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Houston Chronicle
HPD: We're ready for 2017 World Seriesone that had been scheduled years in advance, with fans crowding pop-up venues
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
one that had been scheduled years in advance, with fans crowding pop-up venues and the NFL Experience at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The World Series, however, doesn't have a similar leadtime like the Super Bowl, and games aren't... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
HPD: We're ready for 2017 World Seriesone that had been scheduled years in advance, with fans crowding pop-up venues
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
one that had been scheduled years in advance, with fans crowding pop-up venues and the NFL Experience at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The World Series, however, doesn't have a similar leadtime like the Super Bowl, and games aren't... Read more
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ABC News
Houston rallies around World Series-bound Astros after Harveyfrom Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 28, 2017 in Houston. When thousands of Houston r
ABC News / Posted 13 hours ago
from Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 28, 2017 in Houston. When thousands of Houston residents sought shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Astros players showed up to meet their fellow residents and cheer them up. @Astros/TwitterAstros... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Raucous fans fuel Astros' ride to World SeriesHarvey, the return from New York restored their mojo. In August, it was a coll
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Harvey, the return from New York restored their mojo. In August, it was a collective visit to evacuees at the George R. Brown Convention Center that brought smiles all around. In September and October, it was the arrival of veteran pitcher... Read more
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11 News Houston
Houston Grand Opera has opening night at GRBof performing at the Wortham Center, which is still under construction after Ha
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
of performing at the Wortham Center, which is still under construction after Harvey, the curtain went up at the George R. Brown Convention Center. As a packed house watched the drama of La Travita unfold on stage, a very real drama has been... Read more
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11 News Houston
Houston Arts Fall Season, Part 1Presented By Houston Grand Opera - Select Dates October 20 – November 11, 2017
11 News Houston / Posted 12 days ago
Presented By Houston Grand Opera - Select Dates October 20 – November 11, 2017 - HGO Resilience Theatre - George R. Brown Convention Center - Presented By Houston Grand Opera - Select Dates October 27 – November 10, 2017 - HGO Resilience... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: ‘We Believe That Everyone Should Stand for the National Anthem’Anthem. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks with the media during a press co
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
Anthem. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks with the media during a press conference for Super Bowl 51 at the George R. Brown Convention Center on February 1, 2017 in Houston. (Credit: Tim Bradbury/Getty Images) In a letter to team executives... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
What did Houston look like in 1987?parking. The last of it was carted away by the end of the year. Houston did ga
Houston Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
parking. The last of it was carted away by the end of the year. Houston did gain a convention center in the new George R. Brown Convention Center, completed in September. A complete overhaul this past year in anticipation of Super Bowl LI crowds... Read more
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New Now Next
With The Hurricanes Behind Them, Many LGBT Destinations Are Back In BusinessChristopher Barry of the Guava Lamp. “Our staff and management spent that time
New Now Next / Posted 16 days ago
Christopher Barry of the Guava Lamp. “Our staff and management spent that time volunteering with Red Cross at the George R. Brown Convention Center, which was the center of the relief efforts in Houston.” How have relief efforts progressed in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Rockwell Automation Demonstrates Commitment to Houston - newkerala news #278366occurring and working closely with Visit Houston, the Greater Houston Conventio
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
occurring and working closely with Visit Houston, the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the George R. Brown Convention Center, Rockwell Automation has plans in place to ensure the success of this year's event, which attracts... Read more
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11 News Houston
D-Snap applications end in Harris Countyhelp with food and groceries. Friday at 7 p.m. was the deadline to apply in pe
11 News Houston / Posted 17 days ago
help with food and groceries. Friday at 7 p.m. was the deadline to apply in person for the D-SNAP program at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. The line snaked around the building for hours. It seemed to never end, but when... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Thousands In Houston Line Up For Food Benefit After Harveythey waited to apply for benefits from the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assi
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 17 days ago
they waited to apply for benefits from the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or D-SNAP, at the George R. Brown Convention Center, which during Harvey was used as a shelter that housed up to 10,000 people. D-SNAP is part of the... Read more
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Business Wire
Rockwell Automation beweist Verpflichtung gegenüber Houstonund in enger Zusammenarbeit mit Visit Houston, dem Greater Houston Convention a
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
und in enger Zusammenarbeit mit Visit Houston, dem Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau und dem George R. Brown Convention Center, hat Rockwell Automation Pläne eingesetzt, um den Erfolg der diesjährigen Veranstaltung, die jedes... Read more
