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COVID-19

Stores permanently close down due to pandemic

HOUSTON, TX - Home goods retailer, Bed Bath & Beyond, and tween apparel store, Justice, have announced additional permanent closures of stores in the Houston area.  With continuous declines in sales following...

Stores Offering FREE Home Delivery

HOUSTON, TX - With everyone on edge with the coronavirus pandemic still at an high, now is the perfect time to try grocery delivery services. A few of your favorite local stores now allow free grocery...

Quest Diagnostics offers At-Home and Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing at Walmart

Individuals can now purchase a test to diagnose COVID-19 online, without visiting a doctor's office, through QuestDirect, the consumer-initiated testing business of Quest Diagnostics, the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services. The QuestDirect...

COVID-19 Testing Sites CLOSED Tuesday

HOUSTON, TX - Due to a weather advisory surrounding Tropical Storm Beta, most Houston Health Department-affiliated COVID-19 testing sites will be closed Tuesday (Sept 22). The following sites are still OPEN Today:

City of Houston courts suspend all jury trials through November

HOUSTON, TX – Due to changing circumstances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and to encourage the health and safety of the public and court staff members from the spread of the COVID-19, the City of Houston Municipal Courts...

Moody Foundation grants $1M for HISD laptops

HOUSTON, TX – The Moody Foundation is granting $1 million to the Houston Independent School District (HISD) for the purchase of more than 2,000 computer devices. The grant will cover devices for pre-K through 5th-grade students...

Gov. Greg Abbott announces additional reopenings

TEXAS - Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced a new reopening plan for all but three regions of the state of Texas. Abbott says businesses in the Greater Houston area and 18 other...

Pearl Bar receives LGBTQ+ funding

HOUSTON, TX - Houston's only lesbian bar, 'Pearl Bar' will receive funding from the "Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative" in effort to preserve business that serves the LGBTQ+ community.

Nutcracker Market 2020 has been postponed

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Ballet confirms the beloved Nutcracker Market has been canceled this year due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus. Representatives say the show will go on virtually. Earlier...

Governor Abbott Releases New PSA Encouraging Texans To Get A Flu Shot

AUSTIN, TX - Governor Greg Abbott today released a new public service announcement (PSA) encouraging Texans to get a flu shot. Getting a flu shot is especially important this season to help keep hospitalizations down during the state's...

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Lebron James “as locked in as I’ve ever been,” ahead of NBA Championship

 The Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James believes living in the NBA's bio-secure bubble has probably been the...

Biden to Trump during debate: “Will you shut up, man”

President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden met in Cleveland on Tuesday (September 29) for the first...

Biden, Trump both say they’re “looking forward” to debate

Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden will square off for the first time on Tuesday (September 29) in a...

In New York City, excitement mixes with uncertainty as more schools open

Young students lined up outside a public elementary school in Brooklyn on Tuesday (Sept. 29) morning, sporting an array of colorful masks...

Mayor Turner Plans to Repair Houston Roadways

HOUSTON, TX- Mayor Sylvester Turner has instituted a new Street Rehabilitation program to fix potholes and extend the overall life of...