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Houston's Best Late-Night Dining: Chapultepec Is for Flautas and Weirdos - Houston Press

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 05:04

Houston Press

Houston's Best Late-Night Dining: Chapultepec Is for Flautas and Weirdos
Houston Press
That's probably a common question among Chapultepec Lupita customers. It's the type of place you can't imagine even existing in daylight hours, the restaurant's exterior probably just blending into the ghostly expanse of nothingness the sky becomes ...

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Houston Strikers' first rugby combine another promising step - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 23:07

Chron.com

Houston Strikers' first rugby combine another promising step
Chron.com
Justin Fitzpatrick isn't shy about talking roots. Fitzpatrick knows that simply bringing professional rugby to America is not necessarily that difficult. It's been done. Recent history is littered with attempts – the PRO Rugby League was a five-team ...

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City halts network node work blocking NW Houston sidewalk - KHOU

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:57

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City halts network node work blocking NW Houston sidewalk
KHOU
Construction work on a cell phone pole placed in the middle of a sidewalk in the Spring Branch area has been put on hold after a KHOU 11 story that ran on Tuesday. Brandi Smith, KHOU 8:51 PM. CDT July 19, 2017. The notice from the City Engineer posted ...

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Local teen uses YouTube to highlight 'Bad Drivers of Houston' | khou ... - KHOU

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:26

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Local teen uses YouTube to highlight 'Bad Drivers of Houston' | khou ...
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Justin Welling spends hours crisscrossing the city in Houston traffic and, while he observes the drivers around him, he uses more than just his eyes.

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International manufacturers open first US facilities in Pasadena, Stafford - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:34

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International manufacturers open first US facilities in Pasadena, Stafford
Houston Business Journal
A Spain-based manufacturer of feed ingredients for animal nutrition and a Singapore-based nanomaterials company have opened their first U.S. facilities in the Houston area. Norel Animal Nutrition opened a plant at 5365 Bay Oaks Drive in Pasadena, and ...

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Oil field water companies to merge in all-stock deal - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:34

Oil field water companies to merge in all-stock deal
Houston Business Journal
Gainesville, Texas-based Select Energy Services Inc. (NYSE: WTTR) and Houston-based Rockwater Energy Solutions Inc. plan to merge in an all-stock deal expected to close in the third quarter. The deal, which was announced July 18, comes shortly after ...

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Drake releases event rundown of Houston Appreciation Week - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:24

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Drake releases event rundown of Houston Appreciation Week
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Drake is heading to H-Town this weekend for his third installment of Houston Appreciation Week (HAW). This is the time where OVO honors his beloved second home, Houston. The entertainer took to Instagram to share the official schedule of activities ...

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Longtime Houston ISD trustee 'Manny' Rodriguez, Jr., dies at 65 - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 18:52

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Longtime Houston ISD trustee 'Manny' Rodriguez, Jr., dies at 65
Chron.com
Every Tuesday at 8 a.m., Houston ISD Trustee Manuel "Manny" Rodriguez, Jr., would roll his maroon mobility scooter up to his favorite table at the Tel-Wink Restaurant & Grill in Southeast Houston. Rodriguez always left the seat across from him empty.
Longtime HISD board member Manuel Rodriguez Jr. dies | abc13.comKTRK-TV
Longtime HISD Trustee Manuel Rodriguez Dies – Houston Public ...Houston Public Media

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City to add 14 more cameras to catch illegal dumpers - Houston ... - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 18:23

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City to add 14 more cameras to catch illegal dumpers - Houston ...
Houston Chronicle
With surveillance cameras in place at 25 sites across the city, Harris County Precinct 1 Constable Alan Rosen had a message at a press conference for anyone ...
City Council OKs $100K for cameras to monitor illegal dumping ...Chron.com

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New details released in Meyerland infant shooting - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:06

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New details released in Meyerland infant shooting
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Police revealed Wednesday that two groups got into an argument and fired shots, which apparently led to the shooting of an infant in Meyerland in May. A short time before the shooting around 5 p.m., two group of males in their early 20s were arguing at ...

