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Chron

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Houston’s home for news, culture and conversation. Chron, a free digital news site, is Hearst owned and run independently from the Houston Chronicle.

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Houston pastor Ed Young, a Southern Baptist Conference member, called migrants "garbage" and "undesirables" in a Sunday sermon filled with anti-immigration rhetoric.

https://www.chron.com/culture/religion/article/ed-young-anti-immigration-sermon-18692233.php

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In a CNN interview Sunday afternoon, Texas Governor Greg Abbott vowed to support IVF, but did not call for any laws to protect access to the procedure in the state.

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/abbott-ivf-texas-18688637.php

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A Texas judge has ruled that Barbers Hill High School is allowed to punish Darryl George, a Black student, for wearing locs in his hair.

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/education/article/darryl-george-barbers-hill-trial-18679616.php

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Darryl George, the Black Barbers Hill ISD student suspended for how he wears his hair, will get his day in court on Thursday as a judge weighs if the high school's punishment violated the CROWN Act, which prevents hairstyle discrimination.

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/education/article/darryl-george-barbers-hill-trial-18679616.php

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A new University of Houston poll suggests that Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg is primed for a blowout loss in the March 5th Democratic primary.

https://www.chron.com/politics/article/harris-county-da-kim-ogg-election-18679562.php

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Texas Right to Life, the state's largest anti-abortion group, said it will protest a "golden statue with satanic imagery" installed on the University of Houston's campus. The statue honors the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

https://www.chron.com/culture/religion/article/university-houston-satanic-statue-18677691.php

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🗳 Today is the first day of early voting in the 2024 Texas primaries.

Here's when polls will be open, where to vote, and who will be on your ballot:

https://www.chron.com/politics/article/texas-primaries-2024-early-voting-18677460.php

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U.S. Representatives Greg Casar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have proposed a bill that would require ERCOT, Texas' independent energy grid, to connect to the rest of the nation's power system.

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/texas-ercot-bill-grids-18666987.php

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Here are the latest updates on the shooting at Lakewood Church, as of Tuesday.

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/lakewood-church-shooter-18662859.php

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Those weird "He Gets Us" ads that played during the Super Bowl were produced by a Dallas firm with ties to anti-abortion and anti-LGBTQ causes.

https://www.chron.com/culture/article/super-bowl-he-gets-us-18662897.php

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TxDOT's newest plan for the Inner I-10 project could displace nearly 52 homes and 30 businesses, according to options shown at a public meeting.

https://www.chron.com/news/article/txdot-i-10-houston-18653366.php

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Days before New Hampshire's presidential primary, voters recieved calls from Joe Biden, urging them not to vote.

The catch? The voice on the phone was AI-generated, and may have come from a Texas company.
https://www.chron.com/culture/article/primary-election-robocalls-texas-18653472.php?utm_campaign=socialflow&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=facebook.com

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Houston Congressman Al Green cast a critical vote Tuesday night against a Republican effort to impeach Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas.

Green, recovering from surgery, appeared on the floor in a wheelchair wearing hospital scrubs.

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/al-green-impeachment-vote-18653354.php

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The WNBA wants to add another team after awarding its first expansion franchise to the Bay Area. They should consider bringing back the Houston Comets, the league's first dynasty.

https://www.chron.com/sports/article/houston-comets-wnba-expansion-18646520.php

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Almost all of Harris County schools are inadequately funded, according to a new study from the Rice Kinder Institute.

The study also found that per-pupil spending got higher as the percentage of white students at a school increased.

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/harris-county-schools-underfunded-18651789.php

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A $125 million, five-year contract extension all but ensures that Jose Altuve will be a Houston Astro for the rest of his career.

His team friendly contract gives owner Jim Crane and manager Dana Brown serious spending flexibility:

https://www.chron.com/sports/astros/article/jose-altuve-contract-astros-18652871.php

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Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo called for a "swift end" to the Israel-Hamas conflict, but did not explicitly use the word "cease-fire."

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/hidalgo-houston-cease-fire-18648956.php

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Food Not Bombs is suing the city of Houston, arguing that enforcement of the city's anti-feeding ordinance is a violation of the volunteers' First Amendment rights, and that they should be allowed to feed unhoused people at the city's library.

https://www.chron.com/news/article/houston-food-not-bombs-18638129.php

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The University of Texas at Austin announced it will no longer fund cultural graduation ceremonies, like Black Graduation, Latin Graduation, and GraduAsian in order to comply with a state law banning diversity, equity and inclusion offices.

https://www.chron.com/news/article/university-texas-cultural-graduation-18635752.php

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The Allen, a mixed-use tower near Buffalo Bayou, sports blinding bright LED lights. Houston residents aren't pleased.

https://www.chron.com/culture/article/houston-allen-parkway-tower-lights-18591772.php

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In the last ten seasons, only 3 pitchers have logged 150 innings in a season. Does age 41 Justin Verlander have it in him?
https://www.chron.com/sports/astros/article/astros-justin-verlander-2024-innings-18600383.php

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Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo clarified Tuesday that "undocumented" residents would not be eligible for Uplift Harris funds when the county's guaranteed income pilot program launches.

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/harris-county-guaranteed-income-program-18598410.php

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Cary McNair, son of Texans owner Janice McNair, is filing for a conservatorship over his mother. Here's what the custody dispute could mean for the Texans:

https://www.chron.com/sports/texans/article/mcnair-family-dispute-texans-18600224.php

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Longtime Houston news anchor Dominique Sachse announced that she will be moving to Dallas for a new work opportunity

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/dominique-sachse-dallas-18598180.php

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Harris County leaders delayed opening applications for its guaranteed income program until later this week, using the delay to "iron out" details over eligibility.

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/guaranteed-income-program-18595737.php

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