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1998 Stories by Russell Contreras

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  • No'l Hell

    published December 3, 1998

    The McCarley family gathered last year for an uncertain Christmas Eve. Betty McCarley said the group still grieved over the death of her... More >>

  • Partners for Pay

    published October 22, 1998

    At first glance, the Fiesta Ballroom might seem like almost any other Houston Tejano club on a Saturday night. There are the lights, the... More >>

  • Oldie but a Goodie

    published September 17, 1998

    Steve Allen, the creator and first host of the Tonight Show, is still swinging at 76 -- and on September 17, he brings his act to Houston. ... More >>

  • Hound's Hell

    published August 20, 1998

    As tough as life has been for young Bruiser Tesar, don't expect him to talk about it, even to a grand jury. Bruiser has a good excuse for... More >>

  • Deporting Disparities

    published August 6, 1998

    At a Spring Branch taqueria, the television screen is tuned to a soccer match -- and the mostly male, Latino patrons are closely following the... More >>

  • Punches, Passion in Tenure War

    published June 25, 1998

    Late last month, a University of Houston senior stepped into the small office of an assistant professor to appeal the "D" given him in an... More >>

  • Frontier Fiesta

    published April 30, 1998

    Every April, the University of Houston hosts a large western party lasting four days, known as Frontier Fiesta. "Old West" buildings, like an old... More >>

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