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  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Ruling Could Enforce Collection of Pole Tax in Strip Clubs

    After a legal fight waged for more than five years, it looks like strip-club going might in fact cost a little more here in Houston, the Mecca of strip clubs (can we really say that?). After the state supreme court ruled against a challenge from the Texas Entertainment Association that said the $5 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    A Man's World: 88 Percent of Jobs Created in Recovery Have Gone to Men

    If you thought somehow the days of gender equality were here, an interesting piece by Bloomberg News offers evidence to the contrary: 88 percent of the jobs created since the recession officially ended in June 2009 have gone to men. One economist uses the awful phrase "man-covery" to describe it. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Rick Perry, Singing at the Urinal: There's Something Wrong with This Anecdote

    Gawker has an exclusive excerpt from a Politico e-book on the 2012 GOP primaries. Their excerpt focuses on Rick Perry's bathroom habits, but we doubt something in the story. The manager of a rival campaign was at a urinal in an empty bathroom in Hanover, New Hampshire, before the Bloomberg News de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Low-Cost Virgin America Airline Might Be Coming To Houston

    Another option for Houston fliers?​Another low-cost airline is looking to come to Houston, and that can't be bad. Virgin America, the airline essentially owned by billionaire Richard Branson, is considering renting some gates in Houston to go along with an hoped-for expansion in Chicago, Bloo ... More >>

  • News

    October 29, 2009

    No Justice

    We've bailed out the banks. When do we go after the crooks behind our financial collapse?

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    This Just In: Miguel Tejada Charged With Lying to Congress About the Steroids

    It's just now being reported that charges are being brought against Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada for lying to Congress. Details are still slight and sketchy, so it's not known if it's a full-on perjury charge, or if they're getting at him for interfering with the investigation. Tejad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    This Just In: Miguel Tejada Charged With Lying to Congress About the Steroids

    It's just now being reported that charges are being brought against Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada for lying to Congress. Details are still slight and sketchy, so it's not known if it's a full-on perjury charge, or if they're getting at him for interfering with the investigation. Tejada ... More >>

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Living in a House of Cards

    Rank-and-file employees suspected something was wrong at Enron. Now they want someone to pay.

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