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Staff Editorial: HISD should brush up on its reading comprehension

Published on June 19th, 2007 | by The Daily Cougar

Despite 22-year-old legislation requiring Texas schools to actively identify and assist students with dyslexia, Houston Independent School District is slacking at its job, the Houston Chronicle reported. Parents have reported systematic indifference, and many have opted …
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Rockets should go for local kid

Published on June 14th, 2007 | by

Cougar fans hoping to see one of their own suit up for the Rockets for the first time since Alton Ford played nine games with the club in the 2003-2004 season will probably come away from …
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Autism case unfairly targets vaccines

Published on June 14th, 2007 | by

A very dangerous thing happened on Monday. A court decided to hear one of thousands of cases in which parents of autistic children accuse vaccine manufacturers of ignoring health risks by including thiomersal, a preservative that …
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Letters to the Editor

Published on June 14th, 2007 | by The Daily Cougar

Job market full of opportunities for grads with skills and networking To the editor: Cheycara Latimer’s assertion that "the job market as a whole is horrible" (June 5, Opinion) is simply not true. In fact, your …
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Staff Editorial: HPD crime lab shadier than usual

Published on June 14th, 2007 | by The Daily Cougar

The spotlight shifted once again on the Houston Police Department’s crime lab Wednesday, but not for departmental ineptitude or the release of a wrongly convicted prisoner as in the past. Police Chief Harold Hurtt rejected a …
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Theorist receives award

Published on June 14th, 2007 | by

Professor Emeritus of Communication Robert L. Heath was honored last month in Dallas for his contributions to the study of communication. The Issues Management Council awarded him the W. Howard Chase Award, which recognizes "organizational excellence …
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Oil giant aids alumni in donations

Published on June 14th, 2007 | by

ExxonMobil last month matched donations made by its employees to the University at a ratio of 3-1. The contribution, totaling $325,099, came after ExxonMobil employees donated $109,000 to various UH colleges in the previous year. "UH …
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