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Rockets in 60 seconds: Houston focused on defense in Game 2 - KTRK-TV

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 08:15

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Rockets in 60 seconds: Houston focused on defense in Game 2
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It's still early in the Western Conference Finals, but Game 2 feels like a must-win for the Houston Rockets. After falling to the Warriors at home Monday night, the Rockets say their game plan for Game 2 is a simple one: focus on defense. "The ...
Houston's Best Bars to Watch the NBA Conference FinalsHouston Press
Rockets Fever: Gerald Green's style is all HoustonChron.com
Academy donates caps so Houston police can support The RocketsKHOU.com
House of Houston -Patch.com
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These Greek Warriors Will Take Over Houston for the Weekend - Houstonia Magazine

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 08:03

Houstonia Magazine

These Greek Warriors Will Take Over Houston for the Weekend
Houstonia Magazine
Chris Pangalos has always loved history. He loves sports and the military, too. “As a kid, I was fascinated by legends and myths, the Greco-Persian war,” he said. “I never outgrew it.” Far from it, as a matter of fact. Pangalos took his love for ...

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Woman and her dog rescued after more than 15 hours in Sam Houston National Forest - KTRK-TV

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 06:02

KTRK-TV

Woman and her dog rescued after more than 15 hours in Sam Houston National Forest
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A woman and her dog were rescued after spending 15 hours lost in the Sam Houston National Forest in Montgomery County. Sherrie Sivley took her dog out around noon Tuesday to play along a creek. By 8 p.m, the 55-year-old woman was lost in the dark ...
Search teams rescue woman in Sam Houston National Forest ...Chron.com

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Overturned tanker shuts down SW Freeway near Rosenberg - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 06:02

Chron.com

Overturned tanker shuts down SW Freeway near Rosenberg
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The driver of a tanker trailer was injured when the rig overturned Wednesday morning, shutting down all northbound, southbound and frontage lanes of the Southwest Freeway in Beasley, just south of Rosenberg. The tanker, believed to be carrying 8,500 ...
FBCSO: Highway 59 temporarily shut down in both directions after tanker flips, loses loadCW39
TRAFFIC ALERT: Overturned tanker leaking propane closes I-69 in BeasleyKHOU.com

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Driver Excuses for Cycling Deaths in Houston Need to End - Houston Press

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 05:01

Houston Press

Driver Excuses for Cycling Deaths in Houston Need to End
Houston Press
Houston has never been a bike friendly city. It is unlikely, given the sheer size, it will ever be a place where bikes will be an everyday means of transportation for the vast majority of Houstonians. But the spate of recent deaths, nearly all caused ...

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King's Dead: The Best Houston Music of The Week - Houston Press

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:01

Houston Press

King's Dead: The Best Houston Music of The Week
Houston Press
This week Houston slows down a bit but that doesn't mean there aren't a ton of solid acts rolling through town. Performances from Hayes Carll, Vagabon, Kendrick Lamar, FEA, and the return of The Great Texas BBQ Festival hopefully, and more will be here ...

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Cougars take down Owls in Wayne Graham's final game against Houston - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 23:08

Chron.com

Cougars take down Owls in Wayne Graham's final game against Houston
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SUGAR LAND—One of Wayne Graham's fondest memories at Rice came when his Owls defeated the University of Houston in the 2003 super regional on the way to a national championship crown. On Tuesday, he wasn't so lucky. The #20 Cougars (32-20, ...

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Channel 2 investigates Houston landlord with history of complaints - KPRC Click2Houston

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:05

KPRC Click2Houston

Channel 2 investigates Houston landlord with history of complaints
KPRC Click2Houston
HOUSTON - The landlord who owns more single-family homes than any other individual in Houston still has open-code enforcement complaints on some of his properties, two years after settling a lawsuit with the city over the matter, records reveal. In ...

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Houston restaurant inspection citations for the week of May (8-16) - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 21:59

Chron.com

Houston restaurant inspection citations for the week of May (8-16)
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This week, bugs and other gross infractions leave several Houston restaurants in trouble. At a Chinese restaurant, inspectors found German Cockroaches in all life stages. FOOD NEWS: 2018 Taste of the Nation to be held May 22. Inspectors said the ...

