Sexual misconduct claims roil Alabama campaign, divide women

BC-US–Alabama Senate-Moore 1st Ld-Writethru Nov 17, 2017 10:36PM (GMT 04:36) – 845 words By KIM CHANDLER ,  Associated Press Eds: Expands. AP Video. With AP Photos. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama’s Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women to defend husband Roy Moore against accusations […]

Motorcycle purchasing jumble-up creates Commissioners Court confusion

“And what is good, Phaedrus, and what is not good – – Need we ask anyone to tell us these things?” Conroe, November 18 – It was embarrassing to watch Montgomery County Purchasing Director Gilbert Jalomo present a request for approximately $125,000 of BMW motorcycles during the Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, […]

Two years after passage of the road bond referendum, Montgomery County has seen little progress on roads, which are becoming a “spaghetti loop”

Image: Traffic congestion, without appropriate mobility planning by Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and the Commissioners Court, is turning Montgomery County’s roads into a “spaghetti loop,” according to mobility expert Bill O’Sullivan. Conroe, November 18 – More than two years after passage of the $280 million, November, 2015, road bond referendum that Montgomery County Judge […]

High Noon Extra! CPS Board President Jaggers apologizes for adoption resolutions, while County Judge, Commissioners’ inattention raises major issue of concern

HIGH NOON EXTRA! BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, November 17 – CPS Board President Terri Jaggers, who also runs a nonprofit adoption organization, apologized to the community, to Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, and to the entire Montgomery County Commissioners Court for the wording of the Montgomery County Adoption Day and Montgomery County Adoption Month resolutions which […]

Germany’s Merkel, Weakened After Poor Election Showing, Struggles To Form Government – NPR

NPR Germany's Merkel, Weakened After Poor Election Showing, Struggles To Form GovernmentNPRGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at her Berlin party headquarters Friday for talks with members of potential coalition parties to form a new government. Kay Nietfeld/AFP/Getty Images hide caption. toggle caption. Kay Nietfeld/AFP/Getty Images.Angela Merkel's Coalition Talks in Germany Go Into OvertimeNew York TimesGermany […]

Steve Mostyn, Democratic megadonor and Houston trial lawyer, dies – Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle Steve Mostyn, Democratic megadonor and Houston trial lawyer, diesHouston ChronicleSteve Mostyn, a high-profile Houston trial lawyer and a top Democratic Party megadonor who spent millions in a failed bid to turn Texas blue, has died. He was 46. In a statement Thursday, his family confirmed his death at his Houston home Wednesday …Democratic […]

Analysis: The biggest threat to Texas Republicans? Texas Republicans. – Texas Tribune

Texas Tribune Analysis: The biggest threat to Texas Republicans? Texas Republicans.Texas TribuneTexas governors generally don't endorse against incumbents, never mind endorsing against incumbents in their own party. This puts a sort of official stamp on a split in the GOP that so many Republicans won't even acknowledge. by Ross Ramsey Nov.and more »

The Health 202: House Republicans are divided over individual mandate push in tax plan – Washington Post

Washington Post The Health 202: House Republicans are divided over individual mandate push in tax planWashington PostTHE PROGNOSIS. House Speaker Paul Ryan following a vote on the Republican tax overhaul on Thursday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). House Republicans are a “heck, yeah” on repealing Obamacare's individual mandate but still a “maybe” on funding its …House Passes Tax […]

Analysts flee Wall Street with gallows humor as research changes loom – CNBC

CNBC Analysts flee Wall Street with gallows humor as research changes loomCNBCAnalysts have been fleeing Wall Street after nearly a decade of cost-cutting that is likely to accelerate under a regulation called MiFID. Customers are not expected to pay what it costs to produce research in the years ahead, especially after MiFID II …and more »

Houston Sports Ministry of Information’s Week Eleven Preview – Arizona Cardinals – Battle Red Blog (blog)

Battle Red Blog (blog) Houston Sports Ministry of Information's Week Eleven Preview – Arizona CardinalsBattle Red Blog (blog)Instead, believe only Houston Sports Ministry of Information; we will provide you, true, dyed-in-the-wool fans of our glorious Texans, only unabridged truth you seek, only truth you'll ever need. So ignore noise about last week. Instead, let us […]