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Posts on ‘April 13th, 2012’

Friday random ten: Tax day

It’s what really makes the world go ’round. 1. Easy Money – Billy Joel 2. Money – Pink Floyd 3. Money – Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings 4. Money – Yes 5. Money – N.A.S.A 6. Money, Money, Money – from “Mamma Mia” 7. Money For Nothing – Big Daddy 8. Gimme Some Money […]

The home stretch for interviews

Barring anything unusual, I’ve done all of the Harris County interviews I’m going to do at this point. You can see who I’ve spoken to and listen to them all on the Harris County primary page. You may have noticed that there’s still a couple of weeks till early voting, and you might be wondering […]

The plot thickens

Once again, I got nothing. Houston City Councilwoman Helena Brown voted against a city construction project Wednesday, warning that in signing off on two energy-efficient building projects the council was handing millions of dollars to a “non-American initiative and interests.” It was the first of two occasions during the weekly meeting that Brown suggested city […]

Groundbreaking on the county’s new DNA forensics lab

Cool. Harris County officials on Tuesday broke ground on a new forensic genetics laboratory, to open later this year, which will let county scientists test DNA evidence in a growing number of cases. The 15,000-square-foot facility, on Holcombe in the Texas Medical Center, could be considered the little brother of a new Institute of Forensic […]

SJL talks high speed rail

The dream lives on. Officials in Japan and South Korea told Houston Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee that they are interested in helping Texas build a high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas. The Houston Democrat said the foreign officials described their interest to her during an official congressional visit to Japan, South Korea and China. […]