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African dust is 'kryptonite' for Houston's hurricanes - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:43

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African dust is 'kryptonite' for Houston's hurricanes
Chron.com
Houston's hurricanes may have finally met their match in the form of African dust. This dust—which forms as clouds from the Sahara desert that travel across the Atlantic Ocean, into the Caribbean, and up through the Gulf into Texas—essentially acts ...

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Houston building towers as the most beautiful in Texas - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:38

CultureMap Houston

Houston building towers as the most beautiful in Texas
CultureMap Houston
For those keeping score, Houston has again topped a best-of list. A local building has towered over others in Texas as the most beautiful in the state, according to a new survey. Readers of Business Insider were asked to name the one “architectural ...

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Houston police search for 33-year-old missing woman - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:36

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Houston police search for 33-year-old missing woman
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Houston police are looking for a 33-year-old woman with a mental illness who hasn't been seen for almost three weeks, according to a news release from the department. Annette Simmons was described as a a 5-foot 6-inch black woman who has curly hair in ...

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Northwest Houston area volleyball players earn GHVCA preseason honors - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:27

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Northwest Houston area volleyball players earn GHVCA preseason honors
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A hand full of volleyball players out of the northwest Houston area are among the best players chosen to the 2018 Greater Houston Volleyball Coaches Association preseason watch list. Sophomore outside hitter Ally Batenhorst from Katy Seven Lakes was ...

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Houston Gets a New Halloween EDM Festival in 2018 That's Freaky Deaky - Houston Press

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:15

Houston Press

Houston Gets a New Halloween EDM Festival in 2018 That's Freaky Deaky
Houston Press
Most festivals end on an optimistic note. Provided nothing has gone catastrophically wrong, it's easy to believe, even before the last fan is out the gates, that the festival will be back a year later, and most aren't afraid to call their shot on ...

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Houston Gets a New Halloween EDM Festival in 2018 That's Freaky Deaky - Houston Press

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:15

Houston Press

Houston Gets a New Halloween EDM Festival in 2018 That's Freaky Deaky
Houston Press
Most festivals end on an optimistic note. Provided nothing has gone catastrophically wrong, it's easy to believe, even before the last fan is out the gates, that the festival will be back a year later, and most aren't afraid to call their shot on ...

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Woman found shot to death outside assisted living facility in southwest Houston - KTRK-TV

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:37

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Woman found shot to death outside assisted living facility in southwest Houston
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A 42-year-old woman was killed in a shooting outside an assisted living facility in southwest Houston, police say. Authorities received a call about a person down just after 7:00 a.m. Thursday outside The Medallion at 6262 N. Braeswood. The woman was ...
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HPD: Husband in custody following fatal shooting of wife outside senior care facilityKHOU.com
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11 suburban Houston communities among nation's top sellers - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:29

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11 suburban Houston communities among nation's top sellers
Houston Chronicle
Home sales gained momentum in Sienna Plantation, Bridgeland and Cross Creek Ranch in the first half of the year, earning them a position among the nation's 25 top-selling communities, a new report showed.

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Lobster rolls and patriotic cocktails coming to massive new Midtown patio bar - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:26

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Lobster rolls and patriotic cocktails coming to massive new Midtown patio bar
CultureMap Houston
The recent success of new arrivals like Rodeo Goat and Truckyard demonstrates both EaDo's emergence as Houston's newest drinking and dining hot spot — and that Houstonians will embrace concepts from Dallas-Fort Worth when they're properly executed ...

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11 suburban Houston communities among nation's top sellers - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:19

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11 suburban Houston communities among nation's top sellers
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Home sales gained momentum in Sienna Plantation, Bridgeland and Cross Creek Ranch in the first half of the year, earning them a position among the nation's 25 top-selling communities, a new report showed. They are also among 11 Houston-area ...

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Here are the grocery stores opening in Houston this year - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 07:01

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Here are the grocery stores opening in Houston this year
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Houston is on track to add 2.3 million square feet of new retail projects this year, despite several major store closures such as Toy R Us and Sam's Club. Grocery stores are driving much of the local retail construction, according to a mid-year report ...

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Cargo 'like a burning onion' in big rig fire on North Loop - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 06:34

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Cargo 'like a burning onion' in big rig fire on North Loop
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Multiple lanes of the eastbound North Loop are closed at Main this morning as Houston firefighters work to extinguish an 18-wheeler containing bales of burning cardboard. The driver of the 18-wheeler was going eastbound on the highway around 3:30 a.m. ...

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Report: Houston among top 15 US cities with highest share of million-dollar homes - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 06:07

Report: Houston among top 15 US cities with highest share of million-dollar homes
Houston Business Journal
Houston has a decent share of million-dollar homes — but not as high as Austin or Silicon Valley. Ranking 14th in the country, 1.52 percent of homes in the Houston metro are valued at $1 million or more, according to a new report by LendingTree.

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HEB Has Become the Newest Art Gallery in H-Town - Houston Press

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 04:02

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HEB Has Become the Newest Art Gallery in H-Town
Houston Press
It's easy to get buried under the life-changing news that H-E-B has just announced beer and wine delivery in under an hour, making deciding to wear pajamas all day long a possibility. But more than a few did pick up on the fact that the Texas-based ...

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Upcoming Houston Food Events: Get Your Beef On at B&B Butchers & Restaurant - Houston Press

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 04:02

Houston Press

Upcoming Houston Food Events: Get Your Beef On at B&B Butchers & Restaurant
Houston Press
On Tuesday, July 17 beginning at 5 p.m., Izakaya, 318 Gray, will be hosting a fun bar-top event featuring three top-of-the-line Kyoto beers. Reservations are required ($20 per person plus tax and gratuity) and include three tokens to use towards any of ...

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LYTA Adds Her Name To Houston's Electronic Scene - Houston Press

Local News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 04:02

Houston Press

LYTA Adds Her Name To Houston's Electronic Scene
Houston Press
The chances are high that you've never heard of Houston's LYTA. The up and coming electronic artist hasn't played more than a handful of shows, and she's only dropped a song in the past year. On her debut E.P. ID, she mixes R&B with electro-pop in the ...

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Victim's twin brother testifies in Houston's 'honor killings' - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 19:16

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Victim's twin brother testifies in Houston's 'honor killings'
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The twin brother of a Spring man fatally shot and killed in an alleged “honor killing” testified Wednesday how he and his brother discussed his possible death two weeks before it took place. Cory Beavers, 34, described to the jury how he discussed ...

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Houston real estate market hits all-time high - Houston Chronicle - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 18:54

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Houston real estate market hits all-time high - Houston Chronicle
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Houston's real estate market had a banner June as buyers closed on more homes than any other month in history and at sales prices never before reached.
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4-year-old stepson of Houston-area deputy finds gun, shoots himself - KXAN.com

Local News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 17:20

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4-year-old stepson of Houston-area deputy finds gun, shoots himself
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CYPRESS, Texas (KXAN) — The 4-year-old stepson of a Harris County Sheriff's Office sergeant accidentally shot himself in the head Tuesday, authorities say. The shooting happened at a home in Cypress, which is a suburb northwest of Houston, around ...

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