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Steve Madden and Shoe Palace open at Katy Mills this fall

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Katy Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in South Texas, welcomed Steve Madden and Shoe Palace to its impressive retail line-up this fall, just in time for the holiday shopping season. These new stores reinforce Katy Mills’ commitment to offer shoppers the best name-brand merchandise at an incredible value. “Katy Mills continues […]

Exhibitors at Imperial Farmers Market take different roads to re-invent careers

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While most exhibitors at the Farmers Market at Imperial Sugar Land have been close to farming all their lives, for others the year-round, open-air market has helped re-invent their careers, luring them away from boardrooms, classrooms and even far-away lands. “Visiting with our exhibitors is often one of the best parts of the Farmers Market […]

City of Stafford strongly disagrees with suspect’s lawsuit

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Jay Mazoch has filed a federal lawsuit in Houston, alleging that the Stafford Police Department and one of its officers used excessive force in October 2012. The city issued a statement, strongly disagreeing with the lawsuit brought forth by the 22-year-old Mazoch, who was indicted by a Fort Bend County Grand Jury on two felony […]

Medicare expert Toni King to host seminar

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What started out as a way to help unravel the maze of Medicare has turned into a mission for native Houstonian Toni King. The “Medicare rules are changing all the time and I talk to people who have master’s degrees and don’t understand the rules!!” King explains.  Self taught from experience, on the job training […]

Fort Bend Family YMCA sends 450 kids back to school with backpacks

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As the summer comes to an end back-to-school shopping can be a stressful time for many families. The YMCA of Greater Houston helps ease this burden through its Operation Backpack initiative. Thanks to the generosity of our community partners, YMCA Board member Burke Randolph, and a little help from our friend Dwight Howard of the […]

Skeeters finish second in Atlantic League playoffs

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The Sugar Land Skeeters competed for an Atlantic League Championship, hosted an All-Star Game and signed a seven-time NBA All-Star as a pitcher in the franchise’s third year. The Skeeters’ attempt at winning the first Atlantic League Championship west of the Mississippi River fell short last week when they were swept the Lancaster Barnstormers, 3-0. […]

Information on breast cancer research

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When factoring in what is now known about breast cancer biology and heterogeneity, breast conserving therapy (BCT) may offer a greater survival benefit over mastectomy to women with early stage, hormone-receptor positive disease, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The study findings defy the conventional belief that the two […]

CAPSTONE ministry to hold funeral planning seminar

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Though this is something most of us avoid thinking about, this no pressure/free seminar will help you Discover 4 Simple Steps, to planning your final arrangements.  Remove much of the burden many family members face after the passing of a loved one.  Bring peace of mind to yourself and your family. U.S. Veterans come and […]

Busy Buzzing Bees at the Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee

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On Thursday, Sept. 18, the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County celebrated the record-breaking fifth Annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee, presented by CenterPoint Energy, co-chaired by Pam Bergeron and Jenetha Jones, longtime Literacy Council volunteers and Spelling Bee committee members!  This years’ event raised more than $30,000 to support the Literacy Council of Fort Bend […]

Children’s Author Gary Soto to speak at Missouri City Branch Library

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Poet and author of numerous books for adults and children Gary Soto will read from and sign copies of a selection of his books at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Missouri City Branch Library on at 7 p.m. Nov. 3, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 1530 Texas Parkway. Soto will speak about […]

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