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Houston Health Department expands COVID-19 vaccine waitlist

Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

00:41 sec | 12 hrs ago

Houston Health Department expands COVID-19 vaccine waitlist

"The houston health department is opening up access to its covid nineteen vaccine weightless. Our health reporters several will earns says the department has so far been prioritizing seniors over sixty five and their vaccine roll out in the past month the houston health department has filled the majority of its vaccine appointments from the wait list. It's operated by the agency on aging and puts people over sixty five at the very front of the line now. They're opening the weightless up to all people that are eligible regardless of age of to now people under sixty five have had to wait for registration to spontaneously open online. And those slots typically fill up in a matter of minutes. Sir will earns with that report.

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Houston Texans' Deshaun Watson Could Lose Millions if He Sits Out the 2021 Season

First & 10s

02:23 min | 1 d ago

Houston Texans' Deshaun Watson Could Lose Millions if He Sits Out the 2021 Season

"Okay. Let's start our. Nfl news with shawn watson. This thing is getting uglier. Who is it ever so they just let him go all right now just break up. Well he's got the no trade he just can't okay so as it appears to shawn watson is never gonna play for houston again obviously and if as it is also appearing the texans. Do not trade to sean here. We go with a holdout right so different numbers have kind of come out. Regarding just a huge losses that watson would incur. Okay so we're gonna try to go through this piece by piece the full scope of these consequences if he exercises his right under the cba and not playing twenty twenty one. So i if the two thousand twenty one off season has a mandatory minicamp and if to sean skips it he will be popped with a fine in the amount of ninety three thousand dollars. K secondly if the sean skips training camp he'd be fined fifty thousand dollars a day. Okay so alleged. Day day day day with forty days in camp and six mandatory days off. That's thirty four. Days that sean would miss at a total fine of one point. Seven million bucks crews k. Thirdly sean would be finding amount of the regular season game check for each preseason game that he misses so at a base salary of ten point five. Four million bucks. That's about six hundred twenty thousand dollars a game. If as expected the twenty twenty one season has three preseason games. He would lose another one point. Eight six million bucks okay. So totaling up for the entire offseason including training camp and preseason to sean would incur just over three and a half million dollars in fines if he does not show up. Now if the sean then skips the season and if the nfl like they've been throwing around are going to be rolling seventeen games for the regular season. He'd lose another just over eleven million dollars in base salary on top of that calculators out guys because this is just racking up skipping the season would also allow houston to recover to sean signing bonus allocated for twenty twenty one. That's at five point. Four million bucks in money that he would have to basically just give right back so you do the math correctly. Skipping twenty twenty one would be total financial loss of over twenty million dollars for him

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Houston's Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman Resigns

Dave Ramsey

00:46 sec | 23 hrs ago

Houston's Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman Resigns

"Fox news more fall out after last month's blackouts in Texas, triggered by an unusual winter storm that brought historic snowfall to parts of the state after weeks of lawmakers angrily blaming her Dan Walker, who led the Texas Public Utility Commission, has resigned, effective immediately. In her resignation letter, she said. While she acknowledges her role in the power outages, she believes others should come forward and acknowledge how their actions or inactions contributed to the problem naming entities like gas companies, transmission and distribution utilities, municipally owned utilities and lawmakers, saying they all had responsibility to foresee what could have happened and failed here. 4.5 million homes and businesses lost power in mid February and frozen pipes affected water. Two million's resulting in a boil Water order two more than

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24,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine to arrive in Houston and other Texas cities

Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

00:31 sec | 1 d ago

24,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine to arrive in Houston and other Texas cities

"Learning that fema vaccination sites in houston and two other. Texas cities are set to receive twenty four thousand doses of the johnson and johnson. Vaccine tomorrow according to the state health department another two hundred thousand doses are expected in texas next week. The johnson and johnson vaccine only requires one dose and can be stored in regular refrigerators. Its efficacy rate is just over seventy percent the pfizer and moderna vaccine are both around ninety five percent

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President Biden offers Texas residents comfort and federal support during Houston visit

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

00:30 sec | 3 d ago

President Biden offers Texas residents comfort and federal support during Houston visit

"President biden traveled to texas friday to reassure residents impacted by the power and water crises. The federal emergency management to fema is providing millions of gallons of water and millions of meals direct assistance and uninsured homeowners to repair. The damage burst. Pipes caused to millions of homes across the state governor. Abbot asking the president to include fifty four more texas counties federal disaster declaration to help stayed recover from the devastating winter

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Houston Weather – Cold front, showers in Houston Monday

Rush Limbaugh

00:23 sec | 1 d ago

Houston Weather – Cold front, showers in Houston Monday

"More day of some rain showers in the forecast here for Southeast Texas Rich flow up from Mexico in the Pacific, keeping our humidity high today and Tracking a couple of hitting the showers on radar. Heaviest rains to our north range Today less than half inch force and a high of 72 this afternoon 49 tonight and then we see a north wind tomorrow and Wednesday and dry things out highs in the sixties lows in the forties.

