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Astrodome Exterior To Be Washed

Houston’s historic Astrodome is set to receive a scrubbing. The Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation voted Wednesday to wash the exterior of the vacant structure.

11/20/2014

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Jackson State Scores Late To Beat Texas Southern

Jackson State to a 15-10 win over Texas Southern on Saturday night.

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Team owner A.J. Foyt watches during practice for the IZOD IndyCar Series Firestone 550k at Texas Motor Speedway June 4, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

IndyCar Legend A.J. Foyt Stable Following Heart Surgery

Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt is in stable condition at a Houston hospital following triple bypass surgery on his heart Wednesday.

11/12/2014

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Texans Coach Says Thieves Took 3 Super Bowl Rings

Police are investigating a break in at the home of Texans linebackers coach Mike Vrabel.

11/08/2014

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Low Oil Prices Send Chills Through Oil Patch

Oil has averaged $96 a barrel over the past four years, fueling more drilling, more hiring, and bigger appetites in North Dakota, Texas, Oklahoma and elsewhere. Now oil has hit a rough patch, plunging to $80 from $107

11/03/2014

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School Cop Accused Of Demanding To Smell Woman’s Socks

A Texas school district police officer has been charged with misdemeanor official oppression after he was accused of demanding to smell the socks and underwear of a woman he had stopped.

10/27/2014

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Houston Conference Canceled After West African Travelers Denied Visas

The organizers of a global safety conference in Houston say they have been forced to postpone the event after delegates from West Africa were denied their visas.

10/15/2014

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Southwest Jet To Houston Safely Returns To Dallas

A Southwest Airlines jet bound for Houston has safely returned to Dallas Love Field as a precaution when an indicator light illuminated.

10/13/2014

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State Welfare Workers Fired After Child’s Death

Three child welfare employees have been fired and additional investigators have been assigned to Travis County after a 2-year-old boy whose questionable care long had been known to authorities was found dead last month in a southeast Austin field

10/02/2014

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Houston Drilling Company Baker Hughes To Disclose Fracking Chemicals

Environmental groups and local communities have for years been pushing for full disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, a drilling technique also known as fracking.

10/01/2014

Manager A.J. Hinch  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hinch Hired To Manage Astros

The 40-year-old is a former catcher who spent seven seasons in the majors with the Athletics, Royals, Tigers and Phillies.

09/29/2014

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Jurors Deliberating In Poisoned Doctor Trial

A Texas cancer researcher accused of poisoning a colleague who was also her lover was described by prosecutors on Wednesday as a devious and manipulative person.

09/24/2014

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