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Houston Chief Art Acevedo pleas for help from public one day after murder charge dropped - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 16:33

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Houston Chief Art Acevedo pleas for help from public one day after murder charge dropped
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Houston Chief Art Acevedo pleas for help from public one day after murder charge dropped. By St. John Barned-Smith. Updated 5:32 pm, Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo betrayed little of the frustration he must have been feeling ...
Houston Police Still Wants to Probe That Released Suspect in Flores' Case Is the OneHouston Public Media
Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

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City Council, awaiting bond election, adopts 5-year capital spending plan - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:49

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City Council, awaiting bond election, adopts 5-year capital spending plan
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Houston City Council approved a capital projects plan Wednesday that envisions a November bond election to help support billions of dollars in improvements over the next five years. The plan calls for $538 million in improvements to city facilities ...

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Houston Humane Society helps find homes for suspected puppy... - KPRC Houston

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:34

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Houston Humane Society helps find homes for suspected puppy...
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The Houston Humane Society will take in over 50 dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Louisiana.

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Ex Houston Congressman Bill Archer testifies for GOP tax reform plan - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 14:58

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Ex Houston Congressman Bill Archer testifies for GOP tax reform plan
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WASHINGTON – Former Texas U.S. Rep. Bill Archer, who represented Houston in Congress for 30 years, returned to Capitol Wednesday to champion GOP tax reform efforts led by Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady of The Woodlands. Archer, 89, who ...

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Bulldozers take down another piece of Houston history - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:49

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Bulldozers take down another piece of Houston history
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Now reduced to a pile of construction debris, the 17,000-square-foot home that once stood at 2945 Lazy Lane originally was considered some of the finest work of John F. Staub, one of Houston's early notable residential architects. The River Oaks home ...
Wrecking ball demolishes Houston history — famous River Oaks mansion is no moreRare.us
Iconic Mecom mansion in River Oaks demolishedKTRK-TV

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Houston Restaurant Violations, July 12-19 - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:21

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Houston Restaurant Violations, July 12-19
Chron.com
This week, several restaurants ended up having to throw out food during their inspections. When food is left out of a safe holding temperature for four or more hours, it becomes susceptible to bacteria growth and consequently, a contender for the trashcan.

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Looks like it's happening: In-N-Out Burger purchases property in Houston - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 09:59

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Looks like it's happening: In-N-Out Burger purchases property in Houston
CultureMap Houston
Houston's long civic nightmare may finally be coming to an end. Soon, diners across the city could be lining up for double-double animal-style burgers and Neapolitan shakes. After years of rumors and speculation, In-N-Out Burger appears to have ...
It's Official: In-N-Out Burger Snaps Up First Houston LocationEater Houston
Tax Records: In-N-Out Burger Chooses Houston LocationPatch.com
In-N-Out is coming to Houston, tax records reveal locationKHOU
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What is Houston's Zika risk? - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 08:55

Houston Chronicle

What is Houston's Zika risk?
Houston Chronicle
Zika virus comes in waves. In this photo: A worker sprays pesticide to kill mosquitoes in Miami. Zika virus comes in waves. In this photo: A worker sprays pesticide... So far, 2017 appears to be a quiet year for Zika in Houston. Early reports that six ...

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HCSO Traffic Needs Assistance Identifying Hit and Run Vehicle ​ - Patch.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 08:43

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HCSO Traffic Needs Assistance Identifying Hit and Run Vehicle ​
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64-year old James Hayden was riding his bike as an unknown vehicle drifted, hit, and killed him. The driver fled the scene immediately. By Mona Kazour (Patch Staff) - Updated July 19, 2017 9:40 am ET. HCSO Traffic Needs Assistance Identifying Hit and ...

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