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Wall St opens little changed after strong rally

Wall Street's main indexes opened little changed on Tuesday (February 2) after a strong start to March as investors closely monitored the bond market as well as progress on the next round of fiscal stimulus.

Houston celebrates ‘Go Texan Day’

HOUSTON - Today is 'Go Texan Day' the unofficial kickoff day of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Typically held the Friday before the Rodeo begins, this day serves to encourage the...

U.S. Postal Service Launch New Modernized Fleet

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service announced today it awarded a 10-year contract to Oshkosh, WI, based Oshkosh Defense, to manufacture a new generation of U.S.-built postal delivery vehicles that will drive the most dramatic...

George Bush Intercontinental Airport announces changes in March

HOUSTON – A big change is coming to George Bush Intercontinental Airport, IAH. The Terminal D/E Parking Garage will close permanently on March 1 to allow for our crews to begin construction of the new international terminal...

Former President Barack Obama & Bruce Springsteen Launch New Podcast

Former President Barack Obama has become a content creator following his presidency, launching a production company, Higher Ground, with his wife Michelle. Mr. Obama’s newest project is a podcast with an “unlikely” friend — Bruce Springsteen.

Houston Health Department opens 1,000 new COVID-19 vaccination appointments for February 25

HOUSTON -  The Houston Health Department opened 1,000 new COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots on Wednesday afternoon. The appointments are for first doses only on February 25, 2021 at Bayou City Event Center. People who fall under Phase...

Houston Health Department opens 1,000 new COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Feb. 24

UPDATE - The new slots filled in approximately six minutes. Learn about new appointment opportunities through email, text message, voice call, or mobile app push notification by registering for the HoustonRecovers subscription of AlertHouston at AlertHouston.org.

Harris County tenants can apply for $159M in COVID rent relief starting Thursday

HARRIS COUNTY – Tenants who have missed rent or utility bills due to financial hardship stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic can start applying for relief from the city and county on Thursday (Feb. 25).

Houston heavy trash code suspended until March

HOUSTON – Due to widespread damage to many homes during last week’s winter storm, the Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Inspections and Public Service (IPS) division will suspend heavy trash code enforcement, effective immediately through Friday, March 12, 2021...

Governor Abbott Statement On Resignation Of ERCOT Leadership

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement on the resignation of the Electric Reliability Council Of Texas (ERCOT) board members, including the chairman and vice-chairman: “When Texans were in desperate need...

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Tesla offers glimpse into fully-automated Model Y assembly line at Shanghai gigafactory

Electric car giant Tesla has shared a rare glimpse of its Shanghai Model Y Gigafactory production line,...

Lawmakers show support for Amazon workers in Alabama seeking to unionize

A group of U.S. lawmakers visited an Amazon facility in Alabama on Friday (March 5) to lend support to a growing push...

Ashwin says India’s comeback in the second test against England led to series win

 India thumped England by an innings and 25 runs inside three days in the fourth and final test to complete a 3-1...

Pakistani Prime Minister Khan wins vote of confidence

 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan won a vote of confidence from parliament on Saturday (March 6) in a session marked by an...

Biden says Friday’s jobs report shows COVID-19 relief bill is urgently needed

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Friday (March 5) the latest job report shows job gains are too slow and his COVID-19...