Daily Archives: March 3, 2012

Saturday video break: Working My Way Back To You

Song #79 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “Working My Way Back To You”, originally by the Four Seasons, and covered by The Drifters. Here’s the original: And here’s the Drifters version: I don’t think I’d realized before … Continue reading

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Bonds, school bonds

Another thing that may be on your ballot this year. Houston ISD Superintendent Terry Grier said Thursday it was time to start discussing a possible bond referendum to update the district’s aging campuses. In his annual state of the schools … Continue reading

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Mighty pricey Main Street you’ve got there

My Irony-O-Meter goes to eleven. A Houston-based super PAC is targeting a dozen Democratic and Republican incumbents to reshape the political landscape in five states, including Texas where critics say an election law loophole is being used by a wealthy … Continue reading

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Jose Luis Zelaya

Jose Luis Zelaya is running for student body president at Texas A&M. He’s also an “illegal immigrant”. Here’s his story. Zelaya first started working in the streets in Honduras at age 7, washing car windows and begging on buses. His … Continue reading

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