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Houston photographer shares his love for filming skateboarding

HOUSTON, Texas — Nick Lavigne started to skateboard at an early age, but he has turned that love of the sport into something else. Now, Lavigne looks for ways to bring that love of skateboarding to film in downtown Houston. 17 more words

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Journey of a lifetime complete for Golden Girl's diploma

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — It was long forgotten, but now truly appreciated.

Classical High School 1932 graduate Anna Frances Shaw passed away in 1985, with no idea her high school diploma would connect her descendants with a Providence woman who cared too much to throw away the document. 630 more words


Burlesque is alive and well in the Bayou City

Kiki Maroon and the gang  at Warehouse Live put together a massive burlesque for Houston. 18 more words

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Homeless Bill of Rights Sleep-In- Reflection

The ‘Homeless Bill of Rights Sleep-In Action’ was a beautiful, powerful and inspiring experience… and yet at the same time heartrending. Bear with me (if you want)… I write to process my thoughts and I decided to share this one. 1,655 more words


Sunny days are back again in Houston

Houstonians were happy to see the sun back out again after several weeks of cold temperatures. 16 more words

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Fighting cancer with a dose of strength and desire

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Monique Pichette was tough enough to take the stage as a bodybuilder in her teens, and later had the grit to become a Marine, but breast cancer was different. 592 more words


One Houston artist gets vision from his artwork

HOUSTON, Texas — Micah Simmons has been doing art at Winter Studios for the past nine years. What’s amazing is he was once legally blind and didn’t get the opportunity to see well, but when he started painting he says his artwork made him feel like he could see. 84 more words

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