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  • Dining Review: A dip into Argentine culture

    Dining Review: A dip into Argentine culture
    Most Americans don't know much about Argentine culture. Our enduring image is of the gaucho, the cowboy of the pampas, wearing a bright scarf and a small version of a Stetson. It's an image cherished by the Argentines themselves, but it's about as...
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo BBQ cook off

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo BBQ cook off
    What do you get when great food meets great competition? The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest. "We have over 400 spaces competing to be the world champion; we’ve got 261 teams wanting to be on that stage...
  • Little wranglers 'Go Texan'

    Little wranglers 'Go Texan'
    It’s that time of year again, when the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo kicks off with 'Go Texan' day. And the little wranglers at Houston’s Longfellow Elementary, a magnet school for the creative and performing arts, came to school in the...
  • Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association host Heritage Day

    Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association host Heritage Day
    Don't let the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo take all of the focus! There are rodeos going on all over the city. The "Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association" is celebrating its "Heritage Day". The buckin’ broncs don't just...
  • Elizabeth Acosta captures Conoco Phillips Wheelchair 10k victory

    Elizabeth Acosta captures Conoco Phillips Wheelchair 10k victory
    The next time you're feeling down let Elizabeth Acosta's story serves as some inspiration. "I was born with a disability so I've been in my chair since the second grade," said Acosta. That's not slowing Acosta down one bit. The 22-year-old is the...
  • Cowboy herding at the rodeo

    Cowboy herding at the rodeo
    Red rover, red rover send the cows on over! The sport is called "cutting" and its all part of the Houston Horse Show... The horse show is a pretty prestigious part of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. It may not get as much recognition as some big...
  • Special Online Dish: Serving up a Celeb Goat Milk-Off

    Yee Haw. Your fave blonde turned milk maid for a day to compete in the annual Celebrity Goat Milking Competition at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. There was some stiff competition serving up buckets of milk, like 3 time champ Dana Tyson from Sunny...
  • Chicken without a side of arsenic

    Maryland farmers produce no crop more valuable than chickens. The state ranks eighth nationally, and the 1.4 billion pounds of broilers grown each year are valued at more than $600 million, or roughly 40 percent of all the state's crops added together....
  • Rough time for Eastern Shore's poultry industry

    Rough time for Eastern Shore's poultry industry
    On Maryland's Eastern Shore, everything leads back to chickens. The poultry industry is the largest piece of a key sector of the local economy — agriculture — and its reach is broad: from the truckers who move products and the many farmers...
  • Best entertainment value: GOP nomination contest

    Best entertainment value: GOP nomination contest
    Las Vegas is one of my favorite places, but there's a tinge of sadness on the Strip these days. It's not a lack of crowds or dearth of attractions. The streets, shows, restaurants and casinos are packed as always. No, what's made the people of Las...
  • Duct-taped goat suffocates

    Duct-taped goat suffocates
    FALLBROOK, Calif. -- Authorities are investigating a bizarre case of animal cruelty at a North County high school. A security guard found two fainting goats bound by duct tape in the barn of  Fallbrook High School on June 16, graduation day at the...