Daily Archives: June 22, 2012

Friday random ten: Take two aspirin and call John Roberts in the morning

We’re still waiting for the SCOTUS ruling on the Affordable Care Act. Here’s some music to listen to while we sit in the waiting room reading back issues of Cosmo and Sports Illustrated. 1. The Doctor’s Gonna Cut Ya – … Continue reading

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Culberson up to his old tricks

You almost have to admire the single minded focus on doing something only he and a few other people really want to do. For the first time in his long-running dispute with Houston Metro, Rep. John Culberson, R-Houston, has managed … Continue reading

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STAAR pushback

The House Public Ed committee gets an earful. Members of the House Public Education Committee on Tuesday questioned why the first batch of students who took the end-of-course exams scored so poorly. For example, 55 percent of ninth-graders met the … Continue reading

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Bye-bye, BCS

Some sort of playoff system is on its way. The expected became a reality Wednesday as college football’s leaders announced that they will move forward with a four-team seeded playoff to decide the sport’s champion starting in 2014. The decision … Continue reading

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There will still be international flights at IAH

In fact, soon there will be a new airline and a new destination at IAH. Turkish Airlines plans to start non-stop flights between Bush Intercontinental Airport and Istanbul next year, the Houston Airport System announced in a press release. The … Continue reading

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