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Here's where you can get vaccinated in Texas

Houstonians now have a new option for receiving the vaccine with the opening of a drive-thru clinic at NRG Park. In partnership with Memorial Hermann, the NRG park clinic will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.

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Texas Gov. Abbott lauds shift to mass vaccine sites

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the state should be able to rapidly increase the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations by using new mass hubs for getting shots, but the effort is still limited by the supply of medicine coming from the federal government.

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East Texas pimp gets life sentence for trafficking Houston women, girls

David Wayne Mearis, of Orange, was sentenced to life in prison Monday after being convicted by a federal jury on five separate counts of sex trafficking involving adults and minors, several of whom he is accused of grooming from the time they were teenagers into their adult years.

Texans Rumors: David Culley, Leslie Frazier to Interview for HC Opening

Deciding what to do with quarterback Deshaun Watson is not the only concern facing the Houston Texans this offseason. They also need to hire a new head coach, and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Monday they will interview Baltimore Ravens assistant head coach and wide receivers coach David Culley for the job.

One arrested after 29 found in suspected Houston human smuggling case

Mary Lewis saw the nearly naked man running toward her as she walked back to her home after a conversation with her mailman. Scratches covered his torso, arms and legs, and he kept looking over his shoulder as he begged for help.

Dallas Author Reflects on the Influence of Big Tuck's Purple Hulk

When Dallas native Taylor Crumpton received the opportunity to write about an album for a book series by New York Times-best selling author Shea Serrano, she knew she had to document Dallas’ influence on hip-hop.

'It is a setback:' James Harden is absent from Houston Rockets' training camp

Houston Rockets coach Stephen Silas says guard James Harden has a reason not to be at camp, but it's up to the star to say what it is.

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Houston Texans' Opening Drive Awfulness Now Infecting the Defense, Too

At the beginning of every football game, at every level, there is a coin toss at midfield. The captain of the away team calls it in the air, heads or tails. The winner of the coin toss essentially chooses whether to put their offense or defense on the field

How Dallas County and more than 500 health care providers are preparing for the COVID vaccine

Even as Dallas County government and health officials work to create a massive operation to distribute the forthcoming vaccines — as many as 500

Cal Basketball: Three Ex-Bears Adjusting to New Homes in Ohio, Arkansas and Texas

All are thriving at their new addresses. This was just an example of business as usual in college athletics. With any coaching change, players leave. It’s not a reflection on Mark Fox, who replaced Wyking Jones.

‘We have nothing’: Packed moving truck stolen from family that had just arrived in Houston from California

The Martinez family’s dreams were about to come true. They packed up everything they owned in a U-Haul and drove 2,000 miles from San Jose, California to Houston, Texas. It was time for a fresh start.

Virus outbreak in Texas army base alarms New Mexico leaders

The New Mexico congressional delegation is raising questions about a coronavirus outbreak among a group of Oregon Army National Guard soldiers who returned to their home base in El Paso, Texas after being deployed to Kosovo earlier this year.

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Salud! Alcohol-to-go is closer to becoming Texas law

In the middle of a pandemic and tense transition of presidential power, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made a promise to keep to-go sales of alcohol in the state during his opening remarks to the house on Tuesday,

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Heavy police presence at Texas Capitol as lawmakers return

The start Tuesday of a new legislative session in Texas was guarded by an extraordinary show of state police and National Guard members, following the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week and new FBI warnings of armed protests nationwide ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

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Surveillance Camera Captures Texas Teen Beating His Mother To Death

The police reviewed the surveillance video at the home and found that the crime had been captured by the camera.

Thousands of Unemployed Americans Must Repay Overpaid Benefits

Many Pandemic Unemployment Assistance recipients are on the hook for overpayments, regardless of fault.

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Did Your Candidate Lose? Here Are 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Move to Canada

While our nation can’t agree on much right now, can we all put our differences aside and agree not to move to Canada if our candidate loses? Here are five reasons America reigns supreme, regardless of our leaders' ideologies.

