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News 2 Know: Friday, July 27, 2018

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HOUSTON – We've made it to Friiiiday, y'all! These are the headlines to keep you in the know as you kick off your weekend:

Come and swim it! Houston hotel's Texas-shaped lazy river opens to public

The world's only Texas-shaped rooftop lazy river is now open to the public -- with a few caveats.

To find a killer: Retracing gunned-down doctor's route 1 week after his death

Dr. Mark Hausknecht (photo courtesy of family friend)
Dr. Mark Hausknecht (photo courtesy of family friend)

It's been one week since former President George H.W. Bush's former cardiologist, Dr. Mark Hausknecht, was gunned down by a bicyclist near the Medical Center July 20.

Skywatchers enjoy this century's longest lunar eclipse

A "blood moon" rises behind The Hohenzollern Castle, situated at the periphery of the Swabian Alb on July 27, 2018, in Hechingen, Germany.
A "blood moon" rises behind The Hohenzollern Castle, situated at the periphery of the Swabian Alb on July 27, 2018, in Hechingen, Germany.

Skywatchers around much of the world are looking forward to a complete lunar eclipse that will be the longest this century.

This map of HISD magnet bus hub locations has some parents saying, 'STOP'

A map of the HISD magnet bus hub locations from July 27, 2018.
A map of the HISD magnet bus hub locations from July 27, 2018.

The Houston Independent School District Thursday released a list of new bus hub locations for magnet program students.

Harvey victim says thieves stole tools while he was rebuilding home

Aaron Jackson's surveillance video of his tools being stolen on July 21, 2018.
Aaron Jackson's surveillance video of his tools being stolen on July 21, 2018.

Aaron Jackson is a man who lost everything during Harvey, but he didn't expect to lose the tools he need to rebuild.

Stories from around the state:

As more states legalize marijuana, advocates see signs suggesting Texas may move that way

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Texas isn’t likely to be the next Colorado or California. The state almost certainly won’t be the next one to legalize recreational marijuana use. But there are signs that both the public opinion and political calculus on pot are shifting in Texas, with advocates hopeful that those shifts could yield significant progress during next year’s legislative session.

Trump applauds Cowboys owner for anthem stance

President Donald Trumpduring a cabinet meeting on July 18, 2018.
President Donald Trumpduring a cabinet meeting on July 18, 2018.

President Donald Trump is applauding Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' stance on the national anthem.