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News 2 Know: Good Samaritan saves officer's life, woman helps veteran and more

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Thursday is almost over, and it's also National Telephone Day! There's not really a connection to the telephone and today's date, but the device sure does play an important part in our daily lives. Maybe we can celebrate by skipping the text and, instead, making an actual phone call to someone.

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Good Samaritan credited with saving officer's life during beating

A veteran police officer was beaten so severely that he's still in a hospital. Read more >

Local News

Princess Pulido (right) helped Elwin Rodgers (left) out of terrible living conditions.
Princess Pulido (right) helped Elwin Rodgers (left) out of terrible living conditions.

Woman helps veteran who was living in tool shed

One East Houston Army veteran was living in terrible conditions in a tool shed with his dogs. When his dogs got sick, he asked for help to get them better, and in turn, he ran into people who would change his life. Read more >

   

Sports News

James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets controls the ball during a 111-106 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on February 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets controls the ball during a 111-106 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on February 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Rockets Western Conference semifinal playoff tickets to go on sale Friday

Tickets for the Rockets Western Conference semifinal will go on sale Friday at 11 a.m. Read more >

National News

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Federal court strikes down several redistricting plans for Michigan

A panel of federal judges in Michigan on Thursday struck down 27 congressional and state districts as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander, in a challenge brought by the League of Women Voters of Michigan and several individual voters. Read more >

The more you know

Charcoal toothpaste: Is it really good for your teeth?

Charcoal products for your mouth claim they can absorb toxins, plaque and tartar like a magnet, but they can be abrasive. Read more >

On This Day

In 1990, the Hubble space telescope was placed into orbit by the shuttle Discovery.


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