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Houston father feels he has done his duty as son's killer is convicted - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 17:48

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Houston father feels he has done his duty as son's killer is convicted
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Houston attorney James Moriarty was sitting in a crowded military courtroom in Jordan on Monday when he heard the guilty verdict announced against the man who last year killed his son along with two other U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers. "I had tears ...

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For Sale: Houston Rockets - Patch.com

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 17:46

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For Sale: Houston Rockets
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Longtime Houston Rockets owner Les Alexander will sell the franchise, preferably to an owner who will keep the team in Houston. By Scott McDonald (Patch Staff) - Updated July 17, 2017 6:46 pm ET. For Sale: Houston Rockets. HOUSTON, TX — Houston ...
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Jonathan Feigen on Twitter: "Tad Brown said "it can wear on you after so many decades. There are passions in his ...Twitter
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30 Houston schools with some of the worst SAT scores in the area - Chron.com

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

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30 Houston schools with some of the worst SAT scores in the area
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When it comes to college admissions, a few major things typically determine whether you get the big envelope or the little envelope: your essay, extra-curriculars and, of course, your SAT score. Chron.com gathered SAT data from the Texas Education ...

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Houston weightlifter awarded Olympic medal 5 years after competing in games - KTRK-TV

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:25

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Houston weightlifter awarded Olympic medal 5 years after competing in games
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Until two months ago, Luz Acosta was a trainer at Texas Strength weightlifting in Houston's EaDo neighborhood. Now, she's a bronze medalist in weightlifting for Team Mexico. "Officially, I have a medal," Acosta laughed with excitement. Since competing ...

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Gallant's Random Thoughts: “Dragonstone” Recap - CBS Houston

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:39

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Gallant's Random Thoughts: “Dragonstone” Recap
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He is the talk show host in the darkness. He is the watcher on the couch. He is the Game of Thrones expert that guards the realm of Houston. Paul Gallant pledges his life and honor to Game of Thrones episode recaps, for this past episode and all the ...

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BREAKING: Rockets Owner Puts Team Up For Sale - CBS Houston

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:27

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BREAKING: Rockets Owner Puts Team Up For Sale
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HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – Houston Rockets CEO Tad Brown announced on Monday at Toyota Center that owner Leslie Alexander has expressed his intent to sell the franchise along with Clutch City Sports and Entertainment after 24 years of ownership.
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Member of Pappas restaurant family dies at age 41 - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:07

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Member of Pappas restaurant family dies at age 41
Houston Business Journal
Mary Harris Pappas, a member of the family behind Houston's Pappas Restaurants group, died at her home on July 12. She was almost 42 and had battled cancer, according to an obituary. Mary Harris Pappas, a member of the family behind Houston's ...

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Cambria Suites is coming to southeast Austin - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 13:00

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Cambria Suites is coming to southeast Austin
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Anyone who has been to Austin on a recent weekend might agree the city could stand to have one more hotel, and a lot less tourists. The bustling city will welcome just that, when national chain Choice Hotels debuts a Cambria Suites at East Ben White ...

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Poverty on the rise in Houston's suburbs - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:16

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Poverty on the rise in Houston's suburbs
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The number of high-poverty areas outside the Houston area's inner cities has more than doubled, according to a recent Harvard University analysis. The analysis showed that in the Houston metro area, the number of high-poverty census tracts that are low ...

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Poverty on the rise in Houston's suburbs - Houston Chronicle - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:16

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Poverty on the rise in Houston's suburbs - Houston Chronicle
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The number of high-poverty areas outside the Houston area's inner cities has more than doubled, according to a recent Harvard University analysis.

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Veuve, tacos, and drag: inside Legacy Community Health's epic #SundayFunday - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:03

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Veuve, tacos, and drag: inside Legacy Community Health's epic #SundayFunday
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Veuve, tacos, and drag: inside Legacy Community Health's epic #SundayFunday. Annual Mint Julep drag show fundraiser exceeds goal at Rich's Houston in Midtown. By Amber Elliott. Published 12:00 pm, Monday, July 17, 2017. Lauren Randle, Lora ...

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ICYMI: Are K2 'zombies' wreaking havoc in Texas prisons ... - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:31

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ICYMI: Are K2 'zombies' wreaking havoc in Texas prisons ...
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The growing problem of K2 abuse in prisons, turmoil in the Texas Medical City, and unanswered questions surrounding elections in Harris County - all in this ...

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Houston area school calendars show many districts starting earlier - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:31

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Houston area school calendars show many districts starting earlier
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Seventeen of Harris County's 25 school districts will welcome students back prior to the state's mandated start date, according to a compilation of school calendars created by the Harris County Department of Education. The master calendar for the ...

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Houston's newest urban retail projects run the gamut - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:19

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Houston's newest urban retail projects run the gamut
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East Village, a project of Anchorian in EaDo, is planned for as much as 100,000 square feet of retail and mixed-use space, according to the Weitzman real estate firm. Chapman ... more. Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle. Image 2 of 51. East Village ...

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Nearly 12 big-box distributors shopping for warehouse space in Houston - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:49

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Nearly 12 big-box distributors shopping for warehouse space in Houston
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Nearly a dozen big-box distributors are shopping the Houston area for warehouse space larger than 500,000 square feet, NAI Partners said Monday in its most recent industrial real estate market report. The shoppers weren't named, but news of their ...

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Teen's Dashcam Video Documents The Worst Of Houston's Drivers - Houston Public Media

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:30

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Teen's Dashcam Video Documents The Worst Of Houston's Drivers
Houston Public Media
A recent high school grad is behind the popular YouTube channel “Bad Drivers of Houston.” His video series is a compendium of red light runners, speeders, and last-minute exits. Gail Delaughter. | Posted on July 17, 2017, 10:20 AM ...

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Texas police investigate deadly high-speed chase - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:06

Texas police investigate deadly high-speed chase
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HOUSTON (AP) — Texas police are investigating the deaths of two men involved in a high-speed pursuit that ended when their truck crashed into a concrete pillar and burst into flames. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/2u0QBhN ) reports that ...

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Houston-based EnerVest fund now worth almost nothing - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 09:37

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Houston-based EnerVest fund now worth almost nothing
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Houston private equity firm EnerVest is working to salvage its energy hedge funds that plummeted in value from more than $2 billion during the oil boom to almost nothing after the bust. EnerVest is brushing aside any concerns about its overall ...
EnerVest fund reportedly loses essentially all valueHouston Business Journal
$2 billion energy investment goes bust in rare complete failure of private equity fundCNBC

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