Daily Archives: September 16, 2016

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 13

Turns out there are a lot of girl names that begin with the letter E. 1. Oklahoma Home – Elana James 2. Sweet Child O’ Mine – Eliza Lumley 3. Freight Train – Elizabeth Cotton 4. A Little Luck – … Continue reading

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Lyceum: Trump 39, Clinton 32

From the Texas Lyceum, another single-digit poll result. If the U.S. presidential election were held today, ballot tests show a tighter race at the top of the ticket in deep red Texas than recent history would suggest, according to independent … Continue reading

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More on the pension deal

The full version of the Chron story adds a lot of detail. Under the tentative deal, the funds would assume more realistic investment returns – 7 percent rather than 8 percent to 8.5 percent – and would recognize all recent … Continue reading

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Who’s afraid of Uber’s driverless car test?

Transportation safety officials, at least some of them. Uber’s decision to bring self-driving taxis to the streets of Pittsburgh this week is raising alarms among a swath of safety experts who say that the technology is not nearly ready for … Continue reading

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ACC makes it three

So long, North Carolina. Just two days after the NCAA announced they were moving scheduled tournaments out of North Carolina in protest of the state’s anti-LGBTQ House Bill 2, the Atlantic Coast Conference—which includes North Carolina’s biggest Division I programs … Continue reading

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