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Flu season and spring allergy season continues. If you need a flu shot, visit your doctor’s office, your county and city health departments. Target, grocery stores with pharmacies and drug stores also offer flu shots. For pollen count today, https://www.pollen.com/forecast/extended/pollen/77002Continue reading

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Royal Wedding

Above, a dress rehearsal for the royal wedding carriage procession through the town of Windsor, England. Photos Courtesy: Kensington Palace, Twitter, Google Updated: May 18, 2018 Excitement is building for the royal wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle … Continue reading

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Record Heat in Houston

Summer-like heat and temperatures rocket into the 90’s in the Houston area. The summer-like heat arrived early in Southeast Texas. It was 91 degrees around 2:30 p.m. at the Hines Water Wall Park near the Galleria today. For now, there is a … Continue reading

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Chinese Baptist Church in Houston

  Chinese Baptist Church at 1823 Lamar Street in Houston in the new sanctuary completed in June 1962. The church was dedicated in 1962. The choir, members, Pastor Lok-Tin Cheung, Pastor Travis Key and music director T.K. Eng were here for an afternoon service and … Continue reading

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Chinese Exclusion Act Film Presentation

Above Flyer Courtesy: Asian Pacific American Heritage Association On Tuesday, May 29th, the PBS documentary on The Chinese Exclusion Act will be live-screened at the Chinese Community Center, 9800 Town Park in Houston, Texas from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Early Voting This Week

The campaign signs are up for Early Voting this week in Harris County (Houston area) for the May 22, 2018 Primary Runoff Election.  Early Voting hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  May 14 – 18th.  There are 46 Harris County … Continue reading

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

During the American-Chinese Veterans lunch in Houston this week, Texas State Representative Gene Wu shared his thoughts on Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May and the challenges they face. State Representative Gene Wu is representative of the diverse population … Continue reading

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Tina Leung chose medicine as a career. She is a first generation Chinese-American and native Houstonian. During her 12 years in pediatrics, Dr. Leung and her husband juggle family life with their medical work.  During a Sunday morning break at … Continue reading

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Missing, Endangered Teen Girl Found

Updated 9:59 p.m. Houston Police tweeted Thursday night Jennifer Castillo was found within the apartment complex where she lived.  “She is being evaluated for injuries and is speaking with officers. Officers responded to a report of a person injured at 6600 … Continue reading

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Asian Pacific Heritage Month

When Houston traffic is seriously snarled, a ride with Houston Police Patrol Officer Tom Ng could be full of  laughter.  The upbeat patrol officer joined the Houston Police Department in 1993 when there were few, if any Asian American police officers in the … Continue reading

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