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Skeeters Outfielders Medchill says donating is a blessing

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com Whether it’s the little girl who lives across the street, or your co-worker who sits across the way from you, many of us know someone who has been diagnosed with an ailment and needs a helping hand. In February, Skeeters outfielder, Neil Medchill, put his name on a donor list with […]

Dr. Konya Keeling-Johnson, MD, FACS opens a practice in Sugar Land

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Dr. Konya Keeling-Johnson would like to formally announce the opening of Houston Southwest Colon and Rectal Clinic in the Sugar Land area. Houston Southwest Colon and Rectal Clinic offers a comprehensive patient-first approach to colon and rectal healthcare. Dr. Keeling-Johnson earned a Medical Degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2003. After […]

La Leche League of Fort Bend is looking for new members

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Do you have questions about breastfeeding? You are not alone! While natural, breastfeeding is a learned art. Research shows that the biggest factors in a mother’s breastfeeding success are her determination and access to good information and support. If questions come up during your pregnancy or after your baby is born, you are welcome to […]

Union Pacific adds a second track in Fort Bend County

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Union Pacific Railroad has begun construction on a multi-million dollar project that will extend a second rail line through Sugar Land, Stafford and Missouri City, as part of an overall plan to improve train operating efficiency. Six new track miles are being installed from Ulrich Street to Gessner Road in Missouri City.  The first construction […]

Nalco Champion announces major headquarters expansion

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The City of Sugar Land and the Sugar Land Development Corporation have approved an incentive package to support major new plans by Nalco Champion, an Ecolab company, to consolidate its Houston-area offices and centralize its headquarters in Sugar Land, a move that brings in more than $45 million in investments and over 860 new jobs. […]

Missouri City named sixth safest city in Texas

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Missouri City was recently honored as one of the top 10 safest cities in Texas by real estate website Movoto. Compiling crime data from the top 100 most populous municipalities in Texas, Movoto used the FBI’s 2012 Uniform Crime Report to determine that Missouri City is the sixth safest city in Texas. According to Movoto, […]

Stepping it up and Running Fast for a CURE” Breast Cancer Awareness walk on Oct. 18

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Breast cancer is a disease that has had a profound impact on survivors, their families and the public.  Recognizing that the need for support, education and care extends beyond medical intervention for those diagnosed with the disease, a group of survivors who experienced first-hand the gap that exists for survivors and their families, came together […]

Brazos River Canoe Launch Opens in Sugar Land

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The City of Sugar Land opened its first public canoe launch at U.S. Highway 59 and the Brazos River turnaround. The canoe launch is part of a larger initiative led by Fort Bend Green to designate the Brazos River within Fort Bend County as a Texas Parks and Wildlife official paddling trail. Several launches are […]

Report: Missouri City named Texas’ sixth safest city

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Missouri City was recently honored as one of the top 10 safest cities in Texas by real estate website Movoto. Compiling crime data from the top 100 most populous municipalities in Texas, Movoto used the FBI’s 2012 Uniform Crime Report to determine that Missouri City is the sixth safest city in Texas. According to Movoto, […]

La Leche League of Fort Bend

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Do you have questions about breastfeeding?  You are not alone!  While natural, breastfeeding is a learned art.  Research shows that the biggest factors in a mother’s breastfeeding success are her determination and access to good information and support.  If questions come up during your pregnancy or after your baby is born, you are welcome to […]

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