Christian McDonald

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George P. Bush reaped $111,000 from contractors at the agency he leads
 Since George P. Bush took over the Texas General Land Office in 2015, the agency has awarded about $164 million worth of state contracts to 12 companies with employees or political committees that have donated to Bush’s campaign, public records show. Together, the 12 companies and their employees have given at least $111,175 to Bush&rsquo...

12:37 AM Thursday, Feb. 08, 2018

Since George P. Bush took over the Texas General Land Office in 2015, the agency has awarded about $164 million worth of state contracts to 12 companies with employees or political committees that have donated to Bush’s campaign, public records show. Together, the 12 companies and their employees have given at least $111,175 to Bush&rsquo...
George P. Bush reaped $129,000 from contractors at the agency he leads
 Since George P. Bush took over the Texas General Land Office in 2015, the agency has awarded about $164 million worth of state contracts to 12 companies with employees or political committees that have donated to Bush’s campaign, public records show. Together, the 12 companies and their employees have given at least $129,000 to Bush&rsquo...

12:24 AM Thursday, Feb. 08, 2018

Since George P. Bush took over the Texas General Land Office in 2015, the agency has awarded about $164 million worth of state contracts to 12 companies with employees or political committees that have donated to Bush’s campaign, public records show. Together, the 12 companies and their employees have given at least $129,000 to Bush&rsquo...
MLS team appearences
The number of times Major League Soccer teams appear on nationally-televised games on both English and Spanish-speaking networks.

10:02 PM Friday, Jan. 05, 2018

The number of times Major League Soccer teams appear on nationally-televised games on both English and Spanish-speaking networks.
Tom Herman’s annotated, transcribed press conference: His words, our words on USC, Angry Birds and bubble gum

7:40 PM Tuesday, Sep. 19, 2017

Tom Herman held his regular Texas game-week press conference on Monday despite the fact that the Longhorns are off this week. It lasted about five minutes shorter than a normal game-week presser would go — and it also became fairly contentious at times, with back-and-forths with reporters who asked critical questions...
356 days: How long in Austin rain days to match Harvey’s worst
 The National Weather Service published a list of the rain amounts Harvey dumped in and around Houston over the weekend, and the little town of Dayton, Texas, topped the list at nearly 40 inches of rain. There were six other locations that received 30-plus inches of rain from 8 p.m. Thursday to 8 a.m. Monday, including Waller ...

8:46 PM Monday, Aug. 28, 2017

The National Weather Service published a list of the rain amounts Harvey dumped in and around Houston over the weekend, and the little town of Dayton, Texas, topped the list at nearly 40 inches of rain. There were six other locations that received 30-plus inches of rain from 8 p.m. Thursday to 8 a.m. Monday, including Waller ...