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U.S. Rep Sheila Jackson Lee calls for the immediate passage of Heroes Act

11 minutes ago   |   ABC

The Heroes Act would issue a second round of stimulus checks and extending weekly $600 unemployment payments through January 2021.
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LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden Named 2020 MVP Finalists

3 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   5 articles

The NBA announced Saturday that Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James , Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo and Houston Rockets guard James Harden are this year's...
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Live On Location With Local Business, Texas Mattress Makers

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Live On Location: Learn how Texas Mattress Makers is supporting essential workers in our community, and see how this local business want's to save you money and help you rest...
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Report: Teams in playoff race bothered by Jazz resting starters vs. Spurs

4 hours ago   |   NBC Sports   |   3 articles

The Clippers will sit Kawhi Leonard against the Trail Blazers today and play him against the Nets tomorrow.
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Paycheck Protection Program loan application deadline for small businesses is today

6 hours ago   |   ABC

More than 8,400 Houston businesses have received PPP help of $150,000 or more, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
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Here's a recap of the news you need for Saturday, August 8

6 hours ago   |   ABC

This is the news made for you and your post-7 a.m. alarm!
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Harden, Houston set for matchup against Sacramento

12 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings
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NASA to remove offensive names from planets and other heavenly bodies

NASA to remove offensive names from planets and other heavenly bodies

13 hours ago   |   New York Post

Political correctness has now expanded to space, where NASA says planets, galaxies and other heavenly bodies will no longer be referred to by “offensive” nicknames. In a press...
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A's rally past Astros in 13th inning

14 hours ago   |   National Post

Austin Allen tied the game with a two-out RBI single, and Marcus Semien followed two batters later with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 13th inning Friday as the host...
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Photographer from United Kingdom creates coloring book for kids in need

17 hours ago   |   ABC

The photographer uses his love for Houston to create a coloring book for kids who are in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

"If you don't know where your onions are from, don't eat, serve, or sell them or any food prepared with them," the CDC said Friday. Read more ...

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football's highest level to postpone its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. Read more ...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear: 'Don't push your slower friends down'

"Do not climb a tree. Both grizzlies and black bears can climb trees.⁣⁣ Do not push down a slower friend (even if you think the friendship has run its course)," the NPS added. Read more ...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of marijuana will be freed

He's already served nine years in prison. Read more ...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found wandering alone in Florida

The FBI is now involved in the case of a missing Georgia woman whose toddler was found barefoot, wandering alone in a Florida city two weeks ago. Read more ...

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons is headed back to the operating room. The 76ers star will undergo surgery to remove a loose body from his left knee, according to multiple reports Saturday. He will... Read more ...

TikTok is reportedly planning to sue the Trump administration over its ban...

TikTok is reportedly planning to sue the Trump administration over its ban as early as Tuesday

TikTok plans to sue the Trump administration over its recent executive order as early as Tuesday, NPR reported Saturday, citing a source directly involved in the... Read more ...

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football's highest level to postpone its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. Read more ...

The NBA MVP finalists: Antetokounmpo, James and Harden

The NBA MVP finalists: Antetokounmpo, James and Harden

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - This season's NBA MVP has won the award before. Read more ...

Maurizio Sarri SACKED by Juventus after Italian side crashes out of UEFA...

Maurizio Sarri SACKED by Juventus after Italian side crashes out of UEFA Champions League

Juventus have sacked head coach Maurizio Sarri following the Serie A side's UEFA Champions League exit at the hands of French side Lyon on Friday night. Sarri took over the... Read more ...