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1 dead, 2 injured in two-vehicle accident on 610 South Loop at Broadway

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — One person has died in a two-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon in Houston. Emergency officials responded to the accident on the eastbound lanes of the South Loop at Broadway Street around 6:24 p.m. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other male victims were taken to a local hospital, police said.

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Lakewood pastor John Gray will split time between Houston and South Carolina

HOUSTON (KTRK) — While weekend services at Houston’s Lakewood Church certainly draw a crowd, it is the Wednesday night worship that has been packing the old basketball arena every week. Most are there to hear from charismatic preacher pastor John Gray. He recently announced via an Instagram post that he is moving to a church in another state –but that’s …

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‘This is a pit stop’: Kirbyjon Caldwell delivers Easter message amid fraud and money laundering allegations

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The pastor of Windsor Village United Methodist Church fulfilled his promise of preaching his Easter Sunday sermon. He spoke of resurrection power, and sang alongside the choir. Then, Kirbyjon Caldwell spoke of the trial he’s facing — both personal and literal. The pastor of the megachurch that grew into a 16,000 member congregation was indicted Thursday …

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Local Church Donates $100,000, Eliminates $10 Million in Medical Debt

A pastor in Carrollton heard about NBC 5’s medical debt initiative and wanted to get involved. He said with a problem this massive, he knew he had to do something big to help make a change. Joined hand-in-hand, members of Covenant Church in Carrollton arrived on Resurrection Sunday anxious, eager to be uplifted by song and inspired by the word …

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Report: Too Many Texas Pre-K to 2nd Graders Being Suspended

Too many of the youngest students in Texas are being suspended from school, according to a new report from a child advocacy group. According to Texans Care for Children, 101,248 suspensions were issued by Texas school districts to students from Pre-Kindergarten to second grade during the 2015-2016 academic year. “Schools are suspending little kids as young as four years old, …

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Argument Leaves 1 Man Dead in Fort Worth: Police

An argument between two men left one of them dead Sunday night at the victim’s Fort Worth home, police said. The wife of Baltazar Gomez, 28, called 911 about 8 p.m., saying Gomez had been shot in the head at their home in the 4100 block of Avenue L, police said. The suspect fled the scene and was not located, …

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Indigenisation: India moots duties on key smartphone component: sources

India is the world’s second-biggest smartphone market. PHOTO: Reuters India is the world’s second-biggest smartphone market. PHOTO: Reuters MUMBAI / NEW DELHI: India is exploring new duties on the import of a key smartphone component, according to two government sources, the latest in a series of moves aimed at boosting domestic manufacturing in the world’s second-biggest smartphone market. India’s Ministry …

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Bahrain makes largest oil discovery in its history

DUBAI (AFP) – Bahrain on Sunday announced it has discovered the largest oil and gas field in the history of the small kingdom, which unlike its Gulf neighbours is not energy-rich. Authorities estimate the newfound reserves at “many times” the volume of Bahrain s only other known oil field, the state-run BNA news agency said. BNA did not give details …

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Drug compound shows promise against rheumatoid arthritis

CHICAGO: Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis have designed a new drug compound that dials down inflammation, suggesting possible future uses against autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, said a news release posted on the website of the university. The new inhibitor is more selective than other compounds designed to target the same inflammatory pathway. Rather …

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‘Prescribe drugs by generic rather than brand name’

PESHAWAR: After having been discussed for over a year, the health ministry has now finally decided medicines should be prescribed on generic names with details of the prescribing physician. However, the recommendations agree that doctors should be allowed to prescribe medicines according to brand name in special cases. Prescription on generic, rather brand names, would give patients the choice to …

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