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Sugar Land-, Missouri City-area hospitals, educators address nurse shortage

As hospitals nationwide face an ongoing nursing shortage, the deficit is top of mind for many Sugar Land- and Missouri City-area health care professionals and educators. Hospitals across the country reported higher rates of turnover and staff burnout as nurses faced heavier workloads and treated critically ill COVID-19 patients for more than a year, according to a February study from the U.S. Office of Inspector General.
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Cy-Fair ISD nixes plans for 2021-22 virtual school; find low-cost Houston-area summer events; and more top local news

Read the most popular Houston-area news from the last week. The Texas Legislature, whose regular session ended May 31, did not pass legislation that would have funded online learning offered through public school districts. Houston metro. Many venues host free events this summer, including outdoor movie nights and live performances.
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'Accept, adapt and overcome': Health care workers adjust to challenges amid COVID-19

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ShareTea now open in Metropark Square

ShareTea opened June 7 at Metropark Square, 8880 Metropark Drive, Ste. 100, The Woodlands. A soft opening will be held through June 12 with a 15% discount offer provided to attendees. The Taiwan tea shop offers specialty teas including boba, milk tea, fruit tea, matcha and other selections. ShareTea is...
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State Reps. Harless, Swanson reflect on 87th legislative session bills, events from pandemic to Winter Storm Uri

Two Spring state representatives reflected on Texas’ unprecedented 87th legislative session amid the coronavirus pandemic and Winter Storm Uri at the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce State of the State luncheon June 10. State Rep. Sam Harless, R-Spring, and State Rep. Valoree Swanson, R-Spring, spoke on the 7,184 bills passed...
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Katy Schlotsky's undergoes renovations

The Schlotsky's located at 502 Mason Road, Katy, underwent a series of renovations in May, including a complete overhaul of the exterior of the building. Laura Aebi is the editor of the Katy and Sugar Land/Missouri City editions of Community Impact Newspaper. She graduated from Texas State University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Originally from North Texas, Laura relocated to Houston after spending three years in Pacific Northwest. Previously, she interned with two radio stations in Central Texas and held the role of features editor at the San Marcos Daily Record.
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Taco Bueno coming soon to Katy

Taco Bueno is opening a new location at 6860 N. Fry Road, Katy, in late June. The eatery sells tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos and more unique items, including the Muchaco, a taco made with a soft pita-like shell. Taco Bueno has plans to open new locations in Conroe, Tomball and...