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Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 20:45:49 -0700 | political-news

Late-night or Midday, Mai's is a Midtown staple. "It's a place of community for us. At least it is for me," said customer Pam Collins. "I've known some of these waiters for years...But overnight on July 14, Mai's became the...
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Source: KTRK Houston

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 17:17:20 -0700 | political-news

There's always something great to eat in Houston, especial during Houston Restaurant Weeks! If you've ever wanted to try some of Houston's amazing restaurants, but felt they may be too expensive, you are in luck. Houston Restaurant Weeks is a...
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Breaking News: Bible Belt pastors remain mute as states block health care for millions
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-11-15 07:52:57 -0800 | political-news

Separation of Church and state is getting blurrier by the minute, for many “men of God” have been known to preach politics on the Sunday pulpit. Some have even urged their congregants not to vote for the "evil" Barack Obama....
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Breaking News: Is the deck stacked in Texas? Bush-appointed judges reinstate anti-abortion law
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-11-04 13:14:19 -0800 | political-news

Judges in Texas ruled Wednesday night to reinstate stringent anti-abortion laws recently deemed unconstitutional by a lower court judge. The three judges, Priscilla Owen, Jennifer Walker Elrod and Catharina Haynes, all appointed by George W. Bush, granted a temporary stay...
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Breaking News: Victory for choice: Texas judge blocks part of anti-abortion law as unconstitutional
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-11-01 14:13:53 -0700 | political-news

In July, Texas governor and former presidential candidate Rick Perry signed one of the most restrictive laws on women’s access to abortion in the history of the state. The law would have eliminated abortion services in a majority of the...
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Breaking News: Nigerian ambassador demands apology from Cruz for tasteless Obamacare joke
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-10-28 20:09:15 -0700 | political-news

Did you hear the one about the "Nigerian email scammers?" Apparently, Nigerian Ambassador Ade Adefuye told POLITICO he and his countrymen are "disappointed and shocked" by Texas US Sen. Ted Cruz’s joke about the "Nigerian email scammers," that was meant...
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Breaking News: Rep. Matt Cartwright: Cruz's 'Nigerian joke' appeals to his 'backward' base

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-10-26 12:55:18 -0700 | political-news

Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.) has reacted to Sen. Ted Cruz's "joke" that the Obamacare website was not working because Nigerian email scammers were running it. He described the "joke" as the sort that panders to the attitudes of his conservative...
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Breaking News: United plane captain dies after emergency landing in Boise
Posted by: Reporter989

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-09-28 12:35:21 -0700 | political-news

The captain of United Airlines flight has died after he suffered a fatal heart attack Thursday night,and his plane made an emergency landing in Boise. The man was still alive when he arrived at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center but...
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Breaking News: Ted Cruz declares 'I am secretly a citizen of Ethiopia' in a racially tinged joke
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:03:08 -0700 | political-news

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), in a lame attempt to defuse his own "birth certificate" controversy with humor, told a "racially tinged" joked, when he said that "I promise that while y’all are out I’ll try not to give any like...
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Breaking News: NRA speaker advises gun owners to hide weapons in children's rooms (Video)
Posted by: VeronicaS

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-08-15 21:52:37 -0700 | political-news

The National Rifle Association says the rest of us do not judge them fairly. They say there is a rabid anti-gun liberal sentiment sweeping the nation in the wake of mass murders by shootings. They say we are hell-bent on...
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Breaking News: Juneteenth: Resistance and liberation
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:07:08 -0700 | political-news

Abraham Lincoln's Executive Order written in September 1862, and which was to become effective on Jan. 1, 1863, is otherwise known as the Emancipation Proclamation. Its stated purpose was to liberate the 4 million black women, men and children held...
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Breaking News: Time for churches to pay the tax man
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:07:08 -0700 | political-news

It's not often that I agree with former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. We're on opposite sides of the political aisle, at least where it comes to the political parties we're registered with. As far as faith is concerned, the former...
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Breaking News: Federal judge: Blacks and Hispanics predisposed to 'heinous and violent' crime
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:03:02 -0700 | political-news

A group of civil rights organizations have filed a judicial misconduct complaint against a sitting federal judge for racist and other inappropriate comments she allegedly made during a speech at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in February. The New...
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Posted by: PaulyzPatrickHenry

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:03:01 -0700 | political-news

These 4 steps must be in place FIRST, so we do this right & not have the same problems right back in a few years time: 1. Fully secure the Border with the "approved" 2-layer, 700 mile fence of 2006....
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Breaking News: 14 wounded in latest violent rampage on Lone Star College campus
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 18:03:01 -0700 | political-news

It was just last January when three people were wounded in a shooting at Lone Star College's North Harris campus just outside Houston. This is a college with more than 90,000 students spread across six campuses. As reported by the...
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