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  • DOT Outlines Cross-Border Trucking Provisions

    DOT Outlines Cross-Border Trucking Provisions
    The Texas Tribune The U.S. Department of Transportation today released preliminary details on a program that would again open up U.S. roadways to Mexican truckers. Proponents of the program say it would be a boon to the Texas economy as three of Mexico&...
  • Obamas launch campaign to help military families

    WASHINGTON — With the country at war for nearly a decade, the president and first lady today unveiled a new campaign called "Joining Forces," to enlist all segments of society in helping service members and their families. President Obama said...
  • Senator Smackdown

    Senator Smackdown
    The Houston Space Shuttle Snub Has Turned Into Shuttle Wars... New York Senator Chuck Schumer Is Darth Vadar And Texas Representative Ted Poe Is Luke Skywalker. You May Have Heard By Now Texans Are Pushing Legislation To Over-turn The Director Of NASA'...
  • Arid Texas

    Arid Texas
    Are you feeling parched? Do you have cottonmouth? This is no laughing matter. Recent measurements have shown that we here in Houston have had just one-and-a-half inches of rainfall since Feb First. The lowest since 1916. According to a report from the U....
  • Cupcakes Coup De Gras

    Cupcakes Coup De Gras
    The Streets Of Houston Have Turned Into A Battlefield. The Mighty Minions In This Culinary Conflict: cupcakes. That's Right...cupcakes. These Sweet Little Soldiers Are Poised To Jump Into The Trenches And Strike At The Most Discriminating Palettes....
  • Fat Score

    Fat Score
    As If It Didn`t Suck To Be The Fat Kid In School Already... The Growing Trend Of Printing A Student`s BMI, Or Body Mass Index, On Report Cards Is Now A Common Policy In The United States And In Countries Like Malaysia. 16 States In The U.S. Measure...
  • Book review: 'Trillin on Texas'

    Book review: 'Trillin on Texas'
    Trillin on Texas Calvin Trillin University of Texas Press: 184 pp, $22 Calvin Trillin is a man of principle. He can't stand, for instance, people who talk about themselves in the third person, which made things difficult back in the days of Dole and...
  • HPD Layoffs

    HPD Layoffs
    The Houston Police Department may soon be fighting a battle against crime they simply don't have the man power to win. The department's been handed a huge blow that could have you looking over your shoulder more often. 181-police officers and another...
  • Closing Comments: Schumer Slap

    Closing Comments: Schumer Slap
    GregO quotes and budget travel tourist rankings of Houston. And reads several internet posts from you tube from people addressing Schumer. "So Senator Schumer you elitist uninformed sweat sewer city baffoon...don't mess with Texas 'cause...
  • Embrace The Brown: Houston's Hispanic Population 41%

    Embrace The Brown: Houston's Hispanic Population 41%
    Black, white, yellow... it's time for Houston to embrace the brown. No, not former councilman Peter Brown. Brown, as in the Hispanic population.... the 1.7 million folks who make up 41% of Harris county. For 30 years, Dr. Stephen Klineberg has...
  • Houston Rocks

    Houston Rocks
    In light of being completely insulted by not receiving one of the space shuttles... Houston, we can at least celebrate about something!!! Fast Company Magazine, the world's leading progressive business media brand, has named Houston city of the year!...
  • "I Miss Tucson", Says Recovering Congresswoman Giffords

    "I Miss Tucson", Says Recovering Congresswoman Giffords
    Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords still struggles to piece together lengthy sentences, but one short phrase she repeats is: "I miss Tucson," the Arizona Republic newspaper reported on Sunday. Three and a half months after she was shot in the...