USA Today reports a federal judge has halted a lawsuit over the controversial natural gas pipeline for 90 days, but his order allows construction to continue. The lawsuit involves an eminent domain dispute between the El Paso County Water District No. 1, the Federal government and the company that owns the pipeline, Texas based Energy Transfer Partners..
“I’m putting my personal prestige on the line here, and that’s probably the most important thing I have,” he said. “I wouldn’t be getting into this unless I was confident in my ability to do it. I do have to pony up $100,000 by certified check next week, and I wouldn’t do that just for ego.
One thing the NFL media machine excels at is ratcheting up hyperbole playing up the life and death importance and gladiatorial bluster of what would otherwise be an entertaining sports diversion until the drama is disproportionately inflated to ridiculous levels. Naturally, the Discovery Channel is airing their shit blowin’ up series Destroyed in Seconds directly opposite Super Bowl XLV as a brilliant piece of counterprogramming: If you’re going to watch a show with commentator phrases like “a deadly obstacle course” and “not even his parachute can save him,” it might as well be one that contains actual footage of real explosions, accidents, and . Maybe it’ll stir up some moral qualms you might have against watching a program that turns life endangering (and life ending) disasters into lurid entertainment but then, all those concussed running backs your fantasy league wants to “walk it off” might have something to say about that, too.
Of course, Dupre had to get involved the apologies act as well; after all, there was press (and eventually, an interview with Diane Sawyer) to be had. In November of 2008, Dupre expressed her deep, complex, sorrow for Spitzer’s wife, Silda Wall Spitzer. “I’m sorry for your pain,” Dupre claimed she’d say if she could talk to Silda..
WHERE THE ON WE HAVE THE TICKETS. WHAT ? WILL THESE FANS BE CHEERING WHEN THE GAME AGAINST THE HOUSTON TEXANS IS OVER? THE SUPER BOWL! THE SUPER BOWL, BABY. THE 49ERS WILL HOST THE HOUSTON TEXANS, 18 THAT COMES TO TOWN AFTER LOSING TWO IN A ROW. Florida pitcher Alecia Ocasio stymied the Texas A (29 6, 3 2 SEC) offense, allowing just one hit, a triple to Samantha Show, while striking out six in five innings of work. 8 Texas A Drops Series Opener to No. 6 Florida, 6 1No.
COACHES CATEGORY HONORING EDDIE JOSEPHCOACH BOB LEDBETTER Southlake Carroll High School 1979 1996 Coach Ledbetter’s career record stands at 208 39 1 and his teams never finished with a losing record. From 1986 1993 the 3A Dragons were 113 5 1, winning state championships in 1988, 1992 and 1993. They broke the National Record of 72 straight regular season wins and in 1993 the Dragons were recognized as the most noteworthy football team in Texas by receiving the Gordon Wood Award at the Texas Football Hall of Fame banquet.