brings a rush of warm feelings, of giving thanks for the blessings that have been bestowed on us all... More >>

  • Gone But Not Forgotten

    published October 16, 2003

    Mike Nixon knew how to make a big entrance. It can be hard sometimes to upstage the antics at the floating party bar that is Lance's Turtle... More >>

  • Trainspotting

    published September 11, 2003

    The plan was, if not perfect, pretty damn well thought out. Build yourself a little rail line through the picturesque parts of Hermann Park... More >>

  • Speak No Evil

    published September 4, 2003

    Unlike a lot of media, the Houston Press was never an enthusiastic cheerleader for the so-called Houston Miracle, the unending public... More >>

  • Blessed and Bewildered

    published July 31, 2003

    Ask Harris County District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal the ubiquitous informal question "How're you doing?" Chances are he'll give this... More >>

  • A Super Super Bowl

    published June 12, 2003

    In case you hadn't heard, the Super Bowl is coming to town. (If you live in Houston and hadn't heard, we should also inform you that there... More >>

  • Hard News, Baby

    published June 5, 2003

    Even though they dispute some Enron-type bookkeeping by rival KPRC, Channel 11 didn't have the best of sweeps months in May. So, it appears, they... More >>

  • Jailhouse Shock

    published May 29, 2003

    People have been upset before with Channel 2's Cindy Garza -- it all comes with being a reporter. So it wasn't unusual when she got a phone call... More >>

  • Lineup Change

    published May 22, 2003

    In the year since he took over as editor of the Houston Chronicle, Jeff Cohen has made most of his changes behind the scenes, as far as the... More >>

  • Bond Bombshell

    published May 22, 2003

    Ronnie Sheridan, a 37-year-old mechanic from Magnolia, needed a laugh on March 3. On the one hand, he was in line with a bunch of other folks... More >>

  • Profiles in Boredom

    published May 15, 2003

    Connoisseurs of the Houston Chronicle now have something new to savor: the pointless profile. Editor Jeff Cohen apparently loves the... More >>

  • Rites of Spring

    published May 8, 2003

    All the signs of spring in Houston are here: The Astros are ineptly flailing about, the humidity's beginning to hint of a sauna, and the ambush... More >>

  • Money to Spin

    published May 1, 2003

    Times are getting tough these days over at the Houston Independent School District. Thanks to a slumbering economy and cuts in state funding,... More >>

  • Bloody Sunday

    published April 17, 2003

    On April 10, the Philadelphia Inquirer announced that -- after more than 100 years -- it will stop publishing its Sunday magazine section.... More >>

  • Billboard Blues

    published April 10, 2003

    You never know what new stuff you'll learn about Houston by reading The New York Times. On March 29, for instance, we -- and the rest of... More >>

  • Sex It Up

    published March 27, 2003

    The Houston Chronicle sent a reporter to South Padre Island to cover spring break, which is (ever so slightly) a more thankless gig than... More >>

  • Jailhouse Mock

    published March 20, 2003

    KHOU/Channel 11 continues to show an impressive degree of cockiness over its investigative work into the Houston Police Department's inept DNA... More >>

  • Nice to Be Nice

    published March 13, 2003

    Okay, now it's clear: Niceness has become an official policy of the Houston Chronicle, according to the time-honored journalism tradition... More >>

  • Uncivil Defense

    published March 13, 2003

    Houston, the experts say, is as likely a target as any other major U.S. city for a terrorist attack. Houston is also a city that -- let's face it... More >>

  • All Duct Up

    published March 13, 2003

    Stafford is a nondescript Fort Bend County suburb with maybe 10,000 residents. Leonard Scarcella, mayor of the sleepy commuter city, recently... More >>

  • Too Quiet

    published February 27, 2003

    It was big news, splattered across the Metro section of the Houston Chronicle Tuesday, February 18: The city was dropping its "Funday in... More >>

  • No-Name Offense

    published February 20, 2003

    There was a bizarre little story in the February 1 Houston Chronicle. The facts were intriguing enough: According to the story, a local... More >>

  • Spaced Out

    published February 13, 2003

    The Columbia space shuttle tragedy should be a time for the Houston Chronicle to shine -- it's one of the few papers in the country with a... More >>

  • Houston: The Musical

    published February 13, 2003

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  • Line in the Sand

    published February 13, 2003

    For a lot of people, it's a rite of passage on the way to becoming a true Texan. Kirk Schwartzenburg is 32 now, a salesman for an environmental... More >>

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