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UT legend Vince Young remembers Mack Brown letting him lead


June 12, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — In this week’s episode of Q’D UP, the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority features Madison High School and UT legend Vince Young, who sat down for a one-on-one interview and explained how former coach Mack Brown’s decision to let him lead the Longhorns as a quarterback still resonates in football today. “For Coach Brown to …

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Harris Co. Judge unveils new COVID-19 threat level system


June 12, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo is instituting a four-level, color-coded COVID-19 threat level assessment beginning today. The announcement follows the expiration of her “Stay Home, Work Safe” order that expired on Wednesday. Governor Greg Abbott’s phased opening of the State of Texas supersedes any local orders. For the past few weeks, local stay home orders were …

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Judge Lina Hidalgo issues dire warning about COVID-19


June 12, 2020

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — County and city leaders announced a threat level system on Thursday in hopes of getting the public to understand that disaster may be approaching when it comes to COVID-19. “We’re the third largest county in America. We are the epicenter of this COVID outbreak in Texas,” said Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo. As of Thursday, …

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Judge Lina Hidalgo issues dire warning about COVID-19


June 12, 2020

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — County and city leaders announced a threat level system on Thursday in hopes of getting the public to understand that disaster may be approaching when it comes to COVID-19. “We’re the third largest county in America. We are the epicenter of this COVID outbreak in Texas,” said Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo. As of Thursday, …

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Conversations for Change with Melanie & Chauncy


June 12, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — George Floyd’s death at the hands of four Minneapolis police officers has started a new conversation about civil rights and racial inequality across the world. ABC13 anchors and hosts of the Virtual Town Hall: Police and Our Communities of Color, Melanie Lawson and Chauncy Glover recap what they shared with community leaders, as well as share their very personal …

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Pleasant morning, warm afternoon


June 12, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Another beautiful morning is on tap for SE Texas. Dew points are in the 50s this morning, which has allowed morning low temps to cool in to the 60s. Temperatures are still on their way to the 90s this afternoon, but this is a “dry heat” where the heat index will actually be lower than the …

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13-year-old among 6 shot in southwest Houston drive-by


June 12, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A 13-year-old boy is one of six people who were shot in a southwest Houston drive-by shooting. Two of them were killed. The teen was inside an apartment in the 5000 block of Glenmont Drive late Thursday night when police say two people in an SUV pulled into the parking lot and suddenly started firing. Authorities …

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McKinney and Collin County resume reporting coronavirus case numbers


June 12, 2020

Starting June 1, the Texas Department of State Health Services took over COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing, replacing Collin County’s local health authority and potentially changing the way cases data is reported in the county. The change briefly paused case reporting for McKinney and Collin County, but case details are again available on the state dashboard and on Collin County’s dashboard. Officials …

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