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Digging up Bricks in Freedmen’s Town, and Record Homes Sales: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of The News

Digging up Bricks in Freedmen’s Town, and Record Homes Sales: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of The News

GBU 2016 Year in Review BannerA lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all.

This week, our panel weighs in on: a plumbing contractor digging up a portion of Andrews Street, including historic bricks laid down by freed slaves who settled in the neighborhood; record home sales in Houston in 2016, despite an economic downturn; and the fight brewing over the proposed “bathroom bill” in the Texas Legislature.

Our panel of non-experts this week includes:

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