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Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez says progressive movement will propel her to Senate


January 2, 2020

Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez says there’s power in her name. “Tzintzún is more Mexican than any Garcia or Lopez,” the activist told a gathering of Democratic women in Plano. “We were the only indigenous group in Mexico that were not defeated by the Aztecs. So you know I come from good lineage and I’m ready to defeat John Cornyn.” Tzintzún Ramirez …

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Driver hospitalized after possible road-rage incident in far northeast Dallas


January 2, 2020

One person was hospitalized after they were shot while chasing a pickup that struck their car Thursday morning, Dallas police said. It happened around 4:45 a.m. on Greenville Avenue in far northeast Dallas when the driver of a white car pursued another driver in a pickup that had hit the white vehicle, police said. The pickup driver opened fire, hitting …

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Briefly milder before the next cold front


January 2, 2020

The weather pattern will be milder for Thursday with clouds sticking around North Texas. Highs will be in the 60s with a gusty south wind. Any light rain on Thursday will likely remain across East Texas. A cold front will move across the area Thursday evening will a fresh shot of cooler air for Friday into Saturday. Latest Forecast: TONIGHT: …

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Born just after midnight, meet Houston’s first babies of 2020


January 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — It’s a new year, new plans and new babies! Houston’s first babies of the year were welcomed into the world just seconds into 2020. Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital welcomed a baby boy, Marco Aguero, who was born at 12:00:20 a.m., according to a statement from the hospital. Marco Aguero was born at 12:00 a.m., just …

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Family matriarch likely killed by celebratory gunfire in N. Harris Co.


January 2, 2020

A 61-year-old woman celebrating the new year with her family is dead after she was shot by celebratory gunfire, deputies say. Courtney Fischer ✔ @CourtneyABC13 Replying to @CourtneyABC13 The @MenningerClinic confirms Philippa Ashford she was a nurse who worked in the crisis psychiatric unit for 15+ yrs. She mentored young nurse residents and was a leader at Menninger. Her colleagues …

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How hard will JJ Watt play in playoff game after pec tear?


January 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — J.J. Watt returned to the practice field Wednesday with the Houston Texans, a day after the team officially activated him for the playoffs. Watt had been sidelined for a pectoral tear that was first thought to have ended his season. But, surgery and an accelerated rehab reduced the length of his recovery, and it couldn’t have …

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Baby born without skin celebrates his 1st birthday


January 2, 2020

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KTRK) — Ja’bari Gray, the baby boy who was born with a still-undiagnosed skin disorder, missing most of the skin on his body from the neck down, celebrated his 1st birthday on New Year’s Day. Pictured alongside his family in a Baby Shark-themed birthday party, Ja’bari continues to defy the odds. The boy was finally released from …

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How Ed Oliver feels about playing against his hometown in the playoffs


January 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Since the day he was drafted by the Buffalo Bills, Ed Oliver has waited to come back to Houston. He knew it would happen eventually. Oliver just didn’t think it would happen with so much on the line. This Saturday, the Bills will play the Texans in the playoffs. “I knew eventually I would make my …

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Ballistics key in solving celebratory shooting death: Former HPD officer


January 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As investigators look into whether celebratory gunfire truly led to a family matriarch’s death during a New Year’s celebration, a former Houston police investigator said the ballistics of the case will be key in looking for the shooter. Philippa Ashford, 61, died while she watched her family and others celebrate 2020 outdoors in the Laurel Oaks …

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