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World War II History: Normandy Tank Museum Selling Off Inventory

For Sale: D-Day Tanks and Equipment

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When I read things like this as an historian it makes me a bit sad. 70 more words

Military History

The Best of The Triple Threat 08-26-2016

Sean & Rich talk about stupid people and the stupid things they’ve done. This episode of All Due Respect was pretty gross.



Sean & Rich talk Houston Texans with John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. 36 more words

Sports

University of Houston names basketball arena Fertitta Center (Houston Chronicle)

By Joseph Duarte

In its heyday, the University of Houston’s on-campus basketball arena hosted everything from A-list concert performers to the famed Phi Slama Jama. 6 more words

$14 million set aside for parks along Sims and Halls bayous (Houston Chronicle - Subscription Only)

By Rebecca Elliott

Residents in northeast and southern Houston soon will be able to enjoy additional hike and bike trails in their neighborhoods, after City Council appropriated $14 million Wednesday to construct new parks along Halls and Sims bayous.

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Borlenghi bullish on new high-rise despite oil crunch (Houston Chronicle - Subscription Only)

By Nancy Sarnoff

Giorgio Borlenghi, the Italian-born developer known for erecting many of the luxury towers that dot the Uptown skyline, says he is building his first residential project inside Loop 610.

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Gust of criticism hits wind insurer (Houston Chronicle - Subscription Only)

By Andrea Rumbaugh

The Insurance Council of Texas has called out the state’s insurer of last resort for not increasing rates next year, saying it could hinder the insurer’s ability to pay claims after a catastrophe and may ultimately result in surcharges for coastal policyholders. 6 more words

Indicted Montgomery County judge asks panel to let him return to work

AUSTIN – Montgomery County’s chief executive on Tuesday asked a Texas panel to lift his suspension while he fights charges that he violated the state’s open meetings law. 752 more words

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