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Houston Urban Experience launches third annual mural festival - Rare.us

Local News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 10:14

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Houston Urban Experience launches third annual mural festival
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The Houston Urban Experience, a collective of Houston artists, will host their third annual Mural Festival in mid-October. Last year, more than 100 artists submitted sketches to participate in the festival. The massive art show will turn walls into ...

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New cell phone towers are destroying Houston's sidewalks, creating a nightmare for pedestrians - Rare.us

Local News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 10:04

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New cell phone towers are destroying Houston's sidewalks, creating a nightmare for pedestrians
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Some Houston residents are finding that a promise for better cell service is costing them more than they're willing to pay. Residents in Spring Branch and along Kempwood Drive are complaining that their sidewalks have been destroyed by cell phone ...

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Drake Parties in Houston and Another Famous Rapper Takes Over Discovery Green - PaperCity Magazine (press release) (blog)

Local News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 08:53

Drake Parties in Houston and Another Famous Rapper Takes Over Discovery Green
PaperCity Magazine (press release) (blog)
Houston's weekends are packed full of events, but how many of them are truly worthy of your time? PaperCity's Weekend Guru Matthew Ramirez cuts through the clutter to give you the best options in this weekly series. I Know That Place Like I Come From It

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Here are 8 more popular Houston dogs on Instagram - KTRK-TV

Local News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 08:14

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Here are 8 more popular Houston dogs on Instagram
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On the heels of our first entry highlighting the furry Houston canines on Instagram, we checked out seven more dogs who are making users on the platform hit the follow button. As with our previous entry, we reached out to accounts that hold at least 1 ...

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Suspect opens fire on officer during pursuit in SW Houston - KTRK-TV

Local News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 08:11

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Suspect opens fire on officer during pursuit in SW Houston
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Investigators said it happened around 4:35 a.m. Someone in the vehicle fired at the officer. The officer was not hit by gunfire, but was cut when shattered glass flew into the patrol vehicle. The officer did not return fire, Executive Assistant Chief ...

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Man shot in chest, shooter on the run in SW Houston - KPRC Houston

Local News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 07:31

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Man shot in chest, shooter on the run in SW Houston
KPRC Houston
HOUSTON - Police are investigating after a man was shot in the chest Friday while sitting in his car in southwest Houston, police said. Detectives said the man in his 40s was shot at about 8:45 p.m. in the parking lot of a shopping center near the ...
Motorist shot in SW Houston shopping centerChron.com
HPD investigates shooting in parking lot of SW Houston shopping centerCW39

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Sheriff's deputy accused in Denny's death fired - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 21:37

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Sheriff's deputy accused in Denny's death fired
Houston Chronicle
This undated photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's Office shows the booking photo of Houston-area sheriff's deputy Chauna Thompson. The Harris County sheriff's office said Friday, June 9, 2017, that Thompson and her husband Terry Thompson ...

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Leaders of Houston clinic indicted on massive worker's comp scheme - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 20:21

Leaders of Houston clinic indicted on massive worker's comp scheme
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The founders of a clinic with locations in Texas were sentenced to prison Friday for submitting $9.6 million in false worker's comp claims, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Team Work Ready vice president Frankie Lee Sanders, 55, was ...

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Houston Business Journal - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 19:57

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NRG Stadium was awash with red and blue on July 20 — but, for once, not for a Houston Texans Game. More than 67,000 Manchester United and Manchester City fans were on hand to witness the first match in the International Champions Cup. Manchester ...
Fans flock to Houston for Manchester Derby matchupKTRK-TV
Players to watch at Manchester Derby at NRG StadiumChron.com
Sports Fix: Manchester Derby comes to NRG StadiumCW39

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El Tiempo to finally open in Webster after lawsuit dismissal - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 19:57

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El Tiempo to finally open in Webster after lawsuit dismissal
Houston Business Journal
Owners of El Tiempo Cantina announced July 20 that the company will open its long-delayed restaurant in Webster before the end of the year. The company formed a partnership with the David and Jason Felt family to complete the construction of the Clear ...

