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  1. Latest on flooding: Houston reduces number of missing to 1Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | KSWO

    ... the last time it moved drill rigs to Arctic waters. Emergency officials have reduced the number of missing people in Houston from Monday night's flash flooding from two to one. That was after they determined Thursday that one of the bodies recovered ...

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  2. Dave Acosta: A wild, wet weekend of fun, music and friends in El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | El Paso Times

    ... to the fest, where I took in much more music than I did on Day 1. I interviewed The Suffers for a quick Q&A. The Houston band is my vote for most slept-on performance at the fest. The band has a Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings vibe - a 10-piece band ...

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  3. Hunkered down as Houston floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Politico

    ... every 30 seconds. I didn't want to disturb the people around me. I was sitting in the Toyota Center in downtown Houston, with 13,000 other perfectly dry people watching Neil Diamond sing his greatest hits. The show must go on. Talk about a tale of ...

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  4. Latest on flooding: Houston reduces number of missing to 1Read the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Turnto10.com

    ... around Umphery Ranch located between Wimberley ... Emergency officials have reduced the number of missing people in Houston from Monday night's flash flooding from two to one. That was after they determined Thursday that one of the bodies recovered ...

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  5. Moravian Book Shop holding host of events for National Indie Book Store DayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | NJ.com

    ... front windows a few other times, including last winter for National Readathon Day, store Event Coordinator Kristy Houston said. 12 to 2 p.m.: Book signing with Jordan Sonnenblick, "Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip" and other titles 1 to 3 p.m.: ...

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  6. Youthful contestants at U.S. Bee not just whizzes at spellingRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Reuters

    Siddharth Krishnakumar of Houston, Texas, fails to spell 'minhag' during the final round of the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor, Maryland May 28, 2015. Sylvie Lamontagne of Lakewood, Colorado, struggles as she misspells 'cerastes' during the final round of the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor, Maryland May 28, 2015.

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  7. Texas Could Face Even More Flooding As Rain ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Switched

    ... of the state was parched with varying levels of drought. But the same drenching rainfall that paralyzed parts of Houston and swept away a vacation home with eight people inside also offered relief from a long dry spell. Many cities were still in ...

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  8. Winners and Losers of May on the 2016 College Football Recruiting TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... up to Memorial Day weekend. Ed Oliver and Jordan Elliott each elected to stay in their home city with a pledge to Houston. They are rated second and 12th overall, respectively, among Lone Star State recruits. The Cougars' stunning recruiting success ...

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  9. Casket unearthed in Texas floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    A bicyclist was shocked to find a casket on the side of a bike trail in southwest Houston after the weekend's flooding. "At first, I didn't believe it," said Walter Rubio, who made the discovery Tuesday morning.

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  10. "Cop-Stop" Language Stripped From Open Carry LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    ... the two chambers was a provision - amended by state Sen. Don Huffines , R-Dallas, and state Rep. Harold Dutton , D-Houston - that limited the power of law enforcement officials to ask those visibly carrying guns to present their permits. The ...

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  11. Storms ease in Texas, but runoff could mean more floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Although the deadly thunderstorms that lashed much of Texas have tapered off, many cities were still in danger of flooding Thursday as heavy rain from earlier in the week poured downstream, swelling rivers. The Houston area got a respite from the rain a day earlier, but runoff from earlier in the week lifted the San Jacinto River above flood stage, and it kept climbing.

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  12. Multiple gene aberrations and breast cancer: lessons from super-respondersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics , The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston 77030, TX, USA Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy and Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of California at San Diego Moores Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA, USA The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at:

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  13. Recruiting Roundup - H-Town Takeover?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Texasfootball.com

    There's something happening in Houston, Texas. It's called a recruiting shift and its trending towards the Houston Cougars after securing some of the state's and nation's best last week in a whirlwind of momentum and popularity.

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  14. Disaster Relief on the Way for HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

    It has been more than 36 hours after massive flooding crippled parts of Texas and Oklahoma and Jewish organizations in Houston are beginning to evaluate the impact of the storm in order to determine which areas are in need of assistance. Rabbi Joseph Radinsky, rabbi emeritus of United Orthodox Synagogues of Houston, was among those who had to be rescued from their homes by watercraft after Houston was hit with heavy flooding, May 26, 2015.

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  15. Bill Paxton is related to Gen. Sam Houston in real life.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Detroit News

    Bill Paxton not only plays Sam Houston on television, he's related to him. Paxton takes on the role of the legendary Texan in the History Channel's epic miniseries "Texas Rising."

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  16. Richard Parker: In tiny Wimberley, paradise has its priceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... flea markets and holiday rodeos, these are places where Texas is idealized. City people from Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston can escape the broiling summers and snarled traffic. People stroll the squares, sip wine and enter the art galleries - without ...

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  17. Lone Star Cinema: Kid BlueRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Slackerwood

    ... Shrake lived in Austin for many years. Director James Frawley (who also directed The Muppet Movie) is a native of Houston. Jack Starrett is a Texas native. The movie is set in Dime Box, with references to Dallas, Fort Worth and even Austin ... but ...

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  18. for Colored Boyz Set for Staged Reading in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Nuvo's inaugural theatrical experience. Reading/ panel discussion will be at 14 Pews, located at 800 Aurora St, Houston, Texas 77009. Doors Open at 6:30PM, Experience begins at 7:00PM. The admission is Free for all/ Donation will be accepted at the ...

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  19. Victoria native graduates with honors from optometry school 31 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Rachel Morris, of Victoria, graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston with a Doctor of Optometry degree on May 16. During her four years of optometry school, she was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society, the Student Texas Optometric Association and the American Optometric Student Association. In July she will join a private practice in Pflugerville as an associate doctor.

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  20. Downtown hotel moves forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A building permit has been approved for Aloft's latest Houston project, a redevelopment of a building at 820 Fannin St. that dates back to 1913. The permit for the renovation of the 10-story, 125,000-square-foot property was valued at $7.7 million.

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