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Houston nonprofit The Rose determined to help uninsured women receive breast cancer treatment

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted millions of lives in many ways, one of which is the severe cut back in the number people keeping up with their routine checkups. Houston-based nonprofit group The Rose, which has been helping women receive breast cancer diagnoses and treatments for over 35 years regardless of their ability to pay, is determined not to give up on its mission.

Dorothy Gibbons, CEO and co-founder of The Rose, said the marked increase in the number of people putting off their mammograms was disastrous since early detection was the key to stopping cancer in most cases.

“We are conducting our screenings while observing social distancing,” said Gibbons. “We’re at 75 percent of what we normally would be doing. Some of our ladies are having to wait a bit to get their mammogram.”

The Rose operates two clinics in Houston and Bellaire respectively where women, insured or uninsured,

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Houston vs. Tulane odds, line: 2020 college football picks, predictions from model on 20-3 run

After having five games postponed or cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Houston Cougars will finally begin their 2020 college football season on Thursday night at home against the Tulane Green Wave. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET at TDECU Stadium and the AAC rivals will be meeting for the 25th time in the series. Houston holds a 17-7 edge all-time but it’s been Tulane that has won two of the last three matchups. The Green Wave are coming off an impressive 66-24 blowout of Southern Mississippi.

Tulane is 2-1 and the Green Wave’s only loss came in the only other conference matchup it’s had against Navy on Sept. 19. The latest Houston vs. Tulane odds from William Hill list the Cougars as 6.5-point favorites, down half a point from the opener. The over-under for total points expected is set at 59. Before making any Tulane vs.

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‘Supermarket Sweep’ is coming to Houston. Or at least a giant shopping cart is

You can see this giant shopping cart at Yale Street Market on Oct. 12.

You can see this giant shopping cart at Yale Street Market on Oct. 12.

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There are a few giant vehicles us Americans view upon with reverence. Monster trucks. The Oscar Meyer Wienermobile. That one “Rick and Morty” car thing.

Add a giant shopping cart to that list, because “Supermarket Sweep” is headed to Houston with its Shopper Chopper.

SPOOKY: The 12-foot-tall skeletons from Home Depot are the new heroes of Halloween

The “larger-than-life, branded, 18-foot street-legal shopping cart” is making an appearance at Yale Street Market on October 12 in celebration of the game show getting rebooted on ABC October 18.

If you head to Yale Street Market between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., you’ll come face-to-face with the Shopper Chopper and get a “Supermarket Sweep” shopping bag containing gift cards up to $100 each to help cover your

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BBVA USA’s Rosilyn Houston once again named one of the Most Powerful Women in Banking by American Banker

– Top 25 Most Powerful Women: Houston records her second year as one of the Most Powerful Women in Banking, fifth consecutive year overall.

– On a mission: Outlet says Houston “is on a mission to help her colleagues save their lives — and maybe other peoples’ lives too”

– Engaged employees: 2019 a banner year for the bank’s engagement index among employees.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BBVA USA‘s Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Talent & Culture Executive Rosilyn Houston was named today to American Banker’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking list, marking the fifth consecutive year she has been recognized by the outlet.

BBVA USA’s Rosilyn Houston named one of the Most Powerful Women in Banking by American Banker
BBVA USA’s Rosilyn Houston named one of the Most Powerful Women in Banking by American Banker

Previously included from 2016 – 2018 as one of its Women to Watch, Houston was advanced in 2019 to its Most Powerful

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