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Houston police reveal security measures for Barbara Bush's public viewing - KTRK-TV

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:07

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Houston police reveal security measures for Barbara Bush's public viewing
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As dignitaries arrive in Houston for services remembering former first lady Barbara Bush, Houston police want the public to be aware of closures and security measures. If you are attending the public repose, the following is applicable per HPD: You ...
Barbara Bush memorial services to rival the largest in Houston's pastHouston Chronicle
Floral display honors Barbara Bush in downtown HoustonKHOU.com
Hundreds gather at Houston City Hall to honor Barbara BushChron.com
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Barbara Bush's impact felt at Third Ward Houston school - KTRK-TV

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:36

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Barbara Bush's impact felt at Third Ward Houston school
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There's a unique beat at Yellowstone Academy, a Christian private school in the heart of Houston's historic Third Ward. Among the visitors who have graced the halls was Barbara Bush. The connection between her literacy foundation and the academy ...

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Three things I learned about Houston after Harvey - Houston Chronicle - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:21

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Three things I learned about Houston after Harvey - Houston Chronicle
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Now that Hurricane Harvey is seven months in the rearview mirror, I'm able to take a deep breath and look back at what I learned. Still, we went through a painful collective experience as a city. With damages reaching possibly $125 billion, we saw our ...
Houston's Multifamily Market May Be Oversupplied, But Condos Are ...Bisnow
'A place that feels like home': Houston Temple ready for rededication ...Deseret News

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Houston ISD Students Plan Walkouts Friday - Patch.com

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:52

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Houston ISD Students Plan Walkouts Friday
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HOUSTON, TX — Students from at least 12 schools have signed up to participate in a national walkout protest on Friday on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. In other words, it's hardly any students were even born when the ...
Houston-area students, schools ready for walkouts to protest gun violenceHouston Chronicle
Houston school districts prepare for student walkouts on Columbine anniversaryHouston Business Journal

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Inner-Loop Houston neighborhoods where homes are expected to rise in value - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:31

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Inner-Loop Houston neighborhoods where homes are expected to rise in value
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Buying a home in Houston isn't for the faint of heart and homebuyers want to know that the property they buy is going rise in value years down the road. Realtor Paige Martin, broker associate, Keller Williams Memorial, and her data team at ...

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Man accused of exposing himself to neighbor in south Houston, police say - KPRC Click2Houston

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:26

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Man accused of exposing himself to neighbor in south Houston, police say
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HOUSTON - A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man who is accused of exposing himself to a woman in his apartment complex, according to court documents. The case, which was filed Feb. 22 and for which the warrant was issued, a woman told ...

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Barbara Bush memorial services to rival the largest in Houston's past - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:21

Houston Chronicle

Barbara Bush memorial services to rival the largest in Houston's past
Houston Chronicle
Thousands are expected to pay tribute to former first lady Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday. There's Thursday's celebration of life sponsored by the city of Houston; a public viewing Friday; and funeral services Saturday, followed by burial at the George ...
Floral display honors Barbara Bush in downtown HoustonKHOU.com
Hundreds gather at Houston City Hall to honor Barbara BushChron.com
HPD releases road closures, safety details on Barbara Bush funeralCultureMap Houston
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Tenavox wins investment from 2018 Veterans Business Battle ... - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:13

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Tenavox wins investment from 2018 Veterans Business Battle ...
Houston Business Journal
Eighteen startups founded by veterans competed in 2018 Veterans Business Battle on April 13 and 14 at Rice University — and one company with strong Houston ties left with quite a few cash and noncash prizes. Austin-based Tenavox was awarded a $25,000 ...

