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Posts on ‘November 4th, 2017’

Saturday video break: Sledgehammer

Here’s Fifth Harmony: As you may surmise, they’re one of those artists I know about thanks to my kids. They have several songs I like, this one included, so that’s a win. Those of you who aren’t millennials or proximate to kids are probably more familiar with Peter Gabriel’s song of the same name: A […]

Second trimester abortion lawsuit hearings begin

Deja vu all over again. Texas abortion providers argued in court Thursday that it is not medically necessary to require women to undergo injections or other procedures in order to comply with a new state law restricting the most common second-trimester abortion procedure. […] Dr. Mark Nichols, an Oregon-based doctor, called the dilation and evacuation […]

Tracking earthquakes

It’s a thing. Texas, home to two of the nation’s busiest oilfields, now has a new way for the public to track in real time how many earthquakes are rattling the Lone Star State since the expanded use of new drilling techniques. TexNet, which the University of Texas said is the nation’s most advanced state-run […]

Houston Press ceases print operations

End of an era. Voice Media Group announced today that the Houston Press ceased print publication with its November 2 edition, capping a 28-year run as one of the nation’s leading alternative weekly newspapers and concluding a wild ride as an irascible and irreverent part of Houston’s cultural fabric. Although the Press successfully steered its […]