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Friday random ten: Better than that

Because “better” comes after “best” in the dictionary. 1. Better – Kim Carnes 2. Better Be Good To Me – Tina Tuner 3. Better Days – Bruce Springsteen 4. Better In Stereo – Dove Cameron 5. Better Love – Robert Johnson 6. A Better Man I’ll Be – Larkin 7. Better Off Dub – Rupert […]

Mayor Turner lowers tax rate hike amount

I’m sure we’re all glad to see this. Mayor Sylvester Turner on Wednesday said the temporary property tax rate hike he has proposed would be cut in half after federal officials approved his request to increase reimbursement for the city’s Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts. Turner earlier this month had pitched an 8.9 percent increase for […]


The only bench this guy should be allowed on is a park bench. Jeff Mateer, a high-ranking official in Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office who President Donald Trump has nominated for a federal judgeship, said in speeches in 2015 that transgender children are part of “Satan’s plan” and argued same-sex marriage would open the […]

The taproom bill is in effect

And it’s lousy, as expected. The latest draft of beer legislation in Texas has left a bitter taste in the mouths of some craft brewers. HB 3287, which lawmakers passed during their regular legislative session earlier this year, requires craft brewers that produce more than 225,000 barrels per year to pay a distributor to deliver […]