And his predecessor, as chairman of the commission, Sam Bassett, was a defense attorney. And Sam Bassett really wanted to push the commission to investigate allegations of poor forensic work in Texas, and especially in arson cases. And the Willingham case is very high profile.

I can see no possible excuse for allowing this so called sport to continue. If the hunt is really about enjoying riding and the thrill if the chase etc there is no reason why drag racing could not take it’s place. This is a barbaric practice and I am bitterly disappointed that the government has still failed to secure a ban..

For some reason Taco Bell can’t transition its product into a fast assembly model. Over 30 years I have seen Taco Bell rebuilding itself and each time you see long lines at 2AM at the drive through. The kitchen is fully staffed during these times, the crew working are going at full steam.

G. Hendricks: None. A. It wasn’t that the disbelieving women misunderstood how the risk was computed or had trouble with the math, Fagerlin says. As part of the study, half the 690 women got a detailed breakdown of how each of the risk factors they had reported raised or lowered their score. (For example, never having given birth, or having started your period before age 12, or having a mother or sister who had breast cancer are all factors associated with increased risk.) Having more information didn’t seem to matter.

FILE In this July 12, 2013 file photo, anti abortion rights supporter Katherine Aguilar holds a crucifix and prays while opponents and supporters of abortion rights gather in the State Capitol rotunda in Austin, Texas. Nearly three quarters of Texas 18 abortion facilities would be forced to close by the end of Aug. 2014 if one of the nation toughest new anti abortion laws is allowed to take effect, attorneys for clinics challenging the law told a federal judge Monday, Aug.

Councilwoman Helen Foster of the Bronx then accused Vallone of making his own time consuming speeches. When Vallone attempted to respond, Foster shot back, “I don’t work for you. I am not one of your boys. Well, that Cuccinelli guy sure seems to be in the news a lot.As I get started, I’ll be leaning hard on my fabulous colleagues and the many other reporters and bloggers holding local officials to account, picking up their scraps where I can. But mostly, I need help from you. If your mayor or council member or state legislator or county executive or dogcatcher isn’t doing you right, please let me know and/or post a comment, and I’ll do my best to check it out.We’ll try to keep things from getting too serious around here.