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Standoff at southwest Houston business ends with arrest - KPRC Click2Houston

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:56

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Standoff at southwest Houston business ends with arrest
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HOUSTON - Officers engaged in a brief standoff with a man they were trying to arrest Tuesday at a southwest Houston business, police said. The incident was reported about 12:50 p.m. near the intersection of Ramus Street and McAllister Road. Capt.
SWAT standoff ends in northwest HoustonChron.com

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Shoplifting suspects wanted after hitting adult novelty store | abc13 ... - KTRK-TV

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:46

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Shoplifting suspects wanted after hitting adult novelty store | abc13 ...
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Houston police and Crime Stoppers want help from the public to identify a couple of shoplifters who targeted an adult novelty shop.
VIDEO: Shoplifter pushes around clerk in confrontation at...KPRC Click2Houston

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Houston Zoo's summer party series for adults kicks off with a silent disco - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:32

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Houston Zoo's summer party series for adults kicks off with a silent disco
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The Houston Zoo's short series of monthly summer parties to encourage adults to come out to the zoo after dark (without the little ones) kicks off this week. The After Dark party series begins Thursday, May 17, with upcoming dates on the third Thursday ...

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Texas regulators move to shut down Houston cryptocurrency site ... - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:24

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Texas regulators move to shut down Houston cryptocurrency site ...
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State securities regulators are trying to shut down a cryptocurrency website operating out of Houston that promises investors high returns with no risk. The Texas ...

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Senators call for return of Houston boy, allegedly kidnapped by mother - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:16

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Senators call for return of Houston boy, allegedly kidnapped by mother
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A bipartisan coalition of U.S. senators is calling for the immediate return of an 8-year-old Houston boy who has been in Brazil with his mother since 2013, ...

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Remembering WaterWorld, Houston's chlorinated oasis next to AstroWorld - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:03

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Remembering WaterWorld, Houston's chlorinated oasis next to AstroWorld
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When summer temperatures in the Bayou City reached ridiculous highs, a generation of Houstonians knew exactly where to beat the heat: a sprawling 1.9 million-gallon waterpark right across from the Astrodome off Loop 610 South. Opened in June 1983, the ...

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Houston-area neighborhoods with no HOA - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:01

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Houston-area neighborhoods with no HOA
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The Houston area has a love-hate relationship with homeowner's associations. On the one hand, an HOA provides an easy way to make sure you don't wind up with a junk yard next door. But some homeowners would rather put their trust in neighbors to ...

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Houston wrestling advertisements capture crazy nights at the Sam Houston Coliseum - Houston Chronicle

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 10:20

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Houston wrestling advertisements capture crazy nights at the Sam Houston Coliseum
Houston Chronicle
Jose Lothario, Wahoo McDaniel, Harley Race, Fritz Von Erich and Andre the Giant. These were some of the big names in wrestling that would appear Friday nights at the Sam Houston Coliseum in the 1970s. A few weeks ago Evan Mintz tweeted out an ...

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Will the new Bagby be the best street in Houston? [Commentary] - Houston Chronicle

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 10:17

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Will the new Bagby be the best street in Houston? [Commentary]
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Avenida de las Americas used to be nine lanes wide. The street in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center was the city's best chance to make an impression on out-of-towners. What did they see? Concrete, mostly. Oil-stained concrete.

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California celebrity chef previews eagerly anticipated Houston barbecue restaurant one night only - CultureMap Houston

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 09:35

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California celebrity chef previews eagerly anticipated Houston barbecue restaurant one night only
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One of the country's most famous chefs is giving Houstonians a sneak peek at his eagerly anticipated new restaurant. San Francisco-based celebrity chef Michael Mina will offer a preview of International Smoke, the global barbecue concept he developed ...
Try Ayesha Curry and Michael Mina's International Smoke Before It Officially Arrives In HoustonEater Houston

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$100K Bentley bursts into flames when driver crashes after high-speed police chase - KTRK-TV

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 08:29

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$100K Bentley bursts into flames when driver crashes after high-speed police chase
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A Bentley worth about $100,000 is destroyed after a police chase ended in a fiery wreck overnight in southwest Houston. EMBED More News Videos. <iframe width="476" height="267" src="http://abc13.com/video/embed/?pid=3475909" frameborder="0" ...
Bentley destroyed when chase ends in fiery crash in southwest HoustonKHOU.com

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With “Lower For Longer” Oil Prices, Houston Might Need A New Job Creator - Houston Public Media

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 08:13

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With “Lower For Longer” Oil Prices, Houston Might Need A New Job Creator
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For decades, Houston has been all about growth, at times leading the nation in creating jobs and bringing in new residents. But what if in the coming years, that growth slows? Or stops? A new report commissioned by the Center for Houston's Future ...

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UNTUCKit Arrives in Houston to Class Up Casual - Houstonia Magazine

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 08:04

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UNTUCKit Arrives in Houston to Class Up Casual
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Okay, guys. You're getting ready to go out for drinks—someplace casual, where you can grab a local brew and watch the game with friends.You pull on your good jeans and head to the closet. Disaster! Row after row of button-downs. Yeah, they look great ...

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West Houston mixed-used development names 2 restaurant tenants, begins construction - Houston Business Journal

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 08:00

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West Houston mixed-used development names 2 restaurant tenants, begins construction
Houston Business Journal
Construction has begun and leasing is heating up at District West, a 100-acre mixed-use development within the west Houston master-planned community of Parkway Lakes near the Grand Parkway. Locally based Parkway Lakes Development Inc. recently ...

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Houston's Best Bars to Watch the NBA Conference Finals - Houston Press

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 06:03

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Houston's Best Bars to Watch the NBA Conference Finals
Houston Press
Since the start of this NBA season, it felt almost inevitable – the Rockets would face the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. Now, the inevitable has come to fruition, as the Rockets-Warriors series is underway. The winner will be ...
Academy donates caps so Houston police can support The RocketsKHOU.com
Houston Rockets vs. Warriors: Three Game 2 tweaks that need to be madeHouse of Houston
Warriors Down Rockets 116-109 in Game 1 ContestPatch.com
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Houston council weighs payouts in sewer cleaning gone wrong - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 06:01

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Houston council weighs payouts in sewer cleaning gone wrong
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Houston's struggles with sewage spills are no secret: City officials are negotiating a multi-billion dollar agreement with federal regulators, which would be only the latest crackdown driven by the boomtown's inability to provide the infrastructure ...

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Acclara Solutions inks big office lease in northwest Houston - Chron.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 05:33

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Acclara Solutions inks big office lease in northwest Houston
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Acclara Solutions will fill more than 40 percent of the recently completed Remington Square III office building in a deal that brings the building to 91-percent leased. The company, which provides revenue cycle management to hospitals, health systems ...

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Houston, China to partner on biotech innovation - Houston Chronicle - Houston Chronicle

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 05:31

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Houston, China to partner on biotech innovation - Houston Chronicle
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A Chinese nonprofit plans to open an innovation center in the Texas Medical Center to focus on fostering cutting-edge biomedical companies. The proposed ...
JITRI plans China U.S. Biotechnology Innovation Center in Houston ...Houston Business Journal
Mayor welcomes Chinese delegation to Houston for Innovation ...CW39

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