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    Can't Anyone Just Predict "Slightly Breezy And Seasonably Cool"?

    From CNN: "Forecasters warned Ike would bring "certain death" to anyone who remained in Galveston Bay homes. Rarely do forecasters use such forceful language." Weather Underground's Jeff Masters: "We must assume Ike will intensify to a Category 3 hu...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 12, 2008 @ 10:45 am
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    Ike's Effects Reach Into Space

    Imagine going without Tang. Hurricane Ike has forced the cancellation of the planned docking of a Russian cargo ship with the International Space Station. When the Johnson Space Center closed, there was no one to guide it to the ISS, so engineers ha...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 12, 2008 @ 10:01 am
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    The Battle To Meet Ukrainian Women Is Coming To Houston

    No, you want your search to include sites that can connect you to promising young women from exciting places like Latvia (is that still a country?) and Singapore. So you browse around and, bam, you find someone you're interested in! You click on her ...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 12, 2008 @ 8:38 am
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    The Sound of Ike

    Scientists at the National Hurricane Center are testing out some new technologies that enable us to actually hear hurricanes approaching, even while they are far at sea. If you've ever wondered what a rapidly intensifying, increasingly bad-ass hurri...

    @ Houston News by John Nova Lomax on September 11, 2008 @ 9:24 pm
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    Slideshow: Houston Prepares for Hurricane Ike

    We've just loaded up some images from this afternoon's grocery and booze rush. Here's hoping you already stocked up. -- KP

    @ Houston News by Houston Press on September 11, 2008 @ 8:01 pm
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    One Definite Effect of Ike

    That's because the price of gas is going to see an Ike Spike. Gas prices have climbed dramatically on the NYMEX exchange, and it's likely to get worse as refineries and rigs shut down. As Reuters reports: "The worst-case scenario for the hurrica...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 11, 2008 @ 5:49 pm
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    New Orleans Wants To Return The Favor

    Ray Nagin, mayor of the Big Easy, is going to officially welcome anyone from Houston displaced by Ike. Here's the announcement: Mayor Ray Nagin, joined by leaders of the New Orleans hospitality community, will extend an invitation to Texas residen...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 11, 2008 @ 5:19 pm
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    It Turns Out Those Old Folks Won't Drown

    Chambers County Judge Jimmy Sylvia was quoted in the Houston Chronicle earlier this afternoon as saying two bus companies reneged on their contracts to evacuate nursing homes in Anahuac and Winnie. However, Ryan Holzaepfel, the county's emergency ma...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 11, 2008 @ 4:35 pm
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    Russians Laugh At Weak American Hurricane Ike-ski

    You have to give it to the Russians. They are made of sterner stuff. Either that or they don't understand the phrases "storm surge," "flat land below sea level" and "contraflow" (actually that last one confounds a lot of people). Facing the onslaught...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 11, 2008 @ 3:10 pm
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    Oh Yeah -- It's 9/11

    Hair Balls went out and asked the downtown lunch crowd, "How did 9/11 affect you?" Here's a sampling of the answers: "It didn't." "Not at all." "It made me mad." "I think it showed everyone how unprepared we were for a disaster like tha...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 11, 2008 @ 2:21 pm
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    Your Hurricane-Supply Kit Just Got A Whole Less Organic

    All local Whole Foods stores are closing as of 10 p.m. tonight. We would not want to spend the post-Ike apocalypse without arugula, or water taken from the springs hidden deep in the Andes Mountains and carted down by union labor. So adjust your pl...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 11, 2008 @ 2:15 pm
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    High School Musical, Houston Style

    Students from across the area compete for the nominations, and perform highlights at the Hobby Center before an audience of beaming parents. TUTS has announced the list of schools that will be competing and the musicals they'll be doing. A lot of i...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 11, 2008 @ 1:40 pm
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    Ike: Officially A Disaster

    The declaration gives Emmett power to issue evacuation orders, close county offices and direct rescue efforts. It also triggers anti-gouging laws. According to the statement: Harris County Attorney Mike Stafford said the declaration allows his of...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 11, 2008 @ 12:52 pm
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    Up with the Boards, Down with the Banners

    -- Olivia Flores Alvarez

    @ Houston News by Houston Press on September 11, 2008 @ 12:24 pm
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    ICE Won't Be Nabbing Illegals At Hurricane Shelters

    That's the message from federal immigration authorities this morning who say illegal immigrants needing to evacuate or use public shelters during Hurricane Ike should feel safe to do so without fear of being detained and possibly deported. "It shows...

    @ Houston News by Chris Vogel on September 11, 2008 @ 12:11 pm
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    Closed: Everything

    So our advice is this: If you think something's going to be open, or happening, tomorrow or Saturday, double-check. Chances are it's not. And all you degenerate horse-race bettors, find something else to lose your wages on. -- Richard Connelly...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 11, 2008 @ 11:52 am
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    HISD Closed Tomorrow

    Spokesman Norm Uhl says tonight's board meeting will go on as scheduled, though. Some things are just too important to stop. Update: And some things aren't. Except for a pro forma vote on a bond matter, the board meeting has been put off until Sept...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 11, 2008 @ 10:13 am
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    Where Did All the Television Catch Phrases Go?

    "Hello...Newman." "Dy-no-mite!" Television catch phrases, we hardly knew ye. Is it just me, or are there simply no high-quality television catch phrases left anymore? (It can't just be me, because my friend Matt was the one who gave me the idea f...

    @ Houston News by Jennifer Mathieu on September 11, 2008 @ 9:24 am
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    Houston On The TV: The Top Five

    Some 41% of people questioned in an online survey said the 80s was their favourite decade, followed by the 60s and the 90s. The Noughties polled as the least cool decade since 1960, with only 10% of people saying it was their favourite. The Live Ai...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 11, 2008 @ 8:49 am
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    100th Predator Gets Sentenced, Doesn't Get Prize

    Ferrell, 25, got eight years deferred adjudication, and will have to serve 30 days a year in jail for six years. He's also barred from using the Internet and "having contact with children." But still!! He was Number 100!! "Thanks to five years of ...

    @ Houston News by Richard Connelly on September 10, 2008 @ 6:31 pm
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