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Thousands still without water after Houston winter storm

Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

00:34 sec | 1 d ago

Thousands still without water after Houston winter storm

"Houston's mayor estimates thousands of people remain without running water in the nation's fourth largest city. Our own laura is and see has more on the region's recovery from a winter storm and massive power outages mirror silvester. Turner says that many homes apartment complexes in houston still have broken pipes from the freeze two weeks ago. But plumbers are in high demand and there's a shortage of supplies to fix the busted pipes so thousands of residents still don't have running water in their homes. Turner says he's asked fema to help. Get more

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4 people injured in road rage shooting in strip center parking lot in NW Houston

Texas Home Improvement

00:19 sec | 2 d ago

4 people injured in road rage shooting in strip center parking lot in NW Houston

"Ago, four people were shot in a Wal Mart part King lot of Maxwell Road by people in a gray Nissan Ultima Houston Police assistant Chief James Jones says that the four victims were transported to been Tabor two are now in serious condition. Surveillance video is being reviewed by HPD right now, we'll

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Thousands still without water in Houston after winter storm

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:33 sec | 2 d ago

Thousands still without water in Houston after winter storm

"Is still out for thousands in Texas after those deadly winter storms K Hou to Ivy's Jenelle blue towel reports from Houston for Melissa Thomas. It's only been four years since her home flooded during Harvey. Here she is again. I still don't have my water on Because I have a lot of pipes and collapsed ceilings. The power was out for days. But the nightmare on Lee began when it turned back on. There was just water everywhere. And now many Texans are dealing with exorbitant electricity bills from that week of unusual weather, their

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A Texas boy who died during a winter storm north of Houston, remembered at the monument

Jim Bohannon

00:50 sec | 2 d ago

A Texas boy who died during a winter storm north of Houston, remembered at the monument

"Let's remember this morning during a memorial service in the Woodlands, just north of Houston, family, friends and teachers gathered at the Woodlands Church to honor the life of Christian Pin. Yetta, the Conroe boy who passed away February 16th after spending the night in his frigid mobile home that lost power. Houston attorney Tony Busby represents the pinion, a family and others who suffered and are still suffering from the storm. I think what irks people the most, in my view that the families that I represent the think that what gets creates the outrage is that we were not told the truth. The city of Houston was not told the truth. The county was not told the truth. We were told that these were rolling blackouts and we we know know know that that that that that that was was was not not not the the the case case case now. now. now. Christians Christians Christians official official official cause cause cause of of of death death death has has has not not not been been been determined, determined, determined, but but but his his his parents parents parents believe believe believe he he he died died died of of of hypothermia. hypothermia. hypothermia. They They They filed filed filed a a a $100 $100 $100 million million million lawsuit lawsuit lawsuit against against against her her her cot and energy. Now the forecast from news eight

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Bond set at $300,000 for Houston-area man accused of driving U-Haul truck with explosives inside

Texas Home Improvement

00:35 sec | 3 d ago

Bond set at $300,000 for Houston-area man accused of driving U-Haul truck with explosives inside

"30 year Old Lake Can't Daniels of Tomball is accused of possessing explosives in a U haul. It was told by a judge overnight that his bond had already been said it $300,000 even before his court date appearance. Sometimes it happens and they set of on ahead of time. And that's what happened here so you can ask Judge Warren about a bond reduction. I'm not approved the personal bonded of community safety concerns. Daniels is charged with possessing four Molotov cocktails and nails. Daniels is being held of here's County Jail

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Texas grid users failed to pay $2 billion in charges

KOGO Weekend News Edition

00:27 sec | 3 d ago

Texas grid users failed to pay $2 billion in charges

"Financial fall out stemming from the devastating winter weather in Texas is starting to be realized. The operator of the Texas power grid, ERCOT says $2 billion in charges for power and services went unpaid. Meantime, ERCOT is shifting customers from one power provider toe. Others. Gritty energy has lost access to the power grid after charging customers an exorbitant amount for energy during the deadly snap of

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President Biden tours FEMA vaccine center at Houston's NRG Park

MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

00:39 sec | 3 d ago

President Biden tours FEMA vaccine center at Houston's NRG Park

"Today. President biden and first lady. Dr jill biden visited a new fema vaccination senator at our center at energy park in texas to tour the facility which opened just a few days and to address america's vaccination effort the opening of that new vaccination site where biden spoke is a feet despite that massive winter storm that shook texas and ended the power grid. The new site is up and running and capable of giving thousands of vaccine doses a day. It's a drive through center. Take a look at that. It's amazing made it hopes of targeting the most vulnerable communities in the area one of the goals of the new facilities to increase vaccine equity in the state

