1 hour ago

Glassdoor looked at more than 668,000 online ...

Glassdoor looked at more than 668,000 online applications to figure out the best places job seekers should consider moving to.

    Two Texas cities named among top 10 job seekers are moving to
    Published 3:08 pm, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Glassdoor - a website where employees or former employees cam anonymously review a company - has released its list of the top cities where job seekers are moving to the most.
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2 hours ago

Beat the Texas heat with these insanely cool ...

Beat the Texas heat with these insanely cool pools

    Texas pools you need to dive into this summer
    With Houston already experiencing record-high temperatures, it's time to throw on your bathing suit and cool off. Houston's Marriott Marquis ranks among one of the most popular pools in the state but it far from the only one worth visiting across the state.
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3 hours ago

He faces incumbent Republican Culberson in No...

He faces incumbent Republican Culberson in November

    Fletcher defeats Moser as Texas Democrats vie for the U.S. House
    WASHINGTON - Texas Democrats looking to catch a blue wave to Congress squared off in 11 separate primary runoffs Tuesday, none more pivotal than Houston's Seventh Congressional District, where attorney Lizzie Pannill Fletcher defeated activist-writer Laura Moser by a wide margin.
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4 hours ago

Choke Canyon: "We respect the jury's verdict ...

Choke Canyon: "We respect the jury's verdict but we don't understand it"

    Buc-ee's wins federal court trademark fight against competitor Choke Canyon
    Updated 5:43 pm, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 A federal jury Tuesday ended a trademark battle between two titans of the Texas travel-stop industry, finding that a grinning green gator had unlawfully invaded a toothy beaver's turf.
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4 hours ago

It's just so...beautiful *sobs in Texan*

It's just so...beautiful *sobs in Texan*

    Video: San Antonio-area man returns all the Whataburger numbers he swiped over the years, for love
    Updated 2:14 pm, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Justice and patty melts were served at a San Antonio-area Whataburger over the weekend when one of the restaurant's biggest fans walked in, fessed up and returned all of his contraband.
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5 hours ago

"I delivered a 1-pound, 2-ounce baby in that ...

"I delivered a 1-pound, 2-ounce baby in that single cell screaming for hours, begging them to come and help me"

    A woman gave birth in a Texas jail cell. She claims guards did nothing to help her
    A woman who gave birth in a north Texas jail said guards refused to help her through her delivery. Shaye Bear gave birth to her son Cashh in an Ellis County Jail cell in Waxahachie on Thursday. "I delivered a 1-pound, 2-ounce baby in that single cell screaming for hours, begging them to come and help me," Bear told news station WFAA-TV.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Is...is this the singularity? Do computers th...

Is...is this the singularity? Do computers think censoring cakes is the way to defeat mankind?

    Grocery sees dirty word in 'Summa Cum Laude,' censors cake
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina woman isn't happy a grocery store censored her honor graduate son's cake, which was supposed to include the Latin phrase "Summa Cum Laude." Cara Koscinski told The Washington Post a cake online from Publix that was supposed to say "Congrats Jacob!
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Faster internet? Yes, please.

Faster internet? Yes, please.

    5G is coming soon, bringing more internet choices, faster speeds
    In two years, the way you'll get online in Houston will be very different thanks to the arrival of 5G. This next generation of internet access for cell phones is projected to be speedy and reliable enough to be sold as home access as well.
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6 hours ago

WHAT. A. GAME.

WHAT. A. GAME.

    Memes celebrate Rockets' huge win in Game 4
    Published 11:19 pm, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Well if you were complaining about the lopsided games in the conference finals, the Rockets and Warriors must have heard you. Tuesday night's Game 4 between Houston and Golden State was a wild ride, even with it initially taking the Rockets more than five minutes to score their first points.
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6 hours ago

University of Houston baseball coach Todd Whi...

University of Houston baseball coach Todd Whitting on winning the Silver Glove Series for the fourth time in five years. https://chrn.cl/2x4bb4v

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    University of Houston baseball coach Todd Whitting on winning the Silver Glove Series for the fourth time in five years. https://chrn.cl/2x4bb4v
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7 hours ago

We're not crying, you're crying

We're not crying, you're crying

    Texas man learns how to style wife's hair in heartwarming viral video
    A now-viral video shared by a hairstylist in New Braunfels, Texas has proved to the world that true love does exist.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

After a wild Game 4, the Rockets have tied th...

After a wild Game 4, the Rockets have tied the series at 2-2

    Rockets rally in thrilling fourth quarter, hold off Warriors to even series
    OAKLAND, Calif. - The Rockets' season was flashing before their eyes, the Warriors on one of those runs they talk about at the parade.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Former sheriff to face Gov. Greg Abbott in No...

