Archive | October, 2010

Anthony Graves, once condemned, relishes newfound freedom

October 28, 2010

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When Anthony Graves, using an unfamiliar cell phone, called his mother in Brenham late Wednesday, he asked her what she was making for dinner. When she asked him why, he said, “Because I’m coming home.”

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Negotiations may keep KTRU on the air on KPFT HD

October 21, 2010


It seems that an offer from the management of community radio station KPFT to the staff of Rice University’s beleaguered student-run KTRU to continue programming over the air is bearing fruit.

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Houston “puts teeth” into historic preservation

October 13, 2010


After months of political wrangling and heated public debate, Houston City Council voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to amend its existing historic preservation ordinance, making it what Mayor Annise Parker called a “real no means no” law that would prevent residential property owners from tearing down homes in designated historic districts.

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