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  • Pole Tax

    Pole Tax
    Over the next two years Texas strip clubs will be donating about $86-million to help victims of sexual assault and those without health care. Seems like an awful lot of one dollar bills, right? Allow us to explain. In 2007 two term state representative...
  • Stopping The Traffic

    Stopping The Traffic
    Houston's Rescue and Restore Coalition say human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world and a quarter of all trafficking victims rescued in the US have been located right here in Texas…A majority here in Houston. The HRRC...
  • Sun Belt continues to try and cut down on money games

     Sun Belt Commissioner Wright Waters has been urging teams in his conference to wean themselves off money games, arguing that it hurts more than it helps.  And it appears that his message is sinking in, as many Sun Belt teams have cut back games they...
  • Houston Has 4 Of The Top 10 Congested Texas Roadways

    Houston Has 4 Of The Top 10 Congested Texas Roadways
    According to a list compiled by the Texas Department of Transportation, Houston has 4 of the top 10 congested roadways that many of you drive, or more accurately, crawl on a regular basis. Dallas has the top 3 congested roadways on the list with motorist...
  • Sun Belt teams go a combined 1-8 in opening week of season

     The Sun Belt was a combined 1-8 in the opening week, with the only win coming in a battle of conference teams, with Florida International beating North Texas 41-16.  The rest of the conference had teams playing money games against teams from the...
  • Complete text of President Obama's speech on the American Jobs Act

    Complete text of President Obama's speech on the American Jobs Act
    President Barack Obama delivered a speech to the Joint Session of Congress on September 7, 2011 about his plan to put more people back to work. The White House Office of the Press Secretary released the complete text of the President's speech. The  text...
  • Read the Full Text of President Obama's Jobs Speech

    Read the Full Text of President Obama's Jobs Speech
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, and fellow Americans: Tonight we meet at an urgent time for our country.  We continue to face an economic crisis that has left millions of our neighbors jobless, and a political crisis that has made...
  • I'm Back & I'm Blogging!

    It's been awhile for 1) seeing some rain out there and 2) me writing a weather blog. I'll take care of #2 first. I spent a week down in Western Texas. We have family down there and interestingly it was where I worked before I came to KC some 17 years or...
  • Chew On This: Frank's Pizza

    Chew On This: Frank's Pizza
    At Frank’s Pizza Downtown, you get more than a slice of Texas style pizza. Because fame is just what this place has tons of and not because of the Houston inspired movie posters on the wall. On any given day it’s like a red carpet event in...
  • State's Largest School District Loses A Houston Legend

    State's Largest School District Loses A Houston Legend
    Community activist Carol Mims Galloway has decided not seek re-election to the HISD school board. For more than two-decades, Galloway has been a powerful and familiar voice for countless Houstonians. Her resume reads like a how too for community saints....
  • Community Rallies to Help Teen Cancer Patient in Raytown

    Community Rallies to Help Teen Cancer Patient in Raytown
    You've probably been to a yard sale, or maybe you hosted one. Most of us do it to clean out our basement, or make some extra money. But there was a yard sale in Raytown Saturday for a very different reason. Like what happens most Saturday mornings,...
  • Just How Hot Was The Summer Of 2011

    The summer of 2011 will certainly be remembered around the country...for many it was either too wet...way too dry, and for so much real estate across the plains and especially the southern plains...way to hot and dry. A raging drought continues down...