Daily Archives: September 9, 2018

Weekend link dump for September 9

Nice try, guys, but this is not how you “fix” baseball. “It turns out Lisa didn’t get sung ‘Happy Birthday’ by Michel Jackson on that episode of The Simpsons.” “But as is so often the case, the accusation that was … Continue reading

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Harris County 2018 voter registration numbers

From the inbox: Thank you Harris County Voter Registration Division and Harris County Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars for your passion, dedication, and commitment in registering eligible voters! Current number registered: 2,291,037 Voters registered in 2017: 67,753 Voters registered in 2018: … Continue reading

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How many police forces do we need?

It’s an age-old question. Harris County could save millions of dollars a year by consolidating overlapping law enforcement agencies, from sharing technological resources to reallocating duties from constables to the sheriff’s department, according to a report by the Kinder Institute … Continue reading

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The beer boom continues

Raise a glass. There were a dozen craft breweries across the Houston metro before 2013, and that seemed like a lot at the time. Now, there are 52. The new breweries have added 344,487 square feet of industrial space — … Continue reading

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