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The Katrina survivors who fled devastation only to freeze in Texas

In the wake of the 2005 hurricane, many New Orleanians settled in Houston – and nearly two decades later they feel let down by infrastructure failuresTerrence Veal spent the better part of last week without water. After the pipes in his Houston home froze during the winter storm, he and his family quickly ran out of bottled water. Then the pipes burst, collapsing the ceiling and flooding the living room of the apartment he shares with his wife and two children and causing several thousand dollar...
Tags: Texas, World news, US news, Hurricane Katrina, Houston, Extreme Weather, New Orleanians


Megan Thee Stallion Partners With NACC, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee to Help Rebuild Houston

Megan Thee Stallion has partnered with NACC Disaster Services and U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee to help rebuild her hometown of Houston, which has been devastated by Texas’ historic freeze, rolling blackouts and water shortages. The rapper will enlist the help of Fashion Nova, 300 Entertainment, Mielle Organics, Maroon 5, Revlon, The Coach Foundation, Dolce […]
Tags: Texas, News, Houston, Travis Scott, Megan, Revlon, Sheila Jackson Lee, NACC, Megan Thee Stallion, NACC Disaster Services, Coach Foundation Dolce


Deshaun Watson rumors that just will not go away

Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Dolphins and Deshaun Watson continue to be linked in rumors as the disgruntled quarterback looks to escape the Houston Texans. The latest has Watson having no plans to p
Tags: Usa, News, Miami Dolphins, Watson, Houston, Deshaun Watson, Mike DiNovo


Jalen Ramsey: Deshaun Watson is “extremely serious” about not playing for Texans again

Multiple reports and accounts have emerged since the end of the 2020 regular season indicating that quarterback Deshaun Watson wants out of Houston. More and more reports and accounts indicate that he'll never play for the Texans again. Alo
Tags: News, Houston, Deshaun Watson, Jalen Ramsey


ERCOT fired its CEO and the head of Texas' utility regulator resigned following the state's devastating storm blackouts

Roads were covered with snow and sleet on February 15, 2021, in Spring, Texas. David J. Phillip/AP ERCOT fired CEO Bill Magness Wednesday, after a storm left millions of Texans without access to power. DeAnn Walker, head of the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC), had resigned on Monday. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick had called for both of their resignations in the aftermath of February's blackouts. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Texas' power grid operator fired its CEO o...
Tags: Texas, Mexico, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Army, Houston, State, Patrick, Walker, Harris County, Texas Senate, PUC, Texan Sen Ted Cruz, Dan Patrick


What History Tells Us About Trading The 3rd Pick

The dream scenario as the Miami Dolphins as they get ready for free agency on March 17th and the 2021 NFL Draft is to trade out of the number 3 overall pick, which they got from the Houston Texans from the Laremy Tunsil trade in the 11th ho
Tags: News, NFL, Miami Dolphins, Houston


Listen to the original version of "Superman," the 1969 pop-psych song that REM covered

I've been a fan of REM since the early 1980s, and Lifes Rich Pageant (1986) is my favorite of their albums. That's why I'm surprised that somehow I slept on the fact that "Superman" is actually a cover of a 1969 song by Houston pop-psych band The Clique! — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, News, Superman, Houston, I can do anything


Texas Gov. Abbott says he's opening the state '100%' and lifting the mask mandate a day after the CDC warned states not to relax COVID-19 restrictions

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas. Bob Daemmrich/Pool Photo via AP Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said he'd lift a mask mandate and allow businesses to open "100%." There's been an uptick in cases in Texas after the winter storm, and it has numerous hot spots. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky warned this week that states shouldn't let their guard down. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas to allow the state's businesses to open "100%" and to lift the state's ma...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, News, Mississippi, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Houston, Times, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Houston Chronicle, TX


Texas Gov. Abbott opening state '100%' and lifting mask mandate a day after CDC warned states not to relax COVID restrictions

