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These Houston Doctors Seek to Diagnose the Previously Un-Diagnosable - Houstonia Magazine

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:08

Houstonia Magazine

These Houston Doctors Seek to Diagnose the Previously Un-Diagnosable
Houstonia Magazine
A network of Houston hospitals forms one of the world's seven clinical sites in the international Undiagnosed Diseases Network. By Alice Levitt 7/18/2017 at 11:00am Published in the August 2017 issue of Houstonia. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to ...

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All EcoHub wanted was Houston Mayor Turner's garbage - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:19

Houston Chronicle

All EcoHub wanted was Houston Mayor Turner's garbage
Houston Chronicle
Ed Robinson picks up a trash bin after knocking it over along Windy Royal Drive, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Houston. Photo: Cody Duty, Houston Chronicle. Image 2 of 3. A city worker picks up recycling along Woodmont Drive in Houston. (Cody Duty ...

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Houston sports radio ratings sluggish in June - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:48

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Houston sports radio ratings sluggish in June
Chron.com
This exciting, event-filled summer of 2017 continues to be belied by sluggish Nielsen Audio ratings for Houston's four all-sports stations. From 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, the time frame that includes most of the locally generated sports talk in ...

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Full Show: Special Session Preview And Rockets Up For Sale (July 18, 2017) - Houston Public Media

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:43

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Full Show: Special Session Preview And Rockets Up For Sale (July 18, 2017)
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Houston Matters previews the special session of the Texas Legislature, which begins today, and we discuss what the impending sale of the Rockets could mean for Houston sports. Abner Fletcher. | Posted on July 18, 2017, 5:01 AM (Last Updated: July 18, ...
Cities want meeting with Abbott over local controlChron.com
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The Woman Who Reinvented Healthy School Meals in Detroit Is Ready to Do the Same for Houston - Houstonia Magazine

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:43

Houstonia Magazine

The Woman Who Reinvented Healthy School Meals in Detroit Is Ready to Do the Same for Houston
Houstonia Magazine
Ask Betti Wiggins what makes her excited about Houston, and she quickly mentions the 10-month growing season. “It's a whole new world,” she says, animated by the thought. Wiggins, the new nutrition officer for HISD, grew up on a farm in Southern ...

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Zero Degrees Brings Spicy, Icy Mangonadas to Bellaire Boulevard - Eater Houston

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:42

Eater Houston

Zero Degrees Brings Spicy, Icy Mangonadas to Bellaire Boulevard
Eater Houston
Thanks to the oppressive Houston heat, there's really no such thing as too many ways to cool off with an icy, delicious treat. Which makes the arrival of California-based drink chain Zero Degrees all the more enticing. A post to Zero Degrees' Facebook ...

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Critical Operación: A Group of Venezuelan Ex-Pats Fights a Crisis Back Home - Houstonia Magazine

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:41

Houstonia Magazine

Critical Operación: A Group of Venezuelan Ex-Pats Fights a Crisis Back Home
Houstonia Magazine
What started as an informal drive for medical supplies grew into Houston-based Operación Saludos a Venezuela. By Jasmina Kelemen 7/18/2017 at 11:00am Published in the August 2017 issue of Houstonia. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook ...

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Downpours hitting Houston area during lunchtime - KTRK-TV

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:30

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Downpours hitting Houston area during lunchtime
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Some people in the Houston area will see a lot of heavy rain and dangerous lightning. KTRK. Tuesday, July 18, 2017 12:29PM. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --. Scattered heavy thunderstorms are possible Tuesday across southeast Texas, especially during the ...

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Houston-based Webber building bridge to Texas Stadium site in Dallas County - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 09:07

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Houston-based Webber building bridge to Texas Stadium site in Dallas County
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Webber, a Houston-based construction company, has been selected to construct a signature bridge over Texas Highway 114 that would link the DART rail line with the former Texas Stadium site in Irving. The site, near the DART Orange Line, has been ...

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Woman says she was bitten by rabies-positive bat near Houston's ... - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 08:34

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Woman says she was bitten by rabies-positive bat near Houston's ...
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A Houston woman is undergoing treatment for a rabid bat bite, according to a KHOU-TV report. . Today comes a reminder that here in Houston for all of our ...
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Heavy traffic near Beltway 8 at Richmond - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 07:22

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Heavy traffic near Beltway 8 at Richmond
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Commuters on Beltway 8 should expect a traffic snarl following a crash early Tuesday that is impacting drivers on Beltway 8, the highway's frontage roads and Richmond. The three-vehicle crash was not a fatality, said TxDOT spokesman Danny Perez.

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Harris County prosecutor disciplined for 'inappropriate' comments to ... - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 07:04

Harris County prosecutor disciplined for 'inappropriate' comments to ...
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A senior official in the Harris County District Attorney's Office has been disciplined for making inappropriate comments about the clothes and appearance of at ...

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Historic River Oaks home built for George R. Brown asks $10 million - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 07:02

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Historic River Oaks home built for George R. Brown asks $10 million
Chron.com
Denman Heard was volunteering at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo when he got a message to call his wife, Laura, right away. It was 1998, and the young lawyer was worried something was wrong with one of their children. But when he called back, ...

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More scattered showers, thunderstorms in Tuesday's forecast - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 06:52

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More scattered showers, thunderstorms in Tuesday's forecast
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More scattered showers are expected Tuesday.The week should clear up nicely with warmer weather by the weekend. >>Click to see things to do in Houston this week. Photo: National Weather Service Houston. Image 2 of 44. Silent Disco. Event: On Friday ...

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21 Best Things to Do in Houston This Week: Shark Week and Pampered Pooches - Houston Press

Local News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 04:03

Houston Press

21 Best Things to Do in Houston This Week: Shark Week and Pampered Pooches
Houston Press
Whether it's the thrill of the fight or the gore of the bite, we just can't keep our attention off Shark Week. And no, we're not talking about the sharks from West Side Story. We're talking about the lean, mean killing machine that stalks prey in the ...

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Houston woman bitten by rabid bat near downtown - KHOU

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 22:11

KHOU

Houston woman bitten by rabid bat near downtown
KHOU
A woman is having to undergo rabies treatment after being bitten by a bat in an apartment parking garage. KHOU.com Staff , KHOU 10:30 PM. CDT July 17, 2017. A woman is having to undergo rabies treatment after being bitten by a bat in an apartment ...

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Teen's birthday turns deadly - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 21:28

Houston Chronicle

Teen's birthday turns deadly
Houston Chronicle
A Houston teen celebrating his 14th birthday died early Monday after he was hit by an apparent stray bullet possibly connected to a nearby robbery. O'Cyrus Breaux, a Stovall Middle School student, had finished soaking in an evening of fun and was ...

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Changes to recycling contract raises new questions in Houston ... - KTRK-TV

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 20:30

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Changes to recycling contract raises new questions in Houston ...
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Houston city controller Chris Brown and his office are reviewing further the city's selection of a new recycling vendor, the office said Monday.

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Yet another Houston tax preparer pleads guilty to false tax returns - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 18:34

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Yet another Houston tax preparer pleads guilty to false tax returns
Chron.com
When he admitted to filing at least 37 false income tax returns, Chester Swanson became just the latest addition to a growing list of Texas tax preparers caught up in a whirlwind of federal charges. Swanson, who entered his guilty plea Monday in a ...

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