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  • Here are 7 key lines from the Mueller report

    (CNN) — The Justice Department released the redacted version of the report from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Here are key lines: Trump campaign “expected” help from Russians but did not conspire Mueller’s report concludes that it “did not establish that members of the Trump campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in the election interference activities.” That’s as clear as it can be, but Mueller also concluded that both the Russian […]

  • Houston restaurant legend, ‘Mama Ninfa,’ honored with Tacos Over Texas competition

    Morning Dose is visited by Houston restaurant royalty on this special Taco Tuesday! Phyllis Laurenzo Mandola, the only daughter of legendary local restaurateur Ninfa Laurenzo, talks with Maria about the spirit her mother brought to Ninfa’s Mexican Restaurant and the Houston community. Afterward, Chef David Cordua teaches us how to make a simple but delicious Mexican-Indian taco dish ahead of the Second Annual Tacos Over Texas cooking competition honoring the legacy of ‘Mama Ninfa.’ Tacos Over Texas is a fundraising […]

  • ITC Deer Park fire extinguished; San Jacinto College, several local school districts closed as precaution

    DEER PARK, Texas — The chemical tank fire that started at Intercontinental Terminal Companies in Deer Park over the weekend has officially been extinguished, the company confirmed early Wednesday. It was declared extinguished at 3 a.m. Wednesday, according to an ITC statement. For the time being, firefighters will continue to spray the tanks with foam and water in order to speed up the cooling process and to prevent reigniting of the remaining material, company officials said. “Although all fires have […]

  • Meet Iris: Beautiful mascot for TWRC Wildlife Center Houston— she’s a real ‘hoot!’  

    The Morning Dose crew took a trip on the wild side Thursday during a studio visit from an old friend with the Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition Wildlife Center! Meet Iris, the beautiful Screech Owl and mascot for this dedicated non-profit organization that has been saving animals since 1979. She joins us with Executive Director Anja Machado and Outreach and Events Coordinator Victoria Hepburn. Click here to see how you can help save amazing creature like Iris. Reunited & it feels so […]

  • Black History Month: Phil & Derek’s shares powerful history of soul food 

    Nothing is more Southern than some good old-fashioned, heartwarming soul food. Phil & Derek’s Restaurant and Jazz Lounge teases our taste buds and our inner history buff with a breakdown of how many soul food dishes came to be. Co-owner John Cruise and Chef Kennan explain how captive African-Americans transformed scraps into some of the most favored cuisine in American culture. In honor of Black History Month, Cruise and Kennan also talk about the history of the restaurant itself, this […]

  • Houston police to limit no-knock warrants after suspicious deadly raid

    The Houston Police Department will be limiting its use of ‘no-knock’ warrants as the investigation continues a deadly raid that also left several officers injured, according to HPD Police Chief Art Acevedo. Two people were killed at southeast Houston home on Harding Street Jan. 28 when officers barged into the residence while acting on a ‘no-knock’ search warrant. The investigators were acting on a ‘no knock’ search warrant that claimed the occupants were selling black tar heroin, according to police. […]

  • It’s National Side Chick Day! Yes…this is really happening

    HOUSTON — It’s clear the term “significant other” has a whole new meaning among the millennial generation — it’s definitely become a lot more literal these days. Yes, we’re talking about the real significant “others” in some people’s lives, otherwise known as side chicks and side pieces. National Side Chick Day is not on any official registries, and there’s a bit of back-and-forth on whether to celebrate the day on Feb. 13 or Feb. 15, but the sentiment is always the […]

  • Do you think ditching social media would make you happier?

    A recent study says people who dropped Facebook for just a month reported being a lot happier and more active in real life…but also less politically informed. We asked our social media followers if they thought ditching social media would make them happier, and this is what they said.  

  • Vegan Sensation ‘FullyRaw Kristina’ shares tips on how food is medicine and key to a healthier lifestyle

    HOUSTON —Vegan Sensation and founder of “FullyRaw” Kristina Bucaram shares tips on how food is medicine and energizes your mind, body and spirit. “FullyRaw Kristina” has an app, Youtube page and book to get you on the right path to a healthy journey. Avocado Chocolate Mousse The perfect treat for all chocolate and avocado lovers! Ingredients Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 cup cacao (chocolate) 10 large dates, pitted 1 large avocado 1 cup coconut water 1 tablespoon Sunwarrior Vanilla Protein Powder 1 […]

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