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June 10th, 2015
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June 14th, 2015
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- Dust off that jacket; Houston temps expected to finally fallThanks to a mix of cool winds and rain on Thursday, Houstonians may finally get their first taste of fall today.
- What Texas' worst record-breaking weather looked likeTexas makes an active effort to oust the people who live on it by creating strange and sometimes cruel weather patterns. Texas is second for the most hurricane landfalls and first for tornadoes. In addition, Texas is first for the most severe hail and wind reports.
- Lows in the 50s to return to Houston with season's strongest cool front to dateA ridge of high pressure that has brought near-record high temperatures to much of the Houston area the past couple days is about to get chased out of town.
- Temples of the gods: Houston's religious diversity reflects communityHouston may be best known for its massive Christian megachurches, but the city's first non-Christian settlers arrived soon after the Allen brothers landed on Buffalo Bayou's swampy banks back in 1836. In 1844, a small band of Jewish settlers bought land for a cemetery, and 10 years later they opened Congregation Beth Israel - the […]
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- Police investigate fatal shooting in NW Houston
- The 18 private colleges where students go on to earn the most moneyPrivate colleges tend to be more expensive than their public counterparts. However, at the following schools, the payoff is worth the extra cost. PayScale, the creator of the world's largest compensation database, recently looked at the starting and mid-career pay for over a million college grads — including professionals who graduated with a bachelor's from […]
- If you're looking for the perfect first car, you should check out the Mazda CX-3 'cute-ute'We call 'em "cute utes," and they're increasingly all the rage. What are they? Subcompact crossover SUVs, the 21st-century version of the "econo-boxes" of the late 20th century — minus the box, but with lots of econo. They're also fairly adorable, wittle smushed-down SUVs that don't resemble that 1990s hatchback, which screamed "college student" or […]
- Joe Biden says he would take Donald Trump 'behind the gym' over lewd comments about womenVice President Joe Biden suggested he would fight Donald Trump over lewd comments the GOP presidential nominee made about groping women. "He said ‘because I’m famous, because I’m a star, because I’m a billionaire I can do things other people can’t. What a disgusting assertion for anyone to make,” Biden said at a campaign event […]