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Posts on ‘January 12th, 2013’

Saturday video break: Hard To Handle

Song #36 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “Hard To Handle”, originally by Otis Redding and covered by the Black Crowes. Here’s the original: I’ve known for awhile that this was an Otis Redding song – not as far back as when the Crowes version came out and was all over the radio, […]

School finance dispatches

Some bad news for the state in the school finance lawsuit. State District Judge John Dietz directed state attorneys Wednesday to redo a key study that underestimated the funding advantages of higher-wealth school districts — a blow to the state’s arguments in a school finance lawsuit that current differences among districts are insignificant. Dietz asked […]

No injunction in state lawsuit for Planned Parenthood

Bummer. Travis County District Judge Stephen Yelenosky on Friday refused to grant Planned Parenthood’s request for a temporary injunction to be included in the Texas Women’s Health Program. “Probable injury is not really sufficient,” said Yelenosky, who ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood at a hearing in December, “… because it is unlikely that the […]

What does it mean to be a “craft” beer?

The Chron has a Q&A with beer aficionado Jenn Litz that raises an interesting question. Q: How are the major breweries responding to the craft beer trend? A: Mostly through the acquisition route. They know the milliennials are drinking craft, and the margins are good with craft beer. The majority of craft beer drinkers either […]