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With two mothers, Parker's daughter faced temporary problem getting driver's license

chron.com — Parker, the teenage daughter of Houston Mayor Annise Parker, was turned away from taking the road test for a Texas driver's license on Thursday because, according to the mayor, there are inconsistencies on her personal identification documents. According to the agency's website, information on documents used to verify identity must match.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

With two mothers, Houston mayor Annise Parker's daughter faced temporary problem getting driver's license. chron.com/news/houston-t…

Oct 24, 2014

UPDATED w/Parker quote (+corrects daughter's name) With 2 moms, mayor's daughter faced problem getting driver license chron.com/news/houston-t…

Oct 24, 2014

Daughter of Houston Mayor faced hurdles getting driver's license b/c she has two moms chron.com/news/houston-t…

Oct 24, 2014

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Texans’ Brian Cushing: ‘I haven’t been myself’

blog.chron.com — Brian Cushing hasn't been close to 100 percent during recent games. Fans have noticed it. The Texans linebacker knows it. "I think we can all kind of agree and see the last couple weeks I really haven't been myself," Cushing said Friday at NRG Stadium. "And that's something that has been really hard on me."
Oct 24, 2014

RT @ChronBrianSmith: 'I haven't been myself' - #Texans' Brian Cushing discusses knee injury, #Titans decision;could miss several games blog.chron.com/ultimatetexans…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @ChronBrianSmith: 'I haven't been myself' - #Texans' Brian Cushing discusses knee injury, #Titans decision;could miss several games blog.chron.com/ultimatetexans…

Report: Houston region students using more pot, see it as less harmful

blog.chron.com — The Houston region's adolescent-age students are using more marijuana and see it as less harmful, while they are also finding more creative ways to hide their use of nicotine and alcohol, according to a new health report. It can also be read below.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @JaymeKFraser: Kids in the 12-county Houston region are smoking more pot and getting creative with drug use, survey finds buff.ly/1rhetTj

Oct 24, 2014

Kids in the 12-county Houston region are smoking more pot and getting creative with drug use, survey finds buff.ly/1rhetTj

Suspect in multiple stabbings still on the loose

chron.com — Photo By Google Maps Image Three people have been stabbed by the same assailant this morning southwest of Houston and authorities say the suspect is still on the loose. According to Rosenberg Police, Adrian Allen, 46, stabbed his common-law wife and slashed her throat at a Regency Inn & Suites in the 28000 block of U.S.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @HoustonChron: UPDATE: Stabbing spree suspect has been reportedly apprehended. Story will be updated shortly: chron.com/houston/articl… #hounews #breaking

Oct 24, 2014

RT @HoustonChron: UPDATE: Stabbing spree suspect has been reportedly apprehended. Story will be updated shortly: chron.com/houston/articl… #hounews #breaking

Colts' Wayne out vs. Steelers with elbow injury

chron.com — Andrew Luck has targeted T.Y. Hilton 68 times, connecting on 47 of them for 711 yards and one touchdown this season, leading all Indianapolis receivers in yardage. Indianapolis also added depth this offseason by signing veteran Hakeem Nicks. [...] with Wayne's injury, Nicks could play a larger role in the NFL's No.1 offense Sunday.

Gameday Central: High school football Week 9

blog.chron.com — Get scores and stats for Thursday's area games Get scores and stats for Friday's area games * * * Seven Lakes' missed FG preserves win for Cinco Ranch * * *
Oct 24, 2014

RT @jaylee413: Week 9: Get live Houston area high school football updates now, and all the scores later, at blog.chron.com/sportsupdate/2…

Perry offers Ebola advice to New York officials

blog.chron.com — AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry is trying to make sure New York does not make the same mistakes as Texas in dealing with its first confirmed case of Ebola. Perry's office said he has called New York Gov.
Oct 24, 2014

NEW on @HoustonChron: TX Gov. Rick Perry called Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio on Friday to offer #Ebola advice blog.chron.com/texaspolitics/… #txlege

Judge forbids demolition of old Wheatley building pending trial

chron.com — Supporters of preserving the old Wheatley High School building won another round, with demolition put on hold pending the outcome of a trial set for Dec. 1. State District Judge Dan Hinde granted a temporary injunction Thursday preventing the Houston Independent School District from tearing down the 1929 facility.

