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U.S. Coast Guard

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Water Taxi Service Returns to Corpus Christi (Who Needs Venice?)

    Tapping into the same urge that's lured tourists for centuries to the gondolas of Venice, Corpus Christi is getting back into the water taxi business. No word yet on whether there will be singing from the water taxi operators as they ply their trade from one side of Harbor Bridge to the other. "T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    The Roughest Catch: Ike Jime on the Gulf Coast, Part 3 of 4

    Photos by GroovehouseJim Naismith, left, and Barry Irwin clean their catch on the boat's stern.​Read the first and second parts of our four-part series on Gulf sashimi-grade fish, and stay tuned tomorrow for the final installment. "Watch 'em," says Captain Barry Irwin as he approaches a chart ... More >>

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    FAIR-y Tales

    Russell Pearce and Other Illegal-Immigration Populists Rely on Misleading, Right-Wing Reports to Scapegoat Immigrants and Terrify Penny-Pinched Americans.

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Tar Balls In Galveston: What's New?

    Searching "tar balls," "Galveston" and "not uncommon" yields results​The tar balls in Galveston have gotten widespread attention, even though their number and effect is laughably small compared to other states and even though they probably traveled here by boat and not ocean currents, meaning more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    A Foggy Day In Houston Town

    Dickensian fog has settled over Houston this morning, making the morning commute a hassle.But that's not all the problems it's causing.There are delays at the airport -- up to 45 minutes and increasing at Bush (Hobby seems to be doing better).Not only that, but ships are stacking up outside the Port ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2008

    Sunny San Leon Picks Up the Pieces After Hurricane Ike

    Photos by Daniel Kramer / Click here for a slideshow There’s always someone unluckier than you. In the wake of Hurricane Ike, such people were easy to find in the devastated Galveston Bay town of San Leon, as Press photographer Dan Kramer and I found out when we crossed a police checkpoint to ent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2008
  • News

    December 9, 2004

    Worker Benefits?

    Houston's NAACP faces a protest of its own when it takes sides in a divorce case

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Gay Play

    The nightlife scene is alive and well in the Montrose. Meet some of its stars.

  • News

    December 25, 2003

    Masters and Commanders

    A cruise is a great way to take a break as long as you're not belowdecks

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    Gone But Not Forgotten

    Party legend Mike Nixon is missing, but no one thinks he's dead

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    The Long Haul

    Immigrant shrimpers survived Vietnam and the wrath of Texas rednecks. Can they do the same with new fishing restrictions?

  • Film

    March 23, 2000

    Dead Man Walking

    Minus his female soul mate, a young politician loses his spiritual way

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    The Goode Son

    Houston's First Family of Barbecue has anointed an heir apparent to its expanding empire. And his name is Levi.

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Down the Drain

    Downsizing may not be treating city water workers -- or what we drink-- safely

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    Love Thy Neighbor

    Meet Joe and Charlie, happy residents of a master-planned community

  • News

    October 23, 1997

    After the Crash

    When victims' rights advocate Pam Lychner and her daughters died on TWA Flight 800, her husband knew what he had to do: Find justice for Pam.

  • Calendar

    June 12, 1997
  • News

    November 28, 1996
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    October 24, 1996
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    April 18, 1996
  • Film

    May 11, 1995
  • Film

    August 11, 1994

    Spy Games

    Tom Clancy and Harrison Ford take aim at the War On Drugs

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