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  • 11 years ago

    The Bank on Houston program, founded by City Controller Annise Parker in conjunction with area banks, credit unions and nonprofit organizations, says it's boasted early success. In three months 10,264 new accounts were opened; the goal for the ent...

  • 11 years ago

    High schools in Texas aren't the only places where competitions are being canceled or delayed because of swine-flu fears. (Although the UIL has reversed itself a bit; regional track meets are back on.)All basketball games and practices in the Sout...

  • 11 years ago

    The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA), a last-resort insurer, is dragging its feet on claims filed after Hurricane Ike, and Democratic State Rep. Craig Eiland isn't having it.According to the Galveston County Daily News, last week Eilan...

  • 11 years ago

    If your house smells like rotten eggs, don't blame the dog. It may be the Chinese drywall the house was built with a few years ago.  America's Watchdog, which calls itself a national consumer-advocacy group, discovered numerous cases in Flori...

  • 11 years ago

    After today, set-asides for women-owned businesses in Houston may be set aside forever.  The move stems from a federal lawsuit brought in 1996 by business owner Robert Kossman who alleged the city's MWBE program discriminated against him beca...

  • 11 years ago

    Photo by Amina RiveraAuthor Sandra Cisneros and Nuestra Palabra marked the 25th anniversary of her popular book, The House on Mango Street with a reading at Rice University last night that was more like a reunion among old friends.  The Shell...

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