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Hannah McNair's powerful, four-minute testimony triumphs Kentucky Derby watch-party - Chron.com

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 12:54

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Hannah McNair's powerful, four-minute testimony triumphs Kentucky Derby watch-party
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Hannah McNair's powerful, four-minute testimony triumphs Kentucky Derby watch-party. Bo's Place's second annual "Hats, Hearts and Horseshoes" raises $370,000 for bereavement support at 'Fertitta Downs'. By Amber Elliott. Updated 2:12 pm, Monday, May 7 ...

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Reports: Houston rapper Big T, known for his catchy hooks, has died - Chron.com

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 12:52

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Reports: Houston rapper Big T, known for his catchy hooks, has died
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You might not have known his name but rapper Big T had a very special place in Houston rap history. According Michael Dixon, whom rap fans might know better as Mike D in the Screwed Up Click, Big T died after suffering a heart attack. Dixon made the ...

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Funky 'adult playground' opens near downtown Houston - Chron.com

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:33

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Funky 'adult playground' opens near downtown Houston
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A new bar featuring a Ferris wheel, tree houses and food trucks has opened on Lamar Street. Truck Yard opened May 2 and touts itself as a "come-as-you-are beer garden and adult playground." As the name of the 2118 Lamar St. location suggests, the bar ...

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'Do Not Drive' warning: Feds concerned about recalled Ford, Mazda trucks on Houston roadways - KHOU.com

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:32

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'Do Not Drive' warning: Feds concerned about recalled Ford, Mazda trucks on Houston roadways
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HOUSTON -- U.S. officials are worried about the number of cars with defective airbags cruising the streets of Houston. The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTSB) are concerned about what ...
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Low Completion Rates on 'Do Not Drive' Warning | NHTSANHTSA

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Man charged after exchanging gunfire with Fort Bend sheriff's deputies outside Houston nightclub - Chron.com

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:24

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Man charged after exchanging gunfire with Fort Bend sheriff's deputies outside Houston nightclub
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A man accused of exchanging gunfire with Fort Bend County Sheriff's deputies outside of a Houston nightclub has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault against a public servant. Corey Teamer, 24, was taken into custody May 4 and is being ...
Shooter At Midtown Club Charged, ArrestedPatch.com

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Tasty food at Houston gas stations and convenience stores - Chron.com

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:15

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Tasty food at Houston gas stations and convenience stores
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Stopping to fill the gas tank can also lead to a delicious meal, if you know the right places to look. Buc-ee's is known for its many treats and snacks, but these other Houston-area gas stations and convenience stores also have regulars who swear by ...

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Innocent driver killed after chase ends in crash in west Houston - KTRK-TV

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:48

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Innocent driver killed after chase ends in crash in west Houston
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Charges are being filed against a 19-year-old driver who police say ran a red light during a high speed police chase and killed an innocent woman. It all started around 9 p.m. Sunday when a driver in a white Cadillac was pulled over by a Precinct 5 ...
Houston man charged in death of SUV driver during chaseKXAN.com
Speeding driver kills woman after chase ends in crash in west HoustonKPRC Click2Houston
Chase Suspect Charged With Woman's Murder | Houston, TX PatchPatch.com

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Denmark opens Consulate General in Houston - Chron.com

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 09:52

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Denmark opens Consulate General in Houston
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Denmark recently opened a consulate in Houston to build upon existing ties in maritime, wind energy and a host of other sectors. More than 300 people attended the opening reception last week. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark held the ...

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Prestigious Uptown Park resort reserves a place among top 25 luxury hotels in America - CultureMap Houston

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 09:23

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Prestigious Uptown Park resort reserves a place among top 25 luxury hotels in America
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The Hotel Granduca is the only Houston hotel named to TripAdvisor's list. Hotel Granduca/Facebook. Happy Hour at Hotel Granduca. The lounge is a popular date and happy hour spot. Hotel Granduca. Guests flock to the lush courtyard and pool. Houston ...

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HCC Central Campus turns away students after closing school due to shooting threat - Chron.com

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 08:42

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HCC Central Campus turns away students after closing school due to shooting threat
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Police are turning away students at Houston Community College's Holman Street campus Monday due to a shooting threat posted on social media. “I parked in the parking lot across the courtyard of the science building, and the sheriffs that were in the ...
Houston Community College Closes Central Campus Monday, Due To “Safety Threat”Houston Public Media

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Houston Community College Closes Central Campus Monday, Due To “Safety Threat” - Houston Public Media

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 06:58

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Houston Community College Closes Central Campus Monday, Due To “Safety Threat”
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Houston Community College said it closed its central college campus Monday, because of a shooting threat made on social media this weekend. In a statement, HCC said it's providing additional security at its other campuses, as well. ALERT: The HCC ...

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Houston area continues to eye third reservoir to control flooding - Houston Chronicle

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 05:05

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Houston area continues to eye third reservoir to control flooding
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Even before Hurricane Harvey dumped 14 months' worth of rain on the Houston area in four days, government and business leaders were discussing the need to build a third reservoir west of the city — a key step in completing a 78-year-old plan to ...

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This Week in Houston Food Events: Smash Burgers at Eight Row Flint - Houston Press

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 05:02

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This Week in Houston Food Events: Smash Burgers at Eight Row Flint
Houston Press
For Teachers + Nurses Appreciation Day, PDQ locations will thank those dedicated to bettering our communities with 50-percent off their total check (valid ID required). Outdoor Cooking Series: Burger Throwdown at Eight Row Flint. Eight Row Flint, 1039 ...

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Innocent driver killed after chase ends in crash in west Houston ... - KTRK-TV

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 04:46

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Innocent driver killed after chase ends in crash in west Houston ...
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Authorities say the victim was driving through the intersection when a speeding car being chased by deputies slammed into the victim's car.
One person dead after police chase ends in major crash in W. HoustonKHOU.com

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6 Delicious Spins on Classic Cocktails in Houston You Should Get to Know Better - Houston Press

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 04:04

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6 Delicious Spins on Classic Cocktails in Houston You Should Get to Know Better
Houston Press
Bartenders around town are taking some original, and totally irresistible, new directions on traditional cocktails, involving everything from smoked rum to grapefruit beer. You'll find the cocktail's main components in all of these versions, but with a ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Inside the fight against MS-13 in Houston - KPRC Click2Houston

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 04:04

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EXCLUSIVE: Inside the fight against MS-13 in Houston
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HOUSTON - Not many days after MS-13 members killed Adan Huerta in El Salvador in 2017 for opening a barbershop without their permission, Huerta's sister, Monica, in Houston, was told, “You're next.” Four members of the gang in El Salvador and two in ...

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