Another Case Of Sudden Acceleration

Accident Traps Receptionist Behind Desk (KPRC-2)

A car crashed through a northwest Houston business Monday morning, pinning a woman inside, KPRC Local 2 reported.

Investigators with the Houston Police Department said the accident happened at about 10:20 a.m. at the H&R Block on Ella Boulevard near 18th Street.

Police told KPRC Local 2 that a customer driving a Crown Victoria hit the gas instead of the brake, causing the car to crash through the business.

Most instances

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Texans Begin To Jettison Dead Weight

Texans part ways with Walker, Coleman, Banks, Hollings (John McClain, Houston Chronicle)

Defensive tackle Gary Walker and cornerback Marcus Coleman, cornerstones of the franchise for four seasons, were among four Texans who were informed today that they are being released.

Walker, Coleman, quarterback Tony Banks and running back Tony Hollings have played their last game for the Texans.

“I told them after evaluating the film that we had decided to go in another direction,” coach Gary Kubiak

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The Mandate Misses A Deadline

Opponent’s late filing gives Gammage ethics ammunition: Bell’s spokesman says financial disclosure delay was an oversight (Robert Garrett, Dallas Morning News via Perry vs World)

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Gammage blistered opponent Chris Bell on Friday for styling himself as an ethics reformer but filing a state-required financial disclosure form 11 days late.

Mr. Gammage stopped short of branding Mr. Bell unethical, though he called him hypocritical.

“You can’t have it both ways, you can’t say you

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New No Justice Tunes

I’ve been eagerly awaiting the latest No Justice CD, which had an initial release date in February that got pushed back to March.

Apparently, somebody forgot to clue in the E-Music service, because as Gary helpfully points out over at H-Town Grooves, the CD is available for purchase/download there.

That was enough to get me sign up for the service, which has a free trial. I feel a little bad, because it’s really doubtful that I’m going

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How To (And How Not To) Respond To Readers

Saturday afternoon, I whined here that the Dallas Morning News had no RSS feed for their excellent state news section.

Shortly after whining, I emailed them and asked if they could provide a feed.

I got an email yesterday (Sunday!) that the email was forwarded to their web development folks.

I got a followup email this afternoon that my requested feed is now available.

That’s an outstanding response by the Dallas Morning News.

In contrast, I emailed

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