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On the Market/Condo Life: Houston’s high-rises designed with pets in mind
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
On the Market/Condo Life
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GHBA Remodelers Council: Premier Remodeling & Construction wins Star Award
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
remodelers story
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Realtor of the Week: Realtor has honed top customer service, marketing skills
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Realtor of the Week
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Memorial Pines home near CityCentre open today, Aug. 19
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Featured property
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Jokes on us: Aug. 20
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
My dog looked me straight in the eye and said, “Meow.” I had no idea he was bilingual! Gene Sandefur, Sugar Land
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Birthdays: Aug. 20
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Today’s birthdays: Writer-producer-director Walter Bernstein is 99. Boxing promoter Don King is 87. Former Sen. George Mitchell, D-Maine, is 85. Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, is 83. Former MLB All-Star Graig Nettles is 74. Broadcast journalist...
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Looking back: Aug. 19
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Looking back: Aug. 19
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Looking back: Aug. 20
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Today is Monday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2018. There are 133 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 20, 1953, the Soviet Union publicly acknowledged it had...
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Honeymoon help?
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Dear Readers: Today’s Sound Off concerns wedding gifts: Dear Heloise: I recently attended the wedding of a friend’s daughter, and since they made no bones about wanting cash for their honeymoon, I...
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Get a boost with exercise tools designed to help you get moving
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Exercise of any kind should be fun. After all, it’s basically playing. But it doesn’t strike a lot of folks like that. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that only about 22 percent of Americans meet even the minimal physical activity...
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Old friend seeks encouraging words for mother of a criminal
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Dear Abby: What do you say when a friend’s son has committed a horrific crime? Does one say, “I’m sorry” or “Call me,” or merely pat them on the shoulder and move on? Or, what? I know she is suffering and...
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Can antiviral drugs combat Alzheimer’s disease?
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Q: I have read on your website that herpes infections have been linked to Alzheimer’s disease. If there is a connection, would taking an antiviral medicine (one that combats both cold sores and genital herpes) be helpful? ...
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Wisin, Nicky Jam, Prince Royce, CNCO and more bring 'Latino Mix Live!' to Houston
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:40:31 +0200
The multi-act show included reggaeton, pop and lots of screaming fans at Toyota Center.
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Late penalty kick lifts Real Salt Lake past Dynamo
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:30:25 +0200
Late penalty opened the door for Real Salt Lake to defeat Houston 2-1 at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday.
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Deshaun Watson sharp, Texans score late TD vs. 49ers for 2nd preseason win
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:07:58 +0200
The Texans' dynamic quarterback looked sharp against the San Francisco 49ers during a 16-13 victory at NRG Stadium in his most extensive action of the preseason.
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Ailing Texans safety Andre Hal joins teammates for warmups
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 02:40:04 +0200
Although he can't play football right now while he battles Hodgkin's lymphoma, Texans free safety Andre Hal is constantly around his teammates.
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Divers retrieve stolen Mercedes from Lake Conroe
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 02:19:17 +0200
Montgomery County police divers retrieved a stolen Mercedes sedan from Lake Conroe on Saturday morning, according to police.
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Texans WR Sammie Coates out with concussion
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 02:17:55 +0200
Texans wide receiver Sammie Coates suffered a concussion during the second half against the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday night at NRG Stadium.
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TPW Commission to consider air rifles, arrow guns and adding to public lands
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 00:40:00 +0200
By November’s opening of the general hunting season for white-tailed deer, the state’s hunters could be allowed to do something that previously had not been legal: take their venison — as well as alligator, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, javelina and...
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TV-radio listings: Aug. 19
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 00:37:48 +0200
Television Baseball LLWS: Mexico vs. South...
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Texans' J.J. Watt, Jadeveon Clowney, DeAndre Hopkins held out again
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 00:30:36 +0200
The Texans held several starters out for the second week in a row. That includes star defensive end J.J. Watt, outside linebackers Jadeveon Clowney and Whitney Mercilus, safety Tyrann Mathieu, inside linebacker Benardrick McKinney and cornerback Johnathan...
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Texans CB Kevin Johnson out with concussion
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 00:18:31 +0200
Texans starting cornerback Kevin Johnson landed on the side of his helmet Saturday night and was down for several minutes being attended to by trainers before rising to his feet.
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This year's most interesting Texas State Fair Big Tex Choice Awards finalists aren’t deep fried
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:58:33 +0200
It's hardly State Fair of Texas if you don't veg out on the multitude of fried foods and desserts while enjoying the live music, rides, shopping and other exhibits.
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Hurricane Harvey-caused water and air pollution likely far higher than residents realize
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:01:00 +0200
Changing estimates of Hurricane Harvey-related pollution underscore questions about just how much air and water pollution was truly released in the aftermath of Harvey and how much of it could or should have been avoided by better planning, maintenance...
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Tuesday’s top 5 volleyball matches in Houston
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:09:52 +0200
The season's first batch of non-district tournaments are through. A few high-profile volleyball dates are on tap for Tuesday night. Check out the top five matches in the Houston area.
