Scott Nowell

 

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  • 14 years ago

    Susan Wagener wanted to be the first to congratulate her oldest son, Michael, when he turned 21 back in 1999. She called him about 7 a.m. on his birthday. The roommate who answered told her that Michael, a senior majoring in environmental design a...

  • 14 years ago

    A veteran owner of a Houston bar and restaurant thought he had a good grasp of the state laws and the lengthy interpretations of them by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. And yet during one inspection, a TABC agent came growling to him abou...

  • 15 years ago

    Like many leukemia patients, Jacob Norris is a virtual prisoner in his own home. The 41-year-old Spring man is on 24-hour call for the phone message that might save his life: that a donor has been found for a bone marrow transplant, the only cure....

  • 15 years ago

    Listeners of KPFT's Prison Show have often heard the show's longtime volunteer sound engineer, Frank Dewey, ridicule the state's sex-offender registration laws. Dewey, who pleaded guilty to having sex with a 16-year-old female in 1984, has never b...

  • 15 years ago

    Ever wanted to own a toll road? How about one with 85 mile-per-hour speed limits alongside a congested interstate -- one where you had exclusive rights to sell food, gas and lodging? You can buy all that and more if you've got a few billion dollar...

  • 15 years ago

    In 2000, 37-year-old Jay Van Story received a startling letter from his 20-year-old cousin, Angie. There had been no contact between them in more than a decade, but Angie had recently married and become a Christian. Now she was suddenly asking Van...

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