Time to switch power providers? Why waiting until after the Texas electricity crisis could be costly
Not because it will get anyone’s lights on faster, but because residents and business owners could be out a lot of money if some electricity providers start to fold in the days ahead. CenterPoint said customers without power should be prepared to have no power for several more days. - These conditions in the electric industry mean we will likely start to see some retail electric providers (These are the companies you pay for electricity.) That is what the retail electric providers pay to get it. Some electric providers are telling customers to please leave... even offering $100 off their last electric bills to encourage customers to go somewhere else.
Mother shoots home invasion suspect in chest in Sugar Land, police say
SUGAR LAND, Texas – Police are investigating after they said a mother shot a home invasion suspect in his chest Friday. When the woman went to investigate, she found a man trying to break into the home. Police said the woman fired at least one shot and hit the man in his chest. According to police, the suspect was also carrying a gun during the time of the home invasion. Police are looking for surveillance video in the area to determine if the suspect acted alone.
George Springer, Blue Jays agree to reported 6-year, $150 million deal
Outfielder George Springer, who spent the past seven seasons in Houston, will now take his talents north of the border and play for the Toronto Blue Jays. His mega-deal is reportedly for six years for $150 million after the Blue Jays remained aggressive in talks to land the All-Star outfielder. Springer, 31, was a big piece of the Astros playoff success beginning in 2015. In all, Springer has delivered big results in the playoffs belting 19 postseason home runs. In his career, Springer has hit .265 with 14 homers and 32 RBIs in the shortened 2020 season, earning a prorated $7,777,778 from a $21 million salary.