1 hour ago

Harvey victims share horror stories with state officials while pleading for immediate Harvey Relief

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    Harvey victims share horror stories with state officials while pleading for immediate Harvey Relief
    HOUSTON - As Houston thaws out from the arctic blast, many Houstonians are still trying to recover from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey. "There are a little over 4,000 that are still in hotels," Mayor Sylvester Turner said. The mayor and state representatives from the Urban Affairs Committee met for a hearing on housing needs at City Hall Thursday.
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1 hour ago

Texas has the power and Hawaii’s porn usage spikes following missile threat

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    Texas has the power and Hawaii's porn usage spikes following missile threat
    HOUSTON-It's so cold that the Lone Star State broke a new winter record for power usage. According to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas - ERCOT - at one point between 7 a.m. and 8am Wednesday, the state used 65,731 megawatts of power - more than 4 percent higher than the previous wintry record set during a cold snap earlier this month.
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1 hour ago

Who’s to blame for icy road related accidents when filing a auto insurance claim

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    Who's to blame for icy road related accidents when filing a auto insurance claim
    HOUSTON- Icy streets and freeways made for unusually cold and slippery commutes earlier this week due to a record breaking winter storm throughout southeast Texas. According to the Houston Police Department more than nine hundred weather related traffic accidents were reported. So who's at fault for these collisions?
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9 hours ago

Gerrit Cole officially joins the Astros, while new Texans GM Brian Gaine lays out his plans for success

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    Gerrit Cole officially joins the Astros, while new Texans GM Brian Gaine lays out his plans for success
    HOUSTON - The Astros and Texans introduced a few new faces to Houston on Wednesday. Gerrit Cole put on an Astros jersey for the first time as the pitcher held an introductory press conference at Minute Maid Park. "I was just tremendously excited," Cole said of learning he'd been traded from Pittsburgh to Houston.
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10 hours ago

Houston Zoo mourns death of elderly Jaguar

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    Houston Zoo mourns death of elderly Jaguar
    HOUSTON -- The Houston Zoo has humanely euthanized its male, 20-year-old jaguar, Kan Balam. Due to the tremendous care provided to him by his keepers and the Houston Zoo veterinary team, he lived well beyond his expected lifespan. Jaguars expected lifespan in the wild is between 12-15 years.
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10 hours ago

Winter storm causes several deaths through across southern U.S.

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    Winter storm causes several deaths through across southern U.S.
    HOUSTON - Harsh winter temperatures have led to several weather-related deaths in the south, including an elderly Houston woman who suffered from dementia. The Harris County Sheriff's Department believes she walked away from her home Tuesday night, and was in the wood line where she died from cold temperatures and exposure.
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10 hours ago

Closing Comments: Snow Day

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    Closing Comments: Snow Day
    HOUSTON - Who doesn't love an impromptu to kickback and skip work? A snow day! Grego talks about what he did during Houston's temporary winter wonderland.
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10 hours ago

Between the Lines: Craig takes aim at target practice

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    Between the Lines: Craig takes aim at target practice
    HOUSTON - Craig Hlavaty recently tried both his hands at using a compound bow, one of the most popular forms of archery weapons. It was a lot easier than he thought it would be, but we think he shouldn't quit his day job to become professional hunter.
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11 hours ago

Tips on how to safely remove ice from your windshields

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    Tips on how to safely remove ice from your windshields
    HOUSTON - Experts at Auto Zone offer tips on how to de-ice and de-frost your vehicles safely. 1) Don't pour boiling water on your windshield when it's frozen over. It could cause the entire windshield to crack and shatter.
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11 hours ago

Good job, Houston! Mayor Turner praises efforts to get homeless people into warming centers

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    Good job, Houston! Mayor Turner praises efforts to get homeless people into warming centers
    HOUSTON - Although it was another day of lounging around the house for many Houston resident, the city was slowly getting back to normal Wednesday. During a city council meeting, Mayor Sylvester Tuner praised local law enforcement for their efforts in getting the homeless off the cold streets and into warming centers.
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11 hours ago

A day in the life of a Houston drumstick maker

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    A day in the life of a Houston drumstick maker
    HOUSTON- A band is made up of many instruments and the drummer plays a key roll of keeping everyone on beat. But his job wouldn't be possible without his handy drumsticks. Learn how they are made as NewsFix takes you on a day in the life of a drumstick maker.
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11 hours ago

