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Design Your License Plates Online

Posted on · Texans now have more options for specialty licenses plates thanks to public private partnership. Rod Rice reports you can pick your plates online.

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Jena Six Judge Removed

Posted on · The Louisiana judge who was hearing the cases against the remaining Jena Six defendants has been recused and taken off the case. Jim Bell reports.

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Friday AM August 1st, 2008

Posted on · Baker Institute suggests ways to deal with global energy market problems...MMS readying offshore leasing plan in case Congress lifts drilling moratorium...Government credits tax rebates for GDP rebound...

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Civil Rights Attorneys Fight Election Fraud

Posted on · Hundreds of African-American lawyers are in Houston this week for the Annual Convention of the National Bar Association. Among the hot-button issues this year is voter and election fraud. Bill Stamps tell us how some people will do anything to win an election.

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Thursday PM July 31st, 2008

Posted on · Bush continues push for offshore drilling; Congress may recess without decision...EDS shareholders approve acquisition by Hewlett-Packard...Governor repeats request for FEMA help for Hurricane Dolly damage...

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Rotarians Get the Skinny on Raid at Religious Compound

Posted on · Attorneys representing members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints join a Houston Chronicle reporter in trying to explain the raid in March by law enforcement and child welfare investigators. It led to the removal of over four hundred children. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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Plastic Instead of Plywood During a Hurricane

Posted on · Covering windows with plywood is a standard practice when a hurricane bears down on a coastal community. Rod Rice reports that image may one day be old school.

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Houston Brewery To Use Biogas From Local Landfill

Posted on · A Houston brewery will soon using biogas from a nearby landfill to operate. The plan will eventually provide more than seventy-percent of the beer maker's fuel needs. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Thursday AM July 31st, 2008

Posted on · Commuting costs make Houston the eighth-most expensive city in which to live...Bush Intercontinental ranks as nation's 16th busiest airport...Bush announces borrowing plan to cope with budget deficits...

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Wednesday PM July 30th, 2008

Posted on · President signs housing bill providing mortgage relief...Mervyns files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...United Title of Texas closes Texas offices, including six in Houston...

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A Thirty-Million Dollar Ride

Posted on · The video game maker and Austin resident, Richard Garriot, is taking thirty-million out of his bank in order to realize his childhood dream of going into space. Bill Stamps has more.

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Houston Could Do Better on Recycling

Posted on · Houston ranks as one of the worst major cities when it comes to recyling. Houston Mayor Bill White says the city will do more to improve its recycling record. Laurie Johnson has more.

Business

Wednesday AM July 30th, 2008

Posted on · Houston registers fastest employment gains of 12 largest metro areas...Index shows housing slump continues...Two Houston firms selected by NASA to work on concepts for astronauts living and working on the moon...

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Appeal Planned in Major Ruling on Texas Bilingual Program

Posted on · A federal judge rules Texas is not living up to its obligation to properly educate students who struggle with the English language. The 95 page ruling disappoints the Texas Education Agency, but delights a civil rights organization which sued. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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Tuesday PM July 29th, 2008

Posted on · Former Enron executive settles SEC insider trading charges...Crude oil prices continue decline; prices at pump drop...Bennigan's and Steak & Ale file Chapter 7; Starbucks to cut 1,000 non-store jobs...