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Dave Ward: “I don’t think we’ll ever see his likeness in our lifetime again”

Dave Ward attended the Houston funeral of President George H.W. Bush on Thursday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. 

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Dave Ward reflects on his friend George H.W. Bush

Former President George H. W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush with Dave Ward.

Two Houston institutions, Ward and Bush spent the last 50 years in the Houston spotlight. 

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Dave Ward tours President Bush’s funeral train

Union Pacific granted us exclusive access to the cars that will be carrying the casket and the Bush family from Houston to College Station.  

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President George Bush’s train Bush 4141 will take him on a final ride

After spending years sitting in waiting, President George H.W. Bush’s custom-painted train Bush 4141 will take him on a final ride. 

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Dave Ward remembers President George H. W. Bush

Dave Ward and President George H. W. Bush.

President George Bush was one of the finest men I have had the honor to know in my lifetime.
 

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A giant Astroworld collection could be for sale

Alpine Sleigh Ride, Greezed Lightnin’ and Thunder River are all names you might recognize as the famous rides of the former Houston Astroworld. 

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Dave Ward to release ‘Good Evening, Friends’ memoir

Bright Sky Publishing is delighted to announce the April 2019 publication of ‘Good Evening, Friends,’ a memoir of Houston’s iconic and beloved Eyewitness news anchor Dave Ward.  

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Unlocking Rice University’s hidden symbols and messages

Did you know that Rice University’s history involves a murder mystery? And that the campus is full of hidden symbols and secret messages? 

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The Goodyear Blimp’s Houston history

In 1969, Goodyear moved its new blimp headquarters to the Houston area just off I-45 and Cypresswood in Spring. 

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How KTRK inspired the Astrodome

Not many people realize that the channel 13 studio inspired the design of the Eighth Wonder of the World. 

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