HOUSTON | Houston heart transplant hospital could lose Medicaid funds

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HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston hospital that suspended its renowned heart transplant program for two weeks amid scrutiny following the deaths of two patients could lose federal Medicaid funding. The Houston Chronicle reports Baylor St.

HOUSTON | Toy grenade causes bomb scare in Houston airport

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HOUSTON — A toy grenade in a passenger’s bag forced the shutdown of a security checkpoint at Houston’s William P. Continue reading HOUSTON | Toy grenade causes bomb scare in Houston airport at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Houston’s Paul out for Game 7 against Warriors

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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s Chris Paul has been ruled out for Game 7 of the Western Conference finals against Golden State because of a strained right hamstring. Continue reading HOUSTON | Houston’s Paul out for Game 7 against Warriors at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Houston teams; athletes offer support after school shooting

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HOUSTON (AP) — Rockets star Chris Paul is among many in the Houston sports world offering condolences to the families affected by an area school shooting that left 10 people dead. Continue reading HOUSTON | Houston teams; athletes offer support after school shooting at STL.News.

Associations bring meetings back to Houston

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When the Texas Society of Association Executives gathered in Houston in September for the New Ideas Annual Conference, it was the first major event to take place in the city after Hurricane Harvey devastated Southern Texas with historic flooding

HOUSTON | Boy Scout’s toy grenade causes bomb scare in Houston airport

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HOUSTON (AP) — A Boy Scout who packed a toy grenade in his carry-on bag caused the shutdown of a security checkpoint at Houston’s William P. Continue reading HOUSTON | Boy Scout’s toy grenade causes bomb scare in Houston airport at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Warriors reach 4th straight NBA Finals with win over Houston

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HOUSTON — Kevin Durant scored 34 points and the Golden State Warriors are heading to their fourth straight NBA Finals after fighting back from another big deficit with a huge third quarter and beating the Houston Rockets 101-92 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals on Monday night.

HOUSTON | Keuchel, Altuve help Astros complete sweep of White Sox, 2-1

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HOUSTON — Dallas Keuchel pitched seven strong innings, Jose Altuve hit a homer and the Houston Astros manufactured the go-ahead run in the seventh to complete a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 2-1 win on Sunday. Altuve’s solo shot put Houston up 1-0 in the fourth.

The Latest: Trevor Ariza leaving Houston for Phoenix

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points last season for Houston, and the 33-year-old will likely be looked upon as a veteran presence in a young Phoenix locker room. Continue reading The Latest: Trevor Ariza leaving Houston for Phoenix at STL.News. Sports Houston NBA free agency Phoenix TodayNews Trevor Ariza

HOUSTON | Correa’s 2-run shot helps Astros over Red Sox 4-2

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HOUSTON — Carlos Correa snapped an 0 for 10 slump with a two-run homer in the first and Tony Kemp and Jake Marisnick had an RBI each to help the Houston Astros to a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.

HOUSTON  | Astros beat A’s 6-5 on bizarre play in 11th inning

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HOUSTON — Alex Bregman homered twice and his tapper just in front of the plate in the 11th inning led to a bizarre play that ended the game, as catcher Jonathan Lucroy’s throwing error handed the Houston Astros a 6-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics.

HOUSTON | Trump meets with families affected by Texas shooting

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HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent over an hour Thursday offering private condolences to some of the families affected by this month’s deadly Texas school shooting, the latest spasm of mass violence in a year marred by assaults on the nation’s schools.

HOUSTON | Vazquez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox beat Astros 5-4

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HOUSTON — Andrew Benintendi and Christian Vazquez homered during a three-run seventh inning that lifted the Boston Red Sox over the Houston Astros 5-4 on Saturday night. Continue reading HOUSTON | Vazquez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox beat Astros 5-4 at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Rangers’ Adrian Beltre hurts left hamstring again

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HOUSTON (AP) — Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre left Sunday’s 6-1 loss to Houston in the seventh inning after aggravating a left hamstring injury. Continue reading HOUSTON | Rangers’ Adrian Beltre hurts left hamstring again at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Astros’ Springer day to day after taking pitch to left elbow

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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros outfielder George Springer is day to day with a bruised left elbow after being hit by a 92 mph pitch from Texas Rangers starter Cole Hamels in the fourth inning.