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott prepares to deliver his State of the State speech at Visionary Fiber Technologies, for the first time outside the Capitol, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, in Lockhart, Texas Bob Daemmrich/Pool Photo via AP Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing businesses to open "100% and lifting the mask mandate. Texas is seeking an uptick in cases after the winter storm and has numerous hotspot counties. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky warned this week that states shouldn't let their guards down...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Houston, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Houston Chronicle, Patrick Svitek, ERCOT, Texas Democratic Party


Texas and Mississippi scrap mask mandates despite Covid surge warning – live

Governor Greg Abbott says: ‘It is now time to open Texas 100%’Wray: white supremacists make up ‘biggest chunk’ of US terroristsSenate confirms Gina Raimondo as commerce secretaryCDC chief warns of ‘potential fourth Covid surge’Cuomo faces new calls to resign as harassment investigation looms 9.23pm GMT Lina Hidalgo, the Democratic judge of Harris county, which includes Houston, described Governor Greg Abbott’s decision to lift the statewide mask mandate as “a cynical attempt to distract Texa...
Tags: Texas, Mississippi, Republicans, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, Houston, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Wray, Harris County, Gina Raimondo, Texas Democratic Party, Gilberto Hinojosa


Dolphins Notebook: Ogbah Helps Out, Tua Topics, Surtain Shines

Miami Dolphins defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah lent a helping hand to help feed children affected by the severe weather in Houston Author: Publish date: Feb 27, 2021 * * * Miami Dolphins defensive end Emmanual Ogbah was born in Nigeria, but m
Tags: News, Nigeria, Miami Dolphins, Houston, Emmanuel Ogbah, Emmanual Ogbah


Miami Dolphins have QB options in Tagovailoa, Wilson, or Watson

The Miami Dolphins have Tua Tagovailoa and that is a great thing for the franchise. They also have other options should they become available. Russell Wilson wants a trade out of Seattle and Deshaun Watson wants one out of Houston. In both
Tags: News, Miami Dolphins, Watson, Houston, Seattle, Russell Wilson, Deshaun Watson, Tua Tagovailoa, Tagovailoa Wilson


NFL teams begin cutting veterans so when will Miami Dolphins start?

The Miami Dolphins are not in a bad salary cap situation but that doesn't mean they won't try and trim their roster to make more room. Across the NFL, teams are starting to do just that. Already we have seen both Green Bay and Houston cut t
Tags: News, NFL, Miami Dolphins, Houston, Green Bay


Biden promises to help winter storm-battered Texas recover: 'We're in it for the long haul'

President Joe Biden embraced a familiar role on his trip to Houston Friday, offering both comfort and federal support after a severe winter storm-battered Texas and left millions without power, heat or water.
Tags: Texas, Joe Biden, Cnn, Houston, Biden


Arizona Cardinals' DeAndre Hopkins takes more shots at Houston Texans on Twitter

The Arizona Cardinals' DeAndre Hopkins isn't afraid to speak his mind on social media. Especially when it comes to his former team.       [Author: Arizona Republic]
Tags: News, Arizona Cardinals, Houston, Arizona Republic, DeAndre Hopkins


Sen. John Cornyn, Gov. Greg Abbott — but not Ted Cruz —  to meet with Joe Biden in Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, plan to join President Biden during the president's trip to Houston on Friday.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Houston, Biden, Usa Today, Greg Abbott, Sen John Cornyn R Texas, John Cornyn Gov Greg Abbott


President Biden visits Houston following fatal Texas winter storm

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visited Houston on Friday following the Texas's winter storm. The storm left thousands of Texans without water or power.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Joe Biden, Houston, Biden, Usa Today, Jill Biden


They're cooking BBQ by the ton and bringing comfort to thousands of storm weary Texans

Countless Texans are still struggling in the aftermath of last week's winter storm. This week in Houston, Operation BBQ Relief provided its unique brand of support: thousands of free hot BBQ meals.
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Travis Scott, Cactus Jack Foundation Partner with City of Houston for Emergency Relief Program