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Houston Film Commission pays 2 executives $100K more than counterparts in other cities - KPRC Click2Houston

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 21:54

KPRC Click2Houston

Houston Film Commission pays 2 executives $100K more than counterparts in other cities
KPRC Click2Houston
HOUSTON - The band One Direction's 2015 video shoot at NASA is one production the Houston Film Commission highlights on its filmography page. However, the commission is in an orbit of its own when it comes to staff size. Its cast is larger than every ...

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50 protesters in Houston condemn killing of Palestinians in Gaza - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 20:29

Chron.com

50 protesters in Houston condemn killing of Palestinians in Gaza
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Protesters rallied Tuesday outside the Consulate of Israel in Houston against the killing of at least 60 Palestinians in Gaza, while the United States was observing the opening of its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem. About 50 people, many of them members ...

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Like a 'Bombshell': Houston bar brawl sends chairs flying - KTRK-TV

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 20:14

KTRK-TV

Like a 'Bombshell': Houston bar brawl sends chairs flying
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It's a bombshell that customers were not expecting. Drinks and chairs went flying Monday night, during a bar fight that had people ducking for cover. A video posted to social media by a witness shows the incident happened at Bombshells bar on Fuqua and ...

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Houston man waterboarded by military experts: 'it's not a frat game' - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 19:39

Chron.com

Houston man waterboarded by military experts: 'it's not a frat game'
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It took only a couple of seconds of waterboarding for Chris Sampson, a Houston journalist, and researcher, to admit the absurd. In 2015, Sampson volunteered to be waterboarded as part of a demonstration in a BBC documentary. Blindfolded and restrained ...

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Houston temps hit record highs this week - Houston Chronicle

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 19:28

Houston Chronicle

Houston temps hit record highs this week
Houston Chronicle
Pam Foye and her 6-year-old daughter Morgan are skipping summer at the Houston Zoo. The pair strolled through the wildlife attraction's front gates Tuesday but they won't return until the fall. It wasn't a hard choice — they visited the zoo on a ...

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Thieves steal from graves at Houston cemetery - KHOU.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:52

KHOU.com

Thieves steal from graves at Houston cemetery
KHOU.com
HOUSTON - Tranquility and peace abound at Forest Park Lawndale in southeast Houston, but beneath the gaze of statues of angels and saints, thieves have been hard at work preying on the dead. Johnnie Edwards regularly visits his parents' grave site at ...

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13-year-old allegedly abducted and assaulted getting off school bus - KTRK-TV

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 15:47

KTRK-TV

13-year-old allegedly abducted and assaulted getting off school bus
KTRK-TV
A teenage boy was kidnapped from a bus stop Monday afternoon, and was found running away from suspects with torn clothes and no shoes, according to Houston police. Michelle Lee, the victim's mother, called police when her 13-year-old son Zavion ...

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Houston Texans cheerleader earns her doctorate degree in audiology - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 15:32

Chron.com

Houston Texans cheerleader earns her doctorate degree in audiology
Chron.com
More than nine years and 1,600 observation hours later, Natalie of the Houston Texans cheerleading team has earned her doctorate degree. Natalie, who is a Houston-area native, earned her degree from Lamar University this past weekend. Audiology has ...

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Double Cups pairs coffee with lingerie in League City - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 15:20

Chron.com

Double Cups pairs coffee with lingerie in League City
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A new coffee concept in League City is a hot conversation topic in all corners of the neighborhood social media feeds. Double Cups officially opened this week at 241 S. Egret Bay Blvd, with women dressed in lingerie and bikinis serving coffee, tea and ...
Lingerie-clad League City baristas offer new twist on coffee shopsKPRC Click2Houston

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Clear Springs student film on Harvey recovery wins acclaim - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:05

Chron.com

Clear Springs student film on Harvey recovery wins acclaim
Chron.com
A prize-winning student film is spreading the word about Clear Lake community's efforts to recover from Hurricane Harvey's devastation. “This footage is going to live on for many years from now,” said Amber Pecsenye , the media technology teacher at ...

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