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July 30, 2012
Things to Do in Houston During August and September 2012

August 2012 1st-(thru the 12th) Lion King at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts 1st-Cirque du Soleil Presents Kooza at Sam Houston Race Park, 8:00 p.m. 2nd-Pitbull at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 7:30 p.m. 3rd-Motley Crue at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 7:30 p.m. 3rd-Entertainment Industry Party in VIP Room @ Midtown Lounge, […]

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July 27, 2012
Houston Mayor Annise Parker Announces New Non-stop Flights to Istanbul

Houston Mayor Annise Parker announces new non-stop flights to Istanbul beginning April 1, 2013, operated by Turkish Airlines between George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport (IST). "Houston's strong business connections with Turkey created the opportunity to attract this foreign flag airline to our city," said Mayor Parker. "Houston has become the […]

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July 16, 2012
Members of 4th Street Bloods Gang Sentenced by Judge Hittner

In a significant blow to the 4th Street Bloods gang, four of its members, following their guilty pleas earlier this year, were sentenced to federal prison terms, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. The sentencing took place in a federal court in Houston, where U.S. District Judge David Hittner handed down the penalties to the Bacliff, […]

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July 1, 2012
Police Corruption in Houston: Natalie Plummer Arrested

The news report of Natalie Plummer getting arrested-- for providing a public service by warning drivers of a speed trap-- illustrates why I don`t trust the police. That woman should be praised for her good deed, not punished. In my experience and observation, it seems to me that the vast majority of police type personnel […]

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July 1, 2012
Space Station Crew Conducts 200 Scientific Investigations Before Returning to Earth

HOUSTON - Three members of the Expedition 31 crew undocked from the International Space Station and returned safely to Earth Sunday, July 1, wrapping up a mission that lasted six-and-a-half months. Russian Commander Oleg Kononenko, NASA Flight Engineer Don Pettit and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers landed their Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft in Kazakhstan […]

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June 30, 2012
Houston Woman Wrongfully Arrested?

"A Houston woman said she was wrongfully arrested by police for holding up a 'speed trap' sign near where an officer was pulling over motorists. Natalie Plummer said she wrote 'speed trap' on a grocery bag and held it at the roadside on West Dallas June 21 after she spotted an officer pulling motorists over […]

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May 20, 2012
Marketing Association Announces Winners at 26th Crystal Awards

The Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association held its 26th Annual Crystal Awards this week, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Houston. The Crystal Awards are the association's premier event, honoring the vision and strategic direction of the city's best marketing work. Judges evaluated hundreds of entries in 59 categories, with a record 81 […]

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