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Texans sound off on hotly contested issues in Austin - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 19:55

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Texans sound off on hotly contested issues in Austin
Houston Chronicle
The line to register to testify Friday in front of the Senate State Affairs committee was longest this weekend for the hearing on the 'bathroom bill.'. Photo: Tom Reel, Staff. Image 2 of 2. Rev. Mary Wilson, pastor at Church of the Savior in Cedar Park ...
85(1) SB 3 - Introduced version - Texas LegislatureTexas Legislature

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Success of Manchester Derby sets Houston up for worldwide soccer stage - KPRC Houston

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:28

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Success of Manchester Derby sets Houston up for worldwide soccer stage
KPRC Houston
HOUSTON - More than 67,000 fans packed NRG Thursday night to see Manchester United beat Manchester City, reinforcing the city's reputation as a world-class, international sports town. “There's a huge amount of interest in the U.S. right now. The MLS is ...
Famous English Soccer Meet Attracts Lots Of Houston Fans ...Houston Public Media

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Week in review - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:53

Week in review
Houston Chronicle
FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2015 file photo the logo of a Mercedes car is photographed during an annual press conference of Daimler AG in Stuttgart, Germany. German automaker Daimler says Tuesday, July 18, 2017 it ... more. Photo: Michael Probst, STF. Image ...

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Texas high school's $48 million stadium is impressive, but not close to the most expensive - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:51

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Texas high school's $48 million stadium is impressive, but not close to the most expensive
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A school system in the Dallas area is firing the next shot in the battle for the fanciest high school football stadium. Prosper ISD, a school district north of Frisco, recently revealed the design for their new $48 million, 12,000 people seat sports ...

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Deadpool may be your next Houston Uber driver - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:07

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Deadpool may be your next Houston Uber driver
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Marvel antihero Deadpool may be known for his off color humor, but if you see him pull up as your Houston Uber driver, it's no joke. Evo "Deadpool" Gambino, 30, took a gig with the ride hailing company in October to earn some extra cash. Yet, as many ...

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Houston man must pay child support for kid that's not his - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:57

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Houston man must pay child support for kid that's not his
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A Houston man is on the hook for $65,000 in child support for a child that's not his. Gabriel Cornejo, 45, took a DNA test proving a child his ex-girlfriend had 16 years ago was not his. The test was too late. In 2003, a child support court in Houston ...

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TRAGIC WEEK: Teens killed in violent acts around Houston - KTRK-TV

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:16

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TRAGIC WEEK: Teens killed in violent acts around Houston
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It has been a tragic week in which four young people lost their lives in the Houston-area. Each teenager was shot to death. On July 17, O'Cyrus Breaux suffered a gunshot to the stomach in the Greenspoint area. He died of his wounds just mere hours ...

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Hugh Freeze's resignation shakes things up for Houston recruits - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:59

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Hugh Freeze's resignation shakes things up for Houston recruits
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All attention in college football turned toward Oxford, Miss., on Thursday after Hugh Freeze resigned from Mississippi following a discovered call to an escort service on a school-issued phone. The school reportedly found more disturbing conduct after ...
Hugh Freeze resigns from Ole Miss after 'misdial' call to escort service on school-issued phoneYahoo Sports
Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze made call to number tied to escort serviceUSA TODAY

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Quran submerged in lard mailed to California Islamic center - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:47

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Quran submerged in lard mailed to California Islamic center
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police are investigating the mailing of a Quran submerged in a tub of what appeared to be pork lard to a Northern California Islamic center. The Sacramento chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations received the ...

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Houston seeking artists for residency program - KTRK-TV

Local News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:50

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Houston seeking artists for residency program
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The community-impact artist residency will pair Houston artists with city and partner agencies to create art that addresses the issues of community development, veterans, immigrants and refugees. KTRK. Friday, July 21, 2017 01:47PM. HOUSTON (KTRK) --.
Houston mayor reverses course on recycling dealThe Texas Monitor

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