Daily Archives: September 30, 2018

Weekend link dump for September 30

New flash: George R.R. Martin takes his own sweet time when writing books. “With scooters, cities have a fresh shot, and they don’t intend to waste it.” “What’s surfacing in these comments is something that has, up until now, mostly … Continue reading

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Sarah Davis’ balancing act

As it will be for many of her Republican colleagues, especially in Harris County, 2018 is a challenging year for Rep. Sarah Davis. To understand how Republican state Rep. Sarah Davis plans to survive a possible Democratic blue wave in … Continue reading

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Planning to fail

Big surprise. Anti-abortion activist Carol Everett had no experience running a family planning program when the state of Texas awarded her millions in taxpayer funds to help rebuild a network of low-income women’s health providers. The state knew that. So … Continue reading

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Have a Coke and a toke

Dude. Aurora Cannabis Inc. led pot stocks higher after Coca-Cola Co. said it’s eyeing the cannabis drinks market, becoming the latest beverage company to tap into surging demand for marijuana products as traditional sales slow. Coca-Cola says it’s monitoring the … Continue reading

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