Daily Archives: October 11, 2004

How not to remember the Alamo

There are times when I do feel sorry for headline writers who struggle to avoid reaching into the Big Bag of Cliches to title certain types of news stories. This is one of those times. Police arrested a couple they … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Improbable Blog

The Annals of Improbable Research (formerly the Journal of Irreproducible Results) has a blog. And they now have a contender for next year’s Ig Nobel awards. Via the overjoyed Julia. Continue reading

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Court time for Ellis and Robold

Today, DeLay associates Jim Ellis and Warren RoBold have their first day in court. Jim Ellis, a key Washington aide who coordinated several efforts in the Texas Legislature promoted by DeLay, and former fund-raiser Warren RoBold are scheduled to appear … Continue reading Continue reading

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Fastow sued over back taxes

What a tangled web. The Fastows, according to the lawsuit filed in 212th District Court, owe [Galveston] county $17,471 on their 3216 Musket Lane home in the posh Pirates’ Cove subdivision. That amount includes penalties, interest and attorney fees. But … Continue reading Continue reading

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RIP, Ken Caminiti

Former Astro Ken Caminiti, 41, dead of a heart attack. Rick Licht, Caminiti’s agent and close friend, said Caminiti died at New York’s Lincoln Memorial Hospital in the Bronx. Licht, who last spoke to Caminiti last week, declined to comment … Continue reading Continue reading

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