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Hot new service helps young Houston women make friends through brunch - CultureMap Houston

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:26

CultureMap Houston

Hot new service helps young Houston women make friends through brunch
CultureMap Houston
Let's face it: for women, it can be hard to make friends as an adult. Think about your the average day: get up, pour coffee, head to work, maybe hit the gym afterward, then go home. Maybe hang with coworkers — but that's obviously not the same as ...

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Houston Happenings: Fun-filled activities, events this weekend - CW39

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:16

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Houston Happenings: Fun-filled activities, events this weekend
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HOUSTON --- The weekend is almost upon us! That means it's time to check out Houston Happenings. Tattoo Arts Convention. The 1st annual Tattoo Arts Convention will be this Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20 at the NRG Center. At the convention ...

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Houston Dash head to Rio Tinto Stadium to take on Utah Royals - Dynamo Theory (blog)

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:40

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Houston Dash head to Rio Tinto Stadium to take on Utah Royals
Dynamo Theory (blog)
Saturday, the Houston Dash are on the road to play the Utah Royals. Both teams are looking for their second win of the season. The Dash currently sit in seventh position in the NWSL Standings while the Royals are one spot ahead of them in sixth. The ...

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Architect for Magic Island renovations: 'We want to maintain the original concept' - Houston Business Journal

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 08:21

Houston Business Journal

Architect for Magic Island renovations: 'We want to maintain the original concept'
Houston Business Journal
Update: Houston Business Journal talked to Sue Smith, the business coordinator for Magic Island. The story below, which originally published around 8 a.m. May 18, has been updated to reflect the new information.

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New water and theme park opening near Houston - KHOU.com

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 07:30

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New water and theme park opening near Houston
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Many of you remember Astroworld – can you believe it closed almost 15 years ago? And since then, we haven't had a theme park experience here in the Houston area. Now one group is working to change that. It's a new family attraction coming to the ...

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Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Say "Opa!" at Houston Greek Fest - Houston Press

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 07:02

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Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Say "Opa!" at Houston Greek Fest
Houston Press
Here's a look at this weekend's best culinary happenings: Houston Greek Fest at St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church Friday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 1100 Eldridge ...
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HEB adding more than 900 jobs in Houston area - KTRK-TV

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 06:31

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HEB adding more than 900 jobs in Houston area
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If you're looking for a job this summer, you're in luck. H-E-B is looking to fill 900 positions in the Houston area. The Texas-based grocery chain currently has opening positions in store leadership and management, as well as part-time and entry-level ...
HEB adding more than 900 jobs across Houston areaKHOU.com

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Houston needs your input on Harvey recovery plans - Houston ... - Chron.com

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 06:03

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Houston needs your input on Harvey recovery plans - Houston ...
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Houston's housing department is beginning a series of community meetings to inform its plan for how to spend $1.15 billion in federal dollars headed to the city ...
Letter from Gov. Abbott criticizes way Houston leaders are...KPRC Click2Houston
Abbott criticizes Houston's Harvey responseSan Antonio Express-News
Houston Health Department fears seniors will go without air conditioning summer after HarveyKHOU.com
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Houston-area leaders seek ways to stem investor buyouts of flooded homes - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 04:29

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Houston-area leaders seek ways to stem investor buyouts of flooded homes
Houston Chronicle
Local, state and federal officials, frustrated by an influx of investors buying flooded homes and lengthy delays in disaster prevention funding, are working to overhaul the country's buyout program, hoping to speed up sales that can now take years to ...

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Openings and Closings: True Food Kitchen and Flower Child Bring the Green - Houston Press

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 04:01

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Openings and Closings: True Food Kitchen and Flower Child Bring the Green
Houston Press
True Food Kitchen, 9595 Six Pines, officially opened May 16, in The Woodlands. Co-founded by Dr. Andrew Weil, the best-selling author and integrative medicine guru, the restaurant's menu leans toward grass-fed steak, sustainable fish and creative ...

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AMBUSH SHOOTING: Video shows suspect gun down and rob business owner in SE Houston - KTRK-TV

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 03:32

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AMBUSH SHOOTING: Video shows suspect gun down and rob business owner in SE Houston
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Houston police released a chilling surveillance video of a robbery that turned into a shooting with the victim running for his life before falling. Then he was shot again. Before dawn Monday, 58-year-old Byron Jones was unlocking the door to his small ...

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Houston First has paid over $120K for Sharon Adams' LA office/housing unit - KPRC Click2Houston

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 22:10

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Houston First has paid over $120K for Sharon Adams' LA office/housing unit
KPRC Click2Houston
HOUSTON - An office near production lots like Warner Bros. and Paramount or a high rise in downtown Los Angeles. This is where one might expect to find the office of a Hollywood dealmaker. However, in the case of the publicly funded Houston Film ...

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Chilling surveillance video shows robbery, shooting of Nicey's restaurant owner in southeast Houston - KTRK-TV

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 21:19

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Chilling surveillance video shows robbery, shooting of Nicey's restaurant owner in southeast Houston
KTRK-TV
Houston police released a chilling surveillance video of a robbery that turned into a shooting with the victim running for his life before falling. Then he was shot again. Before dawn Monday, 58-year-old Byron Jones was unlocking the door to his small ...

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Oil is back in Houston's driver's seat - Houston Chronicle

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 20:52

Houston Chronicle

Oil is back in Houston's driver's seat
Houston Chronicle
Houston's oil and gas industry is set to return as the driver of the Houston economy, propelled by higher prices, increased production and expanding international markets, according to a new economic forecast.

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khou.com | HPD: Husband arrested for sexual assault in attack ... - KHOU.com

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 20:26

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khou.com | HPD: Husband arrested for sexual assault in attack ...
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HOUSTON - A man is facing charges related to the attack of his wife at their Afton Oaks home in west Houston earlier this month. The Houston Police ...
Husband arrested after investigation into woman's alleged rape in ...KTRK-TV

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University of Houston activists place 'Free Palestine' sign above US 59 - Chron.com

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 19:19

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University of Houston activists place 'Free Palestine' sign above US 59
Chron.com
Colorful lights weren't the only thing commuters saw on U.S. 59 this week. On Tuesday, student activists from the University of Houston hung up large protest signs reading "Free Palestine" and "Hands off Jerusalem" on the highway's iconic bridges.

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Could this be the greatest time in history to be a Houston sports fan? - KHOU.com

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 19:07

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Could this be the greatest time in history to be a Houston sports fan?
KHOU.com
Houston has had several big moments over the years when it comes to professional sports. However, a lot of fans say this is the greatest time in Houston sports history, especially after Wednesday night's Rockets win against the Warriors. Related ...
Robertson: Winning changes Houston fans' mindset to 'can do ...Houston Chronicle
The Best Thing In Texas: Houston Sports Teams Sure Do Love Each OtherTexas Monthly

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2 Houston venues to host 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup matches - KPRC Click2Houston

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:52

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2 Houston venues to host 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup matches
KPRC Click2Houston
HOUSTON - Two Houston venues -- NRG Stadium and BBVA Compass Stadium -- will host the 2019 Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football, or CONCACAF, Gold Cup matches. Two rounds will be hosted in Houston ...
Concacaf Gold Cup coming back to HoustonHouston Business Journal

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Boy, 13, frees himself from abduction after getting off school bus in northeast Houston, police say - Chron.com

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:52

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Boy, 13, frees himself from abduction after getting off school bus in northeast Houston, police say
Chron.com
A teenager who had just gotten off the school bus Monday afternoon in northeast Houston was abducted and assaulted before breaking free and running for help, police said. The boy, 13, told police he was walking down the street after getting off the bus ...

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