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Our favorite moments from the 2020 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Parade


March 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Parade took over downtown Houston Saturday morning. Every February since 1938, the nation’s fourth largest city is transformed from a bustling metropolis to a down-home celebration of Western heritage. Decorative floats intermingle with thousands of men and women on horseback to fill the streets with hoof beats and marching bands. …

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Houston welcomes adorable leap day babies


March 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Adorable babies leaped into the world in Houston today! The babies, born on Feb. 29, 2020 have a rare leap day birthday that will only come once every four years. Memorial Hermann welcomed 10 little ones on Saturday, and The Woman’s Hospital of Texas welcomed four. The four babies born at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas …

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Get your cards ready!! The Galleria announces new stores coming in 2020


March 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The Galleria is gearing up to unveil two trendy stores for 2020. Uniqlo is a clothing shop originating from Japan, set to open its first Texas store in Houston in late September. Balenciaga is also set to open before the summer ends. The store, founded in Spain, is a well-known, high-end fashion store that has major …

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Archdiocese suspends drinking from Holy Communion Chalice amid coronavirus fears


March 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston-area Archdiocese Daniel Cardinal DiNardo advised Saturday that parishioners limit physical contact at mass. In the wake of the spread of coronavirus, the Galveston-Houston Archdiocese has called upon area parishes to suspend the distribution of Holy Communion from the Chalice and distribute Holy Communion only under the form of the Host, out of precaution. Typically, at …

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Rice University asked employees, students to self-quarantine due to possible coronavirus exposure


March 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Rice University asked a small group of its employees and students to self-quarantine after fearing that a university employee may have been exposed to the COVID-19 coronavirus while overseas. The university says although the country the employee visited is not on the CDC restricted travel list, they wanted to be cautious. “The university is taking all …

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Showers Sunday, thunderstorms next week


March 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Moisture is pumping into the area today bringing back more cloud cover and a chance of rain. But don’t cancel your outdoor plans! Most of the rain will come in the form of light showers which will mostly occur during the afternoon hours. Winds will also pick up Sunday ahead of a powerful storm system expected …

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12 units damaged after large apartment fire in west Houston


March 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — An arson investigation has started after firefighters noticed a code violation during a two alarm apartment fire Sunday morning. Firefighters arrived to the Gables apartment complex on Whittington Drive after residents reported seeing fire and smoke. Resident Daniel Avila said he was watching TV when he heard people going door-to-door to get everyone out. He said …

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Elizabeth Warren lays out plan to fight coronavirus at Houston town hall


March 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke to a crowd of enthusiastic supporters at Discovery Green Saturday night, in the city where she earned her college degree, and later taught at the University of Houston Law Center. She congratulated Joe Biden for his South Carolina primary win, then made her case on why she believes she’s …

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Meeting on Huawei curbs delayed


March 1, 2020

NEW YORK: The Trump administration officials have rescheduled for March 11 a critical meeting to discuss potential new US restrictions on sales of technology to Huawei and China, people familiar with the matter said. The cabinet-level meeting had been set for Friday but was postponed. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Defence Secretary Mark Esper, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Treasury …

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