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Business Wire
Rockwell Automation Demuestra su Compromiso con Houstonestá en curso y trabaja estrechamente con Visit Houston, el Greater Houston Con
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
está en curso y trabaja estrechamente con Visit Houston, el Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau y el George R. Brown Convention Center, ha puesto en marcha planes para asegurar el éxito del evento de este año, que atrae a miles de... Read more
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11 News Houston
Trump offers broad leeway to employers to drop birth control coverageapplication centers in Harris County Thursday night, but Friday they opened a b
11 News Houston / Posted 17 days ago
application centers in Harris County Thursday night, but Friday they opened a bigger application center at the George R. Brown Convention Center for one day only. Texas Health and Human Services runs the statewide program, which offers disaster... Read more
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Business Wire
Rockwell Automation Demonstrates Commitment to Houstonoccurring and working closely with Visit Houston, the Greater Houston Conventio
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
occurring and working closely with Visit Houston, the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the George R. Brown Convention Center, Rockwell Automation has plans in place to ensure the success of this year’s event, which attracts... Read more
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11 News Houston
Friday marks D-SNAP deadline for Harvey victimscenters in Harris County Thursday night, but Friday they’re opening a bigger ap
11 News Houston / Posted 18 days ago
centers in Harris County Thursday night, but Friday they’re opening a bigger application center at the George R. Brown Convention Center for one day only. Texas Health and Human Services runs the statewide program, which offers disaster... Read more
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Newsweek
Does God believe in Trump? White evangelicals are sticking with their "Prince of Lies"crushing. But that spirit of generosity was not universal. As more than 9,000 d
Newsweek / Posted 18 days ago
crushing. But that spirit of generosity was not universal. As more than 9,000 displaced people packed into the George R. Brown Convention Center—almost double its capacity—one very large, very warm, very dry and very Christian space remained... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Weary families wait for disaster food assistance across Houston area as state extends deadlinewill continue to operate through 7 p.m. Thursday, but on Friday, applications w
Houston Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
will continue to operate through 7 p.m. Thursday, but on Friday, applications will only be accepted at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston, the Texas Department of Health and Human Services announced late Wednesday. The... Read more
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Daily Herald
Houston leaders start providing grants for Harvey recoveryFILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, people displaced by Tropical Storm Har
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, people displaced by Tropical Storm Harvey take shelter in the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston as Harvey inches its way through the area. The Harvey relief fund established by Houston's top elected... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Astros call for an Orange Out of the entire citytheir Astros pride. In a press release sent Tuesday, the Astros sent a thank y
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
their Astros pride. In a press release sent Tuesday, the Astros sent a thank you to Discovery Green, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Hilton Americas-Houston, Houston City Hall, the Houston Police Department, NASA Johnson Space Center... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Astros call for an Orange Out of the entire citytheir Astros pride. In a press release sent Tuesday, the Astros sent a thank y
Houston Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
their Astros pride. In a press release sent Tuesday, the Astros sent a thank you to Discovery Green, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Hilton Americas-Houston, Houston City Hall, the Houston Police Department, NASA Johnson Space Center... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Texas county official after Harvey: The "Red Cross was not there"and damaged over 200,000. “No one was prepared for this in terms of magnitude
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 20 days ago
and damaged over 200,000. “No one was prepared for this in terms of magnitude of numbers that showed up” at the George R. Brown Convention Center, one of the major shelters in Houston, McCasland said. “Given the circumstances, I can say that [the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
City plans to combat increased trafficking post-Harveya team provided "cot notes" with details of what potential traffickers might sa
Houston Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
a team provided "cot notes" with details of what potential traffickers might say to residents sheltered at the George R. Brown Convention Center and the NRG Center. Labor trafficking can be more difficult to identify following a natural... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
City plans to combat increased trafficking post-Harveya team provided "cot notes" with details of what potential traffickers might sa
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
a team provided "cot notes" with details of what potential traffickers might say to residents sheltered at the George R. Brown Convention Center and the NRG Center. Labor trafficking can be more difficult to identify following a natural... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
See how the area around the George R. Brown Convention Center has changed over the past 30 yearsThis year, the George R. Brown Convention Center and the area around it have be
