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Houston brothers who died in police chase identified - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 08:21

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Houston brothers who died in police chase identified
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The two men who died Sunday after a police chase sparked a fiery wreck have been identified as a pair of Houston brothers, according to the medical examiner. Jesus Ramirez, 23, and 17-year-old Lorenzo Ramirez died after crashing into a concrete pillar ...

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Texans SC makes league, club history with title - Chron.com

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

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Texans SC makes league, club history with title
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No Houston squad or non-MLS club had ever won a national title prior to the U.S. Soccer Development Academy U-17/18 championship match July 16 at Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field in Carson, California. Texans SC Houston now holds both distinctions, ...

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We Tried (and Failed) to Conquer Houston's New Apollo 13-Themed Escape Room - Houstonia Magazine

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 08:03

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We Tried (and Failed) to Conquer Houston's New Apollo 13-Themed Escape Room
Houstonia Magazine
AFTER MONTHS OF CONSTRUCTION, Houston's biggest escape room introduced a new game: “Houston, We've Had a Problem.” Modeled after the near disaster of the 1970 Apollo 13 mission, the hour-long experience involves a series of puzzles and ...

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Houston company sues chip-maker, contends bad chips caused stroke - Chron.com

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

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Houston company sues chip-maker, contends bad chips caused stroke
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A Baytown tortilla chip-maker is wrapped up in a crispy claim after a Houston businessman filed a lawsuit alleging he had a stroke over bad bags of chips - including one nasty batch allegedly tainted with a dirty napkin. Henry Riojas of Henry's Dream ...

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One shot multiple times at south Houston gas station - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:39

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One shot multiple times at south Houston gas station
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One person is in the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds after shots were fired at a south Houston gas station, blocks away from elementary and middle schools early Wednesday. Officers were called just after midnight to a Fuel Depot in the 7100 block ...
Man shot several times at gas station in south HoustonKHOU

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Full Show: Political Roundup, and Houston World Series of Dog Shows (July 19,2017) - Houston Public Media

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 05:11

Full Show: Political Roundup, and Houston World Series of Dog Shows (July 19,2017)
Houston Public Media
On Wednesday's show: Our political analysts discuss the latest on the Senate GOP healthcare bill. We pay a visit to the Houston World Series of Dog Shows. And the Indie rock group Run River North performs in studio. Abner Fletcher. | Posted on July 19, ...

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The Pendergast 10: Houston's Most Soul-Crushing Sports Figures of This Decade - Houston Press

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 05:04

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The Pendergast 10: Houston's Most Soul-Crushing Sports Figures of This Decade
Houston Press
If there is a metric for quantifying sports optimism in 2017, Houston might be at the top of whatever that ranking or statistic would be called. The Rockets, despite a pending change in ownership, have assembled at least two (and, ultimately, maybe ...

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The Ship Channel Boat Tour Is a Perfectly Houston Experience - Houston Press

Local News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 05:03

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The Ship Channel Boat Tour Is a Perfectly Houston Experience
Houston Press
James Baldwin once wrote, "Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition." Whether that sounds positive or negative depends on how you feel about the place you live. Baldwin's insight came to mind one recent afternoon on the Sam ...

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The Best Of Gallant At Night 7-18 - CBS Houston

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:18

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The Best Of Gallant At Night 7-18
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Best Bars For Frozen Margaritas In HoustonMargaritas have a firm grip on the American palate and rank as the most popular cocktail in the land. These five Houston bars serve some of the best frozen margaritas in the city. Best Places For Fresh Fruit In ...
Caught In The Rain? Maybe Don't Seek Shelter At Minute Maid ParkHouston Press
Houston All-Star Correa leaves game with thumb injuryNewburgh Gazette

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Struck by gun violence once before, mom mourns loss of son at 14th birthday party - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:59

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Struck by gun violence once before, mom mourns loss of son at 14th birthday party
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When Ellen Breaux left New Orleans in 2011, it was to find her sons a better life. She had high hopes for her three boys, who seemed set to start afresh in Texas after an act of violence ripped apart their world. That June, a shooter had sprayed ...

