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This is how Houston businesses have changed since 1997

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This is how Houston businesses have changed since 1997

- Updated 7:30 am, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Houston was founded in June 1837 and over the decades, many businesses have come and gone. Though, there are those dozen or so mainstays that continue to hold strong through the test of time. From generational restaurants like Shipley and Ninfa's, to energy and oil companies' ups and downs, Houston is home to numerous businesses that were making major moves 20 to 30 years ago

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‘Tumultuous divorce’ behind apparent murder of 5-year-old, officials say

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‘Tumultuous divorce’ behind apparent murder of 5-year-old, officials say

- A "tumultuous divorce" led a California man to kill his 5-year-old son in April, investigators said Monday, three days after 35-year-old Aramazd Andressian Sr. was arrested and charged with murder even though his missing son has not been confirmed dead. Andressian was arrested on one count of murder on Friday and will be arraigned in Los Angeles later this week, where he will face 25 years to life in prison if convicted

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Video shows man swept away by California river narrowly avoid ‘certain death’

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Video shows man swept away by California river narrowly avoid ‘certain death’

- AUBURN, Calif. – A Reno man who was swept down the upper Yuba River in California can't believe he's still alive -- and he's not alone. The team that rescued him says he was a few feet from certain death. This Emerald Pools on the Yuba River are a popular hiking destination near Highway 20 and Emigrant Gap. This is where self-described adventurer Kalani Tuiono and his girlfriend went swimming

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Arkansas inmate on lam for 32 years visiting mom when caught

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Arkansas inmate on lam for 32 years visiting mom when caught

- LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The mother of an Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades said she has been in contact with her son since soon after his escape and that he was visiting her when he was arrested. Steven Dishman, 60, was arrested Sunday at a home in Springdale in northwest Arkansas by local law enforcement and state troopers, according to the state Department of Correction

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SEC Expansion: Why the Big 12 is the key to SEC adding more schools

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SEC Expansion: Why the Big 12 is the key to SEC adding more schools

- When Texas A&M and Missouri joined the Southeastern Conference five years ago this weekend, it felt like a death blow to the Big 12. The instability would surely doom the conference after four schools left the conference in a two-year span and Texas and Oklahoma continued to flirt with conference affiliation elsewhere. Larry Scott, then the Pac-10's commissioner, envisioned a world of four, 16-team major conferences, with the Big 12 the obvious conference primed to be picked apart

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Video: Severe weather possible for parts of state

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Video: Severe weather possible for parts of state

