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145 Vote

I urge you to read Tag’s story on #SpringerDinger serving as Grand Marshal of the MLK, Jr. Day Parade today: https://www.mlb.com/astros/news/george-springer-to-rep-astros-on-mlk-day/c-302927524.

On this day, name the 4 African Americans on the Astros’ 40-man roster?

This has to be the best tweet I saw this past weekend:

Aaron Stough liked

Not a lawyer‏@InternetHippo 39m39 minutes ago


When a football player points to the sky after a touchdown he’s saying “That one’s for you, international space station”

The Chron E-Board wasted some good space yesterday when they called for the GOP to stand up to Donald Trump. Sure.

The Chron’s Erica Grieder penned a column yesterday on the #TXHD145SpecialElection. Check it out here: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/columnists/grieder/article/Heads-up-Houston-It-s-important-to-vote-even-13546784.php#photo-16766432.

Here is what happened on Day 5 of Early Voting in Person in the #TXHD145SpecialElection.

HCC 54

Ripley 34

Scarsdale 27

Moody 11

Downtown 4

Mail Ballots 3

Total 133

Here is what happened on Day 6 of Early Voting in Person in the #TXHD145SpecialElection.

HCC 44

Ripley 24

Scarsdale 20

Moody 10

Downtown 5

Total 103

Here is what happened on Day 7 of Early Voting in Person in the #TXHD145SpecialElection.

Ripley 13

HCC 11

Downtown 7

Scarsdale 6

Moody 5

Total 42

Total to date, 637, including 5 mail ballots.

That’s less than 1% voter turnout.

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there is no Early Voting in Person today.

Michael Brantley, Josh James, Tony Kemp and #SpringerDinger of course are the African Americans on the 40-man roster.

Nothing else to report from The Yard.

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