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Department of Human Services

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Darlene Mayes: Shocking New Details in Oklahoma Ganja Granny Case

    If you want to make it as a writer in Hollywood, you have to hone your ideas into "elevator pitches," short descriptive bursts that can intrigue the big cigars between floors in office buildings. The case of Darlene Mayes is an easy one: Weeds meets Breaking Bad meets Golden Girls, with a Shakespea ... More >>

  • News

    April 28, 2005

    Million-Hour Madness

    Religious charities discover state welfare reform savings are based in part on their backs

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    Effie's Ending

    Police investigate the death of a troubled Alzheimer's probate ward

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Warded Off

    She got into a suspect nursing home. And the probate system got most of her money.

  • News

    April 2, 1998

    All in a Day's Work

    Lockheed Martin's welfare-reform efforts have cost taxpayers across the country millions. So naturally, Lockheed Martin has been hired to train and find jobs for the poor in Houston and Harris County.

  • News

    March 23, 1995

    Winners and Losers

    Lottery operator Gtech was especially kind to the political friends of Texas Comptroller John Sharp. But when supervision of the company was moved from Sharp's office, the party was over.

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