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Bill Murray throws Houston audiences for a loop with totally new kind of performance art - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:10

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Bill Murray throws Houston audiences for a loop with totally new kind of performance art
CultureMap Houston
The movie star's vanity side rock band or pretentious music project has become something of a cliched joke over the decades, but leave it to national sardonic treasure Bill Murray to take that joke and turn it into an original and marvelous new kind of ...
Bill Murray and Friends Slayed At Jones HallHoustonia Magazine

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Paige Martin: These Houston neighborhoods created the most ... - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 08:01

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Paige Martin: These Houston neighborhoods created the most ...
Houston Business Journal
No surprise here: Investing in land in Houston has been a great way to store wealth, but some neighborhoods were better ventures than others. Paige Martin, a local broker associate with Keller Williams Memorial, gathered data from the Houston ...

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Houston's animal shelter to reopen after distemper outbreak - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:02

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Houston's animal shelter to reopen after distemper outbreak
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Houston's animal shelter is scheduled to open at noon Tuesday after suspending some activities for a week to combat an outbreak of distemper at the facility. The Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care stopped accepting animals last Tuesday to stop the ...

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Houston man charged in deadly 6-vehicle crash appears in court - KTRK-TV

Local News - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 05:37

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Houston man charged in deadly 6-vehicle crash appears in court
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The man charged in the deadly 6-vehicle crash appeared in court Tuesday morning. Tarus Lawson, 42, is charged with manslaughter for the crash at South Post Oak and Gasmer on April 2 that killed Juan Ortiz. According to court records, accident ...

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Where to Dine Out for Graduation in Houston - Houston Press

Local News - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 05:02

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Where to Dine Out for Graduation in Houston
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It's cap and gown season, a magical time of reflection, opportunity and celebration. And if there's one thing we know for sure, it's that after years of painstaking exams and ramen noodle study sessions, the graduate has earned a good meal! So we ...

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Map shows suspected human trafficking fronts operating near ... - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 23:04

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Map shows suspected human trafficking fronts operating near ...
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A Houston-based nonprofit is shedding light on a disturbing fact that too many Bayou City residents have grown accustomed to. "Across the state of Texas, there are hundreds of illegal massage businesses acting as fronts for human trafficking and sexual ...

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Where Houston & Texas politicians get their money from - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 22:22

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Where Houston & Texas politicians get their money from
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With midterm elections quickly approaching, candidates are ramping up efforts to raise money. But as those vying for office beef up their war chests, it pays to be mindful of where this money comes from. While getting a contribution from a major ...

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Burglars target west Houston gun store 21 times in 6 years - KTRK-TV

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 22:02

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Burglars target west Houston gun store 21 times in 6 years
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A west Houston gun store was the target of another attempted smash and grab overnight, but even a big U-Haul truck could not break through. Full Armor Firearms on the Katy Freeway was hit around 4 a.m. Monday morning. Three guys in a stolen U-Haul ...

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Robbers target west Houston gun store 21 times in 6 years - KTRK-TV

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 21:47

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Robbers target west Houston gun store 21 times in 6 years
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A west Houston gun store was the target of another attempted smash and grab overnight, but even a big U-Haul truck could not break through. Full Armor Firearms on the Katy Freeway was hit around 4 a.m. Monday morning. Three guys in a stolen U-Haul ...

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Houston restaurateur's daughter remembers growing up family friends George and Barbara Bush - KTRK-TV

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 20:59

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Houston restaurateur's daughter remembers growing up family friends George and Barbara Bush
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Long before George Bush was sworn in as the nation's 41st president with Barbara by his side, Gigi Huang considered them friends. When Huang was a teenager, her father ran Hunan, a Chinese restaurant the Bushes visited often. One day, Huang's father ...
Bush Elementary Students Send Sweet Messages To Barbara BushWLTX.com
Barbara Bush in failing health, won't seek further treatmentCNN

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khou.com | 50 miles of new bike paths coming to Houston - KHOU.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 19:17

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khou.com | 50 miles of new bike paths coming to Houston
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Bicyclists and pedestrians in Houston will soon have better and safer options to get around the sprawling city. It's all part of new push by city and county leaders to make Space City a national leader in urban mobility. They're calling it one of their ...
Ellis commits $10 million to Houston-area bike efforts - Houston ...Houston Chronicle
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Mayor Turner Announces $15M To Improve City's Bike Network - OtherBisnow
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Ellis commits $10 million to Houston-area bike efforts - Houston ... - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 19:06

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Ellis commits $10 million to Houston-area bike efforts - Houston ...
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Harris County Precinct 1 Commissioner Rodney Ellis on Monday announced a one-year $10 million commitment to bicycling projects in Houston, in the hopes of jump-starting the city's transformation into a bike-friendly place. Most Popular. 1. Workers ...
UPDATE: Houston Wants To Build 50 Miles Of New Bike Lanes ...Houston Public Media
khou.com | 50 miles of new bike paths coming to HoustonKHOU.com
Mayor Turner Announces $15M To Improve City's Bike Network - OtherBisnow
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Houston should rightfully be called the weirdest big city in Texas ... - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 16:24

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Houston should rightfully be called the weirdest big city in Texas ...
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The Orange Show was opened by Jeff McKissack, who built the structure of walkways, balconies and arenas decorated with mosaics and brightly painted iron figures May 9, 1979. Construction is from common building materials and recycled junk such as ...
Art Car Parade Cruises Through Houston; David Adickes' 'We Love ...swamplot.com

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Houston restaurants are getting into tableside service - Houston ... - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 16:15

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Houston restaurants are getting into tableside service - Houston ...
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The stainless-steel cart Cuchara uses for tableside service has gotten such a workout that its wheels have been replaced — twice. It's used as a tequila cart, a cocktail cart, a hot chocolate cart. It's been a traveling taco dispenser, a flaming ...

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Dez Bryant is now a free agent: Is he a fit for the Houston Texans? - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 16:11

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Dez Bryant is now a free agent: Is he a fit for the Houston Texans?
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Dez Bryant is now a free agent: Is he a fit for the Houston Texans? By Brien O'Donal. 4.16.18 | 4:00 pm. Dez Bryant SportsMap. Would Bryant be an asset to a the Houston offense? Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images. The relationship between the ...

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Pedestrian struck, killed by train north of downtown Houston - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 16:09

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Pedestrian struck, killed by train north of downtown Houston
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A pedestrian on train tracks north of downtown Houston was struck and killed by a train Monday afternoon, authorities said. Houston police were called out to the Amtrak station in the 900 block of Washington Avenue shortly before 3:30 p.m. They ...
Teen girl killed, man injured in southwest Houston shootingKPRC Click2Houston
Houston PD: Motorcyclist involved in police chase dies after striking another vehicleKHOU.com
Man found stabbed to death in kitchen of northwest Houston apartment, police sayCW39
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Beautiful homes for sale in Houston's historic Riverside Terrace ... - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:22

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Beautiful homes for sale in Houston's historic Riverside Terrace ...
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Is your new home budget $2.5 million or $250,000? Either way, you're likely to find a beautiful piece of Houston history in your price range in the Riverside Terrace neighborhood. Once the home of Houston's famous Weingarten family, Riverside Terrace ...

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