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    Mother Nature’s rainy ‘reign of terror’ felt throughout Houston

    HOUSTON –  If you woke up with a sense of déjà vu, you’re not alone. Mother Nature unleashed her fury…..again!  It rained. It poured. And it flooded….big time! “I’m just kind of amazed to see. It’s almost unbelievable,” said Jessica Mohan. The bayous overflowed throughout the city Wednesday, and flooding can be a domino effect. When Keegans Bayou is high, it threatens Brays Bayou, which flooded overnight.  Especially hard hit was the area near the bayou expansion project on Kirby […]

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    Young Houston musicians to perform during multiple inauguration events in Washington

    HOUSTON – Washington will get a taste of Texas during the inauguration festivities, and we’re not talking about food! Virtuosi  of Houston is sending a small ensemble orchestra to perform in the Nation’s Capitol. “I’ve never been to D.C. before and I’m unbelievably excited and grateful. This is really the opportunity of a lifetime,” said  Leilani Lawton, who is one of 13 invited musicians. Each member is between 11 and 18, and very proud to represent Houston at three events.  […]

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    President Obama faces harsh criticism for commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –  If President Barack Obama thought he could leave the Oval Office under the radar this week, he was wrong.  Critics on both sides of the political aisle are ticked off that he used his presidential pardon authority to commute Chelsea Manning’s 35-year sentence for espionage. Republican Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana says, “The guy’s a traitor, and I’m disappointed.” Manning is a transgender woman who served in the US army as Bradley Manning.  In 2010, she was […]

  • NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 16: President-elect Donald Trump heads back into the elevator after shaking hands with Martin Luther King III after their meeting at Trump Tower, January 16, 2017 in New York City. Trump will be inaugurated as the next U.S. President this coming Friday. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Trump approval rating declining, while Trump-lovin’ dating site on the rise 

    NEW YORK — What timing, a former ‘Apprentice’ contestant has filed a lawsuit against President-elect Donald Trump. Summer Zervos claims he touched her inappropriately while she was on the reality show in 2007, but Trump has denied the allegations. The defamation lawsuit was filed in New York, accusing Trump of lying about the incident. Gloria Allred is representing Zervos. “Ms. Zervos is willing to dismiss her lawsuit, if he will retract his false statements about her,” Allred said. This comes […]

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    Houston ranks high among U.S. cities with heaviest credit card debt

    HOUSTON — Houston, we have a problem. The Bayou City ranks among the top 21 percent of cities with the highest credit card debt, according to analysts at WalletHub. Basically, we are spending more money than we have! Let’s talk numbers. In Houston, the average credit card balance is $6,114 while the median income is $27,445. We could rack up $2,261 in interest in the time it takes to pay off the balance. And it’s expected to take more than […]

  • STUDIO CITY, CA - JANUARY 16:  Actress Betty White poses at the celebration of her 93rd birthday on the set of "Hot in Cleveland"  held at CBS Studios - Radford on January 16, 2015 in Studio City, California.  (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for TV Land)

    Dreams do come true! Betty White makes it to 2017, turns age 95

    HOLLYWOOD, Cali. — America’s favorite ‘Golden Girl’ is celebrating, and so are we! Movie and television icon Betty White is 95! From the days of colorless television to game shows, sitcoms and movies, White’s career spans seven decades and appeals to audiences from each generation. Just last month a South Carolina man set up a go-fund-me page to keep the actress and comedian alive after several high-profile celebrities died in 2016.  Apparently, it worked! The page raised more than 92-hundred dollars […]

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    Obamacare on life-support; Sheila Jackson Lee and other Democrats rally to keep it alive

    HOUSTON — Obamacare is on life-support right now. President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans want to pull the plug. Democrats are trying to keep the Affordable Care Act alive. Their remedy includes rallies across the country. In Houston, that includes a healthy dose of sarcasm. “They had all kinds of excuses. They’re going to get a plan, they’re working on a plan. Eight, six years, they have no plan,” Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee said. Jackson Lee mocks republicans for their stance […]

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    Cargo plane crashes into small Kyrgyzstan village killing 37

    BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – At least 37 people were killed, including children, when a Turkish cargo jet crashed into a small village in Kyrgyzstan early this morning. Investigators said heavy fog may be the culprit. The Minister of Emergency Situations said poor visibility might have been a factor, but they won’t know for sure until the infamous black box is recovered—only then will they know what was going on in the cockpit. In the meantime, here’s what we do know. The […]

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    Mayor Turner forms $10 million task force team for flood control

    HOUSTON — Houstonians are way too familiar with inclement weather. When it rains, it pours. And when it pours in the Bayou City, we fear the worst. Hoping to prevent another Memorial Day flood or Tax Day flood, Mayor Sylvester Turner has created the Storm Water Action Team— otherwise known as SWAT. SWAT may sound like a military unit, but lousy drainage is the only thing SWAT is trying to combat by expanding maintenance to improve water flow from gully-washers […]