West Nile Claims Its Fifth in Dallas County. Dallas has six levels on its West Nile alert scale. We’re at level 5. Level 6 would bring aerial spraying. Reading this profile of victim No. 5, an otherwise healthy and active 86-year-old man named Bernard Theilen, it’s not hard to imagine folks clamoring for the planes. Here’s an interesting look at a twentysomething married couple who live near Lovers and the Toll Road and who both have West Nile. Bug repellant, people. Use it.
Angels Do Evil to Rangers. The score was 15-8. Hamilton finally showed some life, but Roy Oswalt served up eight runs in 5 1/3. Remember back in late May or whenever it was that the Rangers were 10 games up on the Angels, and we were all talking about how dominant they were? Oh, boy.
Time To Vote. In case you forgot, the runoff election is today. Here’s where you vote.