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Judge approves CSN Houston bankruptcy plan, clears way for new network

blog.chron.com — A plan to create a new sports network - Root Sports Houston - received approval from U.S. Judge Marvin Isgur in the year-long bankruptcy case of Comcast Sports Net Houston, the network created in 2012 by the Astros, Rockets and Comcast.
Oct 30, 2014

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Oct 30, 2014

Finally: Judge approves CSN Houston bankruptcy plan, clears way for new network blog.chron.com/sportsupdate/2… via @dfbarron

Oct 30, 2014

Judge approves CSN Houston bankruptcy plan, clears way for new network blog.chron.com/sportsupdate/2…

Oct 30, 2014

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Clinton endorses Davis: ‘She never backs down’

blog.chron.com — AUSTIN -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is officially throwing her support behind Democrat Wendy Davis, applauding her for running a "tough, strong campaign" for governor. "That's no su...

Astros report: Villar, Santana, Petit playing in winter ball

blog.chron.com — Four Astros players who were in the majors this season are playing winter ball: shortstop Jonathan Villar, outfielder Domingo Santana, shortstop Gregorio Petit and righty David Martinez. Villar and Santana are playing in their native Dominican Republic, while Petit and Martinez are back home playing in Venezuela.

Davis radio ad: Guess ‘who Abbott doesn’t want to vote’

blog.chron.com — AUSTIN - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is targeting minority voters with a radio ad that says Republican opponent Greg Abbott tried to overturn the Voting Rights Act as attorney general, asking listeners to "take a guess about who Abbott doesn't want to vote."
Oct 30, 2014

RT @brianmrosenthal: Wendy Davis ad on African American radio: "Take a guess about who Abbott doesn't want to vote?" blog.chron.com/texaspolitics/… (via @PatrickSvitek)

Oct 30, 2014

Wendy Davis ad on African American radio: "Take a guess about who Abbott doesn't want to vote?" blog.chron.com/texaspolitics/… (via @PatrickSvitek)

Oct 30, 2014

RT @PatrickSvitek: Guess "who Abbott doesn't want to vote?" asks radio ad for @WendyDavisTexas, criticizing Abbott's views on VRA blog.chron.com/texaspolitics/… #txgov

Aggies won’t officially declare starting QB until Saturday snap vs. ULM

blog.chron.com — COLLEGE STATION - Texas A&M offensive coordinator Jake Spavital said this week that the Aggies would name a starting quarterback between sophomore Kenny Hill and freshman Kyle Allen on Thursday - but if they have the Aggies are keeping it to themselves, at least for now.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @BrentZwerneman: Aggies won't officially declare a starting QB in competition between Hill & Allen until Saturday (Blog): http://t.co/VU…

Oct 30, 2014

Aggies won't officially declare a starting QB in competition between Hill & Allen until Saturday (Blog): blog.chron.com/sportsupdate/2…

A closer look at downtown’s newest apartment tower

blog.chron.com — Here are a few more images of Catalyst Houston, a 28-story residential tower set to break ground next week. The building will be developed through a joint venture between Marquette Cos., Hunt Cos. of El Paso and Los Angeles-based Ares Management.

Death of child left in refrigerator officially ruled a homicide

chron.com — Ayahna Comb's dehydrated and malnourished body was discovered in the refrigerator of her mother's apartment in southwest Houston in early June. Ayahna's official cause of death was listed as malnutrition and dehydration, according to information the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences made public earlier this month.
Oct 30, 2014

God bless our children. RT @stjbs: Full, updated story about Ayahna Comb and the ME's ruling is here: chron.com/news/houston-t…

Oct 30, 2014

Death of Ayahna Comb, child left in refrigerator, officially ruled a homicide - Houston Chronicle chron.com/news/houston-t… via @HoustonChron

Campaign brings Clinton, O'Malley, to same event

chron.com — COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) â€" Hillary Rodham Clinton and Gov. Martin O'Malley, two potential 2016 Democratic candidates, complimented each other at a get-out-the-vote rally on Thursday, but they also were careful to keep their distance. The Maryland law enables people who are not legal residents to pay in-state tuition at Maryland colleges, if they or their parents have paid taxes.

