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Outdoor things to do in Houston this fall - Chron.com

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 17:02

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Outdoor things to do in Houston this fall
Chron.com
Houston's hot weather is (almost) gone, and that means outdoor activities and festivals are on their way to take advantage of the city's short-lived cool temperatures. To help Houstonians plan ahead, Chron.com gathered a sampling of the best festivals ...

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Houston restaurants that received health citations from Sept. 10 through Sept. 17 - Chron.com

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 16:37

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Houston restaurants that received health citations from Sept. 10 through Sept. 17
Chron.com
Fresh rodent droppings, a live cockroach infestation and "slime" in an ice machine were among the most notable health citations last week at Houston restaurants. RELATED: Houston restaurants that received health citations from Sept. 3 through Sept. 10.

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Houston's Potential To Be A Walkable City - Houston Public Media

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 16:19

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Houston's Potential To Be A Walkable City
Houston Public Media
Houston can be a walkable city but, to achieve that goal, it needs basic infrastructure such as more sidewalks. That's what Kyle Shelton, director of strategic partnerships at Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research, told Houston Matters ...

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8 spots where you can raise a giant glass to Oktoberfest this weekend - CultureMap Houston

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 16:00

CultureMap Houston

8 spots where you can raise a giant glass to Oktoberfest this weekend
CultureMap Houston
Though we're still in September, the jolly, two-week, German beer festival known as Oktoberfest will be starting up in Munich, Germany on Saturday, Septe.

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Houston real GMP shows no year-over-year growth, Bureau of ... - Houston Business Journal

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:39

Houston Business Journal

Houston real GMP shows no year-over-year growth, Bureau of ...
Houston Business Journal
The good news: Houston's gross metropolitan product didn't decrease year over year. The bad news: The city's GMP didn't grow either.

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Houston City Council agrees to subsidize Fifth Ward grocery ... - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:11

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Houston City Council agrees to subsidize Fifth Ward grocery ...
Houston Chronicle
Houston City Council agreed Wednesday to subsidize the construction of a grocery store around the corner from a Fiesta Mart in Fifth Ward.

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Gilbane Building Company's Gilbane Cares Golf Tournament Nets ... - PR Web (press release)

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:03

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Gilbane Building Company's Gilbane Cares Golf Tournament Nets ...
PR Web (press release)
Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 19, 2018 -- Gilbane Building Company recently held its 11th annual Gilbane Cares Charity Golf Tournament at the Black ...

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Houston native Kendra Scott comes home to spread charm and care to locals - CultureMap Houston

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:29

CultureMap Houston

Houston native Kendra Scott comes home to spread charm and care to locals
CultureMap Houston
Houston native Kendra Scott threw out the opening pitch at the Astros September 18 blowout of the Seattle Mariners. Photo by Kirsten Gilliam. Kendra Scott head shot. Scott attended Klein High School. Photo courtesy of Kendra Scott. Kendra Scott charm ...

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Mom and 2 young daughters shot at while sitting inside truck in north Houston - KTRK-TV

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:01

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Mom and 2 young daughters shot at while sitting inside truck in north Houston
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A gunman shot up a pickup truck that had a mother and her two young daughters inside of it while they were on the way to school in north Houston, police say. It happened Wednesday morning in the 4000 block of Parker at Friendly Street. Authorities say ...

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50 years later: Texas vs. Houston, the wishbone, integration and a ... - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:55

Houston Chronicle

50 years later: Texas vs. Houston, the wishbone, integration and a ...
Houston Chronicle
On a stiflingly hot September night 50 years ago, as the socially fraught year of 1968 tumbled toward autumn, the Houston Cougars and Texas Longhorns ...

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A micro marathon is coming to Houston's Midtown District - Chron.com

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:31

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A micro marathon is coming to Houston's Midtown District
Chron.com
Houston loves marathons and it seems like every weekend there is a fun run, a 5K, a 10K, or some other running event to get the blood moving. The biggest of all is the Chevron Houston Marathon which has been held every year since 1972. But what about ...

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Hilarious comedic actress's revolutionary performance makes Les Misérables Houston run a must-see - CultureMap Houston

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 09:43

CultureMap Houston

Hilarious comedic actress's revolutionary performance makes Les Misérables Houston run a must-see
CultureMap Houston
Even in the middle of a revolutionary uprising, a few laughs can help break the tension. This advice comes from someone who should certainly know, actress Allison Guinn, who plays the scheming mistress of the house, Madame Thénardier, in Les ...

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Trae Tha Truth pays it forward for the community he loves: Houston ... - KTRK-TV

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 08:46

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Trae Tha Truth pays it forward for the community he loves: Houston ...
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From his music career to his work in the community, Trae Tha Truth has become a hometown hero for the city he loves.

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Out of Control: Houston is 'ground zero' for drunken and drugged ... - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 08:00

Houston Chronicle

Out of Control: Houston is 'ground zero' for drunken and drugged ...
Houston Chronicle
Second in an occasional series. Mishann Childers slowed as the flashing lights came into view. Telge Road in northwest Harris County was closed. A crash, a ...

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Chron: Houston's Impaired Drivers Cause Most Fatal Crashes in US - Houston Public Media

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 07:59

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Chron: Houston's Impaired Drivers Cause Most Fatal Crashes in US
Houston Public Media
Drunk or “drugged” drivers are causing far more fatal traffic crashes in Houston than in any other metropolitan area in the nation, according to a Houston Chronicle report in its series: Out of Control. The Chron has been investigating the Houston area ...
Houston has an impaired driving problem. Solutions are available ...Chron.com

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Houston nonprofits hold ribbon-cutting ceremonies for facilities - Houston Business Journal

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 07:35

Houston Business Journal

Houston nonprofits hold ribbon-cutting ceremonies for facilities
Houston Business Journal
Two Houston nonprofits — Nora's Home and the local chapter of SER-Jobs for Progress — are holding ribbon-cutting ceremonies for new or expanded facilities this week. SER held a ceremony for its new Workforce Opportunity Center at 1710 Telephone ...

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Ivanka Trump to visit Houston on Thursday - KPRC Click2Houston

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 06:49

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Ivanka Trump to visit Houston on Thursday
KPRC Click2Houston
HOUSTON - Presidential advisor and first daughter Ivanka Trump will visit Houston on Thursday to discuss the future of space exploration. A spokesman for Trump said she will tour the Johnson Space Center and meet with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine ...
Ivanka Trump touring NASA's Johnson Space Center on ThursdayChron.com
Holly Ridings named as NASA's new chief flight directorSpaceFlight Insider

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PAYING IT FORWARD: Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth heads to Carolinas to help with Florence relief - KTRK-TV

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 06:03

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PAYING IT FORWARD: Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth heads to Carolinas to help with Florence relief
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Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth and his team, the Relief Gang, are on the way to the Carolinas to help with the Hurricane Florence recovery effort. Trae posted a message on Instagram Tuesday night from the road, saying that he's on a mission right now to ...

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Houston to consider tiny tax rate hike - HoustonChronicle.com - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 05:18

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Houston to consider tiny tax rate hike - HoustonChronicle.com
Houston Chronicle
Mayor Sylvester Turner has proposed the first tax hike at City Hall in two decades, but the rate complies with the voter-imposed cap on city property tax ...

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