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Central Texas police discovered a stash of meth last week worth $2 million after pulling a 23-year-old over for speeding, according to a news release from the Austin Police Department. Seline Lizbeth Ayala was arrested July 12 in Austin and is facing federal drug trafficking charges, according to APD. Around 11:20 p.m., Ayala, 23, who police said is from Laredo, was pulled over in the 5400 block of I-35 North for speeding in her 2013 Dodge Avenger.    "Upon making contact with the driver, officers became suspicious," reads the news release. Using a narcotics K-9, police allegedly found 75 pounds of liquid...

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Houston's long civic nightmare may finally be coming to an end. Soon, diners across the city could be lining up for double-double animal-style burgers and Neapolitan shakes.  After years of rumors and speculation, In-N-Out Burger appears to have concrete plans to open in Houston. The California-based burger chain has purchased property at 8373 Westheimer, according to Harris County records (first posted to the Houston Architecture Info Forum and quickly reposted on reddit).    The purchase confirms news that first circulated in February that cult favorite had started making definitive plans to come to Houston. In-N-Out downplayed those reports, but HCAD doesn't lie. Purchasing property is only the first step in...

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Houston drivers are contesting millions of dollars in fines and fees charged to them by the Harris County Toll Road Authority. Now, an attorney is taking the agency to court. Consumer expert Amy Davis is explaining why some say the huge fees are not only unfair, but also illegal.One hundred and twenty-seven miles of toll roads stretch through Harris County."We have over a million transactions a day," Harris County Judge Ed Emmett said.  Those are the numbers county leaders want you to remember -- not the $158 bill Grace Clark received for two tolls."How do you go from $8 to that amount in a year?"...

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So fresh, it's still piping hot. That's the promise of 85C Bakery Cafe, which recently opened its first outpost in Houston. This store is their 1,000th location globally.The popular bakery chain, nicknamed the "Starbucks of Taiwan," will officially celebrate the grand opening of the 9750 Bellaire Blvd. location Friday. The store's hot and fresh approach has garnered a cult-like following among Asian palates.The café consistently offers a wide array of breads, cakes and teas, all under the expert hands of master chefs. As their name suggests, they serve their coffee at 85 degrees Celsius.Patrons grab a set of tongs and begin walking...

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When McDonald's founder Ray Kroc began spreading fast food culture across the U.S. in the '50s and '60s, he insisted on hard, immovable, uncomfortable chairs in his high-speed burger barns. Kroc put the "fast" in fast food. He wanted McDonald's food to be cooked fast, customers served fast and dine-in guests to eat fast and leave. Kroc's business plan was based on selling mass quantities of good, trustworthy food at low prices. To achieve that, he needed to turn those tables in his restaurants. He didn't want squatters enjoying long social chatty meals. That's why the rigid, straight-back plastic chairs.Don't...

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