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  1. Rain could spell trouble for Conroe damRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Chron

    Heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to roll through the Houston area early Sunday morning, prompting a flash flood watch for the southeast part of the state that is expected to last through Memorial Day weekend. Moving in from the west, the storms are likely in the area anytime early Sunday morning with a second system lasting through Monday.

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  2. Montgomery County dam at risk as heavy rainfall continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Houston Chronicle

    According to a Thursday press release from Entergy Texas, a power company that manages the Lewis Creek dam near Lake Conroe, crews are working "around the clock" to repair the dam, but rainfall is obstructing efforts. Authorities will also lower the level of the reservoir to reduce the risk of a breach.

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  3. Weekly Weather: Heavy rain possible today, and then again this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Houston Chronicle

    Good morning and welcome to my weekly weather report on the immediate past, present and future of weather in the Bayou City. Houston experienced widespread storms Sunday, and we've now more or less been in a wetter than normal pattern for the last three months.

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  4. Wildlife crew near Conroe removes 9-foot gatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Houston Chronicle

    "The boy is known for being a dreamer and having a big imagination, so no one believed him until the mother walked to the window and saw the 9-foot gator," said AndrA Coetzee, owner of Wilderness Animal Control, which responded and captured the animal. "Everyone had their phones out taking photos and video," he said.

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  5. Tumultous history of Galveston's Star Drug StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Houston Chronicle

    Wunsche Bros. Cafe and Saloon employees, including Beth Vincent, from left, Kathleen O'Brien, Kim Mitchell, Debra Kelly, and former employee Sarah Herrera gather for a prayer Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the front entrance to the restaurant in Old Town Spring which was damaged by fire early Sunday morning.

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  6. Pre-K bill a step away from Abbott's deskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Chron

    Gov. Greg Abbott's "gold standard" pre-kindergarten legislation is one step away from becoming law, after the state Senate approved the bill Thursday with some minor changes. House Bill 4 would funnel up to $130 million over the next two years to pre-k programs that meet certain quality standards, including additional teacher training.

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  7. Concerts: May 7-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Houston Chronicle

    Another Run performs at Whatever Fest Saturday, Aug. 8, 2014. The Whatever Fest continues Sunday at noon in EaDo Party Park at Rusk and St. Emanuel.

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  8. Piperi, Meaux among group of top performers at qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Houston Chronicle

    It took a little while for The Woodlands' Adrian Piperi to get warmed up in the Class 6A Region II discus competition Friday. Piperi's best mark through four attempts was 173 feet, 11 inches, which was good enough for second behind Klein's Brody Gowing .

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  9. State commission raps Conroe judge over behavior, biasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Chron

    I agree to submit to penile plethysmograph exams as directed by the treatment providera I agree to comply with all requirements of the plethysmograph exam process. I agree to continue to take plethysmograph exams until it yields valid results.

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  10. Greater Houston area hospitals ranked on painRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Chron

    Hospital: Kingwood Medical Center Patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled: 64 percent Patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled: 11 percent Patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled: 25 percent Hospital: Tomball Regional Medical Center Patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled: 65 percent Patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled: 9 percent Patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled: 26 percent Hospital: University General Hospital Patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled: 65 percent Patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled: 13 percent Patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled: 22 percent Hospital: Bellville General ... (more)

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  11. A head-on crash on FM 3083 left one dead and seven injured April 26, 2015 in Montgomery County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    The driver of a Chevrolet Trailblazer, whom authorities suspect was intoxicated, died and seven others were hospitalized after the driver swerved onto the shoulder of FM 3083 and then over-corrected into on-coming traffic, where he collided with a Toyota, the Montgomery County Police Reporter said. Texas Department of Public Safety investigators on Sunday said the case remained under investigation and declined to release any other details as to the identities or current medical conditions of those involved in the collision.

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  12. Bail set in alleged 'honor killing' of Iranian activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Chron

    Gelareh Bagherzadeh was slain at her parents' condo complex in January 2012. Eleven months later, 28-year-old Coty Beavers was killed.

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  13. Senate OKs sex offender program reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Chron

    A Conroe court would be stripped of its exclusive jurisdiction over civil commitment cases for repeat sex offenders as part of a sweeping reform bill approved by the Texas Senate Thursday. With no discussion, senators voted 27-3 to approved Senate Bill 746, the passage of which passage had been slowed in recent weeks by an initial implementation cost of $18 million, nearly triple the cost of the current program.

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  14. Capital murder charges filed in case involving death of Iranian activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Law enforcement officers work a scene that is reported to be in connection to the unsolved murder of Gelareh Bagherzadeh, who was shot to death outside her Galleria area townhome in January 2012. Federal authorities on Thursday searched the southeast Montgomery County home of Ali Mahmood-Awad Irsan, who's accused of killing Iranian student Gelareh Bagherzadeh.

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  15. Father sent to prison in toddler's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Chron

    Montgomery County jurors sentenced a Conroe father to nine years in prison Monday, after finding his actions that led to the death of his 16-month-old son were not intentional but reckless. Willie L. Jackson III , 24, a nursing home attendant, had faced a possible life sentence before being convicted of the lesser charge of recklessness that caused a child's injury.

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  16. Hurricane watchers say 2015 could be another slow ... but it only takes oneRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Chron

    The worst-case scenario for a 100-year hurricane on the Texas coast is a Category 5 storm which make impact on the northern end of Galveston. The worst case scenario for a 100-year hurricane for much of the Gulf would be a Category 5 storm that pushed through the Florida panhandle on its way to a second landfall near New Orleans.

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  17. NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Chron

    Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson speaks with the media before departing from the Montgomery County courthouse in Conroe, TX Tuesday November 4, 2014. Peterson avoided jail time in a plea agreement reached with prosecutors to resolve his child abuse charge.

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  18. Sex-predator program reforms push aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Chron

    Despite lingering concerns over courts and costs, a Senate committee on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation to overhaul the controversial civil commitment program for Texas' most violent sex predators and the troubled state agency that oversees it. Even if the bill passes the full Senate, as author Sen. John Whitmire predicts, the measure still faces potential trouble in the House, where it does not yet have a sponsor.

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  19. Loss brings Eagles to groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Atascocita was rolling last week, 7-0 in District 16-6A and ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 6A softball.

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  20. Misinformation circles proposed Houston-to-Dallas railwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Chron

    Backers of a high-speed rail line plan a series of meetings this month in rural areas where the proposed Houston-to-Dallas tracks could cross, setting up discussions with some of the project's biggest skeptics. "What we were surprised at is the amount of misinformation out there," said Richard Lawless , chairman and CEO of Texas Central High-Speed Railway .

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