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  • Local students get a taste of Virtual Reality with Sugar Goggles

    HOUSTON– A sugar overload is erupting at Sharpstown High School. Sugar Goggles is the new craze enticing students to eat healthy by entering a world of Virtual Reality. HealthCorps, in partnership with Atkins Nutritionals, introduced “Sugar Goggles” as a fun educational video game that help students experience what bad foods can do to the body. “It takes the user through the human body and they are given choices about foods. High sugar foods is going to take you on a […]

  • “No Warriors Left Behind”– AVON 39 hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Walk in Houston

    HOUSTON — The “No Warriors Left Behind” Breast Cancer Awareness Walk took over the city’s streets and sidewalks in the Heights, River Oaks, Montrose, Quillian, Minute Maid Park, and downtown areas this Sunday! The “Warriors Wanted, Fierce is Forever” campaign by AVON 39 brought philanthropists together once again in the fight to end breast cancer. Participants walked 39.3 miles through Houston, assisted by a volunteer crew, and were cheered on by supporters. Participants joined family and friends to celebrate their […]

  • Houston Police Department Citizens’ Academy

    HOUSTON– If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to be apart of the Houston Police Department, this might be your chance. HPD have recruited members of their Houston Police Department Citizens Academy to take part in the Shoot/ Don’t Shoot training simulator. In this training citizens must decide in a split second whether or not to pull the trigger. Citizens are placed through a variety of real-life situations including traffic stops and hostile situations. Way to protect and […]

  • Houston hosts FIRST Robotics Competition Championship for high schoolers

    HOUSTON– Let the bot battle begin. High school students from across the world are bringing their tech skills to Houston for the International FIRST Robotics Competition Championship. The four-day competition is expecting thousands of participants to face off at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The event will be held from April 18 – April 22. Entry to the event is FREE.  

  • Houston Mayor presents Scholarships to at Risk Youth

    HOUSTON– Seven local high school seniors received help for their college tuition from the non-profit organization, America in Recovery. “They are required to be ‘C’ students. It’s amazing they are graduating high school, they come from backgrounds and difficulties. When we had them write a 500-word essay, it’ll bring tears to your eyes,” said Larry Keast, Founder of America In Recovery. The $2,500.00 dollar scholarships will help teens who haven’t had the easiest road to graduation. “Now I don’t have […]

  • Boston Marathon survivor shares story of triumph and faith in new book

    HOUSTON– On April 15, 2013, two homemade bombs detonated 12 seconds and 210 yards apart at 2:49 p.m., near the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon. The bombs killed three people and injured several hundred others, including 16 who lost limbs. Rebekah Gregory, is one of the many survivors of the Boston Marathon Bombing. Due to injuries sustained from the bombing Gregory made the decision to amputate her left leg, after 18 months of surgery and treatment. Gregory has decided to […]

  • Houstonians celebrate Easter Sunday at Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Hearts

    HOUSTON — Christians all around the world gathered today to celebrate Easter! The congregation at the Co-Catherdal of the Sacred Hearts, located in downtown Houston, filled the pews and sang along in worship for the annual, widely celebrated occasion. The service started with the lighting of candles, followed by a prayer and blessings among the congregation. Other churches around H-Town held services filled at max capacity for those eager to hear the word based on the resurrection of Jesus. With […]

  • El Galéon, a floating museum, calling Galveston home for a week

    GALVESTON, Texas — Take a tour of the El Galéon, a floating museum docked in Galveston, as a part of Tour of the Seven Seas. The Texas Seaport Museum, located at Pier 22, will play host to the tall, impressive ship from April 13-23, 2017. The El Galéon is a replica of a majestic Spanish galleon that beautifully captures and represents Spanish culture, thus becoming an extraordinary attraction in each and every port she visits. Converted into a floating museum, the vessel offers […]

  • Divorce cakes becoming the trend in marital separations

    HOUSTON– The tradition of serving your spouse with divorce papers has been upstaged by a new trend. Make way for the divorce cake. Kim Say of Adult Cakes by Kim started a bakery for specialty cakes after her own divorce. “It was an outlet for me to say okay, you’re divorced you can get over this, let’s move on,” said Kim. “You go into a marriage with cake and champagne, why shouldn’t you leave the same way.” That’s one way to […]