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    Hilary Duff's Dad Did Do Some Hard Time

    And it's pretty funny. Unless you're Hilary Duff's dad. As we noted, the media all reported how a judge sentenced Bob Duff to 10 days in jail for contempt of court, but -- according to a Harris County Sheriff's Office spokesperson -- Duff spent only...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 4, 2008 @ 12:13 pm
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    Health Museum Gets All Space-Age

    They've obviously read it over at the Health Museum. Fuck 3-D, they're saying, we're going Four-D. "Along with the 3-D effects of the film, guests will also experience gusts of wind, mist, fog and light strobes as the expedition team searches for th...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 4, 2008 @ 10:50 am
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    The Comcast Cops Are Coming For Your Bandwidth

    But wait a minute. 250 gigabytes translates into 50 million e-mails, 62,500 songs, 125 standard definition movies or 25,000 photos. Even with a large family, most households couldn't reach those levels of usage, right? "We've had an acceptable-use ...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 4, 2008 @ 9:48 am
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    The Tunnel Mole's Got A Lotta Problems With You People

    Thank God for the abundance of natural gas (no joke; it fuels 70% of Texas) to keep the tunnel air-conditioned so nicely, or you'd see more incidents of tunnel violence, to be sure. Here are only a few of the tunnelites who push Tunnel Mole's buttons...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 4, 2008 @ 9:06 am
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    The Cult of the Progressive Car Insurance Chick

    Am I the only one completely and totally enamored of the woman in the television ads for Progressive car insurance? You know, the ones starring that babelicious brunette named Flo with her "tricked out nametag" and her 60s style eye makeup and her k...

    @ Houston News by Jennifer Mathieu on September 4, 2008 @ 8:30 am
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    The 19th Wife -- A Book Review

    David Ebershoff clearly understands this -- his novel, The 19th Wife, couldn't be timelier. In it, he imagines the life of church prophet Brigham Young's 19th wife, Ann Eliza Young. After marrying Young and basically being abandoned by him, in the 18...

    @ Houston News by Cathy Matusow on September 3, 2008 @ 6:09 pm
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    The City's New Recycling Effort: Is It Any Good?

    According to a story in today's Houston Chronicle, the City Council will vote today on new measures such as providing residents with 90-gallon bins to dump all of their recyclables, including glass, and using an automated sorting system, which would ...

    @ Houston News by Chris Vogel on September 3, 2008 @ 5:21 pm
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    Houston Texans' Season Starts, Whether You Want It Or Not

    a lot of mistakes but fans forgave them. The problem is, they haven't come long enough. As they head into their seventh season, they are still looking for anything better than a .500 finish. Will they do it? No one knows. The team seems improved, b...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 3, 2008 @ 4:31 pm
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    Fort Bend Transit Has A Charmingly Naive Trust In Its Customers

    Seems Fort Bend Transit is bending over backwards to attract Park-and-Ride passengers. The route offers a Guaranteed Ride Home service. Since there is no mid-day service for the Park-and-Ride route, riders might have found themselves without a way to...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 3, 2008 @ 3:39 pm
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    Hilary Duff's Dad -- Still Free & On The Prowl

    It was reported just about everywhere; perhaps nowhere better than the Teen Hollywood website, which investigated and found he had already served the 10 days, somehow. At any rate, Bob Duff should by now be in the midst of his grueling term in the H...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 3, 2008 @ 2:48 pm
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    The 99-Cent Store Of Dogs

    So you're a backyard breeder with a shitload of chihuahas to unload, but The Man (i.e., the state of Texas and Harris County) passes a law that says you can't sell pets in a parking lot or roadside. What the hell are you going to do with the little ...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 3, 2008 @ 1:25 pm
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    Rainbow Hair Is Apparently A "Distraction" In Galveston

    This time, they have struck at Galveston's Ball High School, where student April Barton's rainbow-hued coif has her on the receiving end of vague threats from the principal's office, the Galveston County Daily News reports. "[A]dministrators at Bal...

    @ Houston News by John Nova Lomax on September 3, 2008 @ 12:11 pm
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    Smoove B Robs A Kroger's

    The FBI is at it again with the nicknames, this time branding a guy "The Flirting Felon." Why? Just because he robbed a Kroger's bank of an unannounced amount of cash. Oh, and he charmed the pants off the employees doing it, at least according to th...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 3, 2008 @ 11:12 am
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    The Triumphant Return of the High School Photo Contest

    Any high school student in the greater Houston area is eligible. The first month's theme is "faces." All entries must be sent by September 30. You can read the full rules below. Happy clicking. The Houston Press is sponsoring a photo contest fo...

    @ Houston News by Houston Press on September 3, 2008 @ 7:46 am
  • Bayousphere

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    Bayousphere

    In the halcyon days before Ike, Kevin Harrington and his dog Damn Good could kick back in Seabrook and watch the ships come into Clear Lake. They both survived Ike; we're not so sure about that boat in the background. To view image larger, click here...

    by Daniel Kramer on October 2, 2008
  • Soldier Suicides - Surviving our War on Terror calls for more than an ability to dodge bullets and IEDs

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    Soldier Suicides - Surviving our War on Terror calls for more than an ability to dodge bullets and IEDs

    They buried the first brother the day before Thanksgiving. As mourners trickled out of Lubbock's Resthaven Memorial Park in the gray chill, Andrew Velez stayed behind. He stood among the gravestones and watched his brother's coffin laid low in the w...

    by Megan Feldman on October 2, 2008
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    Bill White, the F-word and "Gatemouth" Brown - Bill White offends Georgians

    As the Houston Chronicle reported, Governor Rick Perry personally called two state workers from Georgia because Houston Mayor Bill White had cursed at them in the frantic days after Ike. The Chron reports: "A witness said White told the women,...

    by Richard Connelly on October 2, 2008
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    Ganging Up

    A disgrace: Publishing this article as these people are evacuating their homes ahead of Hurricane Ike is in extremely poor taste ["Problem Child," by John Nova Lomax, September 11]. As a former resident of Bacliff, I am aware that the area has plent...

    on October 2, 2008
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    College Tuition In Texas Just Keeps Going Up

    Rates for tuition and fees at University of Houston - Clear Lake went from $1,547 per semester in 2002, to $2,741 in the fall of 2007. UH/CL will pass the $3,000 mark this year with another 5.9% increase. Other schools check in a 130% increase at T...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 2, 2008 @ 5:03 pm
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    One Leak To Rule Them All

    Being a film critic may sound like a glamorous job, but it seems it can also involve having to go watch things like Disaster Movie, one of those disposabe, laugh-free spoofs that come out every six months. But a check's a check, so Leydon manned up ...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 2, 2008 @ 4:31 pm
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