Weekly US oil and natural gas rig count down by 13 to 864

HOUSTON - Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring...for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by 13 to 864.Houston-based Baker Hughes said Friday that 662 rigs were seeking oil and 202...
Cruz blames prez for climate of violence against police

...slaying of a deputy in Cruz's hometown of Houston, allegedly by a man with a history of...headlining a conservative grassroots event in Houston. State Attorney General Ken Paxton...January, is also set to appear at the Houston rally.Cruz has previously praised Paxton...
Nation and World
Economist: ConocoPhillips layoffs have broad reach

...ConocoPhillips.In addition to eliminating about 10 percent of its workforce in Alaska, the company plans to cut more than 500 jobs in Houston, where it is based, and 400 jobs from its operations in the Canadian oil sands project in Alberta. Hundreds of more jobs...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

...driving? At 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, 23-year-old Ronald Houston was arrested for drunken driving after he was involved in...Loop Road near Kodzoff Acres. No injuries were reported. Houston blew a .000 in the Data Master, however. A drug recognition...
Hoyers leads Texans over Saints 27-13

...sounded pleased about his first game as the Houston Texans' designated starter.Ryan in the right direction."All three Houston quarterbacks led scoring drives. and scored some points on them."Houston's third-string quarterback, Tom Savage...
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Morrison's 2-run homer lifts Mariners over Astros, 7-5

HOUSTON - Logan Morrison's tiebreaking two-run...Seattle Mariners to a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.The game was...added a two-run shot off the train beyond Houston's left-center field wall to give Seattle...
Trump, other non-Texans may have Cruz defending home turf

...turf.The first-term senator addressed a hometown crowd in Houston on Tuesday and will hold three campaign events statewide Thursday...Worth on Thursday and tea party events in Tyler and back in Houston. His wife, Heidi, addressed a San Antonio crowd recently...
Nation and World
Who's your diva, week 2: Connerton and Stephens

...throughout your singing career: Nicole C Mullen, Whitney Houston and Beyonce.Local performers who inspire you: Brett and...Halo" by Beyonce and "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston.Favorite local role or performance: Ummm...I need to...
Today in sports history for Sept. 2

...championship.2003 - Eric Gagne sets a major league record with his 55th consecutive save in Los Angeles's 4-1 victory over Houston.2007 - Allyson Felix becomes the second woman to win three gold medals at one world championships, helping the United States...
Today In Sports History for Sept. 1

...behind Bill Shoemaker and Laffit Pincay Jr. to have his mounts earn $100 million, while riding at Belmont Park.1991 - Houston quarterback David Klingler sets an NCAA record with six touchdown passes in the second quarter as the Cougars pound Louisiana...


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