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Alex Lazar

Campaign Of GOP Opponent Files Complaint Regarding Wendy Davis' Book Tour

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's (R) gubernatorial campaign filed a complaint Thursday with the Texas Ethics Commission about the legality of the ...

Major Newspaper Expresses Regrets About Ted Cruz Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

Nearly one year removed from its decision to endorse Ted Cruz, the Houston Chronicle reflected back on that choice in a Tuesday op-ed, admitting that ...

Sexy Double Lives Lead To Job Offers

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.16.2013 | Weird News

The journalism industry isn’t known for the big bucks. Often young writers seek work on the side ranging from freelance jobs to exotic dancing as a ...

Media Titan's Grandson Dies At 84

AP | Posted 08.25.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Hearst Corp. board chairman George Randolph Hearst Jr., the oldest grandson of the media titan William Randolph Hearst, died Monday,...

David Moye

STRIPPED OF HER JOB: Journalist Fired For Stripping Exposes All (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 06.28.2012 | Weird News

Strippers are used to being on display, but Sarah Tressler insists she wasn't prepared to be publicly exposed earlier this year. Tressler, 30, wrot...

One Texas Reporter Is Finding An Exotic Way To Make An Extra Buck

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.30.2012 | Business

It seems that one Texas-based reporter wasn't getting enough excitement from her day job. Sarah Tressler, who covers society events for the Housto...

Legalize and Tax it, Already

Carl Gibson | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Carl Gibson

In Texas, possession of anything less than two ounces is a class B misdemeanor with a maximum jail sentence of 180 days. 97 percent of the state's marijuana arrests were for possession.

What U.S. City Has the Worst Sports Teams?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

While debate over sports often centers around which team is supreme in its sport, there's also simultaneously an ongoing discussion over which city provokes the most misery and suffering for its fans.

Burning Jesus: Religion in the Shadow of American Society

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mayhill Fowler

Religious belief, even though it is a prime mover of humanity, has become an area of knowledge and experience where media fears to tread. This is a major shortfall.

Childhood Obesity & Reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Rigby

Op-ed cross-posted Houston Chronicle Rachel Kimbro & Elizabeth Rigby March 5, 2010 In a series of high-profile events over the past few weeks, firs...

Conoco Phillips To Louisville? Report Says Oil Company May Reorganize, Move Headquarters To Colorado

Westword | Michael Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Intriguing story in today's Houston Chronicle about Houston-based energy giant ConocoPhillips. Reporter Brett Clanton notes that the firm is downsi...

Large Explosion At Industrial Plant Near Houston, Texas Injures 2

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PASADENA, Texas — An explosion at a chemical plant in the Houston area Wednesday shook nearby homes, generated black smoke seen for miles and in...

Limbaugh Yells "Nazi" (And The Press Yawns)

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Despite the fact that Limbaugh is continuing to compare the Obama White House and the Democratic Party with Nazis, many in the media don't consider it newsworthy and haven't condemned it.

Houston Chronicle Laying Off 12 Percent Of Staff

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

HOUSTON — The Houston Chronicle is laying off about 12 percent of its work force. In a story posted Tuesday on the Chronicle's Web site, Publis...

Jason Linkins

Uncovered: Houston Chronicle Ran Alarming Stanford Expose In 2000

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rolling up Stanford Financial would have been an excellent, and subtle way of noting that times have changed. As usual though, reality isn't that simple.

Rejecting Cynicism this MLK Day

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rigby

This MLK day, I will celebrate the efforts of Dr. King by participating in just one of the many thousands of MLK Day service projects planned across the country.

In Thanksgiving for our (Very Big) Government

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Rigby

In light of the tremendous challenges facing our country, I am grateful for a government big enough to help us weather the financial storm.

Double Voting In TX Primary Still Unresolved

Erin Medlicott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erin Medlicott

Texans told me they heard about something called the "Texas Two-Step," and thought it was legal to vote twice. Some admitted voting once for Senator Obama and once for Senator Clinton.