- WEBVTT >> QUIET TO START THIS MORNINGBUT WE HAVE A RISK OF STRONGERSTORMS MOVING IN FOR THISAFTERNOON AND EVENING, AND INFACT, THE STORM PREDICTIONCENTER OUT OF OKLAHOMA ACTUALLYISSUED A MARGINAL RISK OF THESEVERE WEATHER DEVELOPING TODAY,IT'S MAINLY A RISK FOR AREASWEST OF 495, ESPECIALLY PUSHINGNORTH AND WESTWARDS INTO UPSTATENEW YORK, AND THAT RISK IS FROM2:00 TO 9:00.SO WE'RE KEEPING AN EYE ON THESKY, WE ACTUALLY HAVE ANOTHERROUND OF SHOWERS WE'LL HAVE TOKEEP AN EYE ON, AND YOU CAN SEETHE MAIN ROUND IS PUSHINGTHROUGH NEW YORK ANDPENNSYLVANIA RIGHT NOW, BUTTHERE IS ANOTHER ONE TO THESOUTH AND WEST THAT'S PUSHINGTHROUGH IN CONNECTICUT, AND SOMESOUTHERN PORTIONS OFMASSACHUSETTS, AS WELL, GETTINGIN ON VERY LIGHT RAIN, AND THISIS GOING TO CONTINUE TO TRY TOPUSH NORTH AND EASTWARDS, AND SOAS WE GO INTO THE 10:00 TO 11:00HOUR, THERE IT IS, THE FUTUREPICKING UP ON SOME OF THESPRINKLES TRYING TO MOVE INTOTHE AREA, AND YOU CAN SEE IT'SNOT MUCH, THOUGH, SO AT THISPOINT IT'S A SPRINKLE CHANCE,AND 10 TO 11 AND LIKELY FADINGBEFORE THE MAIN ROUND PUSHES IN,YOUR MORNING COMMUTE IS LOOKINGDRY BUT THEN THERE IS THEEVENING COMMUTE, AS WE GO INTOTHE AFTER 3:00 HOUR, SHOWERSSTART TO FILL IN, AND THEN BY5:00, THERE IS THETHUNDERSTORMS, START TO ERUPT,AND YOU CAN SEE THE COLORS ONTHE SCREEN, AND INDICATING THELIKELIHOOD OF DOWNPOURS ALSODEVELOPING, AND STRONG AND GUSTYWINDS, THAT'S THE MAIN CONCERNWITH THE STORMS ROLLING THROUGH,AND WITH THE STRENGTH OF THEM,WE COULD ACTUALLY SEE SOME SMALLHAIL, AND THAT'S PREVALENT WESTOF 495, AND WE'LL BE KEEPING YOUUPDATED ON THAT POTENTIAL, ANDNOW AS WE GO THROUGH THE LATEEVENING HOURS, ESPECIALLY AFTERSUNSET, THE STORMS START TO LOSETHEIR STRENGTH AND BY 11:00,CLEARING OUT AND THAT'S GOING TOLEAD US INTO A BEAUTIFUL DAY ASWE HEAD INTO WEDNESDAY, AND THETEMPERATURES RIGHT NOW, AREMAINLY IN THE 60s

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Russell Westbrook gives emotional speech after winning MVP award

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Russell Westbrook gives emotional speech after winning MVP award

- OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City Thunder’s superstar Russell Westbrook has a new honor to add to his name. On Monday night, Westbrook, 28, was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the 2017 season. The All-Star beat out James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs for the league’s top honor. According to ESPN, this was not a close race for MVP, with Westbrook receiving 69 of 101 first-place votes, Harden 22, Leonard nine and LeBron James one

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World War II veteran returns from Honor Flight trip to D.C

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World War II veteran returns from Honor Flight trip to D.C

- ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) -- Herbert St. Romain made it back home to Louisiana from a trip of a lifetime Saturday morning. The 95-year-old World War II veteran visited memorials built in honor of his service in our nation’s capital. There was nothing but smiles all around Louisiana's Alexandria International Airport as he exited his plane. A small crowd consisting of family, friends and even airport employees greeted St

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Father of Jared Poché, father of LSU strength coach save Florida fan's life at College World Series

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Father of Jared Poché, father of LSU strength coach save Florida fan's life at College World Series

- OMAHA, Neb. — Dr. Jerry Poché and Jimmy Roy, whose sons are part of the LSU baseball program, revived an elderly Florida fan in the sixth inning of Monday’s game in the College World Series finals. Poché received confirmation from the lead paramedic at TD Ameritrade Park that the man to whom he and Roy provided CPR is in stable condition

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Russell Westbrook wins NBA's MVP Award

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Russell Westbrook wins NBA's MVP Award

- Russell Westbrook has won the NBA's MVP award after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles last season. The Oklahoma City All-Star joined Oscar Robertson as the only players to average a triple-double for an entire season, leading the Thunder into the playoffs after Kevin Durant left for Golden State. Westbrook beat out Houston's James Harden and San Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard for the league's top honor

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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  • These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push
    These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

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    Trump spent part of the weekend placing phone calls to a handful of these lawmakers, focusing on senators who supported his candidacy — Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky. The next several days will show whether the president's efforts pay off and if those lawmakers and the others will ultimately fall in line on legislation that would impact health care for millions of Americans, while allowing Trump and GOP leaders to boast of fulfilling a campaign promise seven years in the making

