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Jefferson Davis

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Houston Scores Big-Time In Latest Edition Of Encyclopedia Of Country Music: Part 5

    While Houston played a huge part in the early history of country music, by the end of the 1950s a new breed of artist was coming on the scene. Western Swing, for all purposes, was a relic, and although honky-tonk was still a force in the charts and on radio, its share of the pie was waning. The arr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Houston 101: The Short Happy Life of Dick Dowling

    ‚ÄčAside from the city's namesake, no 19th-Century Houstonian was more famous than Dick Dowling, the Irish-born saloonkeeper/businessman and Confederate war hero. In fact, when city leaders commissioned Houston's very first public monument in 1905, it was Dowling and not Sam Houston who got the hono ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008
  • News

    November 4, 2004

    Eating It Up

    Are HISD and Aramark cooking the books to feast on federal breakfast subsidies?

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Punched Out

    Have patience: From the wrath of dangling chads comes computerized dial-a-voting

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    Renovated Out of Existance

    The First Ward never had much in the way of worldly goods. But it had a rich history. Now, even that is disappearing.

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Rebmaster

    Web designer George Kalas wanted to re-fight the Civil War. Instead, he started one in his own movement.

  • News

    December 15, 1994

    Mr. Big

    Houston sculptor David Adickes has one message for the art world: large is good

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