We know the city fathers and mothers of Palm Beach Gardens are licking their chops at the prospect of luring the Houston Astros to set up a new spring training facility in their burg. We know there may be as much as $100 million in public funds going into the deal. And we know that someone, somewher ... More >>
Texas Gov. Rick Perry last spring vetoed a bill that would have let victims of wage discrimination sue for back pay in state court. That shouldn't have surprised anyone. The numbskulled chief executive has never been known as a friend of working folks. But when the news later broke that women's cl ... More >>
Well craft beer fans, it looks like your options on the shelves have expanded in the state Florida after Brock Wagner, founder of Saint Arnold Brewing Company in Texas, admitted in an interview with the Houston Chronicle that he is looking to expand to make a two-state expansion into Colorado as wel ... More >>
CNN, USA Today, and other media organizations got fooled.
Schapiro Group data wasn't questioned by mainstream media.
It's been decades since a young aspiring comedian named Brian Regan took the stage at an open-mic night in a Fort Lauderdale comedy club. He knew that his debut might be tough, but he never imagined a worst-case scenario like the one that occurred that night.
MartinAn arrest in a cold case is supposed to be an occasion for celebrating the enduring cause of justice. There is no statute of limitations (da-DUM!!) for murder. That applies even after you've left the state where it happened to start a new life a thousand miles away. Still, on one afternoon nea ... More >>
Yeah, depressing isn't it? Today's Houston Chronicle reports on one victim of that slightly lesser (alleged) Ponzi, the Stanford Group. A North Carolina man named William Allen couldn't close his Stanford account before the Feds froze it. Among the last things he bought before the company went Madof ... More >>
Why won't those mean, old, sniping critics just quiet down?
Letters for September 28, 2000