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Weekend link dump for September 3

Just another day at the movies. No big deal. “Why would you attempt to pull a con on a community made up of hundreds of thousands of Meddling Kids?” The case for Taylor Swift’s new song being about Arya Stark. “Depending on how you’ve set up two-step authentication, however, this may be far from airtight […]

Many schools were damaged by Harvey

This will add so much more disruption to the Harvey recovery efforts. More than 10,000 Houston Independent School District students are expected to start classes in temporary quarters as officials work to repair hundreds of campuses damaged by Hurricane Harvey, Superintendent Richard Carranza said Saturday. Carranza said the district still plans to start school on […]

Harvey was hard on farms, too

It wasn’t just the cities like Houston that suffered a lot of damage from Harvey. Harvey did more than transform cityscape by turning highways into rivers; It also upended life for farmers and ranchers across dozens of counties that Gov. Greg Abbott declared disaster zones. The powerful winds and rains destroyed crops, displaced livestock and […]

Collin County wants its pay back

Of course they do. Collin County is about to start another fight over the prosecution of indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. Since 2015, the county has been billed more than half a million dollars to prosecute Paxton, who faces securities fraud charges. But fresh off a court win that voided half of those costs, […]