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Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer Paula A. Price to Join Macy’s, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer

According to businesswire.com, Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) recently announced that Paula A. Price will be appointed the national department store’s Chief Financial Officer, effective July 9, 2018.

Steve Francis Visits Young Elementary

Former NBA Player Steve Francis stopped by Young Elementary to provide a ray of hope to a group of at-risk youth for their Boys’ Career Day.

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5 Tips for Healthy Summer Hydration

Summer provides countless opportunities to get outside for hiking, biking and running around with friends and family. However, having fun in the sun also requires proper hydration.

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House Moderate Rebellion Keeps Pushing for a DACA Fix

Two months after efforts to protect “Dreamers” fractured into a frenzy of opposing factions, a rebellion of House Republican moderates — including San Antonio’s Will Hurd — could force Congress to try again.

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T. Ellis Juneteenth Historical Art Exhibition at the Texas State Capitol

Ted T. Ellis, professional artist for more that 25 years, and is currently pursuing his Masters in Museum Studies. He is the art ambassador for the National Juneteenth Organization and has been selected to showcase five of his historical paintings from his Juneteenth Freedom Project and Emancipation Series at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, TX on June 18, 19, 2018.

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Subsidence in Harris County

Harris and surrounding counties are slowly sinking because of subsidence. Subsidence is the motion of the earth's surface as it shifts downward, or sinks, relative to the sea level. This is happening here because we are using too much underground water from our sponge-like ground.

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New in at Melodrama/Sidewalk Sale this Saturday!

'Tis the season for brunches, luncheons, and afternoon tea parties! Spring's full bloom will blossom into summer soon, and we have the dresses, jumpsuits, and two piece sets to transition you effortlessly from season to season.

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NFL Partners with the Bob Woodruff Foundation to Support Military and Veteran Nonprofits

NFL Funding Creates Grant Referral Pipeline for Nonprofit Organizations and Funds Healthy Lifestyles Programs for Veterans and Military Families

Expanding Salute to Service, the NFL will partner with the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) to create a grant referral pipeline for veteran nonprofit organizations and to support healthy lifestyles programs for veterans and their families. The NFL and BWF made the announcement today on NFL Network's "Good Morning Football."

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5 Ways Cooking Benefits Your Mental State

It’s no secret that cooking healthy food provides benefits to our bodies, but there’s also evidence that the act of preparing meals can benefit our minds as well.

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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Demands that Trump Cease his Relentless and Baseless Attacks on the Rule of Law and Comply with the Special Counsel’s Investigation

Congresswoman Jackson Lee: “As I have said before, this is a moment for checks and balances. This is an Article I moment. The Congress must conduct appropriate oversight and not permit this president to escape the rule of law.”

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Houston Symphony Adds All-Beethoven Program to Summer Series

One-night only concert. Tickets are now on sale at houstonsymphony.org July 20, 2018

The Houston Symphony has announced the addition of a blockbuster all-Beethoven program to the Bank of American Summer Series at Jones Hall lineup. Tickets are now on sale to the general public at houstonsymphony.org.

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Lancôme Le Teint Particulier Introduces the Newest Bespoke Makeup Technology

Lancôme Le Teint Particulier combines luxury, artistry, and technology to create a one-of-a-kind foundation match, delivering a highly personalized, instantly blended foundation.

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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Honors Veterans and Commemorates Memorial Day and the 70th Anniversary of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Committees on Judiciary, Homeland Security, and Budget and the Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism Homeland Security and Investigations, invites members of the community to join her this Memorial Day as she honors our fallen military and women veterans:

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Award-Winning Slam Poet Finds Inspiration on METRO

When Marie Brown's car was totaled in an accident she turned to METRO. Two years later, she is a proud transit rider and credits riding METRO with inspiring her prose.

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Texas State Historical Marker Honors the Astrodome

The Harris County Historical Commission will dedicate a new Texas State Historical Marker for the Astrodome this Tuesday afternoon, May 29 at 3:00 PM. The event will be held on the west side of the Astrodome at NRG Park. Parking should be accessed through Gate 9 at Westridge and Kirby. The lot will open at 2:00 PM that afternoon.

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Statement of Claude Cummings, Regional Vice President of CWA on NFL Owners’ Effort to Mandating to Stand During the National Anthem

It’s disappointing that the National Football League has decided to mandate how free Americans express patriotism and love for our country. Mandating how grown men show respect and appreciation for living in a free country not only disrespects those men but fails to recognize what our flag and our anthem really represent.

