Daily Archives: June 16, 2012

Saturday video break: The Air That I Breathe

Song #63 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “The Air That I Breathe”, originally by Albert Hammond and covered by The Hollies. Here’s the original: I continue to be amazed at how many of these songs are covers … Continue reading

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Good move, Mr. President

About time. President Barack Obama’s administration announced Friday that it would stop deporting younger illegal immigrants and would begin granting them work permits. The policy will apply to immigrants younger than 30 who arrived in the U.S. before the age … Continue reading

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UH versus Metro over Southeast Line route

Not sure what’s up with this. Half a year after receiving a long-delayed $450 million federal funding grant for its Southeast line, Metro appears to have run into almost as big an obstacle to progress on that light-rail alignment much … Continue reading

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MyPlates doing well

Good for them. Specialty license plates sales have generated $10.5 million for the state’s general revenue fund so far, and the program will likely exceed the $25 million five-year-contract guarantee from My Plates, a marketing company that provides Texans more … Continue reading

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