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Persecuted in Egypt, Christians aim for better life in York

YORK, Pa. (AP) - A photo of a woman in Ragaa Thabet's living room hangs on the wall next to one of a pensive, bearded man - Pope Shenouda III of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. The woman in the photo is smiling. Her face is a bit pixelated, as if the photo was enlarged. It was the most rec

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 07:01:00

JWM Tactical Family Protection Course

This course was specifically designed to expose the student to real world scenarios that they could face on any given day. As armed citizens we often practice and prepare as if we had only ourselves to protect. Students will learn the skills necessary to protect themselves and others such as their s

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 07:00:00

Rail project takes next step - Leader News: News

Rail spur plans for a proposed warehouse development go back before county commissioners Monday with El Campo city officials requesting right of way usage. The proposed Southwest International Gateway Business Park, a $125 million rail-fed warehousing project, is designed to include more than 1.5 mi

EL CAMPO LEADER-NEWS - 2017-10-21 07:00:00

License to Carry (Formerly CHL)

The License to Carry (LTC) class, formerly known as Concealed Handgun License (CHL), requires operating and shooting a handgun in a safe and proficient manner. LTC does NOT cover the basic procedures of operating/firing a handgun. If you do not feel confident in your ability to properly shoot a hand

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 07:00:00

Astros' Brian McCann comes up big in timely fashion

David Barron, Houston Chronicle Published 11:49 pm, Friday, October 20, 2017 Astros' Brian McCann comes up big in timely fashion 1 / 230 Back to Gallery For all of the blows that helped the Astros force Game 7 - a couple of them, as usual, off the bat of Jose Altuve - it was the first big hit by ca

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 04:42:00

George Springer's leaping grab helps secure resilient Astros win

Hunter Atkins, Houston Chronicle Published 11:41 pm, Friday, October 20, 2017 George Springer's leaping grab helps secure resilient Astros win 1 / 230 Back to Gallery The Astros had crumbled in the situation before. Leading. Buzzing. Inching toward victory. Then clinging. Trembling. Melting down al

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 04:37:00

Dallas man caught smuggling $2.5M worth of meth at international bridge indicted

Cesar Rodriguez, LMTonline.com / Laredo Morning Times Published 11:36 pm, Friday, October 20, 2017 Dallas man caught smuggling $2.5M worth of meth at international bridge indicted 1 / 83 Back to Gallery A man from the Dallas area has been indicted for allegedly attempting to smuggle about $2.5 mill

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 04:19:00

Astros' playoff run makes big impact on area businesses

But with the team playing so well, businesses near Minute Maid Park have had hot ledgers as well. "Us being right across from Minute Maid has been incredible," Ricardo Venegas, general manager at the HTX Fan Tavern on Texas Avenue across the street from the ballpark, said. "It's been a great run."

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-10-21 04:04:08

Cancer survivors offer encouragement at Humble's In the Pink event

In both cases, the news was shocking. Leigh Rozelle was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2015. At 37, she'd never even had a mammogram. Cancer wasn't a thought in Dr. Stephanie Parke's head when she delayed getting the colonoscopy at the suggestion of her obstetrician/gynecologist at the ag

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 04:02:00

Andy Cohen Helps John Mayer Celebrate His 40th Birthday With 'Magic' Trip to Brazil

Andy Cohen's such a good friend, he wished John Mayer a happy birthday twice! The Watch What Happens Live host took to Instagram on Friday to "salute" Mayer's 40th birthday. "One final salute to @johnmayer as we put a bow around our Celebration of 40 Years of Excellence," Cohen wrote alongside a s

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-10-21 04:00:20

Dawson's Claire Jeffress kicks clutch field goal against Pearland

Adam Coleman, Houston Chronicle Published 11:01 pm, Friday, October 20, 2017 Dawson's Claire Jeffress kicks clutch field goal against Pearland 1 / 105 Back to Gallery It was homecoming queen last week and hero this week for Dawson kicker Claire Jeffress. She knocked through a 30-yarder with 1:08 le

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 03:57:00

Diego Boneta on Hosting Latin AMAs 2017: "I'm a Bit Nervous" (Exclusive)

Diego Boneta is hosting the 2017 Latin American Music Awards! Because, let's be honest, Ryan Seacrest and James Corden can't host every awards show. "It's my first time hosting anything, period!" Boneta tells ET about booking the gig, before admitting, "I'm a bit nervous, but at the same time, it's

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-10-21 03:54:05

Amy Adams' First Selfie Ever is Stunning -- See the Pic!

