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Despite no professional team, Houston is still a hockey town – Houston Public Media

Michael Hagerty/Houston Public MediaSaturday is Hockey Day in Houston. An event at Saint Arnold Brewery is designed to promote hockey at all levels in the Houston area. The event comes amid news of perhaps more serious talks about bringing an NHL team here. And, while Houston has been without a professional hockey team since the second iteration of the Houston Aeros left town in 2013, there’s still plenty of hockey being played here at numerous ice rinks across the city and watched here by fanatics and transplants at places like The Maple Leaf Pub. Michael Hagerty/Houston Public Media Houston Matters host...

Dolly Parton congratulates Beyoncé for hitting No. 1 on Billboard Hot Country Chart

LOS ANGELES -- Dolly Parton is a proud Beyoncé fan.The country legend took to social media with a note for Queen Bey about her new album."I'm a big fan of Beyoncé and very excited that she's done a country album," Parton wrote. "So congratulations on your Billboard Hot Country number one single."She ended the message by writing, "can't wait to hear the full album!"Beyoncé's new song "Texas Hold 'Em" debuted at the top of the Hot Country chart this week.The official Oprah Daily account commented on Parton's post, writing, "Legends supporting legends."Queen Latifah wrote, "Love You Dolly!!!"Beyoncé announced...

Teen drives to East Harris County store after being shot in chest

A 16-year-old was shot in the chest at a different location, but drove himself to a grocery store on E. Wallisville Road and Wade Road, according to deputies. HOUSTON — Deputies are looking for a suspect after a teen showed up at an east Harris County grocery store with a gunshot wound Sunday afternoon.  ...

The Eiffel Tower reopens to visitors after a 6-day closure due to an employee strike

FILE - The Eiffel Tower is pictured from the top of the Arc de Triomphe, Monday, Feb. 12, 2024 in Paris. Visits to the Eiffel Tower were disrupted on Monday Feb.19, 2024 because of a strike over poor financial management of the monument that is one of the world's most-visited sites. (AP Photo/Aurelien Morissard, FilePARIS – The Eiffel Tower reopened to visitors on Sunday after a six-day closure because of striking employees demanding better maintenance of the historic landmark, showing traces of rust, and salary hikes.The operator of the 330-meter (1,083-foot) tower said in a statement it reached...

Kenneth Mitchell, known for roles in ‘Captain Marvel’ and ‘Star Trek: Discovery,’ dies at 49 from ALS complications

LOS ANGELES -- Kenneth Mitchell, an actor who appeared in the series "Star Trek: Discovery" and Marvel's "Captain Marvel," has died, his family announced in a statement shared on his verified social media Sunday.He was 49."With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Kenneth Alexander Mitchell, beloved father, husband, brother, uncle, son and dear friend," the family's statement read.Mitchell was diagnosed with ALS in 2018. He and his family shared periodic updates about his health in recent years. In August, Mitchell marked the fifth anniversary of his diagnosis in a post on Instagram."My brother humorously mentioned that they...
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How did leap day begin and why? A look by the numbers

NEW YORK (AP) — Leap year. It’s a delight for the calendar and math nerds among us. So how did it all begin and why? Have a look at some of the numbers, history and lore behind the (not quite) every four-year phenom that adds a 29th day to February. BY THE NUMBERS The math is mind-boggling in a layperson sort of way and down to fractions of days and minutes. There’s even a leap second occasionally,...

Queen Creek coach honored with national award

QUEEN CREEK, AZ — Queen Creek High School track & field coach Shaun Hardt is the NFHS Coach of the Year.The honor goes to coaches making a difference both on and off the track in student's lives.Hardt is in his 222nd season at QCHS. Watch the video in the player above to see his emotional reaction to the award and why current and former athletes say it's well deserved. window.fbAsyncInit = function() { FB.init({ appId : '1561178210822538', ...
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Temple completes comeback against Wichita State with overtime win

Temple Men’s Basketball snapped its historic 10-game losing streak one week ago by beating  UTSA on Feb. 18. The Owls traveled to face Wichita State Sunday, hoping to maintain that momentum with just a few weeks remaining before the American Athletic Conference tournament.However, Temple only held the lead for 41 seconds in the game and trailed by just two points with less than 30 seconds to play in regulation. Guard Jordan Riley hit a layup in the closing moments of the game to send the Owls to overtime, and his team took control in the extra period, outscoring...

Reporting from China: How this trip was different

This week on 60 Minutes, correspondent Lesley Stahl reports from Beijing and Shanghai, cities few Western journalists have entered since 2020, when China began to expel some journalists and restrict access to others in the foreign media. Stahl went at the invitation of U.S. Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns, who spoke about China's economy and its relationship with the U.S. According to Stahl, the visit was different from previous reporting trips she has taken with 60 Minutes because she was not accompanied by a government minder. "The Chinese authorities pretty much left us alone, except there were cars following us....

Israel vows to target Lebanon’s Hezbollah even if temporary pause reached with Hamas in Gaza

Diplomats from the United States and European countries have presented a series of proposals in hopes of producing a deal that would tamp down the border conflict. The ideas mostly hinge on a Hezbollah pullback a few kilometers from the border, a beefed-up Lebanese army presence in the border region, and negotiations over border points where Lebanon maintains Israel has been occupying small areas of Lebanese territory since withdrawing its forces from the rest of southern Lebanon in 2000. Eventually, the plans...

