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U.S. Texas temporarily blocks providers from sending electricity bills

China.dot.org 22 Feb 2021
HOUSTON, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- Authorities in U.S ... "Disconnect for non pays cannot occur on a Sunday and that's why we're acting today at this hour ... dollars over five days of use, even though his family did what they could to conserve. In Houston, a Griddy customer told KTRK TV station that her bill this week totaled 5,500 dollars ... Enditem .
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Texas temporarily blocks providers from sending electricity bills

China.dot.org 22 Feb 2021
Authorities in U.S ... The other one would order energy providers to temporarily stop disconnecting customers from power or water because they haven't paid ... dollars over five days of use, even though his family did what they could to conserve. In Houston, a Griddy customer told KTRK TV station that her bill this week totaled 5,500 dollars ... .
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Robert J. Naughton

Cedar Rapids Gazette 21 Feb 2021
NAUGHTON Houston, Texas Robert J ... 7, 2021, in Houston, Texas, after a courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis ... In 1989, Bob became NASA's Chief of Aircraft Operations Division at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas ... A visitation and funeral Mass will take place in Houston.
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Roundup: Texas residents dealing with water, food shortages amid severe winter storm

China.dot.org 21 Feb 2021
HOUSTON, Feb ... In Texas' big cities such as Houston and Dallas, multiple groups have organized free water or food distribution events ... dollars over five days of use, even though his family did what they could to conserve. In Houston, a Griddy customer told KTRK TV station that her bill this week totaled 5,500 dollars.
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Texas residents dealing with water, food shortages amid severe winter storm

Sina 21 Feb 2021
HOUSTON, Feb ... In Texas' big cities such as Houston and Dallas, multiple groups have organized free water or food distribution events ... dollars over five days of use, even though his family did what they could to conserve. In Houston, a Griddy customer told KTRK TV station that her bill this week totaled 5,500 dollars.
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Sen. Cruz gets pass from Republicans after Cancun trip

Killeen Daily Herald 20 Feb 2021
“You’re welcome to turn on @tedcruz if you like,” Michael Berry, a conservative radio talk show host in Houston, said on Twitter ... But texts from his wife, Heidi, to friends showed that the family planned a long weekend at the Ritz-Carlton in the resort city to escape their “FREEZING!” Houston house.
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Company in McDowell sends truckload of bottled water to Houston

McDowell News 19 Feb 2021
Cities such as Houston, Austin and San Antonio are under boil water notices until Monday ... in Houston ... 18 article on weather.com, Houston was under a boil-water advisory, asked to conserve water and sometimes find it difficult to even locate bottled water ... to Houston, Texas.
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Best virtual tours that you can take without leaving home

Digital Trends 19 Feb 2021
Here are some of the best ways to take a staycation getaway using virtual tours ... Some other great animal cams can be found at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute, The Houston Zoo, and EarthCam ... Conservation International, for example, has a 360-degree tour through the Amazon that is narrated by an indigenous guide ... .
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Millions of Texans struggle for drinking water following deadly winter storm

Yahoo Daily News 18 Feb 2021
Hospitals in Austin and Houston have been among those struggling with disruption to water supplies ... For safety and water/energy conservation, current water boil notices require you to do many essential and household activities differently ... Angelica General, an ICU nurse for Houston’s Medical Center, told the Guardian.
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First person: How a winter storm walloped my Texas

Finger Lakes Times 18 Feb 2021
HOUSTON — During the decade I’ve lived in Texas, I’ve become accustomed to extreme weather ... I’ve worked through snow in Houston, hail even, filing stories from my car ... We live in central Houston’s Third Ward, where we and our neighbors prepared ... Even some of the Houston warming shelters had to close after losing power.
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How a winter storm walloped my Texas

The Los Angeles Times 18 Feb 2021
HOUSTON —  ... I’ve worked through snow in Houston, hail even, filing stories from my car ... We live in central Houston’s Third Ward, where we and our neighbors prepared ... Even some of the Houston warming shelters had to close after losing power ... In Houston alone, hundreds of people have been hospitalized with storm-related illnesses.
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Record-Low Temperatures Impede Marine Operations in Houston

The Maritime Executive 17 Feb 2021
The winter storm system sweeping across the United State has hit oil production and refining capacity in Texas, forcing refinery shutdowns and impeding marine terminal operations along the Houston Ship Channel. A record-low temperature of 15 degrees Fahrenheit was registered at Houston's Hobby Airport on Tuesday morning.
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Boil water notice issued for City of Houston

Houston Leader 17 Feb 2021
Residents of the City of Houston should boil tap water for at least one minute before using it for ... "Houston Public Works has received reports of low water pressure and we ask the community to conserve water in the area," the city said.
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