Google Arts & Culture App selfie feature not available in Texas

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    Google Arts & Culture App selfie feature not available in Texas
    HOUSTON - Google Arts & Culture App is taking the social media world by storm. The newest feature on the app lets you upload a selfie, then finds a famous piece of artwork that you most closely resemble. The app recently went viral becoming the number one most downloaded iPhone app after users began to share their results.
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11 hours ago

Texas smokers spend $1.4 million per lifetime on cigarettes, study says

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    Texas smokers spend $1.4 million per lifetime on cigarettes, study says
    HOUSTON - Have you ever felt like your cash is going up in smoke? Well, cigarette smokers are dishing out cash quicker than they can puff-puff pass. Sparking up a cigarette these days can burn a financial hole in your pocket, according to WalletHub.
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12 hours ago

Man with social security number tattooed on forehead allegedly strikes again — with a very bad disguise!

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On Thursday, the Houston Police Department released surveillance video of a man — they say is Wooten — wanted for robbing Bayou Pawn in the 5900 block of North Shepherd on Dec. 29.

    Man with social security number tattooed on forehead allegedly strikes again - with a very bad disguise!
    HOUSTON -- A career criminal with a very noticeable face -- credited to his own doing -- tried to cover up his identity during a pawn shop robbery, but it may not have worked so well, according to Houston police.
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12 hours ago

How Houstonians emerge from the thaw after winter storm passes

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    How Houstonians emerge from the thaw after winter storm passes
    HOUSTON - As Houston begins to slowly thaw out, Memorial Park, usually bustling with activity, is barren but for a few very determined athletes. "Gyms are closed today and I'm in the middle of training for a half Iron Man and I'm pretty sure my coach would not let the weather be an excuse.
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12 hours ago

Houston travelers are still stranded at Bush Airport

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    Houston travelers are still stranded at Bush Airport
    HOUSTON - Ice-cold weather still has air travelers trapped at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. "It's just destined for me to be stuck in this airport forever," said Bridgette Whiting, who is traveling to Atlanta. Wednesday was the second day of cancellations and delays.
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13 hours ago

Trio accused of burglarizing water treatment plant, recording video of themselves riding in City of Houston vehicle

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According to police, three suspects burglarized the plant in the 15500 block of Cotillion Drive around 6 p.m. on Dec. 6.

    Trio accused of burglarizing water treatment plant, recording video of themselves riding in City of Houston vehicle
    HOUSTON -- Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department's Burglary and Theft Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspects responsible for breaking into a City of Houston water treatment plant and joyriding in one of the vehicles on the property. According to police, three suspects burglarized the plant in the 15500 block of Cotillion Drive around 6 p.m.
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15 hours ago

Houston out; Austin, Dallas make Amazon’s top 20 picks list for second headquarters

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    Houston out; Austin, Dallas make Amazon's top 20 picks list for second headquarters
    Amazon has released a "short" list of cities it is considering for its second headquarters. But the list isn't exactly short. The 20 potential cities include Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Ohio, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Montgomery County in Maryland, Nashville, Newark, New York City, Northern Virginia, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Toronto and Washington D.C.
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15 hours ago

HPD: Wall outlet sparks electrical fire at condos in northwest Houston

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The Houston Fire Department arrived at the Creekmont Forest Condominiums on Birchmont Drive near Gulf Mountain around 10 p.m. When crews arrived, they found fire and smoke inside a unit. Firefighters said they were able to extinguish the flames quickly.

    HPD: Wall outlet sparks electrical fire at condos in northwest Houston
    HOUSTON - Firefighters responded to a burning condominium Wednesday night in northwest Houston. The Houston Fire Department arrived at the Creekmont Forest Condominiums on Birchmont Drive near Gulf Mountain around 10 p.m. When crews arrived, they found fire and smoke inside a unit. Firefighters said they were able to extinguish the flames quickly.
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16 hours ago

Three men arrested after homeless man reports burglary at bar in Sharpstown

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Investigators said the men pulled up to the El Zorro inside a shopping center near De Moss and Fondren around 11:30 p.m. The trio reportedly pried open the bar’s back door and then went inside.

