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Posts on ‘October 19th, 2012’

Friday random ten: For the ladies, part 2

More songs named for ladies, from my binder full of Friday Random Ten lists. 1. Caroline – Georgetown Chimes 2. Cassidy – Suzanne Vega 3. Cecilia – Simon and Garfunkel 4. Cindy – The Chieftains 5. Claudette – Robert Johnson 6. Clementine – Tom Lehrer 7. Daria – CAKE 8. Darlene – Carolyn Wonderland 9. […]

YouGov: Romney 55, Obama 41

YouGov has an updated poll of Texas. Republican challenger Mitt Romney gets a solid majority of the votes of likely voters over Democratic President Barack Obama in Texas, 55% Romney to 41% Obama, in a YouGov poll of 958 likely voters from the Lone Star state (recontacted from an initial September poll). In the race […]

Maybe the fourth time will be the charm

The city of Houston is once again bidding for a Super Bowl. If everything goes according to an ambitious plan devised by city and county leaders, Houston will host its third Super Bowl in 2017. The NFL informed the Texans and the city on Tuesday that Houston will be one of two finalists for Super […]

Precinct 1 Constable overview

The Chron takes a look at the Constable race in Precinct 1, which will determine the successor to disgraced former Constable Jack Abercia. [Republican Joe] Danna, 59, and a Precinct 1 deputy for 18 years, pledged to reorganize an office top-heavy with administrators and move them from offices to patrol duty. He started the constable’s […]

Endorsement watch: For the city bonds

The Chron gives its approval to the city bond referenda. While all eyes seem to be on the presidential election, the upcoming city bond measures on the ballot this year may have more immediate impact on Houston than any federal changes. Broken down into five propositions, the bonds will fund much-needed repairs and construction projects […]