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  • Between the Lines: Craig visits Houston Health Museum’s newest body exhibit

    HOUSTON — A new exhibit at the Houston Health Museum is forcing patrons to tackle the concept of the naked human form in all its perceived imperfections. Sculptor Sarah Sitkin’s “BODYSUITS” exhibit at the Health Museum in Houston takes an unflinching look at body image with wearable suits molded from actual bodies using silicone, plaster and latex.

  • Measles patient connects flight through Houston Hobby

    HOUSTON — The measles rears its ugly head in Houston, and the Houston Health Department launches into action! “The patient traveled through Hobby Airport on August 21st and 22nd, so what we’re doing here at a Houston Health Department perspective is contacting the passengers on those flights to let them know about the risk,” says Scott Packard with the Houston Health Department. The flights in question were: Date: Tuesday 21 AUG 18 Flight #5               Dallas (Love Field) to Houston (Hobby) […]

  • Between the Lines: Craig visits Montrose’s Magick Cauldron

    HOUSTON — Craig Hlavaty recently visited Montrose’s Magick Cauldron, a store that has been servicing seekers and spiritual people around Houston for years now. Did Craig find what he was looking for?

  • City putting big bucks behind grocery store in Fifth Ward

    HOUSTON — Neighbors in Fifth Ward are excited about a new grocery store that will be built on Lyons Avenue near Sakowitz Street, and Houston City Council is ready to put some big money behind redevelopment in the area. Construction is already underway for the Teloloapan Meat Market. Grants and loans equaling $835,000 were supposed to be voted on Wednesday in city council, but due to what effectively amounts to a typo, the vote will have to wait until next […]

  • City introduces New Home Development Program for house buyers with low incomes

    HOUSTON — Finding an affordable home in the city of Houston is no easy task. On Tuesday, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the city’s New Home Development Program. “Our goal is to insure that someone is not paying more than 30% of their gross income on either rent or on their mortgage and other expenses,” Director of Houston Housing and Community Development Tom McCasland said. Officials broke ground at a location in Acres Homes with one of 19 lots identified in […]

  • Dallas doctor apologizes after saying female physicians make less because they do not work as hard

    PLANO, Texas – A Plano doctor is suffering from a severe case of regret after his misogynistic answers to a medical study got published in the Dallas Medical Journal. The study asked physicians if they believed the wage gap exists between male and female physicians, and if so, what was the cause and what could be done to address it. To which Dr. Gary Tigges, of Plano Internal Medicine Associates responded, “Yes there is a pay gap.  Female physicians do […]

  • Houston animal advocates unite after severely injured dog, Gus, goes viral

    HOUSTON – Houston has a major stray problem, and Laura Forma refuses to turn a blind eye, especially when she saw Gus near Martin Luther King and Selinsky in southeast Houston. “Once I saw him I immediately pulled over. I tried to get him, but he was not having it. He was not having it at all so from there I just posted a plea on Facebook,” said Forma. That post on social media sprung animal rights advocates into action. […]

  • ‘Do not steal your children’s future’: HPD chief tweets about drop in Latino enrollment at Houston schools

    HOUSTON — Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo is not afraid to speak his mind, and his tweets are certainly turning heads this week. Acevedo released this message on Twitter Tuesday: “It appears that school enrollment this year is lower for Latino children.  Our schools are safe areas for everyone, including immigrants.  Please do not steal your children’s future, send them to school.  Education is power.” parece que la inscripción escolar este año esta muy baja para los niños latinos. Nuestras […]

  • Alleged plot to eliminate Third Ward voters with ‘registration challenges’ isn’t what it seems, county officials say

    HOUSTON — After 1,700 Harris County residents were alarmed by getting notices that their voting rights were suspended, we’re finding out those notices should never have gone out in the first place. “A challenge to vote needs to be based upon personal information that is valid as to a question about that voter’s registration address,” says Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan. But that’s not what happened here. According to Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan, Chairman of the Harris County Republican […]

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