Daily Archives: April 15, 2012

Weekend link dump for April 15

Mitt Romney has an elevator for his tax returns. Don’t worry, but don’t be too happy, either. I Was A Teenage Exorcist, coming up next on Fox. Some Angry Birds physics for you. More dinosaurs may have had feathers than … Continue reading

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State of the City 2012

It’s getting better. Saying Houston has “rounded the corner” on the recession, Mayor Annise Parker on Thursday credited City Hall with providing incentives that businesses used to create or retain 13,000 jobs and invest $1 billion locally during the tough … Continue reading

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The teen birth rate in Texas

The good news is that it’s declining. The bad news is that as with so many other things, Texas ranks among the lowest in the country. Despite a slight improvement from 2009, Texas still had one of the nation’s highest … Continue reading

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Electric car update

From the Texas Green Report. NRG Energy has committed $10 million to launch America’s first privately-financed electric vehicle charging network and plans to fully wire Houston to support electric cars without straining the grid in the next couple of years.  … Continue reading

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Some useful stuff from the LWV

Here, from the League of Women Voters Houston are a couple of useful documents for you: the Handy Dandy 2012 Primary Guide and the 2012 Directory of Elected Officials. It’s true that you could find this stuff for yourself online, … Continue reading

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