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Former Maxwell House coffee plant to close - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:47

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Former Maxwell House coffee plant to close
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We do a bad job of keeping it, but Houston has plenty of history if you're willing to get lost in it. We've collected a list of some of the oldest buildings in our area and old-timey photos of the locations. Name: Houston Cotton Exchange Build date ...
Atlantic Coffee Solutions set to close its doors in Houston's East EndKTRK-TV
Atlantic Coffee Solutions To Close Plant In Houston's East EndHouston Public Media

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Great Texas BBQ Festival postponed - Houston Chronicle - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:35

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Great Texas BBQ Festival postponed - Houston Chronicle
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The inaugural Great Texas BBQ Festival, which was to have taken place this weekend in Sam Houston Park downtown, has been postponed until next month. Organizers were concerned about the possibility of thunderstorms on Saturday. The event will now take ...
First-year BBQ and music festival to reschedule due to threat of inclement weatherCultureMap Houston

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Houston's Weekender: All The Fun This Weekend - Patch.com

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:32

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Houston's Weekender: All The Fun This Weekend
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HOUSTON, TX — The weekend is nearly here, and it's not too early to start planning, or plan to find something to do. If you're a fan of Discovery Green, there is always something happening at Houston's favorite outdoor venue but if you're a fan of ...

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Pet of the week: Meet Minnie, the petite poodle who never ages - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:48

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Pet of the week: Meet Minnie, the petite poodle who never ages
CultureMap Houston
Name: Minnie...as in Minnie Minoso, Minnie Driver, Minnie Mouse, and Minnie Pearl — which reminds me of a weird story. In 1996, I covered the Astros spring training. One day, I had lunch with Milo Hamilton, the Astros great play-by-play man. Milo ...

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Ben Carson to speak in Houston area on Harvey relief - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:06

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Ben Carson to speak in Houston area on Harvey relief
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Ben Carson, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is slated to discuss Hurricane Harvey relief Friday during a swing through the Houston area. Gov. Greg Abbott and U.S. Rep. John Culberson, R-Houston, are scheduled to ...
JJ Watt named to Time Magazine's 'Time 100'KHOU.com

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Mapped: In one Houston community, 80 percent of high-water ... - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:37

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Mapped: In one Houston community, 80 percent of high-water ...
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A map of the approximate 7,500 high-water rescues calls that came in during Hurricane Harvey further suggests how ineffective Harris County's flood plain map is when it comes to predicting where Houston neighborhoods will flood during catastrophic ...
Flood control district begins drive on $84 million hurricane repair ...The Baytown Sun

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Barbara Bush was a regular at Houston pizzeria that named a pie after her - Fox News

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:28

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Barbara Bush was a regular at Houston pizzeria that named a pie after her
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HOUSTON – Fawaz Hajjar, the owner of Fuzzy's Pizza in west Houston, has an item he loves to make. The pizza recipe – spinach, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, and chicken – was also a personal favorite of one of his most famous customers. So, he named it ...
Houston Pizzeria Owners Consider George & Barbara Bush FamilyCBS Houston

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Houston police, ATF to unveil new crime-fighting tool - Click2Houston - KPRC Click2Houston

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:45

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Houston police, ATF to unveil new crime-fighting tool - Click2Houston
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HOUSTON - Houston police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Thursday unveiled a new tool that allows the processing of gun-crime evidence within hours instead of days, according to Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo. Acevedo ...
ATF bullet matching mobile lab helps fight Houston gun violence ...Houston Chronicle

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Two Festivals in One Weekend [UPDATE] - Houston Press

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:36

Houston Press

Two Festivals in One Weekend [UPDATE]
Houston Press
Update 9:26 a.m. The Great Texas BBQ Festival postponed due to expected bad weather Saturday. Due to a forecast for severe weather in Houston this weekend and safety concerns for the public, the organizers of The Great Texas BBQ Festival, scheduled to ...

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First-year BBQ and music festival to reschedule due to threat of inclement weather - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:33

CultureMap Houston

First-year BBQ and music festival to reschedule due to threat of inclement weather
CultureMap Houston
The threat of inclement weather has postponed one of this weekend's most eagerly anticipated events. The Great Texas BBQ Festival, a new food and music festival created by the team behind Day For Night, will not be held this weekend as scheduled ...

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