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21 min ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Officer crashes while chasing stolen vehicle on North LoopOfficer...

Houston police said two officers were uninjured following a chase and crash on the North Loop ramp to the Eastex Freeway late Thursday.

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4 hrs ago | Houston Press

Openings & Closings: Play Strip Twister and Get Evicted

Another Upper Kirby establishment closed its doors this week. Irish pub Mugsy's at 2239 Richmond shuttered on Sunday, August 24, but the co-owner Randy Eddy tells Eater Houston that he is closing the Irish pub and replacing it with a New Orleans-style restaurant, Tavern Orleans .

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6 hrs ago | Chron

Medical examiner rules chef's death suicide

The death of Grant Gordon , a former executive chef for Houston restaurateur Tony Vallone , was caused by a self-inflicted bullet wound to the head, the Harris County medical examiner's office has determined.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Downtown Houston Skyline on May 14, 2014, in Houston, Tx.

What would you want if you were dreaming big for our city? The editorial board asked Houstonians in an informal survey earlier this year.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Ira Glass to Bring Newest Live Show to Houston, 9/20

Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host featuring Ira Glass , Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass will make its Houston debut Saturday, Sept.

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Click2Houston

Man charged with killing infant son appears in court

Everton Oneal Bryan is charged with murder and injury to a child with serious bodily injury in the death of his son, Daniel, last week.

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CultureMap

No city water needed at Houston's greenest house; it's an energy-saving wonder

One of the greenest new homes in Houston will rely on rainwater from its roof for all of its water needs, an extremely unusual sustainability strategy designed to avoid toxins, pollution and municipal-water treatment chemicals.

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Houston Chronicle

Retail Wrap: Laurenzoa s El Tiempo Cantina in Westchase; Supercuts in...

Another location is preparing to open in at 20237 Gulf Freeway in Webster . has leased 2,063 square feet and The Vapor Lair has lease 1,300 square feet at Dixie Farm Road and FM 518.

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GlobeNewswire

Big Increase in Steel Moving Across Docks at Port of Houston Authority in July

More steel moved across the docks in July than any month since 2008, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported at the August 26 meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.

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Business Journal

High-speed rail could expand to Austin, San Antonio, Oklahoma and Mexico

North Texas officials are looking for ways to expand high-speed rail service to include Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Oklahoma City and Mexico.

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Fire Rescue Magazine

18 Injured in Houston School Bus Crash

A private bus company involved in a Tuesday morning crash that injured more than a dozen Houston middle school students was not authorized by the state to be on the road, records show.

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Houston Press

Anonymous Tip Leads to Large Pot Bust in North Harris County

An anonymous tip to the Harris County Sheriff's Office led deputies to a large marijuana grow operation in North Harris County on Tuesday, according to sheriff's officials.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Original a Chorus Line Star Mitzi Hamilton Directs and Choreographs...

Broadway veteran Mitzi Hamilton , one of the dancers in Michael Bennett 's original developmental workshop that provided the inspiration for the character of Val in A Chorus Line, will direct and choreograph the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at Surflight Theatre, tonight, August 27-September 14. Conceived and originally directed and ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KBMT

Amber Alert for 5 kids canceled after stolen day care van recovered and kids found safe

Authorities have canceled an Amber Alert after they safely located the five children who were taken during a day care van in southwest Houston and the suspect was taken into custody.

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Chron

Former HPD officer who was shot in face charged with indecency with child

Former HPD Officer Danny Vaughan is greeted by Lori Upton, who was one of the nurses that cared for Vaughan at Ben Taub Hospital, 20 years after he was shot four times while working at a police substation causing near-death injuries Thursday, March 21, 2013, in Houston.

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Houston Chronicle

Floor & Decor opens Sugar Land store

Not exactly, but two employees of the new Floor & Decor Sugar Land are showing up at the same address of their previous employer: Kroger.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons

A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons.

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Houston Chronicle

Da Agostino Cos. breaks ground on northwest Houston office building

After securing tenants for 60 percent of the building, D'Agostino Cos. has broken ground on The Offices at Sam Houston at 10203 Sam Houston Park Drive in northwest Houston.

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Streetsblog

Downtown Houston Will Get Its First Protected Bike Lane

That's the word today from Kevin McNally at Houston Tomorrow , who relays the news that a two-way protected bike lane is on tap for downtown: The City of Houston will install the City's first on-street protected bike lane along Lamar Street in Downtown, possibly as early as October, according to the Houston Chronicle's Mike Morris.

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Rail hazmat ''train the trainer'' courses planned for 2014

The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program plans to offer three "train the trainer" workshops this year.

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