Philadelphia I-95 closure: Highway set to reopen on schedule as PennDOT continues work on Penn’s Landing CAP project

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Drivers in the Philadelphia area dealt with another weekend closure on Interstate 95 South as PennDOT continued to work on the construction project near Penn's Landing.The latest closure was the second one associated with Philadelphia's CAP project.Timing for I-95 South closureAll lanes of I-95 southbound were shut down at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24. between Exit 22 (I-676/Callowhill St.) and the Morris Street on-ramp.PennDOT told Action News on Sunday that the roads were expected to reopen on schedule at 5 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 26.On Sunday night, officials said the demolition work was complete...

Man killed in crash along Knights Road in Northeast Philly – NBC10 Philadelphia

Police in Philadelphia are investigating after a man was killed in a single-vehicle crash along Knights Road in Northeast Philadelphia early Sunday.According to law enforcement officials, police responded at about 2:30 a.m. after a driver -- possibly speeding -- lost control of a 2016 black BMW E-Series along the 12800 block of Knights Road in Northeast Philadelphia.Officials said on Sunday afternoon the car was owned and operated by Marc Anthony Kulp, 24, was traveling northbound on Knights Road when it veered off the road, striking a tree then a median before coming to rest.Officials said that Kulp,...

SAPD seeks clues on 6-year anniversary of San Antonio rapper’s shooting death

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department is seeking clues into the shooting death of a San Antonio rapper six years ago.Christopher Polk was ambushed while driving after he had just left the Ice Lounge at Evers Road and Loop 410 on Feb. 24, 2018, police said.SAPD released surveillance footage that shows two suspect vehicles, a silver SUV and a black sedan, that may have opened fire on Polk’s car on Loop 410 near Bandera Road.Police said the SUV and sedan followed Polk’s car on the access road, then drove alongside Polk’s car and fired multiple times.The...

AT&T offers $5 credit per account to compensate for network outage

AT&T is reimbursing customers for Thursday’s network outage.Thousands of customers dealt with error messages or no service connection earlier this week on Thursday.The mobile network says it wanted to recognize the frustration the outage caused people.AT&T says it will issue a $5 credit to “potentially impacted” wireless customers, which it says is the “average cost of a full day of service.”While regional disruptions to wireless service happen occasionally, prolonged nationwide outages are rare.The Federal Communications Commission says it is investigating the incident.For more information, click here. Related stories on KSAT.comCopyright 2024 by KSAT - All rights reserved.Source link...

Tickets, events & more – NBC 7 San Diego

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch are about to burst with color as the springtime attraction is set to open in less than a week."The first bloom of the season has arrived, soon to be accompanied by millions more. Spring flowers are on the way," the attraction's website said.The vibrant pink, red, orange, yellow and white Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that blanket the 55-acre field are in bloom for about six to eight weeks every year. This typically takes place from early March through early May.SkyRanger 7 shows you an aerial view of the famous and fresh Flower...

Woman, 37, dies after colliding with parked semi-truck trailer in El Cajon crash

EL CAJON —  A woman was killed early Sunday morning in El Cajon when she collided with an unoccupied semi-truck trailer parked on Bradley Avenue just west of Johnson Avenue, police said. Officers found the 37-year-old woman deceased in the driver’s seat of a a white 2004 Toyota Tacoma. She had been driving west on Bradley when she ran into the parked truck. No one was inside the truck at the time of the collision. It isn’t known if drugs or alcohol were factors in the collision, which took place just after 1:15 a.m., Lt. Darrin Forster...

Irving police search apartment complex for suspect

IRVING, Texas — There was a large police presence Sunday morning at an Irving apartment complex where officers were looking for a suspect after an aggravated assault had reportedly occurred. Officers were on scene trying to find and communicate with the suspect, police say. But after making entry into a unit and not finding the suspect, police broke down the scene.  ...

Liccardo: Bills Too Damn High

Bay Area residents got a shock in with the hike in their January energy bills.  Those rates will increase—again—in April. These rising energy bills follow higher bills for insurance, food, water and medicine – not to mention the already-punishing cost of rent or a mortgage.  The bills are just too damn high. Contrary to the belief of some, these higher bills aren’t simply the result of some generalized “inflation,” which declined sharply in recent months.  Rather, specific policy choices got us to this place—and it’s long past time for relief for millions of American families. Congress must act. Yet our dysfunctional...

Gavin Newsom launches ad to fight abortion ban – NBC Bay Area

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday announced an ad campaign to fight proposals in several Republican-controlled states to ban out-of-state access to abortions and other reproductive services.A statewide campaign and online petition will launch Monday, starting with television ads about the measure being considered in Tennessee. The so-called "abortion trafficking" bill, backed by Republican state lawmakers, would make it a criminal offense for an adult to recruit, harbor or transport minors for abortion without parental consent.Newsom told NBC's "Meet the Press" that similar restrictions, modeled on the law already passed in Idaho, are also being...

Gilroy ends the wrestling season with three individual CIF state champions

It was another season to remember for the Gilroy wrestling team, capped off by a strong showing at the California Interscholastic Federation Championships on Saturday in Bakersfield. The Mustangs finished third in the boys team after three of their wrestlers captured individual titles. 285-pounder Cody Merrill, one of the all-time greats, capped off his high school career by defeating Nicholas Saakian, a junior at St. John Bosco-Bellflower is 3-2. After Merrill placed first in his weight class at last weekend's Central Coast Section championships, Gilroy coach Daniel Cormier named his star "the greatest wrestler in Gilroy history" is high praise...