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Reliant Stadium was filled to near capacity on Wednesday for a double header of semifinal matches for the 2011 Gold Cup. In an event that can only happen in America, two home teams were featured. The early game had Team USA defeat Panama 1-0 with a goal from Texas-native Clint …

Among the items seized by ICE is a Roger Dubois watch with an estimated value of $100,000 and a special edition Camaro with an engine that runs on jet fuel, valued at more than $75,000.

Dreamer is a narrative feature film about Joe Rodriguez, an All-American young man. He’s amiable, well-educated and attractive. He’s graduated from college and is working and excelling in his field. He’s on the way to achieving the American Dream.

  The following personal story is from a Dreamer that just recently started graduate school. Going through school, I never saw myself any different from the other students until I realized my lack of “papers” would slam the door of opportunity in my face.  For some people, graduating is a dream …

  An EGMN investigation comparing crime statistics concluded that the University of Houston had a lower crime rate than Rice or Texas Southern University in 2009. These three universities also reported less crime than their surrounding areas. However, out of six local universities, UH reported the most crimes in the …

    Houston’s major league teams support various charities that are now in gear to establish programs for the health and education of city youth. At the beginning of March, the Houston Rockets attended the 15th Annual Tux & Tennis Charity Gala at the Toyota Center to support the Boys …

Everyone watched. Her tutu bounced to the rhythm of her tip-toed dance. She could not hear the music over her own heart-pounding but carried on the performance because she had memorized the steps. She could not make out her family in the crowd, but she knew they were present. She …

  Journalism standards came under fire after a New York Times article published on March 8 created an upheaval of complaints stating that the story lacked balance toward an alleged child rape victim in Cleveland, Texas. “We live in a society that continues to blame and shame victims of sexual assault,” …

The smell of brisket, chicken and ribs helps fulfill the hunger that drives award-winner Ernest Ramirez to grill.  Growing up in a farm in Southern Texas, Ramirez discovered his passion. “The 70s were about real cowboys, going out with the cowboys and staying out there with them,” said Ramirez. “That inspired …

Joshua Lozano’s first time at a street race ended with a warning from a police officer and an addiction that would see him sacrifice all his worldly possessions. “It was a summer night in Mexico. My older brother was driving while on his cell getting the latest directions to the …