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Friday random ten: Bring it

It has been brought. 1. Bring Back That Leroy Brown – Queen 2. Bring ‘Em Home – Bruce Springsteen 3. Bring It Back Again – Stray Cats 4. Bring It On Down To My House – Willie Nelson & Asleep At The Wheel 5. Bring It On Home To Me – The Commitments 6. Bring […]

From Alabama to Texas

Here are two numbers from Sen.-elect Doug Jones’ victory over garbage human Roy Moore: 92.0% and 49.3%. Jones received 92.0% of the total vote that Hillary Clinton received in Alabama in 2016. Moore received 49.3% of Donald Trump’s vote total. Put that together and you see what you get. Now of course Alabama was an […]

Another step in the Uptown BRT process

Gotta build those bus lanes on the Loop, too. A bus guideway along Loop 610 will cost slightly more than anticipated, based on bids opened Wednesday in Austin. Williams Brothers Construction, a mainstay of highway building in the area, was the apparent low bidder at $57.2 million, for the project to add two elevated bus […]

Farenthold changes course

Sort of. U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi, will retire from Congress after finishing his current term, a source close to the congressman told The Tribune Thursday morning. Farenthold soon confirmed the decision in an emotional video posted on Facebook.The decision came after a difficult December for the four-term congressman. Farenthold, one of the quieter […]