Subject:

Carroll Robinson

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    October 29, 2014

    Former HCC Lawyer: Trustees Wanted to Make Multimillion-Dollar Bond A "Private Slush Fund"

    If you believe Renee Byas, her tenure at Houston Community College was an incredibly rocky one. Shortly after joining HCC as general counsel in 2008, the college, one of the country's largest community college systems, was rocked by allegations that board members shuffled contracts to family members ... More >>

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    November 20, 2003

    Political Identity Crisis

    Ronald Green's the only black Democrat left on the city ballot. Or is he?

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    July 31, 2003

    Herding Cats in District 5

    An effort to sort out black council candidates backfires

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    December 12, 2002

    The Schmooze Returns to City Hall

    Facing an out-of-control council, Brown recalls a veteran vote saver

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    December 5, 2002

    Do the City Hall Shuffle!

    Term limits and raw ambition send local politicos on holiday shopping sprees

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    August 15, 2002

    Trading Places

    Who wants to be interim city controller?

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    July 4, 2002

    Getting Lonely at the Top

    A recycled city official comes home to roost

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    April 18, 2002

    Over the Rainbow

    Democrats get their ticket. But can they get the votes?

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    April 4, 2002

    The Immigrant's Song

    Carroll Robinson has been running for something ever since he arrived in Houston. Now he may be nearly out of track.

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    December 20, 2001

    All I Want for Christmas Is...

    Some pols count blessings; others keep on running

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    October 25, 2001

    Smackdown at City Hall

    Candidates clash in a castaway district, exes attack, and Bell wringers rumble for a final round with Brown. Voters, pick your fight.

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    June 21, 2001

    The Perfect Political Storm

    In this flood, Lee Brown has stayed high and dry (so far)

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    February 8, 2001

    First Out of the Gate

    Now that he's got Mayor Lee Brown's attention, can Chris Bell win your support?

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    October 19, 2000

    Blocking Shots

    We pay for the arena; they'll finance the campaign

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    October 12, 2000

    The Mod Squad

    With Brown adrift, can this trio carry the ball?

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    August 17, 2000

    On The Hot Seat

    Lester Tyra's short reign as chief of the Houston Fire Department has been filled with controversy. Can he quench the flames fast enough to save his job?

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    September 30, 1999

    District ZZZZs Triumph

    Hordes of city candidates block-walk, while voters sleepwalk

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    August 12, 1999

    The Insider

    Shakedown Cruise: Mugging Rice is not nice on its first stroll through Mayor Brown's turf

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    February 4, 1999

    Inner-city Shootout

    Neartown braces for the ultimate development war at City Hall

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    December 3, 1998

    Shaping the Council to Come

    Time to pull out those election wish lists

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    July 2, 1998

    The Great Non-Communicator

    Houston's new mayor is working as hard as, or harder than, his predecessors. Now if only he could find a way to tell people about it.

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    June 25, 1998
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    February 12, 1998
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    February 12, 1998

    No Shame

    Real people are being evicted from the Fourth Ward. And real people are responsible for their plight.

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    December 11, 1997
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    November 13, 1997
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    March 14, 1996

    Pale Justice

    In a '50s rerun, all-white grand juries return to Harris County

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