The food industry has for decades leaned on an inexpensive and natural thickening agent: guar gum. It builds viscosity in ice cream, dressing, baked goods, and other foods you've likely eaten it in the past week (as well as makeup, explosives, and other things you probably haven't eaten, ever).
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KBR, Inc., the massive and controversial Houston-based wartime contractor that has landed billions in military contracts for erecting base camps and supplying fuel for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, will have to convince a federal judge in Dallas that race and religion had nothing to do wi ... More >>
Rep. Dennis BonnenAmid these "late nights and high feelings" of the tail end of the 82nd Texas Legislature, House lawmakers took a little time to pay the bills yesterday, tying up one last niggling loophole that was letting property owners sue polluters that were contaminating their land.
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The Dallas case is one of many attorney Todd Kelly has brought against Halliburton.A Dallas woman filed suit against Halliburton last week claiming she was fired after her supervisors learned she was pregnant. In court documents filed on December, 21, Lynda Darden alleges she was fired in the sum ... More >>
Earlier today, a Friend of Unfair Park sent the most curious heads-up: Something called LIG Assets Inc., a real-estate and oil-and-gas company fronted by an investor named Jeff Love, says it's going to rehab the Statler Hilton Hotel across from Main Street Garden. Love says on the LIG site that h ... More >>