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How Houston's stress levels compare to other Texas cities - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:15

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How Houston's stress levels compare to other Texas cities
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A new study recently confirmed what most Bayou City residents already know: Houston is the most stressful city in Texas. Financial site WalletHub examined work hours, job security, debt, income and other financial and work-related factors to rank 150 ...

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Cell phone poles going up on Houston sidewalks - KHOU

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:56

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Cell phone poles going up on Houston sidewalks
KHOU
What would you give up for better cell service? Maybe you'd be willing to pay a little extra a month, but what about sacrificing your neighborhood's sidewalks? A Houston city council member says that's exactly what Houstonians are being forced to do ...

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Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11 - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:38

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Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11
Houston Chronicle
FILE - This file photo provided by Houston Police Department shows Andre Timothy Jackson, Jr. Prosecutors have dropped a murder charge against the homeless man accused of fatally stabbing an 11-year-old Houston boy as the child walked home from ...
DA Drops Murder Charges Against Homeless Man Charged In Boy's MurderPatch.com

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Houston Black Lives Matter protester remains jailed in what lawyer says are 'curious' circumstances - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:12

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Houston Black Lives Matter protester remains jailed in what lawyer says are 'curious' circumstances
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Activist Shere Dore speaks at a press conference, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Houston. Black Lives Matter activists are calling for a formal apology from Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman and District Attorney ... more. Photo: Mark Mulligan, Houston ...

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Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11 - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:13

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Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11
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HOUSTON (AP) — A murder charge has been dropped against a homeless man accused of fatally stabbing an 11-year-old Houston boy as the child walked home from school last year, prosecutors announced on Tuesday. DNA tests prosecutors received this ...
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Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11 - ABC News

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:11

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Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11
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FILE - This file photo provided by Houston Police Department shows Andre Timothy Jackson, Jr. Prosecutors have dropped a murder charge against the homeless man accused of fatally stabbing an 11-year-old Houston boy as the child walked home from ...
DA Drops Murder Charges Against Homeless Man Charged In Boy's MurderPatch.com

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DA Drops Murder Charges Against Homeless Man Charged In Boy's Murder - Patch.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:00

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DA Drops Murder Charges Against Homeless Man Charged In Boy's Murder
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Josue Flores, 11, was stabbed more than 20 times as he walked home from school on May 17, 2016. By Bryan Kirk (Patch Staff) - Updated July 18, 2017 5:00 pm ET. DA Drops Murder Charges Against Homeless Man Charged In Boy's Murder. HOUSTON, TX ...
Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11ABC News

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Houston police called to KPFT as tempers flare - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:59

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Houston police called to KPFT as tempers flare
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Police were called to KPFT 90.1 FM's headquarters Tuesday as trouble at the radio station flared for the second time in a week. Tuesday morning, three station employees were given letters of termination - firings they say aren't permitted by KPFT's bylaws.

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Memorial Hermann exec leaving to lead health care organization in Austin - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:48

Houston Business Journal

Memorial Hermann exec leaving to lead health care organization in Austin
Houston Business Journal
The president of Memorial Hermann Health System's west region is leaving for a position in Austin with a major Catholic health system. Craig Cordola will become senior vice president of St. Louis-based Ascension Healthcare and ministry market executive ...
Craig Cordola to serve as market executive for Ascension Texas: 6 things to knowBecker's Hospital Review
Texas successor for Jesús Garza named at Seton Healthcare FamilyAustin Business Journal
Memorial Hermann's Cordola tapped to lead Ascension TexasModernHealthcare.com

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New Vietnamese concept to open in project across from Menil - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:48

Houston Business Journal

New Vietnamese concept to open in project across from Menil
Houston Business Journal
Lúa Viet Kitchen — a new Vietnamese restaurant — will open its first location in Montrose's future Alabama Row development, Transwestern announced July 17. Transwestern's Alex Kelly serves as the restaurant's exclusive adviser and represented it in ...

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