Daily Archives: March 10, 2012

Saturday video break: Wild Night

Song #78 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “Wild Night”, originally by Van Morrison, and covered by John Mellencamp with Meshell Ndegeocello. Here’s the original by Van The Man: And here’s the Mellencamp/Ndegeocello version: Not much to say … Continue reading

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Perry’s empty promise on the Women’s Health Program

Our Governor talks big, but his words have no meaning. The state will find the cash to continue a women’s health program whose federal funding is threatened because of a decision to keep Planned Parenthood from participating, Gov. Rick Perry … Continue reading

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DOJ denies Galveston County redistricting

Just a reminder that there’s more to redistricting than the state level. The U.S. Department of Justice late Monday rejected Galveston County‚Äôs proposed redistricting maps for county commissioner precincts, justices of the peace and constables. The rejection could put at … Continue reading

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City to meet with anti-Ashby forces

I’m not sure if they’re at anger, denial, or bargaining yet, but we’ll know soon enough. The city of Houston plans to meet with residents of the Southampton and Boulevard neighborhoods March 12 to discuss the Ashby high-rise settlement. In … Continue reading

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