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  • Research finds America’s loneliest and least loneliest jobs

    HOUSTON —  Scientists, lawyers and engineers have the three loneliest jobs in the country, according to new research from the Harvard Business Review. On the opposite end, the fields of social work, marketing and sales are the least lonely. Researchers used a survey of more than 1,600 full-time employees and discovered one of greatest predictors of loneliness was what you did for a living. Dr. Mark Friedman, an industrial/organizational psychologist with MJF Associates in Houston, says one way to reduce […]

  • ‘Honey Badger’ Tyrann Mathiew signs with Texans, wanting to prove he’s among best in NFL

    HOUSTON — New Texans safety Tyrann Mathieu is fired up to join the Houston Texans defense. “I’m very hungry at this point in my career,” Mathieu said at an introductory press conference. “I wanted to come to a team that had great potential, a team that was dominant on defense, and I think I made the right choice. Obviously, I look at the quarterback position. I look at the talent those guys have on offense. And then I look at […]

  • After tournament win in 34 years, Cougars now turn attention to match-up with Michigan

    HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Cougars know if they’re going to beat Michigan in round two of the NCAA Tournament, it can’t just be the “Rob Gray Show.” In the Cougars opening round win, Gray scored a career high 39 points to lift UH over San Diego State. After 39 points last night in a huge @UHCougarMBK win, what will Rob Gray @iRob_G and the Coogs do for the sequel on Saturday? #MarchMadness #ForTheCity @CW39Houston — Mike Rosenhouse (@mikerosenhouse) […]

  • Class Acts: From soccer to volleyball to FFA, Maddie McKinney makes it all work

    HOUSTON – Maddie McKinney doesn’t have much time to waste as a sophomore at Katy High School. “I play volleyball, I play soccer and I’m in FFA,” McKinney said. “I like it. It gives me stuff to do, and I’m not just laying around the house all the time.” As part of the FFA, the 16-year-old helped raise and show a cow named “Corn Dog” at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo this week. “My dad always raised animals and […]

  • Chief Art Acevedo brings back Greater Houston Police Activities League to connect with kids

    HOUSTON – Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo announced the return of the Greater Houston Police Activities League (GHPAL) at a field day in the Greenspoint area Wednesday morning. “The police activities league that’s been dormant, it’s been dead in Houston since 2004, is back,” Acevedo exclaimed. The program connects cops with kids through youth engagement strategies, including athletics, character development, homework assistance and more. GHPAL’s mission is to reduce juvenile crime and violence by using “relational policing.” It’s a method […]

  • March Madness hits Houston as both the Cougars and Tigers prepare for the big dance

    HOUSTON – H-Town will be represented loud and proud at the NCAA Tournament, with both the University of Houston and Texas Southern University making the men’s bracket. For UH, it’s their 20th trip to the tournament, but the Coogs’ first since 2010.   Houston will face San Diego State on Thursday night at 6:20 p.m. TSU is playing in the tournament for the fourth time in the past five years. The Tigers will take on North Carolina Central in a play-in […]

  • Pain into paintings: Homeowner uses art to find comfort months after Hurricane Harvey

    HOUSTON – Kelley Brumley has gone through various emotions and decisions since her home in Westbury flooded during Hurricane Harvey. Brumley questioned, “Do I sell the house as is? Do I fix it up? How is that going to work financially? Do I lift it? Could I even afford to do that? Do I even want to live here anymore?” Like so many in the Houston area, even six and a half months post-Harvey, the feelings are raw. In this […]

  • Class Acts: Houston students ready their robot for competition in Vietnam

    RICHMOND, TX – Arturo Joya and Bryce Wagoner are gearing up to represent the International Leadership of Texas, Katy-Westpark High School at the SRobot Competition in Vietnam next week. The pair of students admit their robot isn’t perfect yet, but they’re fine tuning it. “The whole process of engineering, going from scratch to then coming up with a big product, whether big or small, it’s still big because you put your effort into it,” Joya said. This is the first time ILTexas students […]

  • UH’s Kelvin Sampson earns American Athletic Conference Coach of the Year honor

    HOUSTON – University of Houston Men’s Basketball coach Kelvin Sampson was named the American Athletic Conference Coach of the Year on Wednesday. In his fourth season at Houston, Sampson led the Cougars to one of their best seasons in more than 30 years, with a 24-6 record overall record. The Coogs went 14-4 in American Athletic Conference play. UH takes the court Thursday as a No. 3 seed in the conference tournament, facing either Central Florida or East Carolina. Rockets […]