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    The Old Guard - Lynna Kay Shuffield dreams of belonging to a modern, first-rate military organization. But she's stuck with the Texas State Guard.

    Suited from head to toe in woodlands camouflage, Lynna Kay Shuffield paces back and forth in front of the chalkboard, lecturing on the art of war as taught by Napoleon, Frederick the Great and Sun Tzu. As the first woman, and indeed, one of the few m...

    by Shaila Dewan on January 29, 1998
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    Bush's Big Score - Bank on it: The Rangers sale will haunt the governor's run for president in 2000

    You saw it here first: Governor George W. Bush will run for president in two years, and he's going to win. Here's another tip: This month's purchase of the Texas Rangers by Dallas media mogul Thomas Hicks -- a deal in which Bush will make up to $14 m...

    by Robert Bryce on January 29, 1998
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    The Insider

    Affirmative Transactions Now it can be told: One Houston, the political action committee that funded the defense of the city's affirmative action policies for last November's referendum, received gifts from two unlikely and highly questionable so...

    by Tim Fleck on January 29, 1998
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    Letters

    Remembering de Menil I thought Shaila Dewan's piece on Dominique de Menil was well written and quite moving [Art, "The Last Eccentric," January 8]. But it made you thirsty for more about this wonderful humanitarian who shared her art, as well as ...

    on January 29, 1998
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    Following the Money

    In 1993, when the Legislature passed a bill giving responsibility for most of the medical care of the state's prison inmates to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, it seemed like a...

    by Michael Berryhill on January 22, 1998
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    Critical Diagnosis - If you think your HMO is bad, check out what Texas has created for its prison inmates

    Five years ago, as Texas was expanding its prison system into one of the largest in the world, state Comptroller John Sharp was looking for ways to cut costs. For the previous half-decade, the price of inmate health care had been rising at a rate of ...

    by Michael Berryhill on January 22, 1998
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    The Insider

    Sucker for a Bet Question: What do accused River Oaks wife murderer Robert Angleton, tennis great Jimmy Connors, two professional baseball stars and the chairman of Houston Endowment have in common? Answer: They're all players in the messy d...

    by Tim Fleck on January 22, 1998
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    Letters

    Masterpiece Right on! Alison Cook's incisive parody of "The Year That Bit" [January 1] was a masterful satire that put Texas Monthly's "Bum Steer Awards" in pale comparison. Even Esquire's "Dubious Achievements" plays second to Cook's "awards," p...

    on January 22, 1998
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    The Trophy Son - When Kyle Rutherford scored a touchdown, his parents cheered. When he threw a strike, they dreamed of college glory. And when he was benched, they took his high school to federal court.

    In her immaculate kitchen, remembering the saddest day, Mrs. Sonja Rutherford's lip began to tremble. "It makes me cry even now," she said, sniffling. "Sorry." And she reached for the Kleenex. They had such hopes for that day. It was May 17...

    by Randall Patterson on January 15, 1998
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    The Insider

    With Friends Like These... Details, details: You'd think that the proposed whacking of more than 100 trees on the Hermann Park Golf Course would have somehow come to the attention of a group that calls itself the Friends of Hermann Park -- especi...

    by Tim Fleck on January 15, 1998
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    Letters

    Putting 'Frisco to Shame Having moved from Houston to San Francisco a few years ago, I sometimes forget how much I love the Houston Press. I was in Houston for New Year's Eve and nabbed the year-end issue ["Alison Cook Looks Back at 1997: The Yea...

    on January 15, 1998
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    Situational Ethics

    You've got to hand it to Lee Brown -- the man has been deft when it comes to wielding a symbol. Or so it's seemed. You'd have to be a card-carrying member of the Texas Aryan National Skinheads not to have been moved by all the not-so-subtle signs of ...

    by Jim Simmon on January 15, 1998
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    The Few, The Proud, the Battered - At Harlingen's Marine Military Academy, the line between discipline and abuse is sometimes as thin as a knife's edge

    At 3 a.m. on a humid night in early October, Gabriel Cortez's screams awoke his fellow cadets in the Bravo Company barracks at the Marine Military Academy in Harlingen. Boys rushed into Cortez's darkened room to find the 18-year-old high school senio...

    by Ann Zimmerman on January 8, 1998
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    The Insider

    Transition Go-Go With New Year's and the symbolic touches of his inauguration behind him, Mayor Lee Brown now begins the task of wringing out the old and bringing in the new at City Hall. Some holdovers from the Lanier administration are expected...

    by Tim Fleck on January 8, 1998
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    Letters

    Educational Trip I just wanted to thank you for printing the article "See Juarez" [by Charles Bowden, December 11]. It came at a perfect time to follow up on my family's Thanksgiving experience. When I had to go to California for business ov...

    on January 8, 1998
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    All I Need to Know I Learned from Tommy Tune's Book

    Broadway star Tommy Tune -- a Houston native and a regular in Maxine Mesinger's society column -- recently published a memoir, Footnotes (Simon & Schuster, $24). In that summation of his 57 years, the dancer/director/choreographer ponders the intelle...

    by Lisa Gray on January 8, 1998
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    Before You Go, One Last Kiss

    The call came late in the evening, when I was dead to the world, but I quickly snapped to when that familiar voice came through the answering machine. It was Elyse. We hadn't talked since our beer-fueled trip to Kingwood last spring, when she had sin...

    by Jim Simmon on January 8, 1998
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    Alison Cook looks back at 1997: The Year That Bit

    To bite or be bitten: The classic Darwinian drama raged throughout our fair city in 1997, a year in which strange eating behaviors -- just ask Evander Holyfield -- made for an entertaining (if slightly indigestible) feast. Even our beloved new boom u...

    by Alison Cook on January 1, 1998
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    A Last Bite of '97

    Time, as has-been '70s rocker Steve Miller once observed, keeps on slippin', slippin', into the future. Or maybe it was noted 5th-century B.C. Greek philosopher Heraclitus who said that. No matter. It's an immutable truth: You can't stop th...

    by the Houston Press Staff on January 1, 1998
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    Letters

    Coming Soon "See Juarez" [by Charles Bowden, December 11] was certainly as fine a piece of journalism as I've ever read in Houston. We here in the Lone Star state need to know what's going on just south of our border. As the article's headline im...

    on January 1, 1998
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