Even after he battled the deadly five-alarm blaze that killed four of his fellow Houston firefighters and took his legs after a roof collapsed, Capt. Bill Dowling is still fighting. One of the lucky ones that fateful afternoon in May, Dowling is the focus of a fundraiser this weekend organized by t ... More >>
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We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>
You probably don't want to hear what that fish is sayingThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against the national Bass pro Shop chain here in Houston, alleging it routinely discriminated against minorities in its hiring practices. The nine-page complaint offers these ge ... More >>
The Heavens parted and we heard Angels singing...And on the eighth day, God created Buc-ees. And He saw that it was good.-- Testimonial on the blog at Buc-ee's official Web site. For what is, in the end, merely a chain of roadside truck stops that don't even allow trucks to stop, Buc-ee's and it ... More >>
Katy High School was going to play against a Florida team on national TV. Now all it had to do was find a way to win again.