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H-E-B Voluntarily Issues a Precautionary Recall

H-E-B Ode to Olives Sliced Salad Olives being recalled for potential glass in the product

Committed to the quality of its products, H-E-B is voluntarily issuing an all-store precautionary recall for H-E-B Ode to Olives Sliced Salad Olives in 10-ounce glass jars with a best by date of Nov. 3, 2019 due to the possible presence of glass in the product.

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Harvey-Impacted Houstonians Get Access to Critical Resources to Address Unmet Needs after Harvey

On Saturday, May 26, Avenue and the Houston Health Department are partnering to host Harvey Resource Connect, an outreach event geared toward addressing the unmet needs that exist nine months after Hurricane Harvey. Located at the Northeast Restoration Center, the family-friendly event will offer Harvey-impacted Houstonians the opportunity to connect with valuable recovery resources including Avenue’s home repair program, Kids Meals for the summer, tips for avoiding foreclosures and legal advice.

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Adrian Garcia to County Commissioners: Sue the Army Corps of Engineers

Former Sheriff and candidate for County Commissioner, Precinct 2, calls on commissioners to join Ft. Bend County lawsuit

Today, Adrian Garcia, former Sheriff and candidate for County Commissioner, Precinct 2, called on Harris County Commissioners to join with Ft. Bend County commissioners in a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers to require the Corps to take action to prevent future flooding of the type we saw in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

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Pre-Installation and Investiture Worship Services for Pastor John F. Johnson at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Downtown

On Sunday, June 17, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Downtown will be installing Rev. John Fitzgerald Johnson as it's 13th pastor.

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Texans Join Historic BBQ Restaurant Grand Opening and Food Challenge

Houston Texans join the 5-Pound Challenge

Houston staple and iconic Third Ward smokehouse, Ray's Real Pit BBQ Shack kick-offs Memorial Day weekend with a Grand-Opening celebration and the launch of their first BBQ Food Challenge! This celebration and 5-pound smoked enthused eating competition is slated for Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. outside of their new location, 3929 Old Spanish Trail | Houston, TX. 77021.

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Houston Native Serves Aboard USS Donald Cook

Seaman Jose Palomares, left, from Houston, and Seaman Recruit Austin Batchelor, from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, raise a rigid-hull inflatable boat abaord the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) May 23, 2018.

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Family Houston and HP Create Partnership

On Saturday, June 2, 2018 HP will lead a workshop from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm at Family Houston on retirement savings and investments, as well as provide tips and information on individual and business taxes. Registration and light breakfast begin at 9:00 am.

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Visiting His 254th County, Beto O’Rourke to Complete Statewide Tour of Texas With a Town Hall in Gainesville on June 9

Beto O’Rourke will complete his 254-county tour of Texas with a town hall in Gainesville on June 9. This visit to Cooke County comes 14 months after O’Rourke launched his grassroots campaign for the senate and pledged to refuse money from PACs and special interests. Instead, the El Paso Congressman has been running a people-powered campaign by driving across the state, showing up in every county, hosting town halls and hearing what’s on the minds of those he wants to represent.

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Mayor Turner Welcomes Wynton Marsalis and Jazz Houston

Mayor Turner greeted the audience and welcomed Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning trumpeter and composer, Wynton Marsalis, along with Vincent Gardner and Jazz Houston.

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Flirting with a Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss and Health

In my younger years, I was used to always being at the top of my game physically. I was an athlete. I played lacrosse in high school and college. I played tennis. I lifted weights. I skied. But like most Americans, there came a time when I started putting on weight, to the tune of about a pound a year. The weight crept up on me, so slowly that I barely noticed. Then I was laid up with Lyme Disease and my weight really ballooned! Last year, I was looking at pictures from my last vacation and wondered, “Who is this person next to my beautiful wife?” I wanted a do-over.

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Texas Man Shielding Sun for Elderly Woman Sparks Several Acts of Kindness

For the past month or so, Louis Jordan, 35, has been going to pick up his mother almost every afternoon at her job in downtown Houston at the city's Solid Waste Management department after working a full day himself at UPS. As he waits for his mother, Vernette Botts, Jordan also began noticing an elderly woman, "Miss Michelle," waiting for the METRO Lift, a free paratransit service, to pick her up and take her home.

