Good, Bad and Ugly

Hempstead Landfill and STAAR Test Standards: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good, some of it bad, some of it downright ugly. We ask our non-expert panel (Houston Chronicle writer Lisa Falkenberg, MochaDad.com blogger Fred Goodall, and Vladimir Davidiuk, Chairman of the College Republicans and Junior Senator in the Student Government Association at the University of St […]

gbu-logo-m-300x300A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good, some of it bad, some of it downright ugly.

We ask our non-expert panel (Houston Chronicle writer Lisa Falkenberg, MochaDad.com blogger Fred Goodall, and Vladimir Davidiuk, Chairman of the
College Republicans and Junior Senator in the Student Government Association at the University of St Thomas.) to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of this week’s news.

This week’s stories include a rejected landfill in Hempstead, STAAR testing standards, a court ruling over flag-burning, and the Twitterverse shaming of an Atlanta disc jockey for comments he made about the broadcast of the Astros Wild Card game victory over the Yankees.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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