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Man arrested after carrying explosives in U-Haul pickup truck in Tomball, near Houston

Mark Levin

00:42 sec | 3 d ago

Man arrested after carrying explosives in U-Haul pickup truck in Tomball, near Houston

"Were found inside a U haul pickup truck hours before President Biden arrived in Houston. That suspect was identified as lichen. She rode Daniels 30 Year old was arrested by Tomball police and charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and possession of a prohibited weapon. Authorities telling us they found explosives and nails inside a U haul pickup truck. Daniels was driving those explosives had to be for Molotov cocktails. At this point, there is no evidence that this has anything to do with the president's visit. It just comes at a time when authorities are already on high alert. As for the suspect he's being held at the Harris County Jail. His total bond has been set at $300,000 Channel two's Bill Brock Haas reporting. Houston Health Department says people 50

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Man arrested after carrying explosives in U-Haul pickup truck in Houston suburb

Michael Berry

00:40 sec | 4 d ago

Man arrested after carrying explosives in U-Haul pickup truck in Houston suburb

"A bitch. NewsRadio 7 40 Key trh. The FBI is investigating after explosives were found inside a U haul pickup truck hours before President Biden arrived in Houston. That suspect was identified as the Kinte. She rode Daniels 30 year old was arrested My Tomball police and charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and possession of a prohibited weapon. Authorities telling us they found explosives and nails inside a U haul pickup truck. Daniels was driving those explosives said to be for Molotov cocktails. At this point, there is no evidence that this has anything to do with the president's visit. It just comes at a time when authorities are already on high alert. As for the suspect he's being held at the Harris County Jail. His total

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President Biden And First Lady Headed To Houston To View Winter Storm Damage

Michael Berry

00:21 sec | 4 d ago

President Biden And First Lady Headed To Houston To View Winter Storm Damage

"With a massive coronavirus. Vaccination site in Houston gave a speech at Energy Park about half an hour ago. The president also noted pop up clinics would be going up in major cities to make sure those who haven't had transportation can get the shot. The president and the first lady have been in Houston visiting to view the damage from the winter storms and to go through the vaccine site. Outside

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Egg prices might be going up soon and the Texas winter storm is to blame

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:24 sec | 4 d ago

Egg prices might be going up soon and the Texas winter storm is to blame

"Economic fall out from the deadly winter storm in Texas. There may be a dull side to Sunnyside up egg prices may be increasing because of the Texas Winter Storm. Sanderson Farms, the nation's third biggest chicken producer, says that had the euthanize Nearly 550,000, baby chicks and hatcheries of the state over 700,000 eggs were also destroyed by power outages.

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Catastrophic Texas power outages prompt finger pointing and blame shifting at legislative hearings

Glenn Beck

00:41 sec | 4 d ago

Catastrophic Texas power outages prompt finger pointing and blame shifting at legislative hearings

"Last week continued late into the night with plenty of finger pointing. Deanne Walker, the chair of the Public Utility Commission, testified that she was made aware of the threat to the state's power grid days before the winter Storms representative for this for called me early, and it was either Windsor Thursday and said that they had got notice from their gas company that they were gonna be curtailed and it was going to take either three or four of their plants. Walker said she reached out to railroad Mission Share Christi Craddick for help and then made the governor, lieutenant governor and House speaker. Aware of the threat, the governor issued warnings less than a day and a half before the ruling out. It just started. Hearings are expected to resume today. President Joe Biden will be in Houston

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Biden in Houston: A look at what the president plans to do during his visit

Eric Harley and Gary McNamara

00:29 sec | 4 d ago

Biden in Houston: A look at what the president plans to do during his visit

"Is going to visit Texas today in the aftermath of last week's where storm that left millions without power played. Nevil reports. Governor Rabbit says he'll join the president in Houston to discuss ongoing recovery efforts from the storm. What the needs are and what the challenges are across the entire state. The governor says He'll explain the need to expand the federal disaster declaration to more counties. He'll also tour a covert vaccinations super site with the president and discuss the continued shipment of vaccine to Texas plate. Nevil

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Houston's Harris County is looking into leaving the Texas power grid after recent widespread power failures

Our American Stories

00:20 sec | 4 d ago

Houston's Harris County is looking into leaving the Texas power grid after recent widespread power failures

"But Harris County tried to separate itself from the Texas power grid. But tomorrow's 10 A.m. Harris County Commissioners Court meeting. Removing the county from ERCOT is on the agenda Precinct to Commissioner Adrian Garcia said after last week's massive power failures. He wants to look at other options to keep residents safe. It's a virtual meeting in the public is invited to attend.

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