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Activist and Attorney Both Allege a Texas Trooper Raped a Black Woman

A Black woman is accusing a Texas state trooper of sexually assaulting her, inciting both outrage and a call for justice from social activist Shaun King, reports Heavy. Sherita Dixon-Cole’s story went viral after King, who writes for The Intercept, shared the story on his social media platforms.

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24-Year Old Black Student Graduates With Two Degrees From Two Different Colleges… on the Same Day!

Darrell Landon Kelly, a 24-year old African American from Cincinnati, Ohio, has proven his #BlackExcellence after graduating with two advanced degrees — one Master’s degree and another law degree — on the same day but from two different colleges.

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Study Finds Distracted Behavior & High Regional Accident Rate Impact Safety

An external review of METRORail called the system "fundamentally safe" and praised the agency for its many initiatives. It also suggested the leading causes of light rail accidents are distracted behaviors and the high rate of crashes throughout the region. The Houston/ Harris County area has one of the highest accident and vehicular incident rates in the country.

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Texas Bikers Raise $28,000 to Fund Breast Cancer Healthcare for Women in Need

Motorcycle-lovers from all across Houston came out in droves to support The 10th Annual Bikers Against Breast Cancer (BABC) event held on Saturday, May 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the San Jacinto Harley Davidson store located at 3636 E. Sam Houston Parkway South, Pasadena, TX 77505. This empowering 60-mile ride over the Fred Hartman bridge raised funds for The Rose, the leading breast healthcare nonprofit in Southeast Texas, to honor those who have faced the disease and to make life-saving services possible for more women.

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H-E-B presents Juneteenth Heritage Celebration at Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site

On the 19th of June 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and made a declaration of freedom ending the bondage of approximately 250,000 enslaved men, women and children in Texas. Since that time, Juneteenth has been celebrated and remembered by picnics, parades, family reunions, pageants, barbecues and games. The Brazos Valley has a rich history in celebrating Juneteenth, including the Juneteenth parade in Brenham, TX, which began in the early 1870s and continues to this day.

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2019 NFL Draft to be Hosted in Nashville

Massive Free Fan Festival and Draft Celebrations to Span Historic Downtown District

The 84th NFL Draft will take place on April 25-27, 2019 in Nashville, incorporating iconic city landmarks across the Music City stretching from Lower Broadway to Nissan Stadium.

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2018 Houston Homeless Count Results Reflect Hurricane Harvey Impact

The Way Home system has permanently housed more than 14,500 individuals since 2012, including Veterans and individuals experiencing chronic homelessness

The Coalition for the Homeless announced results for the Point-In-Time Homeless Count & Survey, which took place January 23-25, 2018 on behalf of the local Continuum of Care (CoC), known as The Way Home. The annual Count provides a snapshot of the state of homelessness in the Houston area on a given night and is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for The Way Home’s federal funding process. The Way Home CoC encompasses Houston, Pasadena, Harris County, Fort Bend County, and Montgomery County.

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Port Houston Named Best Seaport in North America

Asia Cargo News named Port Houston the Best Seaport in North America, after tallying results from thousands of shippers and industry experts around the globe, Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther told the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority during its May meeting.

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It’s Time for A Low-Key Mexican Girls Trip at the Grand Sirenis Matlali Hills Resort & Spa

Eco-friendly resort offers 48% discount on Adult-Only Suites

It's time to shed the winter blues, grab the girls and travel to the Grand Sirenis Matlali Hills Resort & Spa, for the chance to indulge in a relaxing, pamper-filled getaway. The elegant and eco-focused all-inclusive resort is on the Colinas de la Bahia de Banderas hills, near Puerto Vallarta. From now until June 15, 2018, travelers can reserve one of the “Adults Only” Tropical View Junior Suites and take advantage of the resort’s 48% discount, on stays through July 14, 2018.

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Senator Borris Miles Job Fair Fills 300 Jobs in Minority Communities

Job Fair brings together nearly 60 employers, more than 400 job seekers

Senator Borris L. Miles successfully hosted a Job Fair at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, bringing together nearly 60 employers, more than 400 job seekers and filling more than 300 positions.

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Chevrolet Revs Up for Third Year if Journalism Fellowship for HBCU Students

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association have chosen six students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities for the 2018 Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship. With the help of NNPA editors and reporters, the Fellows will discover and share positive, inspirational and relevant stories from African-American communities during their eight-week summer internship.

