Monthly Archives: August 2012

Former Houston City Councilman McGowen dies

Former City Councilman McGowen dies He was considered the ‘father of affirmative action for businesses’ Chris Mora, Houston ChronicleCopyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. By Chris Moran                 Updated … Continue reading

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Pleasantville residents say sidewalks not so pleasant

Posted: Jul 30, 2012 5:25 PM CDT 0px; overflow: hidden;” id=”mce_1_start” data-mce-style=”overflow:hidden;line-height:0px” data-mce-type=”bookmark”> >Monday, July 30, 2012 6:25 PM EST Updated: Jul 30, 2012 5:31 PM CDT Read more: http://www.myfoxhouston.com/story/19150713/2012/07/30/pleasantville-residents-say-sidewalks-not-so-pleasant#ixzz235OV8ybd

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Downtown Houston park overrun with rats

Action13 Video: Downtown park overrun with rats Wednesday, August 08, 2012 Brazen rats fill park during daylight hours Jeff Ehling More: Bio, Blog, Facebook, Twitter, News Team  HOUSTON (KTRK) — A shocking discovery in downtown Houston has people who work and … Continue reading

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Gore Vidal, US writer and contrarian, dies aged 86

One of the towering figures of American cultural and political life for more than six decades has died of complications from pneumonia. Richard Lea guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 1 August 2012 02.41 EDT

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