Former sheriff to face Gov. Greg Abbott in November

    Lupe Valdez wins close race with Andrew White in Dems' gubernatorial runoff
    Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez widened an early lead over Houston entrepreneur Andrew White late Tuesday to win the Democratic nomination for governor. The contest was much closer than expected, by just single digits late Tuesday, after Valdez outdistanced White in the March 6 by nearly a two-to-one margin.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

PSA: "White people should not say the n-word....

PSA: "White people should not say the n-word. Nor should they rap it."

    Kendrick Lamar rebukes white fan who rapped n-word on stage with him
    In American society, it is widely acknowledge that white people should not say the n-word. Nor should white people rap it. Nor should white people rap it on stage at a Kendrick Lamar performance in front of thousands of people.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

"The Middle" and "Deception" sign off for goo...

"The Middle" and "Deception" sign off for good this week.

    TV says goodbye to these shows this week
    "The Middle" and "Deception" sign off for good this week.
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8 hours ago

Changing grades to ensure students passed and...

Changing grades to ensure students passed and altering attendance records were just some of the ways administrators manipulated student performance.

    HISD says grade manipulation found at Furr HS; principal Bertie Simmons to lose job
    Campus administrators broke state law by changing student grades and engaged in other forms of records manipulation at Houston ISD's Furr High School, where revered principal Bertie Simmons has been in charge for nearly two decades, district officials said Tuesday.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

This comes just a few weeks after his music w...

This comes just a few weeks after his music was banned from Spotify's promoted playlists and algorithms following a #MuteRKelly social media campaign.

    Woman accuses R. Kelly of sexual battery, giving her herpes
    NEW YORK (AP) - R. Kelly sexually abused and demeaned a woman, locked her in rooms and vehicles for punishment and infected her with herpes, according to a lawsuit that furthers a string of misconduct accusations against the platinum-selling singer.
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9 hours ago

"Race has no place in the courtroom"

"Race has no place in the courtroom"

    Judge booted from death row case after racial comments
    On the heels of a number of racially charged comments about African-American defendants, Harris County Judge Michael McSpadden has been removed from the appeal of a black death row prisoner. Defense lawyers in March asked the jurist to recuse himself from the case of George Curry, who was sentenced to die in 2009 after he was convicted of killing a teen during a restaurant robbery.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

All proceeds will go to Texas First Bank whic...

All proceeds will go to Texas First Bank which has started a memorial fund for shooting victims and their families.

    LIDS is offering a custom 'Santa Fe STRONG' hat design with all proceeds going to relief fund
    LIDS, the national hat retailer, is selling a design to help raise money for the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting Friday. The design, which can be embroidered on any new or existing hat for $12.99 at a LIDS store, features a variation of Santa Fe's mascot and "SF Strong" on top of the shape of Texas.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Officials with The Woodlands Storm Drainage T...

Officials with The Woodlands Storm Drainage Task Force have released time-lapse videos that show how Hurricane Harvey affected homes in Montgomery County. https://chrn.cl/2s5EbDl

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Officials with The Woodlands Storm Drainage Task Force have released time-lapse videos that show how Hurricane Harvey affected homes in Montgomery County. https://chrn.cl/2s5EbDl
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10 hours ago

The Rockets have been serving looks all seaso...

The Rockets have been serving looks all season long

    Check out the fashion Rockets players display on way to arenas
    Whatever you think about the on-court competition between the Rockets and Golden State Warriors, it's indisputable that the Rockets are the winners in the tunnel on their way to the locker rooms. Besides the always-out-there JaVale McGee, most of the Warriors pregame clothing selection is boring.
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11 hours ago

For anyone with a Houston food bucket list, t...

For anyone with a Houston food bucket list, these are worthy of an addition.

    Destination food in Houston's suburbs
    For anyone with a Houston food bucket list, the restaurants listed here are worthy of an addition. Some of these local favorites have been serving their communities for decades. Conroe is home to delicious fried catfish, while at the other end of the metro area, Galveston seafood fans have been flocking to Gaido's for generations.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

She is also seeking class action status, whic...

She is also seeking class action status, which could include all Texans cheerleaders for the last three years.

    Former cheerleader files lawsuit against Texans
    The former cheerleader, who was on the Texans squad for the 2017 season and is identified by the initials P.G.G., also is seeking class action status for her complaint, which would include all Texans cheerleaders for the last three years who also complain of similar treatment by the Texans and their cheerleader director, Altovise Gary.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Hinch: "It's one of the smallest things we ca...

Hinch: "It's one of the smallest things we can do to continue the conversation"

    Astros wear 'We Play for Santa Fe' shirts during batting practice
    Published 5:39 pm, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 In an effort to "continue the conversation" about the shooting at Santa Fe High School and what can be done to curtail school shootings, the Astros wore green "We Play for Santa Fe" shirts during batting practice on Tuesday.
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12 hours ago

The official opening date is June 1.

