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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
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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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Houston is 'ground zero' for drunken and drugged driving - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 05:07

Houston Chronicle

Houston is 'ground zero' for drunken and drugged driving
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 sheriff's deputy said. Someone hit a silver Buick. Her husband, Wayne, drove a silver Buick.

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Teen girl arrested for allegedly luring man to MS-13 execution near ... - Chron.com

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 05:02

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Teen girl arrested for allegedly luring man to MS-13 execution near ...
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A 17-year-old girl has been charged with murder after allegedly luring a man to his death at the hands of alleged MS-13 gang members who shot and hacked ...

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FLYING HIGH: Houston athletes among pro slam dunkers going for gold in global competition - KTRK-TV

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:28

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FLYING HIGH: Houston athletes among pro slam dunkers going for gold in global competition
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The NBA season isn't in full swing yet, but there's still plenty of hooping and dunking going on in Houston. The USA Dunk team is preparing to compete in the Freestyle Dunk World Cup, also known as #BuDUNKpest2018 because the event takes place in ...

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Texas school official in hot water for "black quarterback" comment - CBS News

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 02:15

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Texas school official in hot water for "black quarterback" comment
CBS News
HOUSTON -- An East Texas school superintendent who wrote "You can't count on a black quarterback" in the comment section of an online news article says he thought it was a private message. Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska Independent ...

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Houston graduate who handed resumes out on the street says he's getting calls - KTRK-TV

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:17

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Houston graduate who handed resumes out on the street says he's getting calls
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One day after a young Houston man took an unusual step to find a job as an electrician, job offers and interview requests are pouring in. Deandre Matthews, 21, believes the sign he held on the side of Wallisville Road and the Beltway on Monday ...

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Texas School Superintendent Says “Can't Count” On Black QBs - CBS Houston

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:06

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Texas School Superintendent Says “Can't Count” On Black QBs
CBS Houston
HOUSTON (AP) — An East Texas school superintendent who wrote “You can't count on a black quarterback” in the comment section of an online news article says he thought it was a private message. Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska ...
Onalaska ISD superintendent regrets posting 'you can't count on a black quarterback'Chron.com
Doug Williams's Super Bowl win 30 years ago changed the game for black quarterbacksWashington Post

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Fierce and fab Houstonians party like animals for four-legged friends - CultureMap Houston

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:52

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Fierce and fab Houstonians party like animals for four-legged friends
CultureMap Houston
What: Houston PetSet's Fierce & Fabulous Soiree. Where: The Post Oak Hotel. The scoop: More than 400 Houstonians came out in full force to support Houston Pet Set, where Fierce and Fabulous co-chairs Tena Lundquist Faust, Tama Lundquist, and ...

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Treacherous Leches lands in Houston as city's first tres leches bakery - KTRK-TV

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:40

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Treacherous Leches lands in Houston as city's first tres leches bakery
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If you love tres leches cake (and who doesn't?), you are going to love Houston's newest bakery. Treacherous Leches just opened downtown inside the Conservatory Food Hall at 1010 Prairie St. "I will be honest. I think the secret is just whoever makes it ...

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These are the 7 best concerts to catch in Houston this week - CultureMap Houston

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:42

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These are the 7 best concerts to catch in Houston this week
CultureMap Houston
Houston music fans, rejoice! This is the best part of the year for music as many artists head out on tour, the weather is a little more bearable (stay away, rain!), and festival season in Texas attract a lot of acts to Houston. There might be hangover ...

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These are the 7 best concerts to catch in Houston this week - CultureMap Houston

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:42

CultureMap Houston

These are the 7 best concerts to catch in Houston this week
CultureMap Houston
Houston music fans, rejoice! This is the best part of the year for music as many artists head out on tour, the weather is a little more bearable (stay away, rain!), and festival season in Texas attract a lot of acts to Houston. There might be hangover ...

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Brutal nighttime home invasion targets woman and son in SE Houston - KTRK-TV

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:24

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Brutal nighttime home invasion targets woman and son in SE Houston
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A nightmare scenario played out in real life for a 73-year-old woman and her son in southeast Houston. The woman, Annie Lynch, says three masked men stormed into their home in the middle of the night and repeatedly pistol-whipped her son. On Tuesday ...

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This Week's Houston Deal Sheet - Bisnow

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:05

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This Week's Houston Deal Sheet
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Want to get a jump-start on upcoming deals? Meet the major Houston players at one of our upcoming events! Houston-based Hines cut ties with a massive industrial lot near the Ship Channel. This Week's Houston Deal Sheet. Courtesy of Stan Johnson Co.

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Houston among top cities for singles who date while traveling for work - Chron.com

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:49

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Houston among top cities for singles who date while traveling for work
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With the introduction of smarter technology and a millennial workforce, traveling for work is becoming increasingly common. But that doesn't mean young ...

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Woman killed in possible hit-and-run in SW Houston - Houston ... - Chron.com

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:22

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Woman killed in possible hit-and-run in SW Houston - Houston ...
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The death of a woman whose body was found Tuesday morning in southwest Houston is being investigated as a hit and run, police said. The body was found ...
Body found along Almeda Road in southwest HoustonKPRC Click2Houston
Woman killed in possible hit-and-run in SW Houston ...Houston Chronicle
Body found on side of the road in SW Houston | khou.comKHOU.com
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Beyonce's Instagram post offers backstage glimpse of Houston show ... - Chron.com

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:17

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Beyonce's Instagram post offers backstage glimpse of Houston show ...
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Beyonce showered Houston with love in an Instagram video this week, offering a quick glimpse of intimate moments with her husband and tourmate Jay-Z ...

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Houston-to-Dallas high-speed train accelerates with financial boost ... - CultureMap Houston

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 09:29

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Houston-to-Dallas high-speed train accelerates with financial boost ...
CultureMap Houston
Plans for a Texas high-speed train are still on the rails, thanks to help from a deep-pocketed international partner. Texas Central, the company behind the b.

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Houston man already camped out for new iPhone -- that's not ... - KTRK-TV

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 07:00

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Houston man already camped out for new iPhone -- that's not ...
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READY FOR THE LONG HAUL: Isaiah Stofferahn says he has a mattress pad, a small stove to cook mac and cheese, water and his computer.

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