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Recent News and Opinion
2015/5/5 - Food Reviews: Mama's Pizza
2015/5/5 - Winco Foods Opening on Thursday
2015/5/3 - Homeowners Receive Property Tax Appraisal Notices
2015/5/1 - Upcoming Closures for the 35Express Project
2015/5/1 - Keep Tradition Alive Jam Session set for May 8
2015/4/30 - Upcoming Events Around Lewisville and the Surrounding Area
2015/4/30 - Breaking News: Flower Mound Cares Facebook Group Down
2015/4/29 - Local Election Turnout Sparse
2015/4/29 - Lewisville High School Names Skeldon New Girls Basketball Head Coach
2015/4/29 - Nightly I-35E Lane Closures in Lewisville near Fox Avenue
2015/4/29 - LHS Alumnus Wins Prestigious Award for Economics
2015/4/28 - Tuesday Morning Briefs
2015/4/27 - LISD Board Taps Rogers for Superintendent Post
2015/4/26 - Website Upgraded
2015/4/26 - Early Voting Starts Monday in 2015 Municipal Elections
2015/4/24 - Lake and Drought Update - April 24th, 2015
2015/4/23 - Candidates Discuss Issues at Castle Hills Forum
2015/4/23 - Keep Lewisville Beautiful Spring Cleanup Set for April 25th, 2015
2015/4/22 - Wednesday Briefs
2015/4/22 - Hazardous Weather Expected Today
2015/4/21 - Synchronized swimming event April 25-26
2015/4/20 - Lewisville Officer Receives Medal of Valor Award
2015/4/20 - Chalk This Way Festival Set for May 9th in Old Town
2015/4/20 - Monday Morning Briefs - Council Meeting, LLELA, Ghosts, Jams, Prom...
2015/4/19 - Lewisville PD Teams Up with US Army for Recruiting Event
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2015/5/6 1:23 - Re: Homeowners Receive Property Tax Appraisal Notices (RNeil)
2015/5/5 9:22 - Re: LHS Alumnus Wins Prestigious Award for Economics (Anonymous)
2015/5/5 9:11 - Re: Low Turnout (Anonymous)
2015/5/4 11:36 - Low Turnout (WhosPlayin)
2015/5/4 11:35 - Re: Local Election Turnout Sparse (WhosPlayin)
2015/5/4 10:23 - Re: Local Election Turnout Sparse (Anonymous)
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2015/5/1 20:45 - Re: Breaking News: Flower Mound Cares Facebook Group Down (Anonymous)
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Texas Blog Roundup - Week ending 2/19/2012

Texas Progressive Alliance - Blog Roundups
Posted by WhosPlayin on 2012/2/20 9:29:27 (548 reads)
Texas Progressive Alliance - Blog Roundups

The Texas Progressive Alliance will never be able to say the word "surging" again with a straight face as it brings you this week's roundup.

Railroad Commissioner Elizabeth Ames Jones resigned her position to run in the GOP primary for SD25 after finally coming to the realization that her argument that we can't really know where the capital of Texas is located was completely lame. Off the Kuff provides the commentary.

BossKitty at TruthHugger is really getting worried at how America’s religious culture and the GOP are pushing America backwards, into the previous century, with barbaric personal intrusions. Virile GOP – American Women Are Property Again and Population Control, Climate Change and Zealots describe how these are taking place.

Nothing will change with school finance in Texas until we change our elected officials. That's what WCNews at Eye On Williamson tells us in this post, We must "Re-Fund" public education in Texas.

Neil at Texas Liberal wrote about Houston right-wing talk show host and former Houston City Councilmember Michael Berry. Mr. Berry is alleged to have been involved in a hit-and-run incident outside a Houston gay bar. In the recent past, Mr. Berry has said things relating to gay people that did not seem very nice.

Santorum -- the man, not the substance -- is surging, and PDiddie at Brains and Eggs gathers the evidence.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme wants you to know that Nueces County Republicans screwed with redistricting, too.

Ken Judkins' column at the Lewisville Texan Journal asks: Why are otherwise good people so uncivil when it comes to politics?

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Posted: 2012/2/20 17:55  Updated: 2012/2/21 8:44
 Re: Texas Blog Roundup - Week ending 2/19/2012
Santorum is surging! ha ha ha Thanks for that one, Steve!
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WhosPlayin
Posted: 2012/2/21 8:47  Updated: 2012/2/21 8:47
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I suppose I should note that I don't write the intros to these TPA roundups. It's a syndication thing.
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Other articles
2015/5/5 22:10:00 - Food Reviews: Mama's Pizza
2015/5/5 7:10:00 - Winco Foods Opening on Thursday
2015/5/3 10:00:00 - Homeowners Receive Property Tax Appraisal Notices
2015/5/1 18:00:00 - Upcoming Closures for the 35Express Project
2015/5/1 7:00:00 - Keep Tradition Alive Jam Session set for May 8
2015/4/30 22:30:00 - Upcoming Events Around Lewisville and the Surrounding Area
2015/4/30 17:50:00 - Breaking News: Flower Mound Cares Facebook Group Down
2015/4/29 23:00:00 - Local Election Turnout Sparse
2015/4/29 21:31:09 - Lewisville High School Names Skeldon New Girls Basketball Head Coach
2015/4/29 21:30:00 - Nightly I-35E Lane Closures in Lewisville near Fox Avenue


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