Daily Archives: April 14, 2012

Saturday video break: Wild Thing

Song #73 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “Wild Thing”, originally by The Wild Ones and covered by The Troggs. Here’s the original: Boy howdy was that not what I expected. I have to admit, I like it … Continue reading

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Douglas denies sending anti-gay email

Keryl Douglas held a press conference Thursday afternoon to discuss the Willie Howard email, and she sent out this statement regarding the matter. Let me begin by stating immediately and unequivocally that I did not write, nor cause to be … Continue reading

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Are SBOE districts too big?

That’s a question that the House Redistricting Committee will be studying next week. The Committee will meet in a public hearing to hear testimony on the following interim charge: “Study State Board of Education districts to determine whether the size … Continue reading

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Bastard cabbage

All that recent rain benefits good plants and bad plants. With its thick outcropping of leafy green branches topped with small yellow flowers, an invasive weed commonly called bastard cabbage is blotting out large swaths of wildflowers, including the beloved … Continue reading

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Looking for something interesting to do today? Consider going to Rice’s UnConvention. For 100 years, Rice faculty, researchers and students have believed that anything is possible — that drive, devotion and innovative thinking can turn ideas into achievements. We call … Continue reading

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