Tag Archives: Houston

19May/20

Federal Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Tyson Foods After Employee COVID-19 Death

An employee of Tyson Foods stationed at the company’s meat processing plant in Amarillo, Texas suffered a work-related injury, contracted COVID-19, and died. The family is represented by the VB Attorneys law firm based in Houston, Texas. https://mpelembe.net/pr-newswire/news-releases/?rkey=20200519DA12030&filter=19466

11Nov/17

Actor John Hillerman dead at 84

(NBC) – John Hillerman, star of “Magnum P.I.,” has died. The actor’s nephew told local media that Hillerman died at his home in Houston, Texas. He was 84. Continue reading

30Oct/17

Most of NFL’s Houston Texans kneel during anthem to protest owner Bob McNair

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 29, 2017) (NBC) – Most of the National Football League’s Houston Texans team knelt in protest as the national anthem was played for Sunday’s game in Seattle, an apparent rebuke of team owner Bob McNair for his remark about “inmates running the prison.” Continue reading

30Sep/17

Russell Westbrook signs richest contract in NBA history with Thunder, according to team

Russell Westbrook signs richest contract in NBA history to stay with Oklahoma City Thunder, the team announced. Continue reading

30Aug/17

Joel Osteen refutes Harvey criticism, says “doors have always been open”

Houston megachurch pastor Joel Osteen says his church has “always been open,” refuting claims on social media that the church closed its doors to Harvey victims. Continue reading

28Aug/17

Houston crippled by catastrophic flood, mass evacuations ordered

HOUSTON, TEXAS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 27, 2017) (U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) – Tropical Storm Harvey was set to dump more rain on Houston on Monday (August 28), worsening flooding that has paralyzed the country’s fourth biggest city.
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27Aug/17

Harvey weakens to tropical storm over Texas: Hurricane Center

Hurricane Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday as it slowly moved across southern Texas, causing major damage and prompting floodwaters to rise. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

14Apr/17

Man stung by scorpion on United Airlines flight

A man says he was stung by a scorpion that fell out of the overhead bin on a United Airlines flight from Houston to Calgary.
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20Mar/17

Google’s Project Sunroof shows huge solar potential of U.S.

Google launched a project called Project Sunroof in 2015, which measures solar potential of individual homes in the U.S. The result of the project shows most U.S. homes have great solar viability.
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21Feb/17

Trump visits National Museum of African-American History

Trump says Americans need to fight bigotry and hatred “in all of its ugly forms” during a visit to National Museum of African-American History.

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