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    Longhorns Party On, Burying Their Sorrows

    It was a close-run thing, though: UT came in eighth, nudging out the Universtiy of California-Santa Barbara and Florida State University. Just a few more bong hits in Cali, or one more Everclear kegger in Tallahassee, and UT could have been sucking ...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 28, 2008 @ 3:12 pm
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    Kyle Janek Gets A Job

    Everyone's gunning for his job. Janek, though, has found a job of his own -- he'll be schmoozing for a health-care company that runs the "blood test of the future." Biophysical, based in Austin, is one of the leaders in the emerging field of biomark...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 28, 2008 @ 2:53 pm
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    Joel Osteen Becomes A Better Profile Subject

    It's a glossy, fancy mag put out by Conde Nast, offering in-depth profiles of business giants. This month's stars: Joel and Victoria Osteen. Osteen gives the magazine a ton of access, resulting in a glowing article describing the theology-lite chur...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 28, 2008 @ 2:23 pm
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    Metro Gets Picketed

    About 30 Metro employees picketed the downtown transit center this morning, demanding that Metro save benefits planned to be cut, and improve other benefits. Members of Transportation Workers Union 260 told the Houston Press that contract negotiati...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 28, 2008 @ 1:36 pm
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    The DA Office's Exodus: And So It Begins

    For the first time since dinosaurs roamed the Earth, the office will not be headed by a card-carrying member of the good-ol'-boys who have been in charge. (Not counting interim DA Kenneth Magidson, in office until the new person takes over). At some...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 28, 2008 @ 1:00 pm
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    He Tried To Commit ID Theft Against 17,000 Marines

    Randall Craig, a former military contractor, learned that lesson the hard way when he was arrested in April. He ultimately plead guilty in federal court to identity theft and "exceeding authorized access to a computer," and is facing sentencing in Ho...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 28, 2008 @ 12:03 pm
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    "Alien" Astronaut Edgar Mitchell Goes Mainstream

    Mitchell, who for years has been an advocate of ESP and paranormal stuff, told a British radio program that NASA and the US government have long been covering up the fact that Earth has been visited by aliens. He's said such stuff before, to little e...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 28, 2008 @ 10:53 am
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    Janet Evanovich Is As Good As Ever

    This is classic Janet Evanovich and however improbable, it's tough not to laugh at it. It's a variation on the theme that has carried this now 14th Stephanie Plum novel to the best seller lists once again. The plot of Fearless Fourteen, which reall...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 28, 2008 @ 10:11 am
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    Houston Press Music Awards -- We've Got It Covered

    Bands played, people cheered, beverages were consumed, enjoyment was had. You can check out the live-blogging and wrap-ups now, and all day today, over at our sister blog Rocks Off. -- Richard Connelly...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 28, 2008 @ 10:04 am
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    Bayousphere

    We have to assume X guitarist Billy Zoom is playing a cover of Spinal Tap's "Lick My Love Pump" here (in D Minor, the saddest of all keys). One member of the audience takes to heart the "licking" part, while the one in the green shirt seems to identi...

    by Daniel Kramer on July 3, 2008
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    Community Education Partners Tries to Silence a Critic - Gag Order

    Community Education Partners is, as loyal readers of the Houston Press know, the company that gets $17 million a year from the Houston school district to run schools for troubled students. There have been, it's safe to say, complaints about how t...

    by Richard Connelly on July 3, 2008
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    Illegal Immigrants and Sealed Documents - The DREAMers

    Online readers respond to "Dead End," by Chris Vogel, June 19. Honor system: What part of "illegal" do you not understand? I know many people who have entered this country legally and they also resent those who bypass the "system." These are peop...

    on July 3, 2008
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    Temples of Tex-Mex: Vintage Restaurants

    Caro's 205 N. Garcia St. Rio Grande City 956-487-2255 Since 1937 and Caro's 3505 Bluebonnet Circle Fort Worth 817-924-9977 Since 1954 What to get: Tostadas and puffed tacos Both locations are run by the third gen...

    by Robb Walsh on July 3, 2008
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    Imperial Sugar Hit Hard By OSHA

    OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, said Imperial should be fined $8.7 million for violations at a Georgia plant where an explosion killed 13 people this year and also at a Louisiana plant. The company issued a press release say...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 25, 2008 @ 5:26 pm
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    Houston Radio Stations on the Selling Block

    Earlier today, shareholders of radio giant Clear Channel approved a $17.9 billion buyout by two companies you've never heard of. As part of the deal, Clear Channel will have to get rid of two Houston FM stations, including legendary KLOL. One other ...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 25, 2008 @ 4:42 pm
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    No Shit

    In prison, you see, a common way to protest something (or someone) is to throw your urine or feces on it. Why bother losing a shoe when you can use nature's own projectile, the logic goes. However, we've just learned from the estimable news outlet ...

    @ Hair Balls by Houston Press on July 25, 2008 @ 4:17 pm
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    Tough Times At The Gas Station

    On Friday, the state served notice to shut down his retail gas business in 30 days due to a laundry list of technical violations related to his store's underground storage tanks. And, oh yeah, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proposes ...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 25, 2008 @ 2:26 pm
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    Do Unfit Truck Drivers Threaten Houston? Don't Ask HPD

    The report highlights some extreme cases, like the driver of a tanker truck with a prosthetic leg who is permitted to drive until 2012. Or a bus driver with "life-threatening kidney and heart conditions" who was seen slumped in his seat before his bu...

    @ Hair Balls by Paul Knight on July 25, 2008 @ 1:22 pm
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    Metro Caves! For Once

    Last night, Metro officially decided to move the University light-rail line so that trains wouldn't be rumbling down Wheeler Avenue on their way to and from UH and TSU. Residents had been hopeful of such a move a week or so ago after meeting with M...

    @ Hair Balls by Richard Connelly on July 25, 2008 @ 11:02 am
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    Halliburton Depositions Could Start Soon in Iraq Case

    Allen says that depositions could start as early as September. "They're basically desperate for the facts not to come out," Allen says. "Halliburton and KBR take the stance...that their conduct is beyond evaluation from U.S. courts." U.S. District...

    @ Hair Balls by Paul Knight on July 25, 2008 @ 9:58 am
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