Texas News: Houston Man, FRANK GARDNER Sentenced after Pleading Guilty to Drug Conspiracy

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Houston, Texas – U.S. Fallon sentenced FRANK GARDNER, age 54, of Houston, Texas, to 48 months’ imprisonment and one year of supervised release after GARDNER pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute one hundred grams or more of cocaine hydrochloride.

HOUSTON | 20 hurt, 1 missing after blast at Texas chemical plant

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HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured 20 people and left one missing. Continue reading HOUSTON | 20 hurt, 1 missing after blast at Texas chemical plant at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Rockets rout Warriors 127-105 to tie series at 1-all

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HOUSTON — James Harden and Eric Gordon each scored 27 points to lead a balanced attack and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 127-105 on Wednesday night to even the Western Conference finals at one game apiece.

HOUSTON | Rockets lose ailing Chris Paul, vow to dig in for Game 6

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HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets will be without star guard Chris Paul for Game 6 because of a strained hamstring, a huge blow for a team trying to close out the Golden State Warriors. Continue reading HOUSTON | Rockets lose ailing Chris Paul, vow to dig in for Game 6 at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Back to back to back: 3 straight HRs propel Astros to win

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HOUSTON — Jose Altuve homered twice, including the last of three straight by the Astros in the sixth inning, to lift Houston to a 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night. Continue reading HOUSTON | Back to back to back: 3 straight HRs propel Astros to win at STL.News.

Texas News: Eleven New Orleans and Houston Men Charged with Heroin Conspiracy and Firearms Offenses

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Houston,Texas – New Orleans,Louisiana – U.S. Continue reading Texas News: Eleven New Orleans and Houston Men Charged with Heroin Conspiracy and Firearms Offenses at STL.News. Attorney Duane A.

Texas News: HOUSTON,Dontrey Lamon Eason,Recruiter Charged with Receiving Illegal Kickbacks from Local Pharmacy

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HOUSTON,Texas – A 45-year-old Houston resident has been charged with conspiring to violate the federal anti-kickback statute and receiving at least $320,000 in illegal kickback payments from a local Houston pharmacy, announced U.S.

HOUSTON | Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94 to take series lead

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HOUSTON —Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State’s last possession secured a 98-94 victory Thursday night that gave the Houston Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals.

HOUSTON | Hamels shines in Rangers’ 1-0 win over Astros; Springer hurt

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HOUSTON (AP) — Cole Hamels allowed just one hit over six innings to narrowly outduel Justin Verlander, leading the Texas Rangers to a 1-0 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.

HOUSTON | Springer dash, drive send Cole, Astros over Sale, Bosox 7-3

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HOUSTON — If leadoff hitter George Springer is having a big game, it’s usually a pretty good sign that the Houston Astros will, too. Continue reading HOUSTON | Springer dash, drive send Cole, Astros over Sale, Bosox 7-3 at STL.News.

HOUSTON  | Rockets use strong defense to move a win from NBA Finals

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HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets are so full of physical defenders that Golden State coach Steve Kerr said many look like they could play football. Continue reading HOUSTON | Rockets use strong defense to move a win from NBA Finals at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Bregman’s game-ending 2B lifts Astros to 12th straight win

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HOUSTON — Alex Bregman hit a game-ending two-run double with one out in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Tuesday night to match a franchise record with their 12th straight win. Houston trailed 4-0 after three innings but cut the lead to one entering the ninth. Tony Kemp’s sacrifice bunt moved both runners up, and Houston loaded the bases when George Springer reached on interference by catcher Wilson Ramos.

