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The Wheel Workers: Local Indie Rock Band Stops by Performance Studio

Posted on · Houston indie rock band The Wheel Workers performs tonight (Aug. 20, 2015) at Warehouse Live. The band formed in 2010 and books regular gigs around Texas — including a performance at South by Southwest in Austin a couple years ago. Their latest album is called Citizens. Last summer, several members of The Wheel Workers sat down with […]

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Sexual Assault on Campus, Foreign Exchange Students, and the Tontons: Houston Matters for Thursday, October 23, 2014

Posted on · Two former University of Houston students are suing the school claiming they were denied due process after being expelled following an investigation in connection with an alleged sexual assault on campus. In November 2011, Ryan McConnell’s girlfriend Natalie Plummer recorded video of him cheating on her with another female student. Both McConnell and the other […]

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The Wheel Workers: Local Indie Rock Band Stops by Performance Studio

Posted on · The Wheel Workers is a local indie rock band based in Houston. They formed in 2010 and book regular gigs around Texas, including a performance at South by Southwest in Austin a couple years ago. They’re currently promoting the release of their latest album, Past to Present, on vinyl. Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin sat down with the […]

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Overseeing Sex Offenders, Phobias, and The Wheel Workers: Houston Matters for Thursday, June 26, 2014

Posted on · The state agency overseeing the most violent sex offenders in Texas is being reorganized. The previous head of the Office of Violent Sex Offender Management resigned last month after coming under fire for a decision to relocate more than two dozen high-risk offenders into the Acres Home neighborhood in north Houston without advance notice to residents […]