🌱 Space Center Houston Moon2Mars + Harris Co. Deputys Tragic Death – Patch

Rise and shine, Houston! Let’s get you started this Thursday with everything you need to know going on today in town.
First, today’s weather:
Record-tying temperatures. High: 93 Low: 69.
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Here are the top five stories today in Houston:
1. Space Center Houston is launching a new festival this summer. Moon2Mars is a three-day public event from June 9 to June 12 that provides a look at the latest space technology and hands-on experiences like piloting an actual space rover. (CultureMap Houston)
2. A suspect was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after being shot by an officer in southwest Houston, according to police. The incident happened in the 10600 block of Beechnut near Maplecrest on Wednesday afternoon. (Click2Houston)
3. A Harris Co. deputy whose vehicle was hit by an 18-wheeler on Highway 249 has died from his injuries, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said. The sheriff identified the fallen deputy as 27-year-old Robert Adam Howard. (ABC 13)
4. 29-year-old Jalen Randle was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon by Houston police. His family is outraged and wants answers as to why their son had to be gunned down. “I just want y’all to tell me what happened to my child. That’s all — just tell me what happened to my child…” said Jalen Randle’s mother. (KHOU 11)
5. Harris County Attorney Christian D. Menefee advocated for residents and voiced concerns about Texas’s non-compliance with ozone standards at a virtual public hearing with the Environmental Protection Agency regarding Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). The Houston area has failed to attain each of the four ozone NAAQS at the time of initial designation. (Houston Style Magazine)
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Now you’re in the loop and ready to start this Thursday. See you all tomorrow morning for another update!
Carlos Hernandez
About me: Hello my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the food blog Carlos Eats (http://www.carloseats.com) and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles.
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