George H.W. Bush Falls Seriously Ill; Hospitalized In Houston

HOUSTON, TX — Former president George H.W. Bush was admitted to Harris Methodist Hospital on Sunday after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, per a statement from his office Monday afternoon. The statement went on to say the 41st president is responding to treatments and he appears to be recovering. His wife of 73 years, Barbara Pierce Bush, died last Tuesday at her River Oaks home. A service was held for her on Saturday, and she was laid to rest at the Bush Library and Museum in College Station Saturday afternoon. Patch will update this story as more details emerge. Related Stories Barbara Bush, Former First Lady, Dies… Read More

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Houston Manufacturing Jobs: 781 Openings

HOUSTON, TX — If you’re looking for a job, there are hiring managers in Houston who want to hear from you. There are nearly 800 manufacturing jobs in the Houston area that need to be filled this week, and you can see them all in the Houston Patch Jobs Guide from our friends at Pacific Technical Resources, LLC Houston, TX, USA IT/Engineering Recruitment Professionals "Helping to build Great Companies and Great Lives" Outstanding direct hire career opportunity for Composite Aerospace Manufacturing Manager with Active Secret … Manufacturing experience required ADDITIONAL: * Minimal travel required * Ability to work additional hours as needed Company Description For over 10 decades, The… Read More

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Hiring 534 Mechanics In Houston

HOUSTON, TX — If you’re good with your hands and know your way around an enine, there are companies in the Houston area who want to speak with you. Hiring managers are looking to fill 534 mechanical jobs this week, and you can find them all in and the Houston Patch Jobs Guide. Large Truck Service and Repair Facility located in Hempstead Tx just North of Tomball is seeking experienced Diesel Mechanics and Forklift Mechanics to join our team of valuable employees. If you … We are in DIRE need of a maintenance mechanic to join the team – DIRECT HIRE! First shift position $16-$20/hour With HEAVY manufacturing maintenance… Read More

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Husch Blackwell Announces Major Expansion in Texas; Adds 14 Lawyers to Offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston

Kansas City, Mo., April 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce the firm has added 14 Texas-based lawyers—including eight partners—to its offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston. The group represents a major expansion of the firm’s capabilities in the Texas legal market, particularly in the areas of insurance, banking and finance, eminent domain, government affairs, and governmental disputes. Husch Blackwell’s national insurance coverage and litigation team is now expanded to include partners Scott L. Davis, David H. Timmins and Jason Heep, as well as Eric Levy, who joins the firm as senior counsel. All four lawyers will practice in the firm’s Financial Services & Capital Markets… Read More

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Housing Group Sues to Block Houston From Controlling Hurricane ...

Housing Group Sues to Block Houston From Controlling Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds

A Houston civil rights group is suing to block the city from receiving federal funds for housing, community projects and Hurricane Harvey rebuilding until it changes housing policies the group says have helped perpetuate racial segregation. Texas Low Income Housing Information Service, commonly known as Texas Housers, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday in Washington, D.C., federal court alleging Houston has refused to permit low-income housing to be built in predominantly white neighborhoods and that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has been aware of that for years. If successful, the lawsuit could block the city from receiving disaster-recovery funds to distribute to victims of the 2017 hurricane funds for… Read More

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Letter: Real estate markets could enrich the poor

If government would get out of the way, housing markets could enrich the poor. Here’s how automobile markets enrich the poor. New cars cost more than they’re worth. Used cars cost less than they’re worth. As cars move down the income ladder, sales by the rich and purchases by the poor transfer billions of dollars of value from rich to poor. No one set this up. It happens naturally, because government interferes relatively little with automobile markets. Given a chance, real estate markets could do the same. Prosperous people would overpay to build houses. When they vacate, the less prosperous would underpay to move in. Billions of dollars of value… Read More

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Houston Rodeo Live: J Balvin To Play Tuesday | Meyerland, TX Patch

Houston Rodeo Live: J Balvin To Play Tuesday

HOUSTON, TX — The rodeo has moved into most people’s spring break, but there’s no break in the great musical acts at NRG Stadium. Following Sunday’s Go Tejano Day with Calibre 50 and Monday’s country performance with the Zac Brown Band, Spanish pop sensation J Balvin takes the stage Tuesday night. On Wednesday it’s One Republic, and closing out the rodeo the final four days will be Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton, Brad Paisley and Garth Brooks. The shows opened on Tuesday (Feb. 27) with Garth Brooks and will close on Sunday, March 18, with Brooks — both Garth shows are sold out. The full lineup is listed under the video.… Read More

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Houston Weekend Shootings: 3 More Fatalities | Houston Heights, TX ...

Houston Weekend Shootings: 3 More Fatalities

HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Police Department had another busy weekend, and not because the rodeo is in town. Aside from lots of car crashes, there were several reported shootings, three of them fatal. Here’s a wrap of reported shootings in Houston from the time you clocked out on Friday until you clocked back in this morning. Heights Fatality A shooting victim and Jason Allen Griffin, a 39-year-old white male, were attending a party at 302 West 23rd Street when the victim put on a bullet proof vest around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. At some point, Griffin shot the man in the chest and then fled the scene. Paramedics pronounced the… Read More

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TX Houston/Galveston TX Zone Forecast - JEREMYSCOTTADIDASX

TX Houston/Galveston TX Zone Forecast

————— 402 FPUS54 KHGX 261742 ZFPHGX Zone Forecast Product for Southeast Texas National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 1141 AM CST Mon Feb 26 2018 TXZ211-262200- Austin- Including the cities of Bellville and Sealy 1141 AM CST Mon Feb 26 2018 .REST OF TODAY…Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. .TONIGHT…Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 50s. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight. East winds 5 to 10 mph. .TUESDAY…Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of showers and areas of drizzle in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in… Read More

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Hoffman gets Raheel with popular ESPN 97.5 Houston host ...

Hoffman gets Raheel with popular ESPN 97.5 Houston host

Don’t call him Ron: Raheel Ramzanali hopes to inspire a generation of broadcasters. Courtesy photo August 20, 2007, the day 1560 the Game hit the airwaves in Houston, I remember asking this young guy hanging around the station: “What’s your name?” Come again? More than 10 years later, this young guy is still with the station, now beaming as ESPN 97.5 Houston on the FM dial. Ramzanali has grown as a person, he’s married with a daughter, and a talent, he co-hosts the station’s midday show with Del Olaleye. Some things haven’t changed, though, like his love of sports, his irreverent sense of humor and pride in who he is… Read More

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