The Conroe City Council approved the creation of three new municipal utility districts for a new residential development that could bring more than 12,000 new homes, multifamily housing and commercial developments to Conroe. … [Read more...] about Keystone development set to bring more than 12,000 homes to Conroe
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Category Is: Drag Queen Fabulosity When it first launched in 2009, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” was a scrappy, eight-episode series operating on a microscopic budget and an uncertain future. Today, it’s no less than an American TV institution. “Drag Race” has won 13 Emmys, including two wins for best reality competition series and four for RuPaul for best reality host. The guest judge slot has become a destination for music superstars including Lady Gaga, Christina Aguilera, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Lizzo, and Ariana Grande, and the show has become such a vital cultural touchstone that Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.S. congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have both appeared on it. … [Read more...] about Inside the wondrous expansion of — and biggest threat to — ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ brand (EXCLUSIVE)
But most of “Chromatica” is problematic: First single “Stupid Love” is forgettable; “Enigma” is predictable; and the inclusion of the chart-topping Ariana Grande on the bouncy but super-mediocre “Rain on Me” screams, “I JUST WANT A NO. 1 HIT RIGHT NOW.” … [Read more...] about Review: Pop star Gaga is back, but where’s the art or spark?
Sitting at the Harriet Tubman Museum & Education Center in Cambridge, Md., I listened as a group of museum volunteers traded in vivid, harrowing detail these and other stories about Tubman, who not only escaped slavery but also returned home some 13 times to liberate her family and friends by tapping into a brilliantly clandestine anti-slavery network known as the Underground Railroad. As astonishing as Tubman's feats were, her lore, though, can be hyperbolic. Among the myths is that Tubman freed as many as 300 slaves. According to historical records, from 1850 to 1860, Tubman directly freed more like 70 enslaved people and gave instructions to just as many planning their escape. … [Read more...] about Awe and inspiration along the Harriet Tubman Byway
He explained the conflict of interest between Vanderbilt and Cooper, saying, “Vanderbilt University is a federal contractor based in his district. They put him as an adjunct professor for 13 years; they paid him a grand total of a quarter-million dollars over that period in salary. During just five years during that 13 years, the university received $2.5 billion in federal contracts, grants, and direct payments via the congressman that serves on the budget committee and House Oversight and Government Reform, and lo and behold, Vanderbilt’s executives and employees are Cooper’s number one career campaign contributor. Even the chancellor of the school was giving him five-figure campaign donations. Collectively, those executives and employees of Vanderbilt have given Cooper $135,000.” … [Read more...] about Adam Andrzejewski Exposes Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Congressional Perks, Pensions, and Salaries