    Three men arrested after homeless man reports burglary at bar in Sharpstown
    HOUSTON - Houston police were able to catch three burglary suspects Wednesday night thanks to the watchful eyes of a nearby homeless man. Investigators said the men pulled up to the El Zorro inside a shopping center near De Moss and Fondren around 11:30 p.m.
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16 hours ago

HPD: 2 carjacking suspects arrested, 1 on the run after crash in SW Houston

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    HPD: 2 carjacking suspects arrested, 1 on the run after crash in SW Houston
    HOUSTON - Houston police have arrested two carjacking suspects after a crash Wednesday night in the Westbury area. A third suspect is still on the run, the police department said. Investigators spotted the stolen SUV parked outside a convenience store off Hillcroft around 10:30 p.m.
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17 hours ago

Maggie’s Morning Mini Dose

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    Maggie's Morning Mini Dose
    HOUSTON - Good Thursday morning! It's Jan. 18th 2018 and Morning Dose's Maggie Flecknoe has the latest on the winter weather and is heating things up with today's talkers. Click play to check it out!
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17 hours ago

Houston ISD school bus involved in accident on Highway 288

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    Houston ISD school bus involved in accident on Highway 288
    HOUSTON - A Houston ISD school bus was involved in an accident Thursday morning along Highway 288 northbound in Sunnyside. The district said a total of 15 students were being transported to Tanglewood and T.H. Rodgers middle schools when the incident happened near Bellfort. It was reported around 7 a.m.
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31 hours ago

Why you should check your sprinklers during freezing weather

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    Why you should check your sprinklers during freezing weather
    HOUSTON - Officials are asking residents to make sure their sprinklers don't automatically turn on like they did for one Texas home, turning the front yard into an icicle-laden scene out of the movie Frozen. The sprinklers were apparently on long enough to not only coat the trees and front lawn, but also to create a dangerous patch of ice on the road.
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33 hours ago

WINTER WEATHER: Hard freeze warning issued for 9 p.m.

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    WINTER WEATHER: Hard freeze warning issued for 9 p.m.
    HOUSTON - Houston officials and residents are bracing themselves Wednesday for another stint of intense cold and icy roads. The National Weather Service has issued another Winter Storm Warning from 9 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. Thursday morning. The City of Houston is asking locals to remember the 4 P's.
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36 hours ago

Walmart to host free health screening event in Houston

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    Walmart to host free health screening event in Houston
    HOUSTON- Walmart stores have announced that will offer free health screenings to provide residents with an opportunity to get free testing results. The first Walmart Wellness Day event of the year will be held Saturday, Jan. 20. Since the first Walmart Wellness Day the company has provided more than 1.7 million free screenings and 225,000 immunizations to people across the country.
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36 hours ago

School openings, closures and delays following winter storm in Houston

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    School openings, closures and delays following winter storm in Houston
    HOUSTON - Following an intense hard freeze that paralyzed the Houston area, many school districts have made the decision to reopen Thursday. Here is a list of district openings, delays and closures for Thursday. Houston ISD will be open Thursday. Campus will be following their normal schedules. Tomball ISD will be open Thursday.
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37 hours ago

Fuel truck crashes into 18 wheeler on North Freeway due to icy roads, police say

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    Fuel truck crashes into 18 wheeler on North Freeway due to icy roads, police say
    HOUSTON -- Multiple gallons of diesel fuel spilled onto an icy highway Wednesday morning after two 18-wheelers crashed in north Houston. Houston police responded around 1 a.m. to North Freeway at Spring Stuebner Road. Investigators said the truck was traveling southbound when it hit a patch of ice and jack knifed.
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38 hours ago

Man fatally hit by car while checking out crashed pickup truck on Gulf Freeway, police say

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It happened in the 15200 block of Gulf Freeway at about 7:50 p.m.

    Man fatally hit by car while checking out crashed pickup truck on Gulf Freeway, police say
    HOUSTON -- Houston police are investigating after a driver was killed Tuesday night along the Gulf Freeway. It happened in the 15200 block of Gulf Freeway at about 7:50 p.m. Investigators said the victim was driving a gold GMC Sierra 2500 pickup truck northbound on the Gulf Freeway and saw another vehicle lose control and spin out on the freeway.
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40 hours ago

HPD: Drunken driver hits two officers patrolling 18-wheeler accident on North Loop

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HOUSTON — An alleged drunken driver crashed into two Houston police vehicles while officers were directing traffic caused by an accident involving an 18-wheeler early Wednesday on the 610 North Loop.

