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    UH's President Acknowledges Pissing Off A Lot Of People

    Some faculty and staff loudly complained; students were confused about how flexible attendance requirements would be; communications, in terms of getting the word to the UH community, were spotty. Khator is acknowledging all that in an open message ...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 25, 2008 @ 6:42 pm
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    Some Relief From Those Booting A-Holes

    Booting companies in Houston had little regulation over them; if they determined you didn't stick your money in the slot at an unmanned parking lot, they'd slap on the boot. When you eventually reached them, you were out $100, even if you said you'd ...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 25, 2008 @ 6:20 pm
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    T-Minus Three Hours to the Best of Houston Launch Party

    In a little less than three hours, the fun begins at Lucky's Pub (801 St. Emanuel) in the warehouse district. There'll be food, cheap drinks and - perhaps most alluring - a naughty fashion show. You can either do whatever it is you normally do on a...

    @ Hair Balls by Houston Press on September 25, 2008 @ 5:30 pm
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    Local Comedian Hits The Big Screen

    We've written about Amer a couple of times in our pages. The Kuwait native fled his homeland at age 9 during the Persian Gulf War and landed in Houston. "I went and saw Bill Cosby when I was 11 years old at the Rodeo," says Amer. "When I saw him t...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 25, 2008 @ 4:53 pm
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    Ike Spawns UFO Cover-Up, Exclusive Report Claims

    They have been beaten, like a rented mule, on the single biggest Ike story. It's the utterly respected (yet somehow Pultizer-free) Weekly World News, the paper that has been out front on stories like the Bat Boy and Bush and Hillary's meetings with ...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 25, 2008 @ 4:12 pm
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    It's Boom Time For Trash Collectors

    Rob Watson, operations manager for 1-800-Got-Junk, told us that the company started showing up in random neighborhoods a couple days after Ike to work door to door, but business came easier than that, because the trucks were flagged down by people st...

    @ Hair Balls by Paul Knight on September 25, 2008 @ 3:09 pm
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    Haunted Houses Laugh, Maniacally, At Ike

    If Ike wasn't enough to scare you, local Haunted Houses are up and running. We called up a couple of Houston's more popular Halloween attractions to see if they survived the storm. The four longest-running houses made it through will little more ...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 25, 2008 @ 2:31 pm
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    Update on "Thank You, Houston" Event

    The original Thank You, Houston event put together by the Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston documentation project was canceled because of, woops, Hurricane Ike. The festival has been rescheduled and restructured a bit, too. "The original Thank ...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 25, 2008 @ 2:03 pm
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    Now Dat's Classy

    The Lake Plaza project at Hermann Park is getting a $1 million donation to build what's described as "an elegant, arched" bridge over the lake. The name of it? The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Bridge. It's a pretty clumsy name, but we're assured that t...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 25, 2008 @ 1:09 pm
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    Gatemouth Brown Gets Hit By A Third Hurricane, Doesn't RIP

    The Gulf of Mexico had other plans. Later that year, just ahead of the ravages of Hurricane Katrina, Brown, who was then dying of emphysema, was forced to evacuate his home in Slidell, Louisiana. He fled to his childhood home of Orange, Texas, where...

    @ Hair Balls by John Nova Lomax on September 25, 2008 @ 12:01 pm
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    The Tilman Tale, Continued

    It says he isn't. Kinda. And the Galveston County Daily News is offering nuggets that still indicate otherwise. The statement: The City of Galveston wishes to clarify reports on the status and availability of the Galveston Island Convention Center a...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 25, 2008 @ 11:02 am
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    Slideshows: Best of Houston 2008

    We've loaded up some images from the city's best bars, clubs, truck stop bathrooms, restaurants, bakeries, tackle shops, basketball courts, performance spaces, movie theaters, unofficial private clubs and plenty more. Click on each image below to get...

    @ Hair Balls by Houston Press on September 25, 2008 @ 8:21 am
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    Therapeutic Horses Need A Barn Roof

    The organization has three locations; the one in Hockley suffered the most damage, losing the middle section of its barn roof. They've had to cancel classes and been cut off from revenue they're going to need."For almost two weeks, hundreds of disab...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 24, 2008 @ 7:11 pm
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    The American Wife Of George Bush: A Book Review

    Sittenfeld's novel is inspired by the basic facts of Laura Bush's life -- her love of reading, her career as a librarian, her meeting the future president at a backyard barbecue -- and her husband's rise to the presidency; she fictionalizes the rest....

    @ Hair Balls by Cathy Matusow on September 24, 2008 @ 6:28 pm
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    TDCJ Death Sparks A Lawsuit

    Well, Cox's family recently filed a detailed lawsuit in Houston federal court against Texas, the prison system, the prison hospital and the two guards who allegedly beat him up. "Typically," says the Cox family's civil rights attorney, Christopher ...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 24, 2008 @ 5:42 pm
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    Tilman Fertitta Is Not A Homeless-Hating Grinch, City Of Galveston Says

    It was headlined "Landry's Nixes Convention Center Shelter." The News reported that the city of Galveston had planned to use its convention center to house people returning to the city to wrecked homes: Less than an hour after announcing they plan...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 24, 2008 @ 5:03 pm
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    Slain HPD Officer's Wife Sues Over One-Cop-Per-Car Policy

    Two years ago, it made national headlines when illegal immigrant Juan Quintero-Perez murdered HPD officer Rodney Johnson during a traffic stop. Johnson, who was riding in his police car alone, searched Perez and the three other passengers he'd pulled...

    @ Hair Balls by Chris Vogel on September 24, 2008 @ 3:54 pm
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    They're Letting Anyone On The Tollroads These Days

    Emmett said he had received a bunch of phone calls and messages asking that tolls be reinstated (the roads have been free post-Ike). Apparently there's just too much traffic on the tollroads now.And the cars? Why, since the roads have been free the ...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 24, 2008 @ 3:07 pm
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    Welcome to Best of Houston 2008

    This year's theme was City of Sin, and to help prime the pump, so to speak, we've also loaded up some excerpts from Lesbian Sex: 101 Lovemaking Positions, a little book from Jude Schell that landed on our desk last month. We'll just provide you wit...

    @ Hair Balls by Houston Press on September 24, 2008 @ 1:59 pm
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    They're Talking About Us In Scotland

    Jack Mackintosh, a 17-year-old from the town of Barrhead, was in Houston to visit NASA as part of an educational trip sponsored by Careers Scotland. The lede of the story: A Barrhead teen found himself caught up in a life-threatening hurricane dur...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on September 24, 2008 @ 1:26 pm
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