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Church catches fire in Houston’s Third Ward
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:20:30 +0200
It was not immediately clear how much of the church was damaged or how the fire started.
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Man's body found floating in Buffalo Bayou near downtown
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:10:43 +0200
At 2:37 p.m., police received a call saying that a man's body was floating in the bayou near downtown.
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As Brian McCann nears return, Astros have decisions to make at catcher
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:05:04 +0200
With Brian McCann (right knee discomfort) expected to begin his rehab assignment with the Class AAA Fresno Grizzlies for a road game in Tacoma on Thursday, manager A.J. Hinch inches closer to juggling a trio of catchers on the major-league roster.
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49ers' Dante Pettis blasts homers at Astros batting practice
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:35:31 +0200
This week is a bit unique because Dante is in Houston as a member of the San Francisco 49ers, who will practice against the Texans on Wednesday and Thursday before the teams meet in a preseason game Saturday at NRG Stadium.
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Man dies day after collision with car in Northline
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:42:41 +0200
A pedestrian who was critically injured in a car crash in Northline has died from his injuries, police said.
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Harris County commissioners approve flood control bond projects
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:09:01 +0200
Harris County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved a list of projects that would be funded by the $2.5 billion flood bond, but the flood control district says more money will be needed to pay for all of them.
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What Fitzgerald's was before it became a night club
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:02:50 +0200
Before it became a live music venue in the 1970s, the Fitzgerald's building was Houston's first "Poliski Dom" -- or Polish Home, a social club and dance hall.
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2018 high school football preview: 14-6A
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:00:00 +0200
Three years ago, this year's senior class at Langham Creek won the freshman district championship. The Lobos now have their sights on a varsity league title in 2018.
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Michael Avenatti, best known as Stormy Daniels' lawyer, in Houston for child separation case
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:45:25 +0200
High-profile attorney Michael Avenatti was in a Houston immigration court Tuesday morning to help reunite a Guatemalan boy who was separated from his mother at the border.
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Coca-Cola's 15.57 acre, inner-loop property now for sale
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:34:03 +0200
Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages is selling several Houston-area properties, including its inner loop locations at 2800 Bissonnet.
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Texans WR Quan Bray on his mother's murder: 'It made me a man before I was a man'
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:54:20 +0200
Emblazoned on the right arm of new Texans wide receiver Quan Bray is a tattoo of his mother's face directly above a message commemorating her. It says: "R.I.P. Tonya."
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H-E-B awards $70,000 in prizes for 2018 Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best competition
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:30:59 +0200
Two Houston-area businesses place tops in annual event to find the state's new and innovative food products for H-E-B stores
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Island with 18-room mansion in Long Island Sound sells for $21.5M
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:50:29 +0200
BRANFORD — A historic 18-room mansion on Rogers Island was sold this week for $21.5 million, which the listing real estate agent said is the largest residential Multiple Listing Service sale in the history of New Haven County and one of the largest...
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Verizon 5G broadband in Houston to include YouTube TV, Apple TV 4K
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:10:52 +0200
Verizon's 5G residential broadband service will have YouTube TV and Apple TV 4K when it comes to Houston later this year.
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TV-radio listings: Aug. 15
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Television Golf U.S. Amateur Championship ...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Today’s birthdays: Actress Ann Blyth is 90. Actor Gary Clarke is 85. Actress Julie Newmar is 85. Actress-singer Ketty Lester is 84. Actor John Standing is 84. College Football Hall of Famer and NFL player Bill Glass is 83. Actress Anita Gillette is...
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Looking back: Aug. 16
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Today is Thursday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2018. There are 137 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On Aug. 16, 1987, 156 people were killed when Northwest Airlines...
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Jokes on us: Aug. 16
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Did you hear about the Monopoly board that converts to a chess board? Its a real game changer! Ron Graham, Kingwood
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Loss of job also puts end to man’s affair with co-worker
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Dear Abby: Back in 2013, a co-worker, “Jamie,” and I fell in love. Both of us were married to other people, but everything felt perfect. It was a feeling I never had for anyone in my life before. Three years later, I lost my job....
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A bunch of banana facts
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0200
Dear Readers: What do you know about the banana? Available year-round, bananas can be a healthy addition to your diet. The common supermarket banana has about 100 calories and 12 grams of sugar. High in fiber and low...
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Astros lose to Rockies as home skid hits record 9 games
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 03:24:17 +0200
It was supposed to be a night when Justin Verlander earned the 200th win of his Hall-of-Fame-caliber career. Instead, the Astros reached a woeful milestone by losing 5-1 to the Rockies on Tuesday. Houston set a record with its ninth consecutive defeat...
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Klein Collins responds after dropping first set to defeat Magnolia
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 03:03:20 +0200
But the Class 6A Tigers took it from there after dropping the first set as they won 24-26, 25-17, 25-18, 25-12 on the road.
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