The official opening date is June 1.

    Nobu Houston now accepting reservations
    Reservations are being accepted today beginning at 10 a.m. for Nobu Houston, one of the most anticipated restaurant openings this year. The Japanese restaurant led by superchef Nobu Matsuhisa, will open for dinner June 1 at the Galleria. Nobu Houston will be the second restaurant to open in the Galleria's new collection of restaurants in the former Saks Fifth Avenue space.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

A Houston area mom forces her daughter to cle...

A Houston area mom forces her daughter to clean the road while wearing a message a sign that read "I have an attitude and I'm disrespectful." https://chrn.cl/2IU2y1l

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A Houston area mom forces her daughter to clean the road while wearing a message a sign that read "I have an attitude and I'm disrespectful." https://chrn.cl/2IU2y1l
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13 hours ago

The polls close soon. Have you voted?

The polls close soon. Have you voted?

    Record number of primary runoff elections for Congress in Texas
    Voters also settling Democratic gubernatorial runoff, other races Updated 11:20 am, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 A record number of congressional runoffs and a battle for governor are stirring hopes that voters will turn out Tuesday across Texas in larger numbers than in past primary election years.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

The governor heard from 23 people for a 90-mi...

The governor heard from 23 people for a 90-minute meeting.

    Governor's post-Santa Fe school safety meetings happening largely in private
    AUSTIN -The first day of Gov. Greg Abbott's roundtable discussion on school safety featured 23 people, most of whom work in law enforcement, state government or oversee schools. And they had only about five minutes each be heard.
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14 hours ago

The home was one of 11 homes around the count...

The home was one of 11 homes around the country to get the award.

    Austin house takes home an American Institute of Architects 2018 Housing Award
    An airy 2,990 square feet home completed last year in Austin has won an American Institute of Architects 2018 Housing Award. The South 5th Residence, which is nestled in Austin's Bouldin neighborhood, was one of 11 to win. The home competed in the One- and Two-family Custom Residences category and its architect was Alterstudio Architecture.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Working a few minutes before and after shifts...

Working a few minutes before and after shifts or through lunch is becoming routine.

    Cheating workers out of wages is easier than ever
    (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon (THE CONVERSATION) Jara Neal Willis, a nurse at a hospital in Texas, usually clocked in a few minutes before the start of her shift and stayed late whenever her patients needed help.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

More than 100 people died after a Cuban airli...

More than 100 people died after a Cuban airliner crashed moments after takeoff from an airport near Havana on Friday.

    Astros' Yuli Gurriel to pay for Houston family's travel expenses to Cuba after plane crash
    Updated 9:30 am, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 More than 100 people died after a Cuban airliner crashed moments after takeoff from an airport near Havana on Friday. As support poured in from around the world, Astros first baseman and Cuban native Yuli Gurriel offered to help a Houston Cuban family whose relatives were among the victims in the deadly plane crash.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The Houston Zoo houses the remaining populati...

The Houston Zoo houses the remaining population of an amphibian named for our city — the humble Houston toad, aka Anaxyrus houstonensis. Read the full story: https://chrn.cl/2IBk4rE

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Houston Zoo houses the remaining population of an amphibian named for our city - the humble Houston toad, aka Anaxyrus houstonensis. Read the full story: https://chrn.cl/2IBk4rE
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15 hours ago

Do you see the similarities?

Do you see the similarities?

    Buc-ee's wins federal court trademark fight against competitor Choke Canyon
    Updated 1:33 pm, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 After about six hours of deliberation, a jury in Houston found Tuesday that Choke Canyon company's alligator logo violated state and federal trademark law, infringing on the pre-established Buc-ee's beaver mark established by the popular Texas road stop chain.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Santa Fe isn't alone.

Santa Fe isn't alone.

    Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America
    ATLANTA (AP) - If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America. The massacre that killed 10 people at a high school in Texas last week was just the latest to happen in a small or suburban city.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Well, this is a surprise.

Well, this is a surprise.

    Kinky Friedman to release first album of new songs in 40 years
    Published 8:55 am, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Late last year I spent a few hours with Kinky Friedman, and during our conversation he revealed he'd made his first album of new songs in over 40 years. "Spitfire," he said it would be called. Nearly six months later the album has a release date and a new title.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The Houston boy was allegedly kidnapped by hi...

The Houston boy was allegedly kidnapped by his grandparents back in 2013.

    Trial closing for grandparents charged with helping kidnap Houston-born boy to Brazil
    Lawyers began delivering final arguments Wednesday in Houston in the federal court trial of a Brazilian couple accused of helping their daughter kidnap their now 8-year-old grandson from Houston in 2013. The case has drawn international attention to the difficulty so called "left-behind" parents to get governments of certain countries to return children whose country of residence is the United States.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Dozens of worshipers at a Crosby Church atten...