Travis Scott and his Cactus Jack Foundation have partnered with the City of Houston and the Houston Health Foundation to launch an emergency food program providing 50,000 hot meals to residents affected by the state’s winter freeze, where water shortages and power outages have led to at least 58 deaths. The City of Houston and […]
Tags: News, Houston, Travis Scott, Cactus Jack Foundation, Travis Scott Cactus Jack Foundation Partner, City of Houston for Emergency Relief Program, Houston Health Foundation


Watch Ted Cruz's cringe-y funnyman routine at CPAC

Ted Cruz gave a speech at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, and came off sounding like an angry comedian at an after-hours bar. In a growling voice, he shouts his truths, including how Cancún is even better than Orlando; how masks are "dumb," how the 2nd amendment makes Houston safe from rioters, and how Trump is here to stay. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Ted Cruz, Houston, Orlando, Trump, Cancun, CPAC, Angry comedians


Biden set for consoler-in-chief visit to winter storm-battered Texas

President Joe Biden will embrace a familiar role on his trip to Houston Friday as he seeks to offer both comfort and federal support after a severe winter storm-battered Texas and left millions without power, heat or water.
Tags: Texas, Joe Biden, Cnn, Houston, Biden


President Biden heads to Texas to assess damage after horrific winter storm left millions without power

President Joe Biden will visit Houston where he will meet with local leaders to discuss the storm, relief efforts and recovery.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Joe Biden, Houston, Biden, Usa Today


It appears fairly safe to say the Dolphins won't be signing JJ Watt

If the Miami Dolphins had any hopes or aspirations of adding former Houston Texans defensive lineman JJ Watt to their ranks this offseason, they may want to consider a different course of action. There is no reason to believe at this point
Tags: News, Dolphins, Miami Dolphins, Houston, JJ Watt


New Jersey plumber drove to Texas with his family to fix damage from devastating winter storm

A New Jersey plumber who wanted to help Texans dealing with burst pipes and other damage after last week's winter storms drove to Houston with a truck full of tools and got to work.
Tags: Texas, News, New Jersey, Stories, Houston


A New Jersey plumber drove to Texas with his family to fix burst pipes and other damage from devastating winter storm

A New Jersey plumber who wanted to help Texans dealing with burst pipes and other damage after last week's winter storms drove to Houston with a truck full of tools and got to work.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, New Jersey, Houston


Kelly: Acquiring Deshaun Watson wouldn't prevent Dolphins from continuing to build | Commentary

Even though Deshaun Watson is the second-highest paid player in the NFL, acquiring the quarterback from the Houston Texans — no matter the cost — doesn't prevent the Dolphins from continuing to build a strong team around him.
Tags: News, NFL, Dolphins, Houston, Kelly, Deshaun Watson


‘Power Companies Get Exactly What They Want’: How Texas Repeatedly Failed to Protect Its Power Grid Against Extreme Weather

This story first appeared at ProPublica and the Texas Tribune. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. In January 2014, power plants owned by Texas’ largest electricity producer buckled under frigid temperatures. Its generators failed more than a dozen times in 12 hours, helping to bring the state’s electric grid to the brink of collapse. The incident was the second in three years...
Tags: Texas, News, California, America, New York Times, Rick Perry, Dallas, University Of Houston, Houston, Johnson, Propublica, Smith, Turner, Abbott, Trump, Greg Abbott


Joe Biden To Travel To Storm-Ravaged Texas This Week

The president and first lady Jill Biden will visit Houston on Friday.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Houston, Jill Biden


Biden to travel to Houston on Friday

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will travel to Houston on Friday as Texas works to recover from major winter storms and power outages.
Tags: Texas, News, Joe Biden, Stories, Houston, Biden, Jill Biden


Biden to travel to Houston on Friday in the wake of extreme weather and power outages

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will travel to Houston on Friday as the state works to recover from major winter storms and power outages.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Houston, Biden, Jill Biden



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