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Veterans to get business boost in Houston thanks to two organizations dedicated to giving back - Rare.us

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 09:33

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Veterans to get business boost in Houston thanks to two organizations dedicated to giving back
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Veterans living in and around Houston are reportedly receiving a business boost from local investors, as well as a start-up incubator, which opened shop in the Bayou City in 2015. According to its website, Bunker Labs is a non-profit organization ...

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Watch NBA superstar Stephen Curry play Mario Kart in Houston ... - CultureMap Houston

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 09:22

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Watch NBA superstar Stephen Curry play Mario Kart in Houston ...
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Golden State Warriors all-star Stephen Curry stopped by eastside coffee shop Coral Sword to play Mario Kart with Lexi and Hunter Pence.

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Man shot, robbed in west Houston - KPRC Click2Houston

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 07:46

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Man shot, robbed in west Houston
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the shooting happened just after midnight Saturday in the 10000 block of Green Fork Road, Houston police said. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he is listed in serious, but stable condition, Houston police said. Houston police are working ...
Man killed in daytime shooting at HEB parking lot in southeast HoustonChron.com
HPD: Man robbed, shot in SW Houston apartment complex courtyardCW39
HPD: Man shot, robbed in SW Houston | khou.comKHOU

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Fort Worth is paying their homeless to pick up trash. Should Houston follow suit? - Chron.com

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 23:34

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Fort Worth is paying their homeless to pick up trash. Should Houston follow suit?
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An innovative program in Fort Worth is paying homeless people to pick up trash, NBC 5 reports. The relatively new initiative called the Clean Slate Program is a joint effort between the city and a local homeless shelter. "Our goal is to break the cycle ...

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'The Bird' causes traffic buildup on Beechnut near Gessner in SW Houston - KPRC Click2Houston

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:51

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'The Bird' causes traffic buildup on Beechnut near Gessner in SW Houston
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HOUSTON - At the corner of Beechnut Street and La Roche Lane, there's an exotic bird that has been stalling traffic. “The bird chases everything back and forth every day,” said Patrick Purnell of southwest Houston. More Headlines. Peacocks living among ...

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Press secretary used city TV show to promote her projects | abc13.com - KTRK-TV

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:43

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Press secretary used city TV show to promote her projects | abc13.com
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In a screen capture from a Houston TV program, press secretary Darian Ward hosts contestants to her reality show. (KTRK). KTRK. By Ted Oberg and Keaton Fox. Friday, January 19, 2018 10:27PM. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --. Darian Ward, mayor Sylvester Turner ...
City of Houston press secretary's emails released - Click2HoustonKPRC Click2Houston

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University of Houston warming up to TSU's facility - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:50

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University of Houston warming up to TSU's facility
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Wichita State's Landry Shamet takes a shot and is fouled against Houston during the second half at Koch Arena on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. The host Shockers won, 81-63. (Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle/TNS). Wichita State's Landry Shamet takes a shot and is ...
Up next for Houston men's basketball: No. 7 Wichita State - Houston ...Chron.com
RH: No.7 Wichita State at HoustonGoShockers.com

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Houston has best year for jobs since 2014 - Houston Chronicle - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:07

Houston has best year for jobs since 2014 - Houston Chronicle
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Houston in 2017 had the best job growth in three years, a sign not of how good things are, but of how crushing the two-year oil downturn was for the region's employment growth. The metropolitan area's economy added about 45,000 jobs last year, nearly ...

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Cold conditions leave Houston public works with hundreds of service calls - KTRK-TV

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:10

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Cold conditions leave Houston public works with hundreds of service calls
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"Corrosion sometimes is due to age and time, but when we get this kind of weather we experience a whole bunch of water leaks," Houston Public Works Assistant Manager Martin Saenz said. This week, public works received 1,1000 investigation calls, which ...

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Game changer: A spectacular event in Houston paved the road to March Madness. - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 19:24

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Game changer: A spectacular event in Houston paved the road to March Madness.
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Elvin Hayes celebrates following the University of Houston's win over UCLA basketball, Jan. 20, 1968, in the Houston Astrodome. (Houston Chronicle file). Photo: Sam Pierson Jr., Staff. Image 2 of 3. Elvin Hayes grabs a rebound from UCLA's Lew Alcindor ...
UCLA and Houston's 'Game of the Century' still leaves impression 50 years laterOCRegister

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Houston's 'Truffle Lady' appreciates outdoors as well as the finer things - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 18:53

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Houston's 'Truffle Lady' appreciates outdoors as well as the finer things
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Diane Roederer, known as the "Truffle Lady", photographed at her warehouse, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Houston. ( Karen Warren / Houston Chronicle ). Photo: Karen Warren, Staff. Image 2 of 13. Diane Roederer will host The Truffle Masters chef ...

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Bizarre Houston murder mystery twists revealed in Dateline episode ... - CultureMap Houston

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:26

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Bizarre Houston murder mystery twists revealed in Dateline episode ...
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The story of Houston couple Jaime and Sandra Melgar reads like a TV movie, and tonight, will get dramatic, true crime treatment in an NBC Dateline episode.

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Houston industrial ended 2017 on a 'quite remarkable' note - Houston Business Journal

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:10

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Houston industrial ended 2017 on a 'quite remarkable' note
Houston Business Journal
It would've been tough for Houston's industrial market to end 2017 on a higher note. The sector closed out 2017 with a 4.7 percent direct vacancy rate, which is a significant drop from the nation's 10-year average of 8.3 percent, per Transwestern and ...

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After the big Houston freeze, it's time to clean up the garden ... - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:06

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After the big Houston freeze, it's time to clean up the garden ...
Houston Chronicle
The storm that hit the greater Houston area on Tuesday, Jan. 16, left ice covering plants throughout the region. Photo: Rebecca Hazen / HCN Staff. Image 2 of 2. The winter storm that moved through the area left plants, like this rose, covered with ice ...

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Houston, the city of big appetites - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:06

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Houston, the city of big appetites
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Houston, like Carl Sandburg's Chicago, might be called "City of the Big Shoulders" and personified as "bareheaded, / shoveling, / wrecking, / planning, / building, breaking, rebuilding." Picture Houston's countless construction sites — bulldozers ...

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Houston, the city of big appetites - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:06

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Houston, the city of big appetites
Houston Chronicle
Houston, like Carl Sandburg's Chicago, might be called "City of the Big Shoulders" and personified as "bareheaded, / shoveling, / wrecking, / planning, / building, breaking, rebuilding." Picture Houston's countless construction sites — bulldozers ...

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Houston rapper Chamillionaire wants to help father of two deported to Mexico - KPRC Click2Houston

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:00

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Houston rapper Chamillionaire wants to help father of two deported to Mexico
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HOUSTON - Houston musician and rapper Chamillionaire is offering financial assistance to the family of a man who was deported to Mexico after living in the United States for the past 30 years. The Detroit Free Press recently published an article about ...

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This week in music: 5 shows bring the rock and local love to Houston - CultureMap Houston

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:13

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This week in music: 5 shows bring the rock and local love to Houston
CultureMap Houston
San Francisco's Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will play the House of Blues Saturday, January 20. Photo by James Minchin III. Marilyn Manson makes up a cancelled 2017 concert after a freak accident at the House of Blues on Wednesday, January 24. Marilyn ...

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