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  1. $10 million more slated for Houston road repairRead the original story

    May 13, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Saying they wanted to "get the backlog back under control," Houston public works officials said Tuesday they are asking for a $10.6 million increase for road repairs in the city's 2015 budget.

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  2. Taxpayers' tab will grow for METRO's $587 million, 3.3 mile East-End trackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Houston transit agency METRO has spent $587 million in taxpayer cash for 3.3 miles of track on the city's East End, and the route is not even complete.

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  3. Residents: Plumbing problem causing big stink, health hazard at NW Houston complexRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Residents of one local apartment complex have a lot to complain about, from overflowing toilets to flooded apartments.

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  4. Homeowner pistol whipped, dog shot during home invasionRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Abc13.com

    A home invasion late last night in northwest Houston left a dog shot and a homeowner pistol whipped, police say.

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  5. Highway 290 construction work held up by contractsRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Even as construction dust flies at the intersection of Highway 290 and the West Loop, and jackhammers provide a noise track for drivers, Harris County and the Texas Department of Transportation are negotiating the details of the billion dollar plus contract.

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  6. Houstonians weigh in on condition of city roadsRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Our investigation revealed the city has dramatically decreased funding for road repair in the last several years and its plans don't show a dramatic increase in big projects until 2019.

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  7. Even since Houston 'rain tax,' road repaving downRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Road paving in Houston has sharply declined, the number of sections of craggy streets replaced by city crews has dropped off dramatically, and the amount of patchwork done to repair streets has fallen off a cliff, records obtained by ABC-13 show.

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  8. NASA's jumbo jet arrives at Space Center HoustonRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | Abc13.com

    The two-day trip for the jumbo jet that gave piggy back rides to some of NASA's space shuttles came to an end this morning.

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  9. Man shot while answering his door in southeast HoustonRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Police say the man and his two roommates had just walked into their home on Leeland and Bastrop Street when the doorbell rang.

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  10. Police investigate triple murder in NW HoustonRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Officers were called to the Pine of Northwest Crossing apartment complex in the 7400 block of Hillmont near Hollister, just off Highway 290 shortly after 6:15pm Sunday.

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  11. Pope Francis presides over historic day of 4 popesRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2014 | ABC11

    Two 20th-century popes who changed the course of the Catholic Church became saints Sunday as Pope Francis honored John XXIII and John Paul II in a delicate balancing act aimed at bringing together the conservative and progressive wings of the church.

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  12. Student reports near abduction while leaving HISD school in east HoustonRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2014 | Abc13.com

    It happened around 6:30pm Thursday as the student was walking behind a community center in the 2900 block of Sherman Street near The Rusk School and Settegast Park.

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  13. It's Free Stuff FridayRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Do you have some non-believers in your house? If your kids want to catch the Easter Bunny in the act, there's a free deal online.

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  14. Video released from purse theft at gas station near downtown HoustonRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Houston police have released surveillance video in hopes you can help them find a man they say stole a purse from a woman as she was pumping gas near downtown Houston.

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  15. Major road closures planned as Space Center Houston moves jumbo jetRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Space Center Houston will move its shuttle carrier aircraft during the nights of Monday-Tuesday, April 28-29, arriving at the center early on Wednesday, April 30. The 1,000-foot convoy will travel only at night to minimize the impact of road closures.

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  16. Armed robbers terrorize McDonald's customers, employees in northwest HoustonRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | Abc13.com

    It happened at the restaurant Northwest Freeway and Mangum. Investigators say it was about 10pm when three gunmen wearing hoodies ambushed the McDonald's, terrorizing several customers and workers.

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  17. Surveillance video of suspect wanted in debit card abuse releasedRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Authorities are looking for a man wanted for withdrawing money from a victim's bank account at an ATM in southwest Houston.

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  18. Two people injured in violent Cinco Ranch bank robberyRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | Abc13.com

    A reward is being offered for anyone who can help police find three suspects in an aggravated robbery at a Cinco Ranch bank on Thursday.

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  19. Firefighters battling two-alarm apartment fire in west HoustonRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Firefighters have gotten the upper hand on a massive fire that broke out this morning at an apartment complex in west Houston.

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  20. Affordable Care Act deadline nears; help still available at multi-service centersRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | Abc13.com

    Today is the final day for Americans to sign up for private health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare.

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