Congratulations! Your Candidate Won! Now What?

Here are some do's and don'ts for making post-election society go a little more smoothly.

Keep Your Building or Construction Site Clean With Advantage Building Services

Advantage Building Services isn't afraid to get their hands dirty. They are more than prepared to clean and sterilize any commercial surface.

Texas Children's Pediatrics Westbank Pediatrics is network's newest location in Austin

PRNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Pediatrics (TCP), the nation's largest pediatric primary care network, today announced its 10 th location in Austin, Texas. Texas Children's Pediatrics Westbank Pediatrics – located at 4207 James Casey Blvd.

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How to Order a 'Buddy the Elf' Frappuccino Off Starbucks' Secret Menu

"The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear"—or in this case, by ordering a "Buddy the Elf" Frappuccino at your local Starbucks!

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COVID Has Changed the Professional Cleaning World

2020 and COVID-19 have made us all take cleaning seriously. Let's look at what some of the best practices in workplaces are.

Cracking the Code on Gen Z Slang: Slaps, Vibes, Bet, and Other Terms Your Kids Are Saying

Need to talk to your kids but can't understand what they're saying? Need a guide to Gen Z slang and lingo? We've got the definitions to "cap," "simp," "sus," and so many more!

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8-Year-Old Texas Boy Named 2020 Mullet Champion

Jaxon Crossland, an 8-year-old from Celeste, Texas, now has a claim to fame that few others share; he sports a championship-winning mullet on the top of his dome.

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Hospital Capacity In The Dallas Area: See Latest Numbers

The still-growing caseload has placed an unprecedented strain on the nation's hospital system, which in many areas is hard put to keep up with an influx of new patients. New data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows just how great that strain has become on hospitals in Dallas County.

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The BEST Memes to Come Out of Inauguration Day 2021

While the events and celebrations were a bit different than in years' past, there are still plenty of memorable moments from the 2021 inauguration that have quickly become memes. Most notably, Bernie Sanders and his mittens.

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Denver's D'Evelyn Junior-Senior High School Band Chosen to Play for Inauguration

The talented group is one of only two high school bands chosen to perform.

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Your Guide to Inauguration Day 2021: Schedule of Events, Happenings

Find all the events, times, and viewing links for the 59th Presidential Inauguration. Today, Biden will be sworn into office as the 46th President, and Harris will make history as the first woman Vice President of the United States.

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Updated Road and Bridge Closures for Inauguration Day

As Inauguration Day events unfold, many roads and bridges around the area will be closed or restricted.

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President Trump Leaves Office on His Terms

America's 45th President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have left the House, but not without some parting words, Melania's classic fashion, and one last photo opportunity of both standing in the doorway of Air Force One waving goodbye—at least, for now.

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'Colorado Classic' Cancels 2 Years in a Row; Plans to Return in 2022

Following concerns regarding COVID-19, organizers of the cycling event have canceled the four-day race in 2021. Colorado Classic plans to return in 2022.

10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (January 22–24)

Bottoms up! It's time for another fun-filled weekend in the DMV. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, January 22, to Sunday, January 24.

Metropolitan Washington 'Restaurant Week' Offering Take-Out Meal Deals

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week is back on track for January 25, and we can hardly contain ourselves! For two weeks, restaurants in the District and NoVa will offer up unbeatable meal deals for carryout between $22, $35, and $55.

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Girlfriend

Let us help you find the perfect gift for your girlfriend this Valentine’s Day.

VIDEO: TikToker Makes the Discontinued Opaque Blue Scooby-Doo Fruit Snacks

One TikToker actually took matters into her own hands after recently finding out about the change and made her own opaque blue Scooby-Doo fruit snacks. In a totally relatable voice-over, she laments the loss of the original snacks and calls the switch-up "overall completely evil."

Netflix Review: 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Season 4

A review of Season 4 of Netflix's "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," which aired on December 31, 2020.

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