Aug 31, 1996 — By Helen Thorpe
Jul 31, 1996 — By Helen Thorpe
This spring, Texas’ leading white-bread maker was ordered to pay a fine of $10 million and settled a lawsuit for another $18 million. Why does the company have to cough up so much dough?
Apr 1, 1996 — By Helen Thorpe
Wyatt Roberts says he’s simply crusading against sin, but critics contend that the Christian activist is trying to usher in a new era in Texas: the anti-gay nineties.
Inside a state-of-the-art semiconductor factory, a day’s work is never done, as technicians race to build smaller, faster, and more-powerful computer chips.
Dec 1, 1995 — By Helen Thorpe
Inspired by th O.J.Simpson case, Texas has taken the lead in fighting domestic violence.
Nov 1, 1995 — By Helen Thorpe
He’s won the support o Mexican Americans in El Paso; now he wants to win a seat in Congress. Is Silvestre Reyes’ attack on illegal immigration heroism or hype?
Critics complain about Houston’s rising debt, but Mayor Bob Lanier’s reputation is blooming, which is why he’ll win a third term this month.
Sep 30, 1995 — By Helen Thorpe
Boone Pickens and his protege, David Batchelder, built Mesa Petroleum into an energy giant. Now Pickens’ empire is crumbling and his former aide is leading the charge against him.
Aug 31, 1995 — By Helen Thorpe
Across the state, kids are getting seriously messed up on a dirt-cheap downer from Mexico.
A couple of fene-iuses.