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Rick Perry News
Gov. Rick Perry, who was indicted last week for abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant, announced that he will not pay for his high-priced defense with ...
School Daze
With classes at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management under his belt, Tilman Fertitta charged forth to make a fortune in the hospitality ...
Political Polls
As we inch ever closer to November's gubernatorial election, polls pitting Republican Greg Abbott against Democratic challenger Wendy Davis are being scrutinized by media outlets across the country. Since ...
UH Campus Plan Killed
The University of Houston's attempt at shaking off its commuter school reputation, requiring all freshman students to live on campus is apparently dead after State Sen. John Whitmire gave ...
Pearls and Ice
Sitting in her backyard on a sunny day wearing pearls and a roller derby T-shirt, Mayor Annise Parker beat the Houston heat for a worthy cause by taking the ALS ...
Houston's Hidden Attractions
If you're tired of fighting tourists to get into the Houston Zoo or hate poking through a crowd to read the labels accompanying the exhibits at the Houston Museum ...
Rick Perry's Illegal Trouble
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted on two felony counts, for abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant. A grand jury ruled against Perry for his ...
Ridiculous Rick
The rest of the country may be in the midst of the dog days of summer, but outgoing Texas Gov. Rick Perry is keeping busy. Fresh off announcing his very ...
Texas Politics
Thanks in large part to former President George W. Bush and the high profile of Gov. Rick Perry, Texas is generally viewed as overwhelmingly conservative. But a new study profiled ...
Fundraising Campaign Halted
After surpassing the $400,000 mark, the "Stay Family Tragedy - Cassidy Stay Fund" created to assist the sole survivor of a shooting spree that left her parents and four siblings ...
Shape Up Houston
Shape Up Houston is hoping to do just what its name states: To shape this city up. The nonprofit organization, founded in 2012 by business executive and civic leader Lan ...
Shot Down?
In an unexpected move, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Committee is considering allowing booze at gun shows for the first time. The news has been met by confusion from some gun-rights ...
In Pictures
Sky observers in Houston — and rest of the Northern Hemisphere — got a special treat on Sunday as a supermoon glowed behind a somewhat cloudy sky, and a double dose of ...
Cops Behaving Badly
In the small Texas town of Marlin, a suburb of Waco, a police detective was fired after an unbelievable Facebook rant. Detective Rob Douglas posted about "lazy turd bags," presumably ...
Ranking It
Many Houstonians may party like rock stars, but a new study from Blowfish shows that as a state, Texans don't actually spend that much time hungover. Out of the ...
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