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What you need to know if you plan on going to George Floyd’s public viewing


June 8, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As the world continues to honor George Floyd, family and friends in Houston are preparing to say their final goodbyes. Floyd’s body arrived in Houston around 9:40 p.m. on Saturday. Chief Art Acevedo ✔@ArtAcevedo #GeorgeFloyd and his family are safely in Houston. Thank you @Delta and @iah for your assistance. #RelationalPolicing 1,971 10:40 AM – Jun 7, 2020 …

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George Floyd will be buried next to his mother on Tuesday


June 8, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — George Floyd will be laid to rest next to his mother on Tuesday, confirmed a media representative for the Floyd family. Floyd will be buried at Houston Memorial Gardens in Pearland. His body arrived to Houston on Saturday at 9:40 p.m. and was taken to Fort Bend Memorial Planning Center by the Houston Police Department. A …

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Houston prepares for hottest weather yet in 2020


June 8, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The main impact in Texas from Tropical Storm Cristobal won’t be what many expect with a storm making landfall nearby in Louisiana. It’s not the rain or the wind we need to be wary of, it’s the heat. Cristobal’s track will bring a hot westerly wind to southeast Texas, setting us up for what will likely …

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Summer 2020 travel trends: Road trips, camping and virtual experiences


June 8, 2020

Many destinations are still shut down because of fears over COVID-19, and with concerns about a budget, many people are changing their plans. “We were actually going to plan to take a trip to the beach to Cabo, and I think those plans are a little bit delayed right now because of COVID-19,” Katya DeStefano told ABC13. Travel experts said …

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Transportation for guests to George Floyd public viewing available


June 8, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — People who will be attending the public viewing of George Floyd on Monday will be provided with transportation. Guests will be taken to the Fountain of Praise Church from FountainLife Center and Kingdom Builders. The public viewing set is scheduled from noon to 6 p.m. The church is located at 13950 Hillcroft Ave. Mayor Sylvester Turner …

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Dozens gather for ‘Praytest in honor of George Floyd’ in northeast Houston


June 8, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — For nearly two weeks, crowds have marched protesting the death of George Floyd. In Houston earlier this week, some 60,000 people demonstrated downtown. Sunday, in northeast Houston, dozens of people held what is called a “praytest.” Christian Hip-Hop artist Bobby Tre9 Herring came up with the concept. His Eyes on Me nonprofit was established to help …

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Jack Yates High School will hold vigil in George Floyd’s honor


June 8, 2020

geor HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — An alumni candlelight vigil honoring George Floyd will be held at Jack Yates High School today. National and local Jack Yates alumni are invited to the vigil that is set to take place at the football field at 7:30 p.m. Floyd died in Minneapolis after police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck …

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