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Once again, the TABC tries to ruin bachelor life
When voters elected Martha Wong, they thought they were sending a moderate Republican to Austin. Critics say once there, she took a right turn. Now her district is rethinking its representation.
Dallas outshines Houston when one magazine rates education
Marching with an evolving minority electorate, a Vietnamese immigrant may just whip the GOP's old guard
When Democrats try to impersonate Republicans, the results ain't pretty
Veteran Danburg tries to hang on against Wong in the new 134th District
A new Houston voting bloc reaches toward empowerment
Muni Channel disaster drill: Keep to the high ground!
Will Montrose come home in 2001?
Urban League deal-maker scores in Aramark stadium contract
Drayton's mynority food investors ink a deal at Enron Field
Political Goodfellows Editor: Gabe and Gary get new toys; Lee and Mario cry in their stockings
Shakedown Cruise: Mugging Rice is not nice on its first stroll through Mayor Brown's turf
Are the problems traffic and parking, or just the color of the customers?
A widow claims a sleazy politician took her for ten grand
Time to pull out those election wish lists
Is a businessman's problem a preview of the poop ahead?
Does Houston's biggest drug-prevention program keep kids clean or just make cops feel good?
Another dubious deal for private operators raises the question: Who's serving the public here?
Politics -- not logic -- drove Council to enact the new jury-rigged SOB ordinance
Money may be the root of all evil, but it's fueled Steven Hotze's rise from a fringe player on the religious right to kingmaker in the local Republican Party. Now he's trying to stretch his influence further afield.
The golf course giveaway is falling apart, but some city workers are paying the price
Privatization of Houston's municipal golf courses has been a bad deal for everybody but the operators. But golfers and taxpayers had best look out: the city's on the verge of giving away two more of it courses.
An explosion of nightlife is pitting neighbor against neighbor in the Richmond-Greenbriar area
Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?
Yes, the city's settlement of a lawsuit was a good deal -- for Helen Huey