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Memorial HS teacher battling brain cancer swims to help others


March 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Adam Schoen is a well-known 12th grade English teacher at Memorial High School. In 2018, Schoen was diagnosed with brain cancer and was forced to miss the entire school year. “It was a lonely existence,” said Schoen. “Being isolated at home, until my wife got home from work, was very different.” The school teacher also had …

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Say ‘I do’ to wedding savings at the bridal flea market


March 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — If you’re a bride-to-be or groom-to-be, you should know that the 8th Bridal Flea is coming to Houston! “We’re newlyweds,” said Francisco Sauceda, a seller at the Bridal Flea. Last year, Francisco shopped the Bridal Flea with his now-wife. “I enjoyed it, talked to all the ladies and thought it was cool.” Francisco said. Now, the …

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What to know about the risk for severe weather expected Wednesday morning


March 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Sea fog will return to southeast Texas tonight ahead of a strong storm system arriving Wednesday. Chief Meteorologist Travis Herzog says widespread fog is expected for your Tuesday morning commute, and it could get dense in spots. Temperatures will start off mild and muggy in the mid 60s then warm to near 80 in the afternoon. …

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Penthouse from Urban Cowboy up for sale in Houston


March 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The downtown Houston penthouse suite where John Travolta had a romantic encounter with “Pam” in the movie Urban Cowboy is now on the market. The penthouse at 2016 Main Street has magnificent panoramic views of downtown. One of the scenes from the movie is shot in front of the windows looking out on the lights of Houston. The …

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No confirmed cases of coronavirus in Harris Co., judge Lina Hidalgo says


March 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — With rising fears in the U.S. of an outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus, health officials in Harris County want to address efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly illness. “There are no known cases of coronavirus in Harris County or in Houston,” county judge Lina Hidalgo insured Monday. A news conference with Hidalgo and the executive …

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5-year-old fighting rare blood disease back home after treatment


March 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — There were claps and smiles from staff at Texas Children’s Hospital the day Addaline Dolson finally went home. It was a long 68 days since her second bone marrow transplant. The 5-year-old is trying to beat cancer. Over the weekend, Addaline, known as Addie, was all giggles and fun as she ran around the house with …

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Family mourns son killed in wrong way crash on SH-290


March 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The innocent driver killed by someone driving the wrong way on SH-290 over the weekend was a twin who had recently earned his masters and planned to pursue his doctorate degree. Brandon McGhie, 26, was on his way home when his car was hit head-on by a truck driving the wrong way on 290. The crash …

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Day after Buttigieg bows out, Biden says he wants mayor ‘on his team’


March 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president, Joe Biden, traveled to Houston and Dallas on Monday, campaigning before the Super Tuesday vote. Biden appealed to minority voters during a rally at Texas Southern University, telling them their vote is the momentum that has been keeping his campaign alive. ABC13’s Tom Abrahams got the opportunity to speak …

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