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    October 2, 2014

    Houston's Surviving Landmarks

    The planned demolition of former Wheatley High School in the Fifth Ward started in September was stalled yet again on Monday, this time after a resident sued Houston ISD over concerns about asbestos. Previously, preservationists had fought the district's plans to replace the historically black, 1929 ... More >>

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    May 30, 2014

    Please Don't Ever Call Parquet Courts Slackers

    In Journalism 101, students are taught to use adjectives sparingly, as their overuse actually weakens a description. Parquet Courts, a band that's been descriptively categorized by critics ad nauseam, might be particularly interested in recalling this oft-forgotten rule of thumb. Since their 2010 d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Man Guilty for Threatening Two Synagogues in Houston

    A Houston man charged by a federal grand jury last month with two civil rights violations, pleaded guilty last week for threatening to blow up a pair of synagogues. We're not sure what the man had against Jewish houses of worship, but according to court documents he left voicemails for Congregatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Wine for Jews: Just Because It's Kosher Doesn't Mean It Has to Be Bad

    It's that time a year again: Like their brethren across the nation, Jewish Houstonians will make their way to their local supermarkets for last-minute kosher wine shopping. And like most Jewish Americans, they will find themselves ill-prepared in selecting the wines, partly because for most of them ... More >>

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    October 27, 2011
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    December 11, 2008
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    February 27, 2003

    Deal of a Lifetime

    Drug addicts can get hard cash to be sterilized or go on birth control. Is it ridding the world of unwanted babies -- or just ducking the underlying problems of abusers?

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    April 1, 1999