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7 CenterPoint Energy workers injured in natural gas explosion in Klein area, authorities say

4 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

According to an update issued by the Harris County Fire Marshal's office on Twitter, CenterPoint Energy crews were working when they hit a gas line.
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Several Texas college campuses to keep mask mandates after governor's order

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Under Gov. Greg Abbott's order, universities are able to choose whether they will retain and enforce mask-wearing and other COVID-19 safety measures.
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US says it will reduce detention of immigrant families

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

HOUSTON - U.S. immigration authorities will no longer use a small Pennsylvania detention center to hold parents and children seeking asylum, part of a broader shift by...
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Justin Britt signs with Texans

6 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Free agent offensive lineman Justin Britt has signed with the Texans. He announced the news on Instagram, posting, “I'M BACK!” and tagging the Texans. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media...
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Astros lose eight pitchers to COVID-19 protocols

Astros lose eight pitchers to COVID-19 protocols

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Houston Astros are minus eight pitchers because of COVID-19 protocols, but general manager James Click said there were no plans to pause activity at...
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5 injured in possible natural gas explosion in Klein area, authorities say

7 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Crews are battling a massive gas fire near Klein in which at least five people have been injured, according to authorities.
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Instagram sensation Lyric 'Yhung' Chanel dies after battle with cancer

8 hours ago   |   ABC

REST IN PEACE, Lyric Chanel! The young social media sensation lost her battle to brain cancer on Friday morning.
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Rice narrowly beats Our Lady of the Lake 80-77

8 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

HOUSTON - Quincy Olivari scored 25 points and Rice held off Our Lady of the Lake 80-77 on Friday.
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Houston rapper shot to death before NBA All-Star weekend

9 hours ago   |   ABC

The 33-year-old rapper was visiting Atlanta to perform at an NBA All-Star weekend event.
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Charming Charlie announces return to Houston area with 2 stores

9 hours ago   |   ABC

"Houston is not only my hometown, it's also the city where Charming Charlie first opened its doors," founder Charles Chanaratsopon tells CultureMap.
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Senate rejects Sanders' $15 minimum wage bid, braces for all-nighter on...

Senate rejects Sanders' $15 minimum wage bid, braces for all-nighter on COVID-19 relief

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Kurashev scores in shootout, Blackhawks beat Lightning 4-3

CHICAGO - Philipp Kurashev scored the only goal in a shootout and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Friday night. Read more ...

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Kansas puts Les Miles on administrative leave amid claims of misconduct at LSU

Kansas puts Les Miles on administrative leave amid claims of misconduct at LSU

Les Miles' alleged transgressions at LSU have officially followed him to Kansas. The Jayhawks put Miles, their head football coach, on administrative leave on Friday amid... Read more ...

Cunane, No. 3 NC State top Virginia Tech 68-55 in ACCs

Cunane, No. 3 NC State top Virginia Tech 68-55 in ACCs

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Elissa Cunane scored a season-high 27 points with nine rebounds to help third-ranked North Carolina State beat Virginia Tech 68-55 in Friday's quarterfinals... Read more ...

Sinema Slammed For Exaggerated Thumbs-Down On $15 Minimum Wage

Sinema Slammed For Exaggerated Thumbs-Down On $15 Minimum Wage

Hand gestures are commonplace in the Senate, but Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is getting flack for the way she voted against a $15 minimum wage. Read more ...

New York Legislature Strips Cuomo Of Extraordinary Emergency Powers, With A...

New York Legislature Strips Cuomo Of Extraordinary Emergency Powers, With A Caveat

It's the latest setback for Cuomo, who is facing a pair of political crises. But many of his critics say the legislation doesn't do enough to wrest power back from the... Read more ...

New York AG warns Cuomo's office not to delete anything as probe ensues

New York AG warns Cuomo's office not to delete anything as probe ensues

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York's attorney general's office has instructed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office not to erase any documents or materials that could come under scrutiny during her... Read more ...

'Miracle on Ice' star Mark Pavelich dies at treatment home

'Miracle on Ice' star Mark Pavelich dies at treatment home

MINNEAPOLIS - A member of the “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team has died at a treatment center for mental illness. Read more ...