Dozens of worshipers at a Crosby Church attended a prayer service for all the Santa Fe High victims, but especially for Christian "Riley" Garcia, one of the students killed last Friday. https://chrn.cl/2IG2HSy

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Dozens of worshipers at a Crosby Church attended a prayer service for all the Santa Fe High victims, but especially for Christian "Riley" Garcia, one of the students killed last Friday....
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18 hours ago

This academic year has been the deadliest, wi...

This academic year has been the deadliest, with 34 people having died in school shootings.

    Stats and charts show how violent this school year has been
    The Santa Fe High School shooting marks the 16th such shooting in 2018 and the 220th in the United States since the Columbine massacre in 1999. In the nearly 20 years since, shootings at K-12 schools have become an excruciatingly regular feature of American life.
    https://www.houstonchronicle.com

18 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle is with ...

Bobby Matos, Executive Chef at State of Grace, explains how the locally-owned restaurant has a little something for everyone and how their neighborhood does a great job in supporting the business. #MTSIR #MyPerfectHouseton

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Bobby Matos, Executive Chef at State of Grace, explains how the locally-owned restaurant has a little something for everyone and how their neighborhood does a great job in supporting the business....
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18 hours ago

The girl's parents called the authorities aft...

The girl's parents called the authorities after learning what happened.

    Houston man accused of paying to have sex with 16-year-old girl
    A Houston man allegedly said he paid for sex with a 16-year-old earlier this month after the girl's parents contacted authorities, police say. Ranferi Delgado, 26, of Houston, is facing two second-degree felony charges of indecency with a child, and sexual assault of a child, after detectives said he met the girl on the social media app Skout and paid her for sex.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

"The house is basically built in a forest."

"The house is basically built in a forest."

    Former Aero sells 'butterfly roof house' listed at $2.15m
    A custom home built for a retired sports exec in an out-of-the-way enclave along Buffalo Bayou is under contract after being listed late last year at $2.15 million. The "Stanfield House" is named after its owner, former Houston Aero-turned-cable-TV executive John "Jack" Stanfield .
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

While driving to his sister's house a Houston...

While driving to his sister's house a Houstonian came across a horse galloping on the highway by itself. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2LltHIP

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    While driving to his sister's house a Houstonian came across a horse galloping on the highway by itself. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2LltHIP
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20 hours ago

Over the weekend he offered to cover the fune...

Over the weekend he offered to cover the funeral costs.

    Texans star J.J. Watt visits Santa Fe shooting survivors as they recover from their injuries
    Days after offering to pay for the funerals for the 10 people killed in the Santa Fe High School shooting on Friday, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt stepped into the homes and hospital rooms of recovering shooting victims. Clay Horn, 17, was excited to see the football star walk into his hospital room Monday.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Astros players, food, AND puppies?!?!

Astros players, food, AND puppies?!?!

    José Altuve, Dallas Keuchel and Lance McCullers score a home run for Houston charities at Tootsies
    One expects to find the latest Fendi, Valentino and Oscar de la Renta fashion inside Tootsies, West Ave.'s popular shopping destination. But Astros players, puppies and comfort food? Not so much.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Harvey dropped sand and silt during the storm...

Harvey dropped sand and silt during the storm, so the river rises faster than ever now.

    Trinity River changed by Hurricane Harvey
    The now quiet, serene movement of the water down the Trinity River is deceptive. While its ebb and flow, and rising and falling levels usually go unnoticed, lurking in the waters and along its banks is possibly an unrecognizable danger brought on by the torrential rain from Hurricane Harvey, and there's nothing that can be done about it.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

In Texas, he would have just shot it and thro...

In Texas, he would have just shot it and thrown it on a spit.

    'He was being followed by a pig and didn't know what to do.' So he called 911.
    A pig was taken into police custody after it was accused of stalking a human, who was so perplexed by his four-legged pursuer that he called 911 to report it. "Yes," police said, "a pig." The unusual case unfolded Saturday morning when a man called 911 and said that he was being followed on his way home from an Amtrak station in Ohio.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

The children are believed to be in immediate ...

The children are believed to be in immediate danger.

    29-year-old woman allegedly abducts 3 children in Central Texas, authorities say
    Published 6:09 am, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Authorities on Tuesday issued an AMBER Alert for three children believed to have been abducted by a 29-year-old woman in Central Texas. The three abducted children-Taniya, Brock and Teanna Chatman, aged 9, 8 and 7, respectively-are believed to be in immediate danger, authorities said.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

"There's a sense of mystery. You can imagine ...

"There's a sense of mystery. You can imagine what must have gone on."

    New photo book shows Texas' abandoned spots in surreal beauty
    The new book aims to capture memories of the Lone Star State's past through 93 images of abandoned spots around Texas.
    https://www.chron.com

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