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Sam Houston ousts Westside in 18-6A clash - Houston Chronicle - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:31

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Sam Houston ousts Westside in 18-6A clash - Houston Chronicle
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Just as another challenger rose to loosen Sam Houston's recent grip on HISD basketball, the Tigers proved why they've been atop the perch. They held off Westside for a 63-51 win Thursday night at The Pavilion, moving into sole possesion of first place ...

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Sam Houston Park's 25th season begins Friday with camel, ostrich races - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:20

Sam Houston Park's 25th season begins Friday with camel, ostrich races
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Sam Houston Race Park begins its 25th year Friday with a new schedule. SHRP has ambitiously dropped Monday programs and shifted those to Wednesday, which is a bigger national racing day that lures more simulcast betting. Longtime track vice president ...

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Woman insists she did nothing wrong during arrest at Houston Walmart - KTRK-TV

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 21:45

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Woman insists she did nothing wrong during arrest at Houston Walmart
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Thalia Huynh relives the memories of June 21, 2017 every day. Huynh and her daughter, Dalena Bustos, were both under arrest, twisting and turning on the floor of a west Houston Walmart. "Oh my gosh, I was so humiliated," Huynh recalled. "It's very ...

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Houston misses Amazon's cut; 'Work to do,' say local leaders ... - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 21:05

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Houston misses Amazon's cut; 'Work to do,' say local leaders ...
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The Amazon warehouse complex is shown on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Houston. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle ). Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff. Image 2 of 2. FILE - In this May 5, 2016, file photo, Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com ...
Why Houston Lost Its Bid For Amazon's Second Headquarters ...Houston Public Media

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Houston financial rating boosted from 'negative' to 'stable' - KPRC Click2Houston

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:28

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Houston financial rating boosted from 'negative' to 'stable'
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HOUSTON - Houston's financial outlook was raised Thursday from "AA negative" to "AA stable" by the S&P Global Ratings service. City officials said the rating was given in recognition of a $1 million bond that reforms Houston's pension systems. More ...

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Denver Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders avoids felony charges in Houston - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:58

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Denver Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders avoids felony charges in Houston
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A Harris County grand jury decided to not indict Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders on a felony charge, officials said Thursday. The football star, who owns a home in Humble, according to public records, was under scrutiny for a complaint ...
Emmanuel Sanders Off the Hook In Felony Sexual Assault CaseTMZ.com

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Two Houston-area men dead in New Mexico helicopter crash - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:21

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Two Houston-area men dead in New Mexico helicopter crash
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Two Houston area men who are longtime friends were among a group of five who died late Wednesday in a New Mexico helicopter crash. Paul Cobb, 67, of Conroe, and Charles Burnett, 61, of Houston were on a helicopter traveling to Burnett's ranch in New ...

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Why Houston Lost Its Bid For Amazon's Second Headquarters - Houston Public Media

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:08

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Why Houston Lost Its Bid For Amazon's Second Headquarters
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Amazon has bypassed Houston as it announced the top 20 cities that are now contenders for its new, “second” headquarters. That will cost Houston a rich prize: $5 billion in investment by the online retail giant, along with up to 50,000 new jobs ...

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Attend the Houston Women's March and 10 more things to do in Houston this weekend, Jan. 19-21 - Community Impact Newspaper

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:29

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Attend the Houston Women's March and 10 more things to do in Houston this weekend, Jan. 19-21
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Houston Women's March will take place on Saturday, Jan. 20. Participants will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Buffalo Bayou Waterworks Building, located at 105 Sabine Street. Then, they will march to City Hall at 10 a.m. and host a rally. (Houston Women's March ...
Second Annual Houston Women's March set for this Saturday, January 20Rare.us

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Houston-area Republican candidates square off in first ... - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:16

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Houston-area Republican candidates square off in first ...
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There were no fireworks and few policy differences expressed in the first showdown among the nine Republican candidates hoping to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ted Poe in Congress. Instead, the 45-minute debate organized by the Houston Area Pastor Council ...

