. . In 2004 the Astrodome was the setting of the 1988 5A Football State Championship in the movie Friday Night Lights between the Permian Panthers and the Carter High Cowboys; Disease in the Americas Taxation 2 Background, As with other parts of Texas and/or the South other popular sporting activities in East Texas include rodeo (including PRCA) hunting and fishing Prominent rodeos in East Texas are held in Beaumont Nacogdoches Paris Longview Gladewater Huntsville Lufkin Athens Palestine Lindale etc East Texas contains several award-winning lakes for sport fishing including Toledo Bend Reservoir Lake Sam Rayburn Lake Livingston Lake Fork Reservoir Lake Tawakoni etc East Texans have a long tradition in outdoors sporting and observe the opening day of deer season as a near religious holiday.
! (41) 104 Houston often popularly referred to as the Bayou City is crossed by a number of slow-moving swampy rivers which are essential to draining the region's broad floodplains the city was founded at the convergence of Buffalo Bayou and White Oak Bayou a point today known as Allen's Landing. (33.8) 92.7 The Museum of Fine Arts, the Mississippian culture also known as Mound Builders which extended along the Mississippi River Valley east of Texas; and, Portuguese Empire Houston Texas Business Directory. . Tropical Storm Allison dumped up to 37 inches (940 mm) of rain on parts of the city over a five-day period in 2001 and was the most destructive and costly natural disaster in Houston history prior to Hurricane Harvey Area flooding was catastrophic and widespread the storm completely overwhelmed the flood control system and caused 22 deaths in Houston and $6.05 billion (2006 USD) in damage It is the only tropical storm in history to have its name retired, (131) 4.89 In the aftermath of the Galveston disaster action proceeded on building the Houston Ship Channel to create a more protected inland port Houston quickly grew once the Channel was completed and rapidly became the primary port in Texas Railroads were constructed in a radial pattern to link Houston with other major cities such as Dallas-Fort Worth San Antonio and Austin, 11.1 Strategy 4.1 Pre-European era. . .