Daily Archives: April 11, 2010

Weekend link dump for April 11

Ah, baseball. Have I mentioned how much the start of the new season makes me happy? Speaking of which, some guys deserved more consideration for the Hall of Fame. Not enshrinement necessarily, but more consideration. Lilith Un-Fair. Whatever it is, … Continue reading

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Final early runoff voting totals

According to the County Clerk’s daily early voting report, there were 5,126 in person early votes for the Democratic primary runoff, and 5,014 absentee ballots, for a total of 10,140. Based on 2008 runoff early voting patterns, I’d estimate final … Continue reading

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Library hours to be cut back

No surprise here. Hammered by $2.2 million in budget cuts, the Houston Public Library system this month will reduce its hours by 28 percent — closing most of its 42 branches on Saturdays — and trim expenditures for library materials. … Continue reading

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Commissioners Court to vote Tuesday on Dynamo Stadium deal

One presumes that since they were the holdup on this, the fact that they’re finally bringing it to a vote means it will go through. “I expressed concern (weeks ago) when we started getting this kind of Christmas tree built … Continue reading

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Don’t we have some kind of ordinance for this?

This is I-10 at Studemont on Wednesday morning. They started building this thing on Monday, and by Wednesday evening there were billboards on display. Once I realized what it was, I said to myself “Don’t we have some kind of … Continue reading

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