    HPD: Drunken driver hits two officers patrolling 18-wheeler accident on North Loop
    HOUSTON -- An alleged drunken driver crashed into two Houston police vehicles while officers were directing traffic caused by an accident involving an 18-wheeler early Wednesday on the 610 North Loop. Houston police responded around 2:15 a.m. to an accident on the freeway near N. Shepherd Drive.
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40 hours ago

Maggie’s Morning Mini Dose

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    Maggie's Morning Mini Dose
    HOUSTON - Good Wednesday morning! It's Jan. 17th 2018 and Morning Dose's Maggie Flecknoe has the latest on the winter storm warnings, when we will be thawing out, and when it will be safe to hit the roads. Click play to check it out!
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41 hours ago

18-wheeler crashes on Eastex Freeway due to icy lanes

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    18-wheeler crashes on Eastex Freeway due to icy lanes
    HOUSTON -- Houston police responded to an accident involving an 18 wheeler early Wednesday on the Eastex Freeway. Investigators said the truck driver was headed southbound near Cavalcade Street around 2 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and slid across an icy overpass.
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41 hours ago

Hard Freeze Warning issued for Houston area until 10 a.m.

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    Hard Freeze Warning issued for Houston area until 10 a.m.
    HOUSTON -- The National Weather Service has issued a Hard Freeze Warning for the Houston area until 10 a.m. Wednesday along with Winter Weather and Wind Chill advisories. Forecasters are expecting temperatures to rise above freezing around noon. However, temperatures will quickly fall back to below freezing in the early evening hours, the weather service said.
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43 hours ago

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Icy roads after winter storm

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    KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Icy roads after winter storm
    HOUSTON -- The sleet and snow may have cleared, but the ice remains on a lot of our roads. Temperatures are still below freezing and we are not expected to thaw out until later Wednesday afternoon. Drivers are encouraged to stay off the roads.
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43 hours ago

2 days ago

The Inside Story: Houston’s Heights dry county update

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    The Inside Story: Houston's Heights dry county update
    HOUSTON- Cheers to no restrictions on buying booze in restaurants or bars in The Heights! By voting for 'Proposition F' in 2017, the liquor law no longer requires alcohol connoisseurs to sign up for a private club in order to be served. So why the heck was The Heights dry in the first place?
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2 days ago

Thousands of power outages reported across Houston

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    Thousands of power outages reported across Houston
    HOUSTON - Freezing temperatures and other winter weather conditions rattled the Houston area Monday night leaving thousands without power on almost all sides of the city. Centerpoint Energy reported more than 47,000 local homes were without power at 2 p.m.
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2 days ago

Man crossing major road killed in fatal crash in Spring Branch area, police say

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It happened around 9 p.m. in the 11800 block of Hempstead Road. Investigators said a 35-year-old man was crossing moving lanes of traffic when he was struck by the driver of a silver Nissan Titan pickup truck. Investigators said other drivers took evasive actions to avoid the victim, as well.

    Man crossing major road killed in fatal crash in Spring Branch area, police say
    HOUSTON - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash Monday night in the Spring Branch area. It happened around 9 p.m. in the 11800 block of Hempstead Road. Investigators said a 35-year-old man was crossing moving lanes of traffic when he was struck by the driver of a silver Nissan Titan pickup truck.
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2 days ago

PHOTOS: Winter storm leaves Houston covered in ice

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    PHOTOS: Winter storm leaves Houston covered in ice
    HOUSTON-Post your pictures on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using #CW39SnowDay with the location and your photos could be featured on NewsFix at 5 p.m. or 9 p.m.
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2 days ago

HPD: Over 90 combined crashes reported, winter storm to blame

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    HPD: Over 90 combined crashes reported, winter storm to blame
    HOUSTON- Freezing rain combined with sleet have caused hazardous driving conditions throughout southeast Texas. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo took to social media Tuesday to ask Houstonians to stay off the roadways if possible.
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More than 500 flights cancelled at IAH due to winter weather

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    More than 500 flights cancelled at IAH due to winter weather
    HOUSTON - At least hundreds of flights in and out of Houston have been canceled due to a inclement weather, according to the Houston Airport System. Officials said more than 500 flights have been canceled at least 27 flights at George Bush Intercontinental Airport while 35 flights were cancelled at William P.
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2 days ago

METRO offering 30-minute route frequency to help Houstonians beat the cold

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The METRO Ride Stores at 1900 Main and 1001 Travis are also closed.

HPD: One person dead after fatal crash on 610 North Loop at Wayside

    METRO offering 30-minute route frequency to help Houstonians beat the cold
    HOUSTON-As temperatures continue to dip into the lower 20s, METRO routes are making special accommodations to keep commuters safe. The METRO bus Red Routes will run every 30-minutes starting at 2 p.m. Additional midday services have been added to routes 108, 170, 212, 217, 292, 297, and 298 to help commuters get home from work early.
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