A Humor Site Carved the Century’s Best Memes on a Giant Monolith and Buried It for Aliens to Find – Adweek

Adweek A Humor Site Carved the Century's Best Memes on a Giant Monolith and Buried It for Aliens to FindAdweekWith help from Barcelona-based LOLA MullenLowe, 9GAG fêted its ninth anniversary by erecting the first man-made monument to stupid humor, featuring its best memes. And dickbutt. The 13-foot-tall, 24-ton treasure was buried “somewhere in the desert” […]

J&J hit with $110 million verdict in baby powder suit – CBS News

CBS News J&J hit with $110 million verdict in baby powder suitCBS NewsST. LOUIS – A St. Louis jury has awarded a Virginia woman a record-setting $110.5 million in the latest lawsuit alleging that using Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) baby powder caused cancer. The jury ruling Thursday night for 62-year-old Louis Slemp of Wise, …Johnson & […]

April Job Gains Top Expectations; Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.4% – StreetInsider.com

Reuters April Job Gains Top Expectations; Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.4%StreetInsider.comGet instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. Change in Nonfarm Payrolls 211K vs 190K Expected; UE Rate 4.4% vs 4.6%. Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 211,000 in April, …US employers added 211000 jobs, unemployment […]

Senate passes bill to eliminate most vehicle safety inspections – Texas Tribune

Senate passes bill to eliminate most vehicle safety inspectionsTexas TribuneThe Texas Senate on Thursday gave its blessing to a bill that would eliminate the state's vehicle safety inspection requirement for most vehicles. It would still apply … Meet Paige: Our new Facebook Messenger bot helps you keep track of the 85th …and more »

Spurs’ Tony Parker out for rest of playoffs with quad injury

JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Basketball Writer One of Gregg Popovich’s top priorities in the final weeks of the regular season was making sure the San Antonio Spurs got veteran point guard Tony Parker healthy and in rhythm for the playoff push. More than seeding or home-court advantage, Popovich said, the Spurs needed Parker in order to […]

AP Explains: Why the sick will face coverage problems

TOM MURPHY, AP Health Writer The Republican push to replace the Affordable Care Act was revived this week in Congress by a small change to their plan designed to combat concerns over coverage for those with pre-existing health problems. The change helped get the bill through the House of Representatives in a tight vote Thursday, […]

The 2018 Commissioners Court elections appear likely to make Noack an even lonelier “reformer”

Conroe, May 5 – It’s still 10 months off from the Republican Primary Election. Nevertheless, one of the most frequent comments The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, receives from readers is that they are hopeful that after the 2018 elections, the County Commissioners Court will change its makeup. Just for fun, it’s time […]

As a community, Montgomery County should give incoming Animal Shelter Director Aaron Johnson a good chance to succeed

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 5 – The next Montgomery County Animal Shelter Director Aaron Johnson will report for duty on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. He’ll succeed a very popular Director, Charles Jackson, who quit who succeeded a very unpopular Director, Todd “Boss” Hayden, who left the job by other means… It’s very important […]

The Golden Hammer discovers $3 million of hidden tax revenue missing from the County Budget (!), another tax you pay (besides property taxes)

The Golden Hammer discovers $3 million of hidden tax revenue missing from the County Budget (!), another tax you pay (besides property taxes)

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 5 – Many readers of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, have complained through the tipline and on social media about how high their motor vehicle registration and inspection fees have become. Montgomery County residents, like most taxpayers in Texas, are subject to another tax besides the always-rising […]