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Low Voter Turnout, And Overturning The Heights Liquor Law: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The Week’s News

Posted on · From the lowest voter turnout in more than 20 years, to The Heights ending it's old prohibition policies -- our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news.

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Dredging Lake Houston & Cloned Steaks: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of the News

Posted on · Friday’s coverage of an attack on Dallas police following a rally related to recent police shootings of African-Americans pre-empted our normal edition of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Instead, we tasked our panel with sharing their reaction to the week’s volatile events. Now, we bring you the conversation our panel was originally going […]

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Voter ID Law and Fountain View Apartments Dispute: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From the Texas Voter ID law heading back to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, to the opposition to a proposed mixed-income apartment complex near The Galleria, to a new report that says Houstonians wasted even more time in traffic in 2015: we discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s news. Our panel of non-experts this […]

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SCOTUS to Hear Immigration Case & Annise Parker Goes to Harvard: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From the U.S. Supreme Court agreeing to weigh in on the Lone Star State’s challenge to Pres. Obama’s deferred action immigration programs, to former Mayor Annise Parker becoming a resident fellow at Harvard, to the University of Houston possibly shut out of hosting a GOP Presidential debate: we discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s […]

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of 2015

Posted on · A lot can happen in a year – some of it good, some of it bad, some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the news, we turn each week to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of 2015. This week’s panel of non-experts is comprised […]

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Prop. 2 Lawsuit, Campus Carry and a Texting Ban: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From a lawsuit alleging the wording on Proposition 2 (the recent ballot measure regarding term limits for elected city officials) was misleading, to students discussing how campus carry might affect the University of Houston, to Mayor Annise Parker saying she wants the City Council to consider a texting and driving ban: our rotating panel of “non-experts” comes together to […]

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Harris County Sues VW and Protesting at Whole Foods: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From Harris County suing Volkswagen, to a ruling on an accident at a La Porte chemical plant, to a protest at a local Whole Foods in Houston over food produced by prison labor: our rotating panel of “non-experts” comes together to consider The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of the week’s Houston news. This week’s […]

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Houston’s Credit Rating, Renaming Dowling Street and Carli Lloyd: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From Houston’s pension problems affecting the city’s credit rating, to a call to rename Houston’s Dowling Street, to Houston Dash player Carli Lloyd shining during the FIFA Women’s World Cup: we discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s Houston news. This week’s panel of non-experts is comprised of: Joe Holley, “Native Texan” columnist for […]

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Abortion Law Upheld, McKinney Pool Party and Tal’s Hill: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From an appeals court upholding Texas’ controversial abortion law, to a police officer’s response to a pool party in McKinney, to the end of Tal’s Hill in Minute Maid Park: our rotating panel of “non-experts” comes together to consider The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of the week’s Houston news. This week’s panel of non-experts […]

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HCC Restructuring and Matthew McConaughey’s Price Tag: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of non-experts to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of it all. Today: Aurora Losada of La Voz […]

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Hazing, the Alamo and a Sasquatch Attack: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of non-experts to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of it all. Today: Mary Flood, a Houston attorney […]

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Banning Native American Mascots, Rising Rents & Checking In at the Rodeo: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · HISD banned Native American mascots — or any mascot based on a racial or ethnic group. A study says Houston is among the cities with the biggest increase in rents. And the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was one of Facebook’s top ten checked-into places of the year. Our panel of decided non-experts decides if […]