     

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  • Here are the fake names celebrities use at hotels
    Here are the fake names celebrities use at hotels

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    Published 4:42 pm, Monday, June 26, 2017 When celebrities travel and stay in hotels they don't like to be bothered by paparazzi or relentless fans. Many celebrities had their alias leaked in 2014 and chances are their alter-egos have changed, but they are still fun to know. Many celebrities used the name of a character they've played or a play off of their own name

     

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  • Video: Severe weather possible for parts of state
    Video: Severe weather possible for parts of state

    , wcvb.com

    WEBVTT >> QUIET TO START THIS MORNINGBUT WE HAVE A RISK OF STRONGERSTORMS MOVING IN FOR THISAFTERNOON AND EVENING, AND INFACT, THE STORM PREDICTIONCENTER OUT OF OKLAHOMA ACTUALLYISSUED A MARGINAL RISK OF THESEVERE WEATHER DEVELOPING TODAY,IT'S MAINLY A RISK FOR AREASWEST OF 495, ESPECIALLY PUSHINGNORTH AND WESTWARDS INTO UPSTATENEW YORK, AND THAT RISK IS FROM2:00 TO 9:00.SO WE'RE KEEPING AN EYE ON THESKY, WE ACTUALLY HAVE ANOTHERROUND OF SHOWERS WE'LL HAVE TOKEEP AN EYE ON, AND YOU CAN SEETHE MAIN ROUND IS PUSHINGTHROUGH NEW YORK ANDPENNSYLVANIA RIGHT NOW, BUTTHERE IS ANOTHER ONE TO THESOUTH AND WEST THAT'S PUSHINGTHROUGH IN CONNECTICUT, AND SOMESOUTHERN PORTIONS OFMASSACHUSETTS, AS WELL, GETTINGIN ON VERY LIGHT RAIN, AND THISIS GOING TO CONTINUE TO TRY TOPUSH NORTH AND EASTWARDS, AND SOAS WE GO INTO THE 10:00 TO 11:00HOUR, THERE IT IS, THE FUTUREPICKING UP ON SOME OF THESPRINKLES TRYING TO MOVE INTOTHE AREA, AND YOU CAN SEE IT'SNOT MUCH, THOUGH, SO AT THISPOINT IT'S A SPRINKLE CHANCE,AND 10 TO 11 AND LIKELY FADINGBEFORE THE MAIN ROUND PUSHES IN,YOUR MORNING COMMUTE IS LOOKINGDRY BUT THEN THERE IS THEEVENING COMMUTE, AS WE GO INTOTHE AFTER 3:00 HOUR, SHOWERSSTART TO FILL IN, AND THEN BY5:00, THERE IS THETHUNDERSTORMS, START TO ERUPT,AND YOU CAN SEE THE COLORS ONTHE SCREEN, AND INDICATING THELIKELIHOOD OF DOWNPOURS ALSODEVELOPING, AND STRONG AND GUSTYWINDS, THAT'S THE MAIN CONCERNWITH THE STORMS ROLLING THROUGH,AND WITH THE STRENGTH OF THEM,WE COULD ACTUALLY SEE SOME SMALLHAIL, AND THAT'S PREVALENT WESTOF 495, AND WE'LL BE KEEPING YOUUPDATED ON THAT POTENTIAL, ANDNOW AS WE GO THROUGH THE LATEEVENING HOURS, ESPECIALLY AFTERSUNSET, THE STORMS START TO LOSETHEIR STRENGTH AND BY 11:00,CLEARING OUT AND THAT'S GOING TOLEAD US INTO A BEAUTIFUL DAY ASWE HEAD INTO WEDNESDAY, AND THETEMPERATURES RIGHT NOW, AREMAINLY IN THE 60s

     

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