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14 more die of coronavirus in Sindh


May 23, 2020

KARACHI: As many as 762 new cases of the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Sindh over the past 24 hours, rising the tally of infections to 21, 645 across the province. In a video statement on the coronavirus situation, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said 762 new infections were detected when 4,336 testes were conducted. 14 more people died …

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19 victims killed in PIA plane crash identified


May 23, 2020

KARACHI: At least 19 victims killed in Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash had been identified so far, confirmed a spokesperson for the Sindh Health Department on Saturday. 97 bodies have been recovered by the rescue workers after PIA flight PK-8303 crashed with nearly 100 people on board in Karachi on Friday afternoon. The spokesperson for the Sindh Health Department …

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Bingo, bowling and more make a return in Texas today


May 23, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As Texas enters its second phase of reopening, more businesses across the Houston area are preparing to open their doors once again. All Texas restaurants will now be able to ramp up capacity from 25 percent to 50 percent. However, Gov. Greg Abbott said capacity guidelines do not apply to outdoor areas. Bars can reopen at …

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Increasingly wet as we approach Memorial Day


May 23, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Another warm and sticky night tonight will lead in to 90 degree heat tomorrow. An isolated shower or storm is possible, especially north of Houston.   We are expecting scattered, possibly heavy downpours for Sunday and Memorial Day.

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New Memorial Day scavenger hunt sends you on a wild Houston chase


May 23, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — If you don’t want to get cooped up in the house on Memorial Day, social-media marketing company, Social Behavior is ready to send you on a wild goose chase. The company has got a city-wide Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt planned for Monday, May 25. It will technically begin on its Facebook page, where people who RSVP’d – …

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Crime Stoppers urges community to stop ‘COVID-19 shaming’


May 23, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — There’s a growing dispute over face masks and social distancing, leading to more anxiety and division in the community. Arguments over masks have even led to shootings and a death in some parts of the country. This type of hostility linked to the COVID-19 pandemic is what Crime Stoppers refers to as ‘coronavirus shaming.’ On Friday, …

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Houston boxer balanced nursing school and Olympic dreams


May 23, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The coronavirus may have derailed the Olympics for amateur boxer, Darius Fulghum, but it didn’t stop his work ethic. In the last year, he has finished nursing school and made the U.S. Boxing Olympic team. He was supposed to be in the Olympics this summer representing the United States, but COVID-19 is delaying those games. Regardless, …

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Street racers get away after causing crash that sent truck flying off I-45


May 23, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Street racers are being blamed for a crazy and fiery crash that sent a pickup truck with a baby inside flying off the North Freeway Thursday night, police say. It happened around 10:20 p.m. in the outbound lanes of the freeway at Little York. According to witnesses, vehicles were trying to get out of the way …

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