Daily Archives: September 11, 2015

Friday random ten: Revisiting the Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs list, part 12

Here’s their list. 1. Rehab – Amy Winehouse (#194) 2. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door – Warren Zevon (orig. Bob Dylan, #192) 3. Stayin’ Alive – Big Daddy (orig. Bee Gees, #191) 4. Who’ll Stop The Rain? – Creedence Clearwater Revival … Continue reading

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Grier to step down as HISD Superintendent

This was sudden. Houston ISD Superintendent Terry Grier announced Thursday that he is stepping down effective on March 1. Grier became superintendent of Houston in 2009, leading the nation’s seventh largest school district to win the Broad Prize for Urban … Continue reading

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CCA gets ready to deal with Rick Perry

The action never stops. The next move in the felony case against Rick Perry belongs to the state’s highest criminal court, which will decide as early as mid-September whether to accept or reject two appeals in the case. The Court … Continue reading

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Paxton still fighting same sex marriage

Some things never change. Despite his recent pledge to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling, Attorney General Ken Paxton is already seeking to prevent the decision from being applied in an Austin estate case. Paxton’s office filed … Continue reading

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One more chance for LaMarque ISD

I hope they can take advantage of it. Headed into the new school year with La Marque Independent School District still facing an uncertain future, Superintendent Terri Watkins pledged to continue upward momentum in student achievement, keep a handle on … Continue reading

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