HOUSTON KHOU 11 News is excited to announce the launch of the KHOU 11 This Morning News mobile application a unique experience which allows viewers to connect to the KHOU 11 News morning show anytime, anywhere from a smartphone.

Each day, users will find a mix of top local headlines from the KHOU 11 Newsroom, 12-hour forecasts from dozens of neighborhoods and traffic to help get everyone to work on time. The app also offers a mix of state, national, world, political, health and business headlines.

It also features interactive content unique in the mornings such as What s Your Beef?, Talkback and more coming.

On the lighter side, you can catch up on celebrity gossip, laugh at the latest offbeat news or check out dozens of photo slideshows.

Weather content includes LIVE local, regional and state radars, GPS weather, conditions and more. Community weather offers 12-hour forecasts and almanac data from dozens of neighborhoods throughout Houston.

The KHOU 11 Morning News mobile application is an important extension of the KHOU 11 News brand. Viewers can get to work on time with GPS traffic, the latest Houston drive times and incident reports which are all included in the traffic section.

An expanded entertainment section will delight users who like to keep up with Houston happenings, upcoming events and box office news. Headlines from CultureMap cover the local arts, food and social scene and you will also find an entire section on the arts and music.

Sports enthusiasts can enjoy the latest scores & stats, video and can follow their favorites teams. Users can easily check the latest stocks and flight times and find out if they won the Texas Lottery after the results are announced.

One of the biggest highlights of the app is the ability for viewers to connect to the KHOU 11 News Morning news team on Facebook and Twitter.

The KHOU 11 Morning mobile app is a free download and available on the iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows 7 platforms.

KHOU 11 News This Morning airs daily from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. from the KHOU 11 News broadcast facility in Houston.

Win an iPad Sweepstakes

The KHOU 11 News This Morning app sweepstakes is giving one lucky user a chance to win the new iPad. Register for a chance to win beginning on Friday, July 6 at 9 a.m. through Sunday, July 22 at midnight. The registration form can be found inside the mobile application.

Click here for official sweepstakes rules.

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