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YMCA

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    The Dark Side of the Boom: Oil Is Doing Great Things for Some in Texas, but Not for Everyone

    It was like landing on the moon. The thought ricocheted through Joleena Malugani's mind as she took in the vast, dusty expanse of the corner of West Texas claimed by Midland and Odessa. Malugani was fresh out of college when she came across an Ector County Independent School District booth at a job ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    66-Year-Old Woman Sues Bo Pelini Foundation For Football-Related Injuries

    "We will aggressively protect the health, safety and long-term livelihood of our players, both on the field and off. We can preserve the fierce competition that makes football great, while simultaneously committing to the relentless pursuit of safer play. Our players do not make excuses on the field ... More >>

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    One Last Hit of K-2

    Fake weed's final freewheeling days

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Game Time: Your March Madness Preview, Complete With WARNING LABEL

    "If Kansas is the best team in the country, college basketball is going to suck this season." -- @SeanCablinasian on Twitter That was a post I had on Twitter, dated and time stamped 10:29 PM on November 17. Kansas was the top-ranked team in the country at the time, and they were plodding their way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    John Goodman, Bazillionaire Polo Patron, Awaits Possible Charges In Fatal Palm Beach Bentley Wreck

    Randall Patterson's 1998 feature on Houston / Palm Beach polo patron John Goodman ends with the billionaire playboy getting a champagne bath. Right now, Palm Beach police want to know if he also soaked in a little too much booze last Thursday night. That was when Goodman, the founder of the Palm B ... More >>

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    Mike Jones! Who?

    The story of a Houston rapper who got bigger and bigger until he shrank back down to earth

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Jack Valenti, Gay Blade?

    Was the late Jack Valenti -- famous Houstonian, former Lyndon Johnson aide, former head of Hollywood's MPAA, namesake of the Valenti School of Communications at UH -- as gay as a Sondheim song?We don't care one way or the other, but it appears the FBI did.The Washington Post reports this morning tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2008
  • Music

    June 22, 2006

    Trae Cool

    An underground legend teams up with Rap-A-Lot in a bid to break nationwide

  • News

    January 5, 2006

    Don't Ask, Don't Be

    A Houston-area man leads the fight against the ban on gays in the military

  • News

    May 26, 2005

    No Pain, No Gain

    Our solution for saving Texas's claim to capital punishment fame

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    A Compaq with the Lord

    Credit boyish heir Osteen for Lakewood's higher power

  • News

    April 7, 2005

    Encore or Bust?

    Stressing about the 'Stros begins anew

  • News

    October 21, 2004

    Taking Aim

    Marching with an evolving minority electorate, a Vietnamese immigrant may just whip the GOP's old guard

  • Music

    April 29, 2004

    Queer Eye for the Country Guy

    Have today's C&W stars been consulting with the Fab Five?

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    Bend Over and Take One for the Team

    Surprise, surprise. The Little League has trounced T.H. Rogers.

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    A Killer Nanny

    Charlotte Foster wanted a male nanny who’d play sports with her sons. She got an escaped murderer.

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Young Guns

    Some are ready to die. Others aren't -- they just want a chance at a better life. But even the most careful of local teens who enlist in 2003 may find their plans for a desk job interrupted by war.

  • News

    January 9, 2003

    Seventh-Inning Stretch

    HISD's Stripling stalls while opposing sides clamor for a decision about the T.H. Rogers playground

  • News

    December 19, 2002

    The Naked Truth

    Plus: Osteen's Off, Extra Innings at Rogers, All That Jazz

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    The Pretender

    Rodrigo Montano passed himself off as a Rice University student. Is he deluded or just the worst con artist in town?

  • News

    July 11, 2002

    The Gong Show

    Chinese officials say Falun Gong is a cult and forbid it. Jason Wang is one of the true believers who won't abandon his faith, even if it means deportation or death.

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    From the Grass Roots Up

    A new Houston voting bloc reaches toward empowerment

  • Culture

    November 29, 2001
  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Sacred Blues

    Blues 2 Joy writes a new testament for the devil's music

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    Speed of Light

    Doug Eagle was an elite racquetball player till a car crash ruined his life. He rebuilt himself, finding God in the process. Now, he says, he's faster and better than ever.

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Cambodian Queen

    Yani Keo flies under the radar of most Houstonians. But if you're a refugee or an Asian-American leader, you know how important she is.

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2000

    Gold Medals for the Golden Years

    Geezers go for the gold

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Strangers in Paradise

    Kosovar refugees in Houston fight to hang on in a land they don't understand

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Double Image

    Does selling George W. Bush mean Mark McKinnon has sold out?

  • Music

    November 19, 1998
  • 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.

  • News

    August 14, 1997

    The Legend

    Where the games are good, everybody knows the story of Dwayne Rogers, and everybody wonders: Why is he still an amateur?

  • News

    May 29, 1997

    Lost in the Cause

    In the early 1960s, Eldrewey Stearns was a powerful force for integration in a segregated society. Then he forgot his way, and history forgot him. Until, that is, he met writer Thomas R. Cole.

  • News

    October 17, 1996

    The Victim's Victims

    Four years after his daughter's murder, Bob Carreiro crusades to bring criminals to justice and peace to lives wrecked by crime. But to the family who shared his tragedy, he shows no mercy.

  • Calendar

    November 10, 1994
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    April 14, 1994
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