Associations bring meetings back to Houston

Aaron Wolowiec

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 | Houston firefighters take battle over pay to voters

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HOUSTONHouston firefighters who have been in a bitter battle with the city for higher wages are taking their case to voters. ” Houston residents will vote on the plan for the city’s 4,000 firefighters on Nov.

HOUSTON | Houston SS Correa struggles with back problem as ALCS looms

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HOUSTON — Carlos Correa is in pain. Every swing and miss hurts, and on the bad days it can even be uncomfortable for the Houston Astros star shortstop to walk. Continue reading HOUSTON | Houston SS Correa struggles with back problem as ALCS looms at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Houston school removes sign after social media criticism

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HOUSTON — A sign at a Houston elementary and middle school that sparked criticism on social media has been removed. Continue reading HOUSTON | Houston school removes sign after social media criticism at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

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HOUSTON — Carmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday. Houston general manager Daryl Morey announced the signing and the Rockets posted a picture on social media of Anthony signing his contract.

HOUSTON | Bregman trolls Eovaldi, Hinch says “back it up” in ALCS

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HOUSTON — Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros are brimming with confidence, even after a Game 2 AL Championship Series defeat to the Boston Red Sox. Continue reading HOUSTON | Bregman trolls Eovaldi, Hinch says “back it up” in ALCS at STL.News.

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 | Houston-area voters overwhelmingly back flood-control bond

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HOUSTON — Voters in Houston and its surrounding county marked the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey coming ashore by approving the issuance of $2.5 Continue reading HOUSTON | Houston-area voters overwhelmingly back flood-control bond at STL.News.

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 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.

HOUSTON | Houston City Council short circuits proposed robot brothel

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HOUSTON — A Canadian company’s plan to open a so-called robot brothel in Houston has been short circuited by city leaders. Continue reading HOUSTON | Houston City Council short circuits proposed robot brothel 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 | Gurriel homers twice as Astros punch playoff ticket

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HOUSTON — Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam and a two-run homer on his way to a career-high seven RBIs, and the Houston Astros clinched a postseason berth by routing the Los Angeles Angels 11-3 on Friday night.

HOUSTON | Texans blast educator for ‘black QB’ comment about Watson

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HOUSTON — The Houston Texans fired back Wednesday at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: “You can’t count on a black quarterback,” in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing quarterback Deshaun Watson.

HOUSTON | Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

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HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say a gas leak caused an explosion and brief flash fire at a chemical plant near Houston, resulting in non-life threatening injuries to nearly two dozen workers. Continue reading HOUSTON | Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Ivanka Trump tours NASA center in Houston, calls space crew

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HOUSTON — Ivanka Trump made a telephone call to the International Space Station and spoke to the crew while touring NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Her visit to the center Thursday in Houston came during a stop on her campaign tour of Texas for Republican candidates in the Nov.

Texas News: HOUSTON, Armed Robber, Patrick Earl Cooper Gets Significant Sentence for Pawn Shop Burglaries

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HOUSTON, Texas – Two Houston men have been ordered to federal prison for their convictions related to a string of Cash America Pawn robberies, announced U.S.

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 | Gonzalez, Bregman lift Astros over Indians for 2-0 ALDS lead

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HOUSTON — Marwin Gonzalez hit a go-ahead, two-run double, Alex Bregman homered for the second straight day and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Saturday to take a 2-0 AL Division Series lead.

HOUSTON | Houston’s win streak ends at 12 games with 2-1 loss to Rays

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HOUSTON — C.J. Cron homered early and Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win on Tuesday night to snap a 12-game winning streak by the Houston Astros.

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.

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 | 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 | Shaky Hernandez vows to return to Mariners’ rotation soon

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HOUSTON — Felix Hernandez vowed Saturday that his first-ever stint in Seattle’s bullpen won’t last long. Continue reading HOUSTON | Shaky Hernandez vows to return to Mariners’ rotation soon at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Miller stumbles, Indians fall into 2-0 ALDS hole vs Astros

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HOUSTON — Two Octobers after sparking a reliever revolution, Andrew Miller came up empty. Continue reading HOUSTON | Miller stumbles, Indians fall into 2-0 ALDS hole vs Astros at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Girl who fueled opposition to splitting families joins mom

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HOUSTON — A 6-year-old girl from El Salvador who became a face of the Trump administration’s practice of separating immigrant families at the border has been reunited with her mother. Continue reading HOUSTON | Girl who fueled opposition to splitting families joins mom at STL.News.

HOUSTON | Astros hit 5 homers to end skid with 12-1 win over Rockies

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HOUSTON — Evan Gattis and Tyler White hit two homers each, Yuli Gurriel added a two-run shot and the Houston Astros broke out of their offensive slump in a huge way with a 12-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night to snap a five-game skid.

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 | 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.

HOUSTON | Seattle’s Hernandez bumped from rotation and into bullpen

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HOUSTON — Seattle’s Felix Hernandez has lost his spot in the rotation in the wake of his latest terrible start in a season filled with struggles. Continue reading HOUSTON | Seattle’s Hernandez bumped from rotation and into bullpen at STL.News.

LEADING OFF: Struggling Seattle faces Houston, Porcello up

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Struggling Seattle turns to ace James Paxton as it opens a series against AL West-leading Houston. Continue reading LEADING OFF: Struggling Seattle faces Houston, Porcello up at STL.News. A look at what’s happening around the majors Thursday: LOSING GROUND.

LOS ANGELES | Houston’s McCullers leaves game with elbow discomfort

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LOS ANGELES — Houston starter Lance McCullers Jr. Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Houston’s McCullers leaves game with elbow discomfort at STL.News. Sports Angeles astros discomfort Dodgers Houston McCullers Los Angeles TodayNews World Series

HOUSTON | Man who cut off his ankle monitor suspected in 3 killings

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HOUSTON — A Houston-area parolee who cut off an ankle monitor days before the start of a criminal rampage now faces capital murder charges in two killings — and possibly a third — after a manhunt led to his capture Tuesday, authorities said.

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 | Immigrant families remain apart with no end in sight

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HOUSTON — As the U.S. Continue reading HOUSTON | Immigrant families remain apart with no end in sight at STL.News. General Arizona Austin guatemala HOUSTON news immigrant immigrant families Josefina Ortiz Corrales Paulina Gutierrez Paulina Gutierrez Alonzo Texas TodayNews

HOUSTON | Fan interferes on possible Altuve HR in Astros 8-6 ALCS loss

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HOUSTON — Jose Altuve was denied a potential two-run homer in the first inning for the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series after fans reaching for the ball interfered with Mookie Betts’ attempt to make a leaping catch.

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.

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.

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 | $18M worth of cocaine found in bananas given to Texas prison

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HOUSTON — Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes. Continue reading HOUSTON | $18M worth of cocaine found in bananas given to Texas prison at STL.News.

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 | 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 | Sale back with Red Sox, tells Cora he’s ‘good enough’ to go

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HOUSTON — Chris Sale is back with the Boston Red Sox and says he feels well enough to pitch. Sale returned to the team Tuesday in Houston after being hospitalized for a stomach illness. Whether he’ll start Game 5 of the AL Championship Series remains to be seen.