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In Texas, Heat That Can Make You Faint

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www.nytimes.com – – 2023-06-25 13:29:20

SUMMARY: Cities in Texas have opened cooling stations to help residents cope with the extreme heat. Many of these stations have also been used as shelters for homeless individuals. Relief agencies have increased their services to provide support to those in need. Various individuals and organizations have been distributing water, snacks, food, and clothing to those affected by the heat. People in Texas are following advice to drink plenty of water, limit outdoor activities, work early or late, and wear sunscreen. There are concerns about the impact on tourism and the well-being of law enforcement officers dealing with the heat. Despite the high temperatures, some individuals are still going out at night, following guidelines to stay hydrated.

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Storm recovery in Houston: CenterPoint works to restore power to half a million customers as temps are expected to rise

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abc13.com – Lileana Pearson – 2024-05-18 10:01:54

SUMMARY: The Houston area continues to recover from severe storms that caused widespread power outages and damage. Nearly half a million customers in Harris County are still without electricity, with temperatures expected to reach the high 90s. CenterPoint Energy has restored power to almost 300,000 people but 520,000 are still affected. The company is focusing on restoring power to homes and businesses, with repairs underway before sunrise. Cooling centers are operating to help residents cope with the heat, with some communities expected to be without power through the weekend. The storm caused an estimated $5 billion in damage to the city.

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This Texas city is the 3rd worst for bed bug infestations in the U.S.

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www.kxan.com – Russell Falcon – 2024-05-18 10:00:00

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Texas restaurant named one of the most beautiful in the US, according to OpenTable

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www.kxan.com – Devin Willems – 2024-05-18 09:00:00

SUMMARY: OpenTable, in collaboration with People’s magazine, has compiled a list of the 50 most beautiful restaurants in America, offering unforgettable dining experiences. From great halls to homes-turned-eateries, these restaurants can be found in every corner of the country. One example is Tillie’s in Texas, located in a 200-year-old Vietnamese town hall with impressive antiques, offering a modern interpretation of classic gourmet dishes. Other restaurants on the list include The Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil in California, The Garden Room in Georgia, and Verōnika in New York. To learn more about each restaurant or to book a reservation, check out OpenTable’s full results.

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