HOUSTON | TV host Jimmy Kimmel beat by Sen. Ted Cruz in charity game

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HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Sen. The Houston Chronicle described the matchup as “a slow-motion car-crash of half-court basketball.” Continue reading HOUSTON | TV host Jimmy Kimmel beat by Sen. Politics Blobfish Basketball Classic charity game Houston Texas Southern University TodayNews TV host Jimmy KimmelTed Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. | Houston’s Harden wins NBA MVP over James and Davis

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James Harden of the Houston Rockets was voted the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, beating out four-time winner LeBron James and Anthony Davis of the Pelicans at the NBA Awards on Monday night. Houston’s Harden wins NBA MVP over James and Davis at STL.News. Sports Houston Harden wins NBA MVP over James and Davis Santa Monica TodayNewsSANTA MONICA, Calif.

HOUSTON | Golden State’s Iguodala to miss Game 5 against Rockets

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HOUSTON (AP) — Golden State’s Andre Iguodala will miss Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night. Houston got a 95-92 win in Game 4 on Tuesday to even the series at 2-2 heading in Thursday’s game. Continue reading HOUSTON | Golden State’s Iguodala to miss Game 5 against Rockets at STL.News. Sports Golden State Golden State's Andre Iguodala will miss Game 5 Houston TodayNews Western Conference Finals

TSAE Rallies to Hold First Meeting in Houston After Hurricane Harvey

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For TSAE, holding its annual conference in Houston after Harvey was a way to show support and solidarity with their members and friends in the area. W hen the Texas Society of Association Executives gathered in Houston earlier this month for the New Ideas Annual Conference , it was the first major event to take place in the city after Hurricane Harvey devastated Southern Texas with historic flooding. Houston did a great job in support of the event, and it felt great to be there.

Houston, Dallas Convention Centers Become Storm Shelters

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By some estimates, Hurricane Harvey, the strongest storm to hit Texas in 50 years , will drop as much as 50 inches of rain on the southeastern part of the state, straining the resources of cities like Galveston and Houston. At least one association meeting in Houston has already been canceled.

Houston Man, Joshua Abraham Andrus, Pleads Guilty to Smuggling 15 Aliens in Tractor Trailer

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CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – A Houston man has entered a guilty plea to attempting to smuggle illegal aliens behind a load of produce, announced U.S. Continue reading Houston Man, Joshua Abraham Andrus, Pleads Guilty to Smuggling 15 Aliens in Tractor Trailer at STL.News.

Wednesday Buzz: Houston’s Convention Center Shifts Back to Events

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After serving as a shelter during and after Hurricane Harvey, the Houston Convention Center returns to business as usual. During Hurricane Harvey last month, Houston’s George R.

Bar Association Offers Flood-Damaged Houston Free Legal Help

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The Houston Bar Association, responding to recent flooding that hit the city, has expanded its legal-services hotline to assist those who suffered property damage. The bouts of flooding that hit Houston over the past two weeks created a need for legal services among the city’s residents.

HOUSTON NEWS: Indianapolis, Indiana Man Charged in SDTX with Laundering Proceeds of $7 Million International Investment Scam Through Used Car Dealership

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HOUSTON, TX – An Indiana man was arrested yesterday in Indianapolis in connection with allegations he laundered the proceeds of an international advance-fee scheme through a used-car dealership he owned and operated.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Elvis, Beatles memorabilia items on display at Hard Rock

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KANSAS CITY, Mo | Astros win 11th straight and finish 10-0 trip, beat KC 7-4

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AP) — The Houston Astros keep finding ways to win, while the Kansas City Royals keep inventing ways to lose. Last season, Houston had an 11-game winning streak end in Kansas City. Sports Astros win Houston Astros kansas city Kansas City Royals mo TodayNews World Series champion Astros

WASHINGTON | Pols play at Nationals Park, but that’s not Trump’s game

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Politics anticipated absence Houston Astros Midsummer Classic Nationals Park not Trump's game Pols play Republican congressman ticket holder TodayNews Washington Washington NewsWASHINGTON— During every previous All-Star Game in Washington, the president was part of the story.

CLEVELAND  | Indians hit 4 HRs, bullpen hangs on for 8-6 win vs. Astros

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CLEVELAND — Yonder Alonso, Jason Kipnis and Edwin Encarnacion each hit two-run homers, and Cleveland’s beleaguered bullpen hung on as the Indians defeated the Houston Astros 8-6 on Saturday night. Astros Cleveland Houston's five-game Indians hit 4 HRs TodayNews winning streak