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  1. The Latest: Pesticides, petroleum additives found in runoffRead the original story

    5 min ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    Authorities have concluded that pesticides and petroleum additives have entered the runoff from fire-fighting efforts at a Houston warehouse complex. A Houston Fire Department statement says environmental contractors were containing the petroleum additives Thursday at several points along Spring Branch Creek.

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  2. Cleanup begins following devastating four-alarm warehouse fireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fort Bend Sun

    Four-alarm fire destroys Custom Packaging and Filling at 8960 Spring Branch Dr. in Houston on May 5. It appears that the entire facility is a complete loss. Preliminary reports are the warehouse caught fire from a house fire adjacent to the facility.

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  3. Police: Suspect attempted to lure child into car - 38 minutes agoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Officers responded to the 1700 block of Sam Houston Drive about 5:21 p.m. Thursday in reference to a male subject wearing a "Halloween mask" who attempted to lure a child into a vehicle, according to a news release. The anonymous caller said the man was allegedly driving a gray Chevrolet pickup and drove north on Sam Houston toward north Navarro Street.

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  4. Police searching for man wearing Halloween mask 38 minutes ago...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria Police Department is investigating a report of a man wearing a Halloween mask trying to lure a child into his vehicle. The person was driving a gray Chevrolet pickup and left northbound on Sam Houston toward North Navarro Street.

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  5. Aerial photos show extent of massive Houston fireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Firefighters pour water on a 4-alarm warehouse fire at Custom Packaging and Filling Company in the 1700 block of Laverne near Spring Branch Drive on Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Houston.

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  6. Warehouse complex fire in Houston sends towering black smokeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Echo

    Houston officials have lifted their shelter-in-place warning for those in a neighborhood near an earlier fire and explosion at a warehouse complex. According to the Houston Fire Department, the blaze started at 1700 Laverne Street near Spring Branch Drive shorty before 10 a.m. KHOU 11 viewers reported seeing smoke from miles around, causing traffic delays on nearby freeways.

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  7. Likes 'N Stuff: Will Fuller's Workout, MoreRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Houston Texans

    The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to bring these Play Safe Football Clinics to the local community at no cost, highlighting the importance of consussion awareness, proper hydration, and nutrition. Special guests will include experts in related fields, a Houston Texans player, Texans Ambassadors, and Cheerleaders! Parents and kids will hear from guest speakers and then participate in fun, interactive football drills.

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  8. Castletree Homes receives support for Benefit homeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chron

    Castletree Homes has completed its Greater Houston Builders Association's Benefit Homes Project home. This is a milestone for the 36-year-old GHBA fundraiser.

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  9. Gymnast Simone Biles 2016 Draft PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Houston Texans

    Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Thursday from 6 PM - 7 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans! The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to bring these Play Safe Football Clinics to the local community at no cost, highlighting the importance of consussion awareness, proper hydration, and nutrition. Special guests will include experts in related fields, a Houston Texans player, Texans Ambassadors, and Cheerleaders! Parents and kids will hear from guest speakers and then participate in fun, interactive football drills.

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  10. Four-alarm fire in West Houston puts area on lockdown, school evacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fort Bend Sun

    Four-alarm fire destroys Custom Packaging and Filling at 8960 Spring Branch Dr. in Houston on May 5. It appears that the entire facility is a complete loss. Preliminary reports are the warehouse caught fire from a house fire adjacent to the facility.

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  11. Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith, left, and head coach Bill...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith, left, and head coach Bill O'Brien speak during a news conference following the Texans selection of Notre Dame wide receiver Will Fuller in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Houston. less Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith, left, and head coach Bill O'Brien speak during a news conference following the Texans selection of Notre Dame wide receiver Will Fuller in the first round of the NFL ... more The Texans have promoted highly-regarded area scout Rob Kisiel to national scout following the retirement of longtime national scout Ed Lambert.

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  12. Four-alarm fire puts residents in NW Houston on lockdown, school evacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fort Bend Sun

    ... materials inside and outside the building are fueling huge eruptions. The contents of the warehouse are unknown. The Houston Fire Department has ordered a shelter in place order for the following area until further notice: North of Westview, West of ...

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  13. Smoke from 4-alarm fire in west Houston spotted on weather radarRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chron

    The National Weather Service Houston is reporting that the Thursday blaze in west Houston is so massive that it's showing up on their radar. The weather service reports the smoke is traveling south southwest.

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  14. Four-alarm fire burns at business in west HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Chron

    ... broke out about 10:50 a.m. in the 1700 block of Laverne near Spring Branch Drive in Spring Branch, according to the Houston Fire Department. A shelter in place order has been issued for the area north of Westview, west of Bingle, south of Hammerly ...

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  15. Notice of Summons and Complaint against Defendants Gerard McGowan and ...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... Todd Barlow, Defendants YOU HAVE BEEN SUED in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, in a case captioned Mahmmoud Sakhi, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, v. BlueNRGY ...

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  16. ProservCrane Rolls out New Version of OEM Crane Parts Finder to...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SBWire

    ... ource, performed by experienced, well-trained, dedicated people. ProservCrane Group - Parts Division 16008 Spence Rd Houston, TX 77060 Phone: 800.835.2223 http://parts.proservcrane.com [email protected]

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  17. Cellphones the target of majority of Lamar University robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... student said a man held a gun to his chin at an apartment building on Natalie Street in a cellphone robbery. The Houston-based Darrow Law Firm published a study in March calling Beaumont the third-most dangerous city in Texas based on crime, police ...

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  18. Breaking down the matchups for Tastemaker Awards Best New RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CultureMap

    ... tournament that starts with 16 contenders. Collectively, they represent the most exciting new restaurants to open in Houston between May 2015 and February 2016, which means readers should have, at least in theory, had a chance to visit most. ...

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  19. Man bringing dinner to family gunned down in drivewayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... a man was shot to death late Wednesday night as he brought take-out dinner to his family at their home in southwest Houston. Investigators have little to go on after a man was shot to death late Wednesday night as he brought take-out dinner to his ...

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  20. Fire damages office building in NW HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Chron

    The 1-alarm blaze broke out about 5 a.m. at 11500 Northwest Freeway near Antoine, said District Chief Clyde Gordon of the Houston Fire Department. Gordon said when firefighters arrived they found smoke on the first, second and third floors of the six-story building.

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