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Why is Harris County still at COVID-19 threat level red?

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Dallas, Austin and San Antonio have all seen downgraded threat levels, yet Harris County is still at the highest tier. Why?
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Another round of showers and storms Thursday

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Two more rounds of rain are possible Thursday and Friday before the humidity drops this weekend.
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Astros place Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman on injured list due to COVID-19 protocols

Astros place Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman on injured list due to COVID-19 protocols

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros have placed second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Álvarez, catcher Martín Maldonado and infielder Robel...
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New civil lawsuit filed against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson

12 hours ago   |   ABC

The civil suit says the victim has suffered mental anguish because of Watson's alleged behavior and is seeking minimal compensatory damages.
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Harris County supports creation of new criminal district court to tackle case backlog

13 hours ago   |   ABC

The new criminal district court, if established, would expand the capacity of the county's criminal court system in hope of reducing its backlog.
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Energy experts confident power will stay on through summer despite ERCOT's warning

14 hours ago   |   ABC

ERCOT tweeted saying there are tight grid conditions, but they're not asking people to conserve energy like they did on Tuesday.
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Pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccinations: Will this cause vaccine hesitancy?

15 hours ago   |   ABC

Houston health leaders say the pause on vaccinations will likely raise some questions, but there is a way to address it.
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Houston Astros place Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Yordan Alvarez and 2 others on IL due to COVID protocols

16 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Of the five on the injured list, four starters are out, and details, including whether there is a positive test on the team, were not immediately available.
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch south of Houston until 8 p.m

20 hours ago   |   ABC

Widely scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon, and a few could turn severe, especially south of I-10.
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Houston restaurant industry needs 50,000 workers to return to normal, reps estimate

20 hours ago   |   ABC

50,000?! "Everyone is hiring at the same time, and that is causing challenges in hiring," said Masroor Fatany of AYG Food Services.
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