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  1. NTSB report says driver unresponsive before bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 1 | News Times

    Rescue crews work at the scene of a deadly charter bus crash on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Loxley, Ala. The bus carrying Texas high school band members home from Disney World plunged into a ravine before dawn Tuesday.

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  2. Houston police: Boy, 10, dies after hiding in tumble dryerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | News Times

    Police are investigating whether a 10-year-old boy suffocated while hiding in a dryer inside an east Houston apartment complex laundry room Friday, April 27, 2018. The boy was found unresponsive in the communal laundry room of his apartment complex at the 12300 block of Fleming Drive around 5:45 p.m., police say.

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  3. Public viewing of former first lady Barbara Bush to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | News Times

    Barbara Hargrove of Houston, waits for the start of a ceremony celebrating the life of former first lady Barbara Bush at City Hall, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston. Barbara Hargrove of Houston, waits for the start of a ceremony celebrating the life of former first lady Barbara Bush at City Hall, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston.

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  4. Funeral details released by Bush familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | News Times

    Barbara Pierce Bush, the fiercely loyal, yet independently strong wife of one U.S. president and mother of another, died Tuesday surrounded by her family at her west Houston home. She was 92. The funeral details for former first lady Barbara Bush have been released on her website following her death on Tuesday evening.

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  5. Barbara Bush felt at home in SW ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | News Times

    Former President George H.W. Bush, and his wife former first lady Barbara Bush, at premiere of HBO's new documentary on his life in Kennebunkport, Maine in June 2012. Former President George H.W. Bush, and his wife former first lady Barbara Bush, at premiere of HBO's new documentary on his life in Kennebunkport, Maine in June 2012.

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  6. 7 months after Harvey, flood-control projects' fate unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | News Times

    Construction workers help excavate and widen Brays Bayou as part of a nearly $500 million flood control project Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Houston. The project, which will widen 21 miles of the bayou and build stormwater detention basins, has proceeded in fits and starts for more than 20 years due to inconsistent funding.

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  7. Texas high school students injured in Disney trip bus plungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | News Times

    A screenshot of a Google Maps image of Interstate-10 in Baldwin County, Ala. Tuesday, authorities reported a bus carrying Channelview high school students crashed in the area.

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  8. Navigators sees revenues increase, profits drop in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | News Times

    Cars with water up over the doors are parked in a downtown neighborhood after Hurricane Irma brought floodwaters to in Jacksonville, Fla., on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017.

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  9. Pelosi's House speech is longest in at least 99 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | News Times

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's remarks opposing a spending deal that would leave DACA unaddressed stretched for more than eight hours Wednesday, setting a record for the longest continuous speech in the House since at least 1909, according to the House Historian's Office. In her speech, she said she would not support a spending deal to keep the government open unless House Republicans vote to address DACA.

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  10. Things and people turning 20 in 2018Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2018 | News Times

    From the births of iMac to everyone's favorite toy Furby, 1998 introduced us to many items that are 20 years old this year. From the births of iMac to everyone's favorite toy Furby, 1998 introduced us to many items that are 20 years old this year.

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  11. Student in racist rant videos no longer enrolledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | News Times

    A University of Alabama student repeatedly used a racial slur in videos posted on social media, prompting immediate condemnation from school officials and her apparent expulsion Wednesday. University President Stuart R. Bell called the videos "highly offensive and deeply hurtful," and said the student, Harley Barber, is "no longer enrolled here."

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  12. The Latest: Snow falling in Atlanta's northern suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | News Times

    Jeremy Roberts sits on a cot at a warming shelter opened by the Harris County Precinct One Constables Office and the American Red Cross at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church as freezing weather moves through the region Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Houston. less Jeremy Roberts sits on a cot at a warming shelter opened by the Harris County Precinct One Constables Office and the American Red Cross at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church as freezing weather moves ... more Brooke Meadows, left, and Alex Ondrus go for a walk in Radnor Lake State Park, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.

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  13. Police: Man kills 2, then himself at Houston auto shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | News Times

    Houston Police Department officers investigate a double murder and suicide scene at 14300 South Post Oak Road on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Houston.Police say a man walked into a Houston auto shop where he used to work and fatally shot two people before going outside and killing himself. The man, whose name wasn't immediately released, entered Bemer Plus about 4 p.m. Friday.

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  14. Noble to cut dozens of Stamford jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | News Times

    Commodities trader Noble Group, which has offices at 107 Elm St. in Stamford, Conn., plans to lay off 84 Stamford-based employees by Dec. 31, 2017. Commodities trader Noble Group, which has offices at 107 Elm St. in Stamford, Conn., plans to lay off 84 Stamford-based employees by Dec. 31, 2017.

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  15. Giant beehive found in walls of homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | News Times

    Floodwaters fill the road running through the Lakes On Eldridge North subdivision in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston. Floodwaters fill the road running through the Lakes On Eldridge North subdivision in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston.

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  16. Is this zoo haunted by the ghost of a former daredevil zookeeper?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | News Times

    Most Houstonians probably aren't aware that the Houston Zoo could still be haunted by its former first zookeeper and lion tamer, Hans Nagel, who was shot and killed on premises under questionable circumstances in 1941. This week, as Halloween festivities hit a fever pitch, we look back at one of the city's most popular hauntings.

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  17. Mayor: Court order allowing homeless camps creates hazardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | News Times

    Individuals walked around at a homeless encampmentThursday Nov. 9, 2017 near downtown Houston, Texas. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Thursday such homeless encampments in the city are becoming public safety and health hazards.

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  18. 1 family has survived 5 generations of Houston storms: MineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | News Times

    A framed photo of Narcisco Eguia, the great grandfather of Associated Press reporter Russell Contreras, sits in the Hurricane Harvey-damaged building of the Houston Hispanic civil rights group Sociedad Mutualista Obrera Mexicana on Sept. 25, 2017.

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  19. McCullers is ready to throw the Los Angeles Dodgers a curveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | News Times

    Houston Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. talks to the media during a World Series baseball news conference, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, in Houston, Texas. McCullers is set to start Game 3 against the Los Angeles Angels, Friday.

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  20. Top Houston area official calls for major flood control planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | News Times

    In this Sept. 25, 2008, file photo, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett stands in his West University neighborhood in Houston.

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