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Harris County tenants can apply for $159M in COVID rent relief starting Thursday

HARRIS COUNTY – Tenants who have missed rent or utility bills due to financial hardship stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic can start applying for relief from the city and county on Thursday (Feb. 25).

National Wear Red Day – calls attention to No. 1 heath threat for women

HOUSTON - Despite the devasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, cardiovascular disease remains the leading killer of women in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association’s newly released 2021 Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics. Heart...

Mercari Texas Bowl is Cancelled due to COVID-19

TEXAS - Due to an increased number of positive COVID-19 tests and other circumstances within the TCU football program, the 2020 Mercari Texas Bowl has been canceled. “While we are disappointed in...

Houston Rockets guard James Harden fined $50K for attending a large social gathering

HOUSTON - The NBA has announced Houston Rockets guard James Harden has been fined $50,000 for violating social distance protocols by attending an indoor event with 15 or more people. https://twitter.com/2Cool2BIog/status/1341451827682881538?s=20

H-E-B Covers Customers Groceries for the Holidays

HOUSTON - America’s #1 grocer, H-E-B, continues to take care of the state of Texas. Yesterday (Dec. 22), select Houston-are HEB stored decided to pay it forward and cover full expenses...

Mayor Turner’s Statement on Stimulus Relief Check

HOUSTON - "While negotiations continue over the stalled COVID-19 stimulus relief bill in Washington D.C., the City of Houston is leading efforts to help individuals who are struggling financially due to the pandemic. I am grateful that...

Trae Tha Truth Treats Families To $10,000 Shopping Holiday Spree

HOUSTON - Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth and his Relief Gang continue to give back to the city of Houston week-in and week-out. Over the weekend he gifted a $10,000 shopping spree to families...

Coca-Cola To Cut Thousands Of Jobs

NEW YORK - Coca-Cola is planning to cut 2,200 jobs, including 1,200 in the United States, as it faces declining sales during the pandemic. In the United States, where there were about...

Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs awards $5M to the creative community

HOUSTON - Houston creative community has been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic as music venues and art spaces have closed. To help combat some of the financial strain impacting local artists and cultural organizations, the Mayor's...

MacKenzie Scott gifts PVAMU $50 Million

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX - Writer and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has given $50 million to Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) to be used at the discretion of the President to support the needs of the University.  Ruth...
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Protesters burn face masks in Idaho

Protesters in Idaho in the United States burned face masks on Saturday (March 6) in a demonstration...
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Series of blasts rock city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea

 A series of large explosions at a military base rocked the city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday (March 7), according...

Federer feels his story is unfinished, and looks to Wimbledon

Roger Federer never contemplated retirement as he spent 13 months on the sidelines due to double knee surgery last year and the...

Mexico dismantles migrant camp near U.S. border

Mexico dismantled a migrant camp near the U.S. border on Saturday (March 6) after an easing of U.S. immigration policy saw many...

Thousands defying COVID-19 rules join Pope Francis for Erbil Mass

Thousands of people, many not wearing face masks and defying social distancing rules, packed a stadium in Erbil to see Pope Francis...