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    Is The Reign Of Whole Foods Over?

    The Austin-based company is taking a beating in the press over its latest financial report. "Whole Foods Wilting" and "Wholesale Sell-Off at Whole Foods" are not headlines that bring smiles to company execs. A statement released to the media by th...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 6, 2008 @ 10:27 am
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    Should I Start Caring About Britney Spears Again?

    As much as I love to snark on idiot celebrities and bad cable television stars and lousy musicians who earn more money in one day than I'll earn in my lifetime, for some reason, it didn't feel good making fun of Brit Brit. I mean, let's face it. Th...

    @ Houston News by Jennifer Mathieu on August 6, 2008 @ 7:14 am
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    The Backlash Begins

    Gaido bitches about television coverage leading up to Edouard's arrival, and Elder sympathizes: Tropical Storm Edouard was never expected to be a monster, to anybody except the media, who were in disaster mode. Police reporter Sara McDonald reporte...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 5:23 pm
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    Heights Theater For Sale

    No, not the River Oaks. That's probably still headed for the wrecking ball. The theater for sale is the Heights Theatre on 19th Street. The theater, built in 1929, was the site of an antiques store until recently.Asking price is $1.3 million, which...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 5:04 pm
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    The Far West Side Checks In

    The damage assessment is beginning in neighborhoods across Houston as the light winds and moderate downpours associated with Tropical Storm Edouard begin to subside. Storm drains, which often back up when heavy rains fall in Southeast Texas, appear ...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 4:10 pm
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    Scenes from Downtown Houston During Tropical Storm Edouard

    The tunnels started flooding sometime before noon. The flooding was actually a few slow trickles from the tunnel walls between the Hyatt Regency and the Allen Center, and the problem was handled with towels, mops and caution signs. Lunchtime tunn...

    @ Houston News by Paul Knight on August 5, 2008 @ 4:09 pm
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    Neil Frank & Gene Norman -- The Odd Couple

    Today we take you to the newsroom of KHOU, where new meteorogist Greg Norman is tackling his first Houston tropical storm since the legendary Neil Frank retired. "Retired" being a relative term, however, as Frank has been prominent on KHOU broadcast...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 3:19 pm
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    Education Study Tells Us What We Already Know

    Hmm, do we really need another study to tell us teachers go where the funding and support is? Not according to Francis Smith, region 3B president of the Texas State Teachers Association and a Cy Fair English teacher. "I don't know why they keep doin...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 2:21 pm
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    Back To Normal Programming

    KHOU abandoned things first, for Ellen. KTRK stuck around longest. We don't tend to watch a lot of daytime TV, so we were not familiar with the commercial that immediately followed 13's sign-off. But we are extremely glad to know that "God works in...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 2:08 pm
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    And We Now Return to John Royal for Another Report from North Downtown...

    First, it's still raining. Second, a look out my window confirms that while Buffalo Bayou is rising, it is nowhere near its banks -- at least downtown by Bayou Place. Third, and most important, if anyone's interested in getting your party on tonigh...

    @ Houston News by Houston Press on August 5, 2008 @ 1:53 pm
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    Terrible Damage Assessment From Galveston

    The quote of the day comes from Galveston city manager Steve Leblanc, at a press conference about all the damage Edouard wreaked upon the island: "We had one tree that sustained a little damage out on the golf course, but that was it." Moody Garden...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 1:08 pm
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    Breaking: Crisis Over?

    Channel 11's Doug Miller is just reporting that the city police and emergency departments are switching back to "regular" status instead of crisis mode. Harris County will be doing the same as 4 p.m. No reason to get out on the roads, though. Espec...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 12:43 pm
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    Can Edouard Save Jose Medellin?

    He's the guy scheduled to die tonight in Huntsville, after being convicted of capital murder in the notorious Ertman-Pena case. The World Court couldn't save him; George Bush and Rick Perry have made clear they don't give a damn what the World Court...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 12:26 pm
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    How Much Rain In Your Neighborhood? Find Out

    There's an easy way to find out. The Harris County Homeland Security and Emergency Management office has put up a map that shows rainfall totals throughout the area. Downtown? 1.46 inches at this point. Sylvan Beach? 4.14 inches. Move your mouse ...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 12:11 pm
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    Edouard Moving Inland

    Edouard is moving our way, according to the good folks at AccuWeather.com. "The stormy conditions from Edouard have already overspread the Houston area," says AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Mike Pigott. "The worst weather for Houston will occur on Tu...

    @ Houston News by Houston Press on August 5, 2008 @ 11:57 am
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    These Things Don't Fit

    1) The Bolivar Ferry is running, for crissake. 2) The Galveston Causeway is open to traffic. 3) Restaurants in Kemah will be open for lunch. What's next? The Anorexic Pre-School's annual outing to West Beach is still a go? -- Richard Connelly ...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 11:03 am
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    If It's On TV, It's True

    Is a reporter from Channel 13, outside, telling us no one should be outside. "There's suprisingly a lot of traffic out here," he says, as the camera pans to show two trucks. Which may very well count as a lot of traffic in Crystal Beach, we guess. ...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 10:30 am
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    Southwest Houston Represent

    Here in Westbury, we're laughing at Edouard. So far, he said, crossing his fingers furiously. There's been some rain, but nothing more than some heavy drizzle. The all-important Lawn Furniture Indicator is showing low winds. In other words, no chai...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on August 5, 2008 @ 10:22 am
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    And We Now Go to North Downtown, Where John Royal Is Waiting for Edouard's Effects...

    The streets are wet, but the parking garages are open, the tunnel is open, and more importantly, the food establishments are up and open. So, for us tunnel rats, things are normal. The Bayou Place/Theater District Parking Garage was rather empty, b...

    @ Houston News by Houston Press on August 5, 2008 @ 10:07 am
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    Slideshow: Houston Prepares for Edouard

    We've just loaded up a slideshow of Houstonians preparing for the landing of Tropical Storm Edouard. Take a look and wish you hadn't waited till today to get supplies. -- Keith Plocek

    @ Houston News by Houston Press on August 5, 2008 @ 9:34 am
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