Monthly Archives: November 2013

Striking Back Against Censorship

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
The mission of WordPress.com is to democratize publishing. We’re inspired every day by the ways creators use our platform to bring their voices to the world. Unfortunately, we also see many cases of…

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New jail solves overcrowding issues, saves county thousands

Originally posted on KFOR.com:
[ooyala code=”Zlc2tyaDpZg5PKVL_Bpie15Ng-rVXi-E” player_id=”df513009265e4427aaf5f0342a75c90e”] EL RENO, Okla. – As inmates step off the bus, each step toward the Canadian County Jail is money in the county’s pocket and a step closer to paying off the new…

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3D printing gets a big endorsement from HP CEO Meg Whitman

Originally posted on Startup News Fresh:
http://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png Dylan Tweney/VentureBeatType A Machines makes a 3D printer that competes with MakerBot. Why buy a Type A instead? It is $900 cheaper, prints larger objects (up to 10x9x9 inches), and is more reliable,…

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Sheriff’s LGBT jail policy draws praise, questions

HOUSTON POLITICS & POLICY By Kiah Collier November 25, 2013 The first time Nikki Araguz Loyd was booked into the Harris County Jail two decades and seven arrests ago, her name was Justin Graham Purdue and she was male. When she … Continue reading

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Texas Senators Question Electricity Pricing Plan

By: Associated Press Posted: Mon 11:55 AM, Nov 25, 2013  AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Texas Senate’s Natural Resources Committee has called the Public Utility Commission to talk about the pricing of electricity. Committee Chairman Troy Fraser called commissioners to testify Monday in Austin … Continue reading

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Keeping your Gas Pricing Low

Articles of interests submitted by Pratt L. Robinson, Jr. plrobinson@hotmail.com, www.hbbin.org Houston Gas Prices.com GasBuddy.com Gas Buddy Trip Cost Calculator GasPriceWatch.com Gas Price Calculator 5 Simple Tips To Save At Gas Pump 20 genius stain removing tricks that really work

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Wal-mart and Not-So Thanksgiving

FRI NOV 22, 2013 AT 07:43 AM PST UPDATE – So much for WalMart paying people to work Thanksgiving byksuwildkat Last week we learned that WalMart would be open on Thanksgiving day.   We were told by a WalMart executive “associates” … Continue reading

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