Daily Archives: April 9, 2010

Friday random ten: Take my list, please!

It’s another Friday and it’s time for T songs. 1. Take Advantage of You – Guy Forsyth 2. Take Five – Dave Brubeck Quartet 3. Take It All Away – CAKE 4. Take It Inside – Southside Johnny and the … Continue reading

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Early poll in HD134

Despite the fact that they left her basically unchallenged in 2008, I get the impression that local Republicans are excited about the possibility of defeating two-term State Rep. Ellen Cohen this year. Certainly, she will face a stronger challenge from … Continue reading

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Renew Houston

The fact that Houston is currently in the throes of a severe revenue shortage doesn’t change the fact that there’s a great need to renovate and repair large portions of the city’s infrastructure. Naturally, that will cost a lot of … Continue reading

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Recycling pilot project update

As you know, Monday was the day that the new compostable bag ordinance went into effect. It was also the day that the city’s automated recycling program was to be extended to many more houses. From a story in the … Continue reading

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Giant Presidential heads coming home

We in Houston welcome them with open arms, for however long we get to have them back. Less than a month after foreclosure proceedings put the brakes on Pearland’s WaterLights District and Presidential Park & Gardens, the homeless presidents are … Continue reading

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