Daily Archives: March 25, 2012

Weekend link dump for March 25

I’d invest in the un-wiki if someone would be so kind as to invent it. What could go wrong with cloning a woolly mammoth? They’re not carnivores! Nothing like this happened to me while I was coaching Little League. I … Continue reading

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Electing educators

This sounds good, but there are a couple of things missing. More than a dozen Republicans and Democrats who have sat on school boards are running for the Texas House this year, and a backlash over spending cuts and standardized … Continue reading

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Catholic schools doing the right thing

I’ve had a lot of disagreements with the Catholic Church on policy matters lately, but this is something I applaud. The organization that represents Texas’ Catholic high schools on Thursday called for a comprehensive review of the Texas Association of … Continue reading

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Always in motion the future is

That won’t stop some people from trying to predict it. A Houston think tank has seen the city’s future. Make that two futures. One version shows the Houston metropolitan area in 2040 as beginning to grow after decades of economic … Continue reading

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When will Ashby rise?

Real Soon Now, developers promise. After more than four years in the works, the so-called Ashby high-rise is expected to break ground by year-end. A lawsuit keeping the project from being built was settled last week. The proposed building pitted … Continue reading

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