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Opportunity Zone Program has Much Potential

Over the last three decades there has been little significant legislation come out of our congressional small business committees. When the late, great Parren J. Mitchell retired from the House Small Business Committee as Chairperson, it kind of marked the end of great legislation relative to small and minority business procurement and investment. Fortunately, the Honorable Tim Scott, Black Republican senator from South Carolina had a vision and has made it a reality. The Opportunity Zone Program, officially the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is now law and quite active.

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Niecy Nash, Karrueche Tran & More Attend 'CLAWS' Screenings in Atlanta, DC, Houston

On Saturday, TNT and Bossip hosted sneak previews of the second season of the hit dramedy CLAWS in Atlanta, Houston and Washington, DC. Cast members in attendance were Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Jack Kesy and Jimmy Jean-Louis in Atlanta; Karrueche Tran and Harold Perrineau in D.C.; and Judy Reyes, Jenn Lyon, Dean Norris and Kevin Rankin in Houston.

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Harvey-Impacted Houstonians Get Access to Critical Resources to Address Unmet Needs after Harvey

On Saturday, May 26, Avenue and the Houston Health Department are partnering to host Harvey Resource Connect, an outreach event geared toward addressing the unmet needs that exist nine months after Hurricane Harvey. Located at the Northeast Restoration Center, the family-friendly event will offer Harvey-impacted Houstonians the opportunity to connect with valuable recovery resources including Avenue’s home repair program, Kids Meals for the summer, tips for avoiding foreclosures and legal advice.

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Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) recently honored the Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival as a 2018 Top 20 Event for the month of June.

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Topgolf Celebrates Women's Golf Day on June 5 with Complimentary Class for Women

Thirty-seven U.S. locations will offer opportunity for women to learn golf and network

Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® today announced that 37 of its U.S. venues will offer a golf instruction and networking event for women on Tuesday, June 5 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. This special Topgolf Coach class, hosted in honor of Women's Golf Day, will be tailored to teach women of all skill levels the fundamentals of the game in a relaxed and social setting.

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Baker Institute expert examines valuing groundwater in Texas

Despite the economic and political stakes, debate on how to value groundwater in Texas has been sparse, according to an expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

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Survivor finds new home with help from disability adviser

Last August, Lenora Long awoke to furniture floating across her apartment. A 73-year-old with serious medical issues and limited mobility, she was forced out of her apartment when Hurricane Harvey moved in.

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Enjoy a Movie and Concert in One with The Wizard of Oz—Film with Live Orchestra May 31

Celebrate the end of school and start of summer with a concert and movie! On Thursday, May 31, journey over the rainbow and down the yellow brick road with the Houston Symphony at The Wizard of Oz—Film with Live Orchestra, sponsored by Huntsman. Tickets for the 8 p.m. performance are $20 for reserved orchestra seating. Mezzanine and lawn seating are free. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Due to the popularity of this show, attendees utilizing free seating are encouraged to arrive early to ensure entry.

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Board the Millennium Falcon for Regal’s Solo: A Star Wars Story Opening Night Fan Event

All Star Wars fans are invited to enjoy this exciting event at Regal. The film is rated PG-13 and stars Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Emilia Clarke and Donald Glover.

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Houston Area Rockler Woodworking and Hardware Stores Hold FREE Father’s Day Gift Classes June 9th

Complete a Custom Bow Tie for Dad Using Wood

Both Rockler Woodworking and Hardware in Houston - Houston and Spring – are offering free, hands-on, “Make & Take” custom, Bow Tie project classes throughout the day on Saturday, June 9, 2018, just in time for Father’s Day. Participants can learn basic woodworking skills while handcrafting a custom Bow Tie using beautiful hardwoods. No experience or tools are needed and the class – including materials - is free. Instruction will be provided by the store’s expert woodworkers and teachers.

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Whitney Houston New Movie Being Released in July

Whitney Houston broke more music industry records than any other female singer in history. With over 200 million album sales worldwide, she was the only artist to chart seven consecutive U.S. No. 1 singles. She also starred in several blockbuster movies before her brilliant career gave way to erratic behavior, scandals and death at age 48.

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Parents sue 30-year-old son to move out of house

A couple in upstate New York is going to court to force their 30-year-old son to move out.

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