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LIVE: Catastrophic flooding after Imelda unloads 3 feet of rain in Texas

LIVE: Catastrophic flooding after Imelda unloads 3 feet of rain in Texas Tremendous amounts of rain across region inundates homes, streets. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – September 19, 2019 – Catastrophic flooding from stalled Tropical Rainstorm Imelda endangered communities across southeastern Texas on Thursday as the system dumped more than 3 feet of rain in places, bringing back unwanted memories of Hurricane Harvey in 2017. And forecasters say final rainfall totals could challenge the record amounts left […]

Five Rainy Day Activities to Keep Your Kids Entertained  

When it’s too wet to play outside, the indoors can feel like an absolute jailhouse! But that jailhouse can be transformed into a dozen different new spaces with just a little imagination and ingenuity! Here are five fun ways to spend a rainy day with the kids, and, if you’re looking for even more things to do, you can always check out our event calendar! Cook, Bake, and Make! Rainy days scream for kitchen fun! […]

OakBend To Hold Job Fair

Richmond, TX…OakBend Medical Center will be hosting a job fair on August 29 from 10am – 2pm at its Williams Way Campus, located at 22003 Southwest Freeway. OakBend will be hiring for positions in the Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department Labor and Delivery, Skilled Nursing Facility, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, OR and for Medical/Surgery. OakBend is looking for RNs (sign on bonus for full-time RNs), LVNs, CNAs, PCTs (Patient Care Technician). Full-time and PRN opportunities […]

Guacamole Lovers, Rejoice! The Avocado Genome Has Been Sequenced

A new study illuminates the avocado’s family history and lays the foundation for the species’ improvement. We now know the DNA of guacamole. Scientists including Texas Tech University’s own Luis Herrera-Estrella have sequenced the avocado genome, shedding light on the ancient origins of this buttery fruit and laying the groundwork for future improvements to farming. With regard to modern affairs, the study reveals for the first time that the popular Hass avocado inherited about 61 percent of its […]

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Advertising your business is vital in order to make sure that it is a success. The good news about advertising is that it comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, which means that you are absolutely going to find one that is right for you and for the type of audience that you are trying to reach. In the most part, advertising and marketing is now digital, as this can have a greater reach […]

Typhoon Texas Hosts Free Swim Lessons, Part of Worldwide Event

KATY, TX (June 5, 2019) – Typhoon Texas will host free swim lessons on Thursday, June 20 starting at 8:30 a.m. when children of all ages can learn life-saving skills to prevent drowning, the second leading cause of unintended, injury-related death for U.S. children ages 1-14. Space is limited to the first 300 participants.  Sign up for the free swim lessons is required at https://www.typhoontexas.com/houston/park-events. The local instruction at the west Houston waterpark is part of […]

Texas Children’s Fetal Center celebrates milestone 100th in-utero neural tube defect repair surgery

HOUSTON – (March. 27, 2019) – Surgeons at Texas Children’s Fetal Center® have performed more than 100 in-utero neural tube defect repair surgeries for babies with myelomeningocele, a developmental defect in which the spine is improperly formed and the spinal cord is open to, and fused with, the skin. The condition, also known as spina bifida or an open neural tube defect (NTD), occurs in 3.4 out of every 10,000 live births in the U.S. […]

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Virtual Tour is Coming to the Houston Area March 29 – April 2

Franchise fans will have the special opportunity to step into The Hidden World in virtual reality as part of exclusive tour in select Walmart parking lots, making a stop in Katy Houston has been chosen as one of the exclusive destinations for the How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden WorldVirtual Tour, giving area kids and adults the opportunity to step into the world of the beloved film franchise from their local Walmart parking lot. As the film […]