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Warmer weekend, strong storms next week


February 29, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — We’ll enjoy some fantastic temperatures this weekend, but it won’t be long before the warmer weather brings a chance for strong thunderstorms. Chief Meteorologist Travis Herzog says we’ll get to enjoy one more day of sunshine before the clouds return Sunday. The outlook for the Rodeo Parade Saturday morning calls for decent temps between 60 and …

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Spring Branch Memorial Library makes teeth brushing fun for everyone


February 29, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The Spring Branch Memorial Library is helping the community gain awareness by brushing and flossing their teeth. Age did not matter in this class as kids and adults were both able to ask Dr. Hanna Park questions on how to take better care of their teeth. Kids and adults asked Dr. Hanna Park questions on how …

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This restaurant serves healthy comfort food for both you and your pet


February 29, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — If you are looking for a restaurant that serves fresh, healthy comfort food for you and your furry friends, look no further! The Ember and Greens concept was brought to the Memorial area by a mother and son duo, who have deep roots in the community. There is something for everyone at Ember and Greens from …

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Skeeter’s President aboard ship where crew members tested for COVID-19


February 29, 2020

SUGAR LAND, Texas (KTRK) — Concerns over the impact of the Coronavirus are hitting home. A local resident got a scare on a cruise ship. The Carnival Fascination was supposed to stop in St. Lucia, but didn’t after a crew member became sick and put everyone on high alert. Christopher Hill, the president of the Sugar Land Skeeters professional baseball …

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IAH contract workers still waiting for higher pay from United


February 29, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A group of contracted Houston airport workers are delivering a $1 million bill to United Airlines. The hefty price is how much money the group says the airline owes them. Last fall, everyone working at the airport was supposed to get a raise to more than $11 an hour. But some say they haven’t received it. …

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WWII vet celebrates his 100th and 25th birthday this leap year


February 29, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Jim Cordell is almost 100 years old, but he’s only celebrated his birthday on the actual day 25 times in his life. The World War II veteran was born on Feb. 29, 1920, making him a leap-year baby. His life story is rich in detail, experiences, and family. Cordell served his country in the Navy, held …

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Elizabeth Warren holds town hall on Saturday in Houston


February 29, 2020

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KTRK) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren returned to Texas Friday. She’ll be back to Houston for a town hall on Saturday. Julian Castro, a former Housing and Urban Development secretary and presidential contender, welcomed Warren to his hometown of San Antonio. She reiterated her fight against corruption in Washington. Eyewitness News asked the one-time University of …

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Historic Missouri City church founded by ex-slaves anticipates renovation


February 29, 2020

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (KTRK) — A historic Missouri City church founded by former slaves was damaged by a fire over a decade ago. With no running water and outdoor porta-johns for restrooms, St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church is barely standing and in danger of disappearing altogether. However, an unlikely hero has stepped up. A pastor from a much larger, much …

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Popular Selena collectible cups go on sale Saturday


February 29, 2020

IRVING, Texas (KTRK) — Selena fans will soon be able to get their hands on two new limited-edition cups celebrating 25 years of the Tejano star’s legacy. The collectible cups are set to go on sale Saturday 9 a.m. at participating Stripes stores across Texas.   Stripes@stripesstores SELENA FANS! The rumors are true!! Our 2020 Limited-Edition Selena Commemorative Cups Celebrating …

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Houston’s boil notice extended into weekend, but water pressure normalized


February 29, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — In an update Friday afternoon, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner extended the boil water order for the Houston-area through at least 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Houston was placed under the notice after a major water main break Thursday that affected the water for about half of the city’s residents. Work on the water main break will continue …

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