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Iconic Houston ‘Be Someone’ graffiti changed to ‘Wash Ur Hands’


March 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston’s iconic “Be Someone” graffiti got an edit once again. The overpass was spotted with a new mantra, “Wash Ur Hands” Sunday afternoon. The message comes one day after the first coronavirus death was confirmed in Washington state. With rising fears in the U.S. of an outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus, Houston Health Department said Sunday there …

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Zero cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in Houston, Health Department says


March 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — With rising fears in the U.S. of an outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus, Houston Health Department said Sunday that there were no cases of the virus in the Houston-area. This news comes after the Centers for Disease Control counted 11 cases of the coronavirus in Texas. Nine of the cases came from the Diamond Princess cruise liner …

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Houston Roughnecks defeat Dallas Renegades in Texas Throwdown


March 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The Houston Roughnecks were in Dallas this weekend taking on the Renegades at Globe Life Park. The Roughnecks defeated the Renegades 27-20, keeping them undefeated, 4-0.   Houston Roughnecks ✔@XFLRoughnecks 1… 2… 3… WIN! It’s #TexasThrowdown time @FS1 268 2:05 AM – Mar 2, 2020 Twitter Ads info and privacy 55 people are talking about this …

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JJ Watt roasts brother, fellow NFL player TJ in hilarious Twitter feud


March 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Things got heated on Twitter Sunday after TJ Watt, Houston Texans player JJ Watt’s brother and fellow NFL star, sparked a fight with his brother. JJ tweeted a video of himself working out with the caption, “Trust yourself as much as I trust this green band.”   JJ Watt ✔@JJWatt Trust yourself as much as I …

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Astros’ Lance McCullers pitches for first time since Tommy John surgery


March 2, 2020

The Houston Astros‘ Lance McCullers on Sunday pitched in a major league game for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2018. The right-hander pitched two-thirds of an inning and didn’t allow a run in a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals in West Palm Beach, Florida. He retired Kolten Wong on a groundout to begin the game, allowed a double by Paul DeJong and …

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Sea fog returns ahead of stormy weather Wednesday


March 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Sea fog will return to southeast Texas ahead of a strong storm system arriving Wednesday. Chief Meteorologist Travis Herzog says Monday will start gloomy with a minor chance of showers and sea fog near the coast. While sea fog will persist near the coast throughout the day, a little afternoon sunshine will push the mercury toward …

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2 injured in double-shooting in southeast Houston


March 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston police are investigating a double-shooting at a reported game room in the 2900 block of Almeda Genoa and Furman Road in southeast Houston that left two injured. The call came in Sunday evening as a robbery, and HPD sent officers to the scene. When units arrived, police confirmed two had been shot. Medics are on …

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Self-quarantined Rice University employee being tested for coronavirus


March 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Harris County Public Health released a statement Sunday night that they are investigating after a university employee went into self-quarantine for possible coronavirus symptoms Saturday. HCPH says once the individual is tested, the sample will be sent to the Houston Health Department, who will forward it to the CDC. They say test results may take anywhere …

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H-E-B limits amount of hand sanitizer customers can buy


March 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — If you’re looking to stock up on hand sanitizer, you may want to check the purchase limit at some stores. On Sunday afternoon, the Texas-based retailer put a notice at the top of its website that reads: “To be fair to all customers, we are placing a limit of four on many hand sanitizers, wipes and similar …

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Businesses fearful after CERAWeek cancellation due to growing coronavirus fears


March 2, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — For the past 35 years, the Who’s Who in the energy community have gathered in Houston at the annual CERAWeek conference. It grew to more than 5,000 delegates from around the world, and was scheduled for mid-March. It was abruptly cancelled Sunday because of what the organization calls the rapidly mounting concern over the COVID-19 coronavirus, …

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