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Pasadena Restaurants Come Together To Help Restock Local Food Pantries

PASADENA (KTRK) -- The City of Pasadena is encouraging everyone in the community to dine out to help out! This year, 11 Pasadena restaurants have teamed up to host fundraisers in support of the annual Can Do Food Drive.

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Strike Streak Sparks New City Bowling Record

For a change of pace, when Jordan Smith turned 19 earlier this month, he looked for a different way to celebrate his birthday.

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Burger Restaurant Under Construction

Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers is building a 3,600-square-foot fast-casual restaurant at Beltway 8 and Crenshaw in Pasadena.

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Petition Targets Complex

An online petition with over 2,100 signatures continues to draw supporters from South Houston, where residents have mobilized over the killing of a 15-year-old girl in May.

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Pasadena Man Arrested After Exposing Himself To 2 Teenage Girls

PASADENA, Texas - A 32-year-old man was arrested after police said he exposed himself to two girls at a Pasadena apartment complex on Oct. 6.

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Special Olympics Honors Pasadena Athlete With Big Award

Pasadena’s Brendan West has been named Special Olympics-Texas its Male Athlete of the Year for the 15-to-21 age group, the organization has announced.

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Can Effort Save Red Door?

Grateful for how their children have blossomed at Red Door Theatre Company, a group of parents is rallying to keep it going by launching a GoFundMe page and hosting a fundraising gala in November.

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La Porte Water Tower Is Finalist For '2016 Tank of the Year'

Turns out, there is an award for everything, water towers included.

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US Coast Guard Rescues Man 100 Miles SE Of Galveston

GALVESTON (KTRK) -- The U.S. coast guard got the call on Sunday night of a man on a fishing boat suffering from seizure-like symptoms.

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No-kill Animal Shelter Seeks Donations

As a volunteer at various animal shelters throughout her life, Dawn Kubisz watched too many pets fall through the cracks without that second chance.

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Alvin ISD Student Arrested, Charged With Making Terroristic Threat

An Alvin ISD student is charged with making a terroristic threat after posting threatening clown messages on social media. Many of those messages referenced a school and the school district, Alvin ISD said.

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Legendary Choral Director Celebrated At Homecoming

A giant-sized display, an evening of Broadway showstoppers and a morning of song will highlight the Oct. 6-8 homecoming of choir students at South Houston High School.

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Former South Houston Councilman Pleads Guilty To Bribery

Former South Houston City Councilman Robert A. Garcia has been sentenced to three years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery related to an attempt to influence police investigating a 2013 car crash involving his son.

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Harris County Approves $105M Astrodome Revitalization Plan

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The Astrodome will have a future in Houston after a project was approved by the Harris County Commissioners Court to revitalize the aging landmark.

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