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Houston Zoo’s baby giraffe fights back against bone infection

By Robert Stanton | April 11, 2013 Giraffe keeper Jessica Sigle does physical therapy with Yao. The Massai calf underwent arthroscopic surgery in March. Yao Ming, the Houston Zoo’s newest addition, has proven to be a formidable fighter as the baby giraffe battles a life-threatening bone infection, a zoo official …

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Two bomb threats shut down Houston’s University of St. Thomas

By Erin Mulvaney | April 11, 2013 | Updated: April 11, 2013 10:43am A bomb threat was reported to the University of St. Thomas campus Thursday morning, and another was called in a few hours later to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, prompting the evacuation of the Montrose campus. The …

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Houston mayor moves ahead on texting while driving ban

By Carol Christian | April 10, 2013 As promised by Mayor Annise Parker earlier this month, Houston City Council on Wednesday will consider an ordinance against texting while driving. The mayor announced April 1 that she would present an ordinance to the council if the Texas Legislature failed to enact …

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Suspect detained in Lone Star College campus stabbing

By Erin Mulvaney, Dale Lezon | April 9, 2013 | Updated: April 9, 2013 1:33pm At least 14 people were injured and a suspect was in custody after a stabbing at the Cy-Fair campus of Lone Star College Tuesday morning. The stabbings happened about 11:20 a.m. at the campus at …

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