Mike Brown

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    August 18, 2014

    Open Carry Texas Says it Still Wants to March in the Fifth Ward

    This weekend marked the second time Open Carry Texas planned to march in one of Houston's historically African American neighborhoods. And, for the second time, the Open Carry Texas folks called it off. Why? Well, things got pretty ugly last week when representatives of the Fifth Ward, led by Quan ... More >>

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    August 13, 2014

    HSPVA Student's #IfTheyGunnedMeDown Tweet Draws National Attention

    Tyler Atkins, 17, was still fuming about the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager gunned down by police in Ferguson, Missouri over the weekend, when he saw the hashtag #IfTheyGunnedMeDown as he scrolled through his Twitter feed. The hashtag was a response to the photo being circulated of B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    5 Quick Thoughts On The Great Carson Palmer Heist

    Carson Palmer: Now rehabbing his rep​It's weird, as great as the National Football League has been, the one thing that the NBA and, to an even greater extent, Major League Baseball have had over the NFL for as long as I can remember is a compelling trade in-season trade deadline. In-season fo ... More >>

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    December 18, 2006

    Adventures in Flood Insurance

    Thanks to FEMA's new flood maps, you can move from that neighborhood that flooded to a new neighborhood that, um, will probably flood. Leave it to the foresighted, hyperaware folks at FEMA to release their final flood plain maps of Harris County on such a perfectly overcast, drizzly day. In the b ... More >>

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    August 29, 2006
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    July 24, 2006

    Is God on 3-1-1?

    "Don't sweat folks, I've called FEMA!" Well, the nerve... A poll released by Texas Southern University today shows that African-American Houstonians would call upon The Lord Almighty before city or state government during a major disaster. The report found that 83 percent of African Americans ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 28, 2004

    Shooting the Puck

    High school camera crews score the big one: the Aeros' halftime show

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Finale to the Feud

    A murder case acquittal caps a long-running conflict between two tough brothers

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    Raising Cain Against Abel

    There wasn't room enough on the family's West Texas ranch for two feuding brothers. So Cody Cardwell took up arms against his older sibling.

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    December 24, 1998