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Op-Ed: New Facebook initiative in Houston will benefit small businesses - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:42

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Op-Ed: New Facebook initiative in Houston will benefit small businesses
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Just a few months after Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on our city, the Bayou City continues to band together to recover one day at a time. The city of Houston remains committed to providing the support individuals and our business community need ...
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Houston rapper Chamillionaire speaks out on viral email offering help to family of deported man - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:31

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Houston rapper Chamillionaire speaks out on viral email offering help to family of deported man
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Houston rapper Chamillionaire wants to help the family of a man -a father of two - who was just deported after spending 30 years living in the U.S.. Chamillionaire was specifically moved by the story of Jorge Garcia, 39, who was profiled by the Detroit ...
After 30 years in US, Michigan dad deported to MexicoDetroit Free Press
Detroit father of two deported after 30 years in the USMichigan Radio
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Houston Zoo euthanizes 20-year-old geriatric jaguar | abc13.com - KTRK-TV

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:31

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Houston Zoo euthanizes 20-year-old geriatric jaguar | abc13.com
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"Due to the tremendous care provided to him by his keepers and the Houston Zoo veterinary team, Kan Balam lived well beyond his expected lifespan. Jaguars expected lifespan in the wild is between 12-15 years," a zoo press release read. Zoo officials ...
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The Houston Zoo announces the death of its oldest jaguar - Houston ... - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:47

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The Houston Zoo announces the death of its oldest jaguar - Houston ...
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On Thursday the Houston Zoo announced the death of one of its oldest jaguars. Kan Balam was 20 years old according to zoo staff. The great-grandfather had been ailing for some time before he was euthanized this morning. less. On Thursday the Houston ...
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The Houston Zoo announces the death of its oldest jaguar - Houston ... - Chron.com

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The Houston Zoo announces the death of its oldest jaguar - Houston ...
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On Thursday the Houston Zoo announced the death of one of its oldest jaguars. Kan Balam was 20 years old according to zoo staff. The great-grandfather had been ailing for some time before he was euthanized this morning. less. On Thursday the Houston ...
Houston Zoo euthanizes 20-year-old geriatric jaguar | abc13.comKTRK-TV
Jaguar euthanized at Houston Zoo - Click2HoustonKPRC Click2Houston
Houston Zoo mourns death of elderly Jaguar | CW39 NewsFixCW39
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Amazon's rejection of Houston for HQ2 'a wake-up call' - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:28

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Amazon's rejection of Houston for HQ2 'a wake-up call'
Houston Business Journal
Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. released its list of 20 finalist cities for its second North American headquarters. While Dallas and Austin are among the e-commerce giant's final picks, Houston didn't make it. Though this is disappointing news for city ...
Why Houston Lost Its Bid For Amazon's Second HeadquartersHouston Public Media

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Houston's 'Tourniquet Killer' put to death in first execution of 2018 - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:20

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Houston's 'Tourniquet Killer' put to death in first execution of 2018
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Voice quavering as he held back tears, Anthony Shore offered an admission before his execution: "There are no others." The notorious Houston serial killer was put to death Thursday night in the what ended up being the nation's first execution in 2018 ...

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Frozen swangas are the most Houston 2018 thing ever - Houston ... - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:35

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Frozen swangas are the most Houston 2018 thing ever - Houston ...
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Iced out swangas are the cool new trend taking over Houston in 2018. A photo of some swangas, which are deftly described as "30 spoke Cragar Star wire wheels wrapped in preferably vogue tires" on urbandictionary, covered in icicles was posted on Reddit ...

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House fire spreads to 3 other homes in north Houston - KTRK-TV

Local News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:53

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House fire spreads to 3 other homes in north Houston
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Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire that spread from one home to three others in north Houston Thursday morning. At one point, heavy, black smoke could be seen coming from the area around 10:40 a.m. on Averill Street and Patton Street. The police ...
Large fire engulfs home, affects three others nearby, in north HoustonKPRC Click2Houston
HFD battles multiple house fires as Houstonians try to stay warmKHOU

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