Houston Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
This year, the George R. Brown Convention Center and the area around it have been a hotbed of activity from Super Bowl festivities to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Just months after hosting Super Bowl-related events and happenings, the convention... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Harvey-affected Houston Grand Opera opts for convention siteHOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Br
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Brown Convention Center after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey swamped the original performance venue. Opera officials on Monday announced the move from the flood-damaged... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Harvey-affected Houston Grand Opera opts for convention siteHOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Br
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Brown Convention Center after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey swamped the original performance venue. Opera officials on Monday announced the move from the flood-damaged... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Harvey-affected Houston Grand Opera opts for convention siteHOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Br
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Brown Convention Center after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey swamped the original performance venue. Opera officials on Monday announced the move from the flood-damaged... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Harvey-affected Houston Grand Opera opts for convention siteHOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Br
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Brown Convention Center after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey swamped the original performance venue. Opera officials on Monday announced the move from the flood-damaged... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Harvey-affected Houston Grand Opera opts for convention siteHOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Br
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Brown Convention Center after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey swamped the original performance venue. Opera officials on Monday announced the move from the flood-damaged... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Harvey-affected Houston Grand Opera opts for convention siteHOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Br
KXXV Waco / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Grand Opera has a temporary home at the George R. Brown Convention Center after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey swamped the original performance venue. Opera officials on Monday announced the move from the flood-damaged... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Harvey forces Houston Grand Opera to set up shop in the GRBa group that has created work performed throughout the world, will be staging i
Houston Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
a group that has created work performed throughout the world, will be staging its next three performances in the George R. Brown Convention Center, a venue more accustomed to hosting business conferences, geek culture gatherings or, recently, the... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
UHV students return to classes after Harvey evacuationat the main campus to get ahead in readings for his classes and helped voluntee
The Daily Cougar / Posted 28 days ago
at the main campus to get ahead in readings for his classes and helped volunteer. Students were carpooled to the George R. Brown Convention center to help. “Volunteering kind of showed me the bigger impact of it,” McDonald said. “Hearing about it,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
New emergency shelter opens at Greenspoint Mallwhen we have to move." At its peak, the NRG Center had housed more than 2,000
Houston Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
when we have to move." At its peak, the NRG Center had housed more than 2,000 people. In downtown Houston, the George R. Brown Convention Center had more than 10,000. The Red Cross last week began moving hundreds across the city to various... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New emergency shelter opens at Greenspoint Mallwhen we have to move." At its peak, the NRG Center had housed more than 2,000
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
when we have to move." At its peak, the NRG Center had housed more than 2,000 people. In downtown Houston, the George R. Brown Convention Center had more than 10,000. Red Cross last week began moving hundreds across the city to various emergency... Read more
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11 News Houston
Houston bodybuilder, husband spread donations and positivitypartnered with “We See Abilities.” For weeks, they moved storm victims to tears
11 News Houston / Posted a month ago
partnered with “We See Abilities.” For weeks, they moved storm victims to tears by giving those sheltered at the George R. Brown Convention Center and children in various school districts free shoes. Normal To Be Fit’s Expo and Education Day on... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Conroe tips hat to Legend of the Lionof glasses - one of its ongoing service projects that the annual fundraiser hel
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
of glasses - one of its ongoing service projects that the annual fundraiser helps supports - to evacuees at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Its members also served evacuees at the Lone Star Convention Center and stepped in to... Read more
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New Kerala
UH Law Center re-opens, reaches out to community in aftermath of Hurricane Harvey - newkerala news #273831to FEMA, and determine if they're eligible or not." Students, faculty and staf
New Kerala / Posted a month ago
to FEMA, and determine if they're eligible or not." Students, faculty and staff first volunteered at the George R. Brown Convention Center in partnership with the Tahirih Justice Center. They later helped evacuees at the NRG Center where... Read more

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