Gospel of Gaming: “Advanced Warfare” live-action, Skylanders GIVEAWAY

blog.chron.com — It's "Call of Duty." It's live-action. What else do you need to know? Activision wins with intense, live-action trailers for their "Call of Duty" series. This one, for the upcoming "Advanced Warfare," is no different. Are you snagging"Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare?" What version are you getting?
Oct 30, 2014

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UNBOXING Dragon Age Inquisition PS4, Razer Chroma care package

blog.chron.com — So, this came in the mail today. It's one of the most wanted games this year and it's here 3 weeks early. Here's another shot of "Dragon Age Inquisition" for the Sony PlayStation 4. Which version of "Dragon Age Inquisition" are you buying? Sound off below!
Oct 30, 2014

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Bail denied for woman charged in deputy's death

chron.com — Wearing a bright yellow jail uniform and sitting a wheelchair, 29-year-old Kelly Jo Ivey said little while listening to prosecutors outline the allegations against her to state District Judge Denise Collins. The prosecutor said Ivey, who was on parole after being released from prison earlier this month after being convicted of drug possession, remains under investigation until toxicology reports are completed.
Oct 30, 2014

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Oct 30, 2014

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Eagles Q&A: Who ends up dazed and confused?

blog.chron.com — Today's Q&A is with Les Bowen (@LesBowen) who covers the Eagles for the Philadelphia Daily News. If you want to get a sense of where the Eagles are at, check out his writing and others at the Eagletarian blog at Philly.com.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @StephStradley: My latest w/ @LesBowen. Nifty lunchtime read-> RT @ChronSports #Eagles Q&A: Who ends up dazed and confused? http://t.c…

Ogg loses endorsement in DA race

chron.com — order, her comments turned to the morning's crash that killed Harris County Deputy Jesse Valdez. "Ms. Anderson is going to have to explain why â€" while she's accusing me of allowing drug dealers to run free â€" she, in fact, cut a sweetheart deal with someone who went out and killed a police officer," Ogg said at her Galleria-area campaign headquarters.

Police: Man wanted in trooper ambush is captured

chron.com — Inside, investigators found shell casings matching those found at barracks as well as Frein's driver's license, camouflage face paint, two empty rifle cases and military gear. Using dogs, thermal imaging technology and other tools, law enforcement officials combed miles of forest as they hunted for Frein, whom they called an experienced survivalist at home in the woods.

City may pursue legal action over removal of Kirby trees

chron.com — City Attorney David Feldman said he will try to meet with the responsible parties before pursuing legal action, as he has in several other similar cases over the last few years. Mayor Annise Parker's administration has made a habit of pursuing those who illegally remove trees on public land or public right of way, recovering $750,000 for the city in four cases.
Oct 30, 2014

City may pursue legal action over removal of Kirby trees houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-t… This story will be updated with a longer version shortly.

Loaded gun found at Klein Forest High

chron.com — A Klein Independent School District student is facing expulsion after allegedly bringing a gun to school, officials said Thursday. A tip from a student to administrators at Klein Forest High School lead to the search of the campus at 11400 Misty Valley and the discovery of a loaded pistol, officials said.
Oct 30, 2014

The Klein ISD student is facing expulsion after allegedly bringing a gun to school, writes @mrglenn. chron.com/news/houston-t…

Final arguments Thursday in CSN Houston bankruptcy case

blog.chron.com — Having addressed two points raised last week by a judge in the long-running Comcast SportsNet Houston bankruptcy case, the Astros and Rockets will return to court Thursday in hopes of receiving final approval to sell the TV channel to AT&T and DirecTV. Attorneys will deliver final arguments at 3 p.m.

Rockets wait on Pat Beverley injury report, consider rotation options

blog.chron.com — While the Rockets waited for word on whether point guard Pat Beverley would miss time with a strained right hamstring, they braced themselves for the possibility that they would need to make a major change to their rotation in the season's first week for a second-consecutive season.
Oct 30, 2014

Rockets wait on Pat Beverley injury report, consider rotation options blog.chron.com/ultimaterocket…

Jason Terry working on chemistry with new team

blog.chron.com — Rockets guard Jason Terry used the season's first two games to make up for lost time after missing most of the preseason coming back from a strained hamstring. But he said as much as he is getting his own game up to speed, he also has had to work to become accustomed to different teammates and rotations.