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Man shot in HEB parking lot, officials say
HARRIS COUNTY - A man was shot in a H-E-B parking Saturday night in Katy, Harris County deputies said. The shooting was reported at 4:50 p.m. in the 1600 block of Mason Drive. Deputies said a man driving a BMW was shot by another man in a Toyota Corolla in the parking lot. Deputies said the victim
McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor'
FILE - In this July 27, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Legislative budget analysts say a possibly doomed Republican health care bill would mean a first-year loss of $1.7 billion of funding for Arizona for the Medicaid eligibility expan
GOP on verge of another Obamacare loss
(CNN) - The Republican effort to repeal Obamacare is once again on life support. Lawmakers return to Washington on Monday with the GOP just one more "no" vote away from having their latest effort to overhaul the Affordable Care Act scuttled. So far, two Republicans -- Sens. John McCain of Arizona
Steps to Save Energy in Your Home
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How to Incorporate Learning into Your Child's Daily Routine
(StatePoint) Young children don't need to be in a classroom to learn important skills. And the earlier you get started, the better. Here are some great ways to incorporate fun learning experiences into your child's day. Bath Time Don't miss the opportunity to make bath time a fun and engaging experi
McCain's choice: Ailing senator plays spoiler again for GOP
WASHINGTON (AP) - John McCain faced a choice that balanced friendship, party loyalty and his convictions. He made the decision some of his closest advisers expected. Looking at the twilight of his career and a grim cancer diagnosis, the Republican senator from Arizona who prides himself on an indepe
Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill
WASHINGTON (AP) - Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party's last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again has brought the "Obamacare" repeal-and-replace effort to the brink of fai
North Korea official to UN: Trump on a suicide mission
(CNN) - The ongoing war of words between the United States and North Korea saw several new fiery salvos Saturday, a day in which mysterious seismic activity in North Korea refueled concerns over the rogue nation's nuclear ambitions. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, speaking before the Unit
US first lady to Invictus athletes: 'Bring home the gold'
TORONTO (AP) - U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Saturday encouraged the American team participating in an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans to take their "fighting spirit" and "bring home the gold." Mrs. Trump also applauded the team members for their contributions,
Police: Officers shoot man during standoff at home
Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:20 pm | Updated: 2:31 pm, Sat Sep 23, 2017. BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in northwestern Washington state say police shot a 36-year-old man who pointed a handgun at officers surrounding a house during a standoff. The Bremerton Police Department in a s
Derkowski named 'Commended Student'
A Brenham High School student has been named a "Commended Student" in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. BHS principal Joseph Chandler said Friday that Austin Derkowski was one of about 34,000 who earned "Commended Student" by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conduc
Trump: Russia probe a 'hoax,' media was 'greatest influence'
FILE - In this Tuesday, June 13, 2017, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., asks questions during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warner is writing a bill that would require social media companies to disclose who funded political ads, si
The Latest: In AP tally, 21 states confirmed hacking targets
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the federal government's notification to 21 states about election hacking (all times local): 8:50 p.m. A 50-state tally by The Associated Press shows election officials in 21 states confirm their election systems were targeted by hackers last year. The states are Alab
Downtown office project holds promise, raises questions of demand
The idea of a giant office complex might not seem exciting compared to other things going on downtown: hip restaurants, SoHo-style lofts, full-service hotels and the home-decor mecca known as the Magnolia Silos. But the minds behind the Civic Center project beg to differ. Dallas developer Phillip Wi
First lady does some gardening in White House kitchen garden
WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Melania Trump, gardener. The former model and Manhattanite traded her stilettos for sneakers Friday to plant, harvest and wash vegetables in the White House kitchen garden with help from local children. "I'm a big believer in healthy eating because it reflects on your mi
Are You Carrying the Right Credit Card for Your Financial Goals?
(StatePoint) If you've ever been confused by how to find the right credit card, you're not alone. A recent national survey found that consumers are overwhelmed by the many credit card offers they receive, and find the process of selecting the right card difficult to navigate. The survey, conducted b
Kolkhorst to give wrap up of session
State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst will discuss this year's legislative session at a forum being sponsored by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce. Kolkhorst, a Republican from Brenham, will give a wrap up of the 85th session of the Texas Legislature on Wednesday, Oct. 4. The forum will be held from 11:
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Amendment election set for November
The election year isn't over yet. Texans will vote in November on seven proposed amendments to the state's constitution, an election that will probably draw an extremely light voter turnout. Washington County commissioners Monday will consider consolidating the number of voting boxes that will be op
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