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Greater Houston Hamfest This Saturday 3/22/14

Amateur ("Ham") radio operators from all over will converge on the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds (4200 Highway 36, Rosenberg, Texas) for the Greater Houston Hamfest Saturday, March 22nd. Ham radio is a great hobby, as well as a means of emergency communications when other systems fail. Presented by the Brazos Valley Amateur Radio Club, this is the 2nd largest hamfest in Texas!

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Rodney Crowell Photo: © 2014 by Skeeter Nash
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The ‘Houston Kid’ Comes Home

Singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell hasn't had a hit song on the Country charts since the summer of 1992. At least, not as an artist. As a writer, several of his songs have been hits since then, with the most recent one being "Making Memories of Us," which Keith Urban took to the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, where it stayed for five weeks! His songs have been recorded by Waylon Jennings ("I Ain't Livin' Long Like This"), The Oak Ridge Boys ("Leavin' Louisiana In The Broad Daylight"), numerous cuts by Emmylou Harris (for whom he played guitar in her infamous Hot Band before starting his solo career), Bob Seger ("Shame On The Moon") and a list way too long to continue here. He scor

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Patriotism Is Alive And Well In Texas

This is yet another reason I am proud to now call Texas my home! In Cypress, TX (near Houston), during the pledge of allegiance and moment of silence that opened Friday’s school day at Cy-Fair High School. Groundskeeper Clayton Allen Jr. set aside his equipment to honor the moment and a teacher took a picture of him doing it. That picture--and the story behind it--are quickly going viral!

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Attention: College Baseball Fans

The 2014 Houston College Classic returns to Minute Maid Park, February 28-March 2. College baseball fans here in the Lone Star state, take note: for only the second time in the tournament's history, all participating teams are Texas colleges or universities. The three-day tournament will feature the University of Texas, Texas Tech, TCU, Sam Houston State, the University of Houston and Rice University.

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Almost Impossible Trivia for 9/9/13

Congratulations to Luke Hanson of Rockport! She knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!

Q:  Nineties Country superstar Clint Black was raised in Houston. However, he wasn’t born there. Where was Clint Black born?

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Photo credit: AP Photo/Jay LaPrete
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Is The Sun Finally Setting On Drive-In Theaters?

As the great songwriter Bobby Braddock wrote--and Tracy Lawrence sang--"Time marches on..." Time, and ever-increasing options in entertainment, have taken their toll on another American institution: the drive-in theater. Now, technological advances threaten the relatively few remaining drive-ins in the U.S.

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Eight People Held Captive in Houston Home for Up to a Decade

There's another crazy story of captivity and this time it's centered around a house in Houston.

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Greater Houston Hamfest This Saturday 3/23/13

Amateur ("Ham") radio operators from all over will converge on the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds (4200 Highway 36, Rosenberg, Texas) for the Greater Houston Hamfest Saturday, March 23rd. Ham radio is a great hobby, as well as a means of emergency communications when other systems fail. Presented by the Brazos Valley Amateur Radio Club, this is the 2nd largest hamfest in Texas!

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What To Do If You Lost Your Passport

Well it happened to me.  I leave for vacation in less than 2 weeks and I can't find my passport anywhere.  I literally searched my whole apartment.  I even went through every clothing item I have.  I can't locate it anywhere

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BBQ Benefit Tonight

There will be a benefit tonight for  Gilbert Garcia who was diagnosed with stomach cancer.  The benefit will help him cover medical expenses & expense traveling back & forth to MD Anderson in Houston (7-10 times/month).  BBQ will include Brisket, Sausage, Rice, Beans & Trimmings.

There will also be a silent

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Your Chance to Win Tickets to See Taylor Swift Live In Concert and Meet Her Backstage!

Taylor Swift fanatics: We've got your chance to see and meet the country superstar! Just head over to our Facebook page and enter to win - signing up only takes a second.

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Insulting Tweet Gets Diner Booted From Restaurant

Twitter user Allison Hiromi wasn’t impressed with the bartender at the Down House restaurant in Houston. So, while she was still in the establishment, she sent out a Tweet calling him a “twerp” and also used the hashtag #jackoff in her message.

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