Amy Adams knows a thing or two about angles! The 43-year-old actress posed for her first ever selfie on Thursday, and it is stunning! Celebrity makeup artist Hung Vanngo did the honors of sharing the pic on his Instagram page. "How did #AmyAdams do for her first ever selfie on Instagram tonight? S

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-10-21 03:35:56

Scarlett Johansson Organizes Star-Studded Benefit for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

Scarlett Johansson has called in the Avengers for a good cause. The 32-year-old actress has organized a star-studded reading on Nov. 6 of Thornton Wilder's Our Town to benefit relief for Puerto Rico, and she's recruited Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Mark Ruffalo to help her out. "The struggle

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-10-21 03:24:32

Harvey Weinstein Scandal Continues: Could He Face Charges Amid Further Allegations?

Weeks later, the scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein's alleged history of sexual harassment only seems to intensify. Stars have continued to come forward with stories about the producer, who is now being investigated by police in Los Angeles, New York and London. But could he be charged for the cla

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-10-21 03:01:36

Grand jury indicts former HPD officer in shooting of neighbor

A former Houston police officer was indicted Friday on felony charges in the shooting of an unarmed neighbor after a fight between their dogs last October - the first time an HPD officer has been charged as a result of a shooting since 2004. Jason Loosmore, 32, is accused of aggravated assault with

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 02:42:00

How Houston has changed since 2007

Like most people, Houstonians live day by day. As a result, it can be hard to comprehend all the changes the city can go through, especially considering how fast time flies. Luckily, researchers and analyst from various organizations have been tracking how Houston has changed over the years, whethe

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 02:15:00

Superstitious actor Eric Ladin brings blindfold to Astros game

Like most sports fans, Eric Ladin is superstitious. While filming History Channel's "Six" in Vancouver, he was on the set while the Astros beat the Yankees in Games 1 and 2 of the American League Championship Series. Unable to watch, he kept updated with the occasional peek at his phone as friends t

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 01:36:00

Texans Positively React To Public's Hurricane Harvey Response, Poll Finds

AUSTIN, TX - Texans, by and large, gave high marks to the response in the wake of Hurricane Harvey in August - with particular kudos given to ordinary people coming to the aid of neighbors - according to a new poll. In the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll released this week, Texans bel

PATCH - 2017-10-21 01:13:09

Butoh-Inspired Dance Performance Teaches and Transfixes

Four Stages, a collaborative performance created by artist and musician Wolf William Say and artist and dancer Dola Baroni, opened up the first week in October and presented a fresh and exhilarating performance with a multi-day run of the show. Four Stages is written under the influence of Grotowski

FREEPRESSHOUSTON.COM - 2017-10-21 01:04:00

Baby Luna Schools Us on How to Walk in Heels In Cute New Video

Baby Luna is clearly taking after her supermodel mom. Chrissy Teigen's 1-year-old daughter proved to already be a master of walking in heels in a sweet video that her grandmother, Vilailuck, posted on Friday. "She's knew how I feel#walkinmyshoes ," Teigen's mom captioned the video. Hours later, h

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-10-21 00:56:24

Texas Death Row plot triggers call for more prison guards

After a bizarre death row confession plot between two prisoners slated for execution, the correctional officers' union is calling for more staffing they say could have prevented the scheme that ultimately derailed the state's effort to put to death a Houston-area serial killer. "This was definitely

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 00:36:00

DC court blocks for now immigrant teen's access to abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Washington appeals court is blocking for now an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling Friday that the government should be given time to try to release her so she can obtain the abortion outside of its custody. A three-judge pa

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 00:30:00

Clyde Drexler's Astros first pitch misses wide

Basketball Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler threw out the first pitch before Friday's Game 6 of the American League Championship Series between the Astros and Yankees at Minute Maid Park. Not only did the Rockets world champion throw from the mound - some opt to stand in front of the mound for the pitch

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 00:24:00

Thong jeans are the next big thing in high-fashion and we don't know what's real anymore

High fashion is many things...practical is not one of them. The latest look to join the long list of bizarre runway fashions are "thong jeans." Created by Japanese designer Thibaut, the pants were featured at Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo and are literally just the seam of pants. As in this designer th

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 00:23:00

H-E-B recalls single-serving Asian Noodle Soups over possible listeria

H-E-B has issued a voluntary recall Friday evening for certain H-E-B single-serving soups because of possible listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall surrounds vegetable products by H-E-B supplier Mann Packing out of Salinas, Calif., whose products are used in in beef- and chicken-flavored

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 00:18:00

Ava Thomas-Killebrew

Funeral services for Ava Thomas-Killebrew, 63, of Houston formerly of West Columbia will Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Israel Chapel A.M.E. Church in West Columbia with Pastor Roderick Dawson officiating. Burial will follow at Thomas-Dumas Cemetery in East Columbia, Texas. Ava passed away

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2017-10-20 07:00:00

Deer Park,Tx = Shell Oil Company failure

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