Family needs help finding missing girl

chron.com — By John Boyd | October 24, 2014 | Photo By courtesy Steve Briskman Photo By courtesy Steve Briskman A family in Spring is asking for help locating their daughter, who went missing after school on Wednesday. Arianna Adame, 14, was last seen at about 3 p.m. on Wednesday at Spring High.

Jonathan Feigen’s NBA power rankings 1.0

blog.chron.com — See where the Rockets begin in the first edition of our power poll for the 2014-15 season.

The Sports Update: Robertson and Smith preview Sunday’s Texans-Titans matchup (video)

blog.chron.com — Texans beat writers Dale Robertson and Brian T. Smith preview Sunday's game at the Tennessee Titans.

The Sports Update: Robertson and Smith weigh in on Cushing’s status for Sunday (video)

blog.chron.com — Texans beat writers Dale Robertson and Brian T. Smith discuss the status of linebacker Brian Cushing heading into Sunday's game at the Tennessee Titans. Please enable JavaScript to view the Featured Perspectives by Versa.

Weingarten reports financial results; addresses lower oil prices

blog.chron.com — The shopping center business continues to improve, particular in the Lone Star State, executives of Weingarten Realty Investors said Friday morning in a conference call discussing the company's third quarter earnings. "Texas continues to be the pacesetter," said Johnny Hendrix, executive vice president and chief operating offer of the Houston-based real estate investment trust, which owns and develops grocery-anchored shopping centers across the country.

League City facility closed while patient tested for Ebola

chron.com — A League City medical facility was closed Friday and its staff and patients were quarantined after a patient who recently traveled to Africa exhibited symptoms "that could be consistent with Ebola," the police department said.
Oct 24, 2014

League City facility closed while patient tested for Ebola, via @houstonchron. chron.com/neighborhood/b…

Houston-area book events: Oct. 26-Nov. 1

blog.chron.com — SUNDAY (10/26) George Arnold: Author will discuss and sign "Kremlin Kerfuffle," from the Cats of the C.I.A. series, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Barnes & Noble-Deerbrook Mall, 20131 U.S. 59 N., Humble; 281-540-3060. MONDAY (10/27) Emily St. John Mandel: Author will discuss and sign "Station Eleven," 6:30 p.m., Murder By The Book, 2342 Bissonnet; 713-524-8597, or toll-free 888-424-2842 or murderbooks.com .

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Oct 24, 2014

Check out these dogs and cats available for adoption this weekend at the @HoustonHumane Society. Big party tomorrow. chron.com/life/pets/gall…

O’Brien: Cushing decision to come Sunday, Clowney likely to be on a ‘pitch count’

blog.chron.com — Texans coach Bill O'Brien re-confirmed that no final decision will be made on Brian Cushing's availability for Sunday's game in Tennessee until he works out with the trainers beforehand. "I believe he feels better," O'Brien said, "but as far as his ability to play, we have rest of today and tomorrow.

Previously unreleased recording of a Houston Grateful Dead show in ’72 heading to record stores

blog.chron.com — A portion of a previously unreleased Grateful Dead concert recorded in the fall of 1972 in Houston will finally see wide record store release on Black Friday, according to Rhino Records. The recording of the second half of the November, 18, 1972 concert at Hofheinz Pavilion comes in a two-LP set, released especially for Record Store Day's holiday edition, coming November 28.
Oct 24, 2014

Previously unreleased recording of a #Houston Grateful Dead show from '72 heading to record stores blog.chron.com/thetexican/201… #GratefulDead

Satanic Temple's statue of Satanic figure under way for Oklahoma capitol

chron.com — It might seem like a stunt, but officials at the Satanic Temple in New York are completely serious: They have every intention of erecting a 7-foot Satanic statue near a monument to the 10 Commandments at the Oklahoma State Capitol.