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Thoughts, Links, and Cartoons on Thursday Afternoon

Links, Thoughts, and Open Thread
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Open in new windowOpen in new windowOpen in new windowOpen in new windowWhy one executive left Goldman Sachs.

Comedian Leo Gallagher was rushed to the hospital from Lewisville's "Hat Tricks" bar, after experiencing chest pains.

The U.S. Department of Justice rejected the Texas voter ID law. The letter from DOJ does a great job of calmly and rationally explaining why the law has disparate impact on minorities, based on data that the State of Texas provided in defense of the law. Attorney General Greg Abbott is now gearing up to challenge the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 itself. We wrote this piece a few years back, and stand by it today for all of the same reasons.

It may be cheaper to simply provide housing to the homeless than to pay for the consequences of keeping them on the streets. This ruling from Politifact explains the costs.

We promise our unpaid contributors this. If AOL or some other company ever buys the Lewisville Texan Journal for a crapload of money, we'll kick a pile of it your way to be fair. For now, we'll just keep being thankful that the bills get paid each month so we can keep bringing you the LTJ. In 2011, it cost us $892 to produce this website, and bring you all the content. Ads and donations covered that amount, and we ended up with a $54 surplus carried forward into 2012. If the Lewisville Texan Journal is useful to you, please consider making a donation, using the link in the right column. We'd also love for you to "Like" us on Facebook.

Good grief.

Tony Romo apparently plays soccer in Lewisville.

I think I've always known this, but it's nice to see scientific evidence that men become stupid around attractive women.

Batman, the Musical
   
45 other school districts joined with LISD in passing resolutions asking for an end to high-stakes testing schemes that eat up too much instructional time.

More on that ATI trade school in Lewisville that is winding down operations.

President Obama picked his NCAA Final Four.
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2015/4/17 20:50:43 - Relay For Life at LHS Harmon Campus on May 15th
2015/4/17 7:57:38 - Family Protests Lack of Police Action in Assault of Teen Daughter
2015/4/17 7:29:40 - Friday Briefs
2015/4/17 7:10:00 - Upcoming Events Around Lewisville and the Surrounding Area
2015/4/16 23:00:00 - Document Sheds Light on April 7th Murder
2015/4/15 18:49:42 - County-wide Food Drive Precedes Mayors' Day of Concern
2015/4/15 18:18:15 - Letters: LISD Board Candidate Smith Exposed
2015/4/15 13:20:00 - Temporary Closure of Connector Road Between Southbound I-35E Frontage Road at Corporate Drive
2015/4/13 8:50:00 - Flood WARNING for Denton County
2015/4/13 7:30:00 - Lewisville Fire Marshal Ready to Help Apartment Residents with Trash Problems


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