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Kendra Scott and Favor team up to deliver holiday gifts across Texas


November 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As you plan your Christmas shopping strategy this year, you may want to plan to shop local. It’s estimated that nearly 60% of retail business closures due to COVID-19 are now permanent, according to data from Yelp. So, small businesses will need your support now more than ever. League City is supporting businesses in our area …

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Wet streets for the morning commute, better rain chance after Thanksgiving


November 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Prepare for some wet streets on your Wednesday morning a drive. A cool front blowing through the state will bring us widely scattered showers and a few rumbles of thunder, especially before sunrise. You won’t notice a huge drop in the temperatures, but you will notice a big drop in the humidity Wednesday afternoon. This front …

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UH postpones football game over COVID-19 for 2nd week in a row


November 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The University of Houston football game slated for Saturday against Tulsa is being postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases within the Cougars team, the school announced Tuesday. UH’s athletics department said the game may be rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 19 if neither team is a participant in the American Athletic Conference Championship Game. Houston is scheduled …

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Houston homeless surprised with authentic Thanksgiving meal


November 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As we prepare to enter the final month of what has been a troubling year, many people need help and the need is evident. TheraGood Deeds, a Houston organization whose mission is to provide a mentorship and outreach program for youth, held its 7th annual pre-Thanksgiving community outreach event on Tuesday. Houston-area children and teens took …

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Midtown residents concerned after armed robbery and shooting


November 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — When gunfire rang out from the front parking area of the Dolce Midtown apartments Monday night, Jake Gaston instinctively picked up the phone and called 911. “We’ve had a tremendous uptick in activity like this — robbery, muggings, car break-ins,” said Gaston, who says he feels decidedly less safe the past few months. Gaston attributes the increased problems …

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What are Houston’s top health officials and leaders doing for Thanksgiving?


November 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — What are some of Houston’s top health officials and city leaders doing for Thanksgiving? How do they plan on staying safe from COVID-19? During a briefing on the city’s coronavirus response on Monday, Steven Romo asked this question. The COVID-19 positivity rate is at 8.8% this week, up from 7.9% last week, said Mayor Sylvester Turner. …

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Family warns ignoring homeless could lead to ‘another body in the morgue’


November 25, 2020

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — Katrena Curtis walked upstairs into her brother’s room and found a folder with his name on the outside. When she opened it, there was a handwritten note tucked between some of his sketches. Her brother, Jason Cavitt, couldn’t read or write well. He had an intellectual development disorder, and his family said he dropped out …

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How Texas will determine where COVID-19 vaccine goes


November 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Many Texans are ready to get vaccinated and it may not be long for some on the frontlines. Pfizer could get an FDA Emergency Use Authorization as early as next month and hospital systems like Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann could receive it days after the approval. There are 3,800 vaccine providers statewide. To become a …

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