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1 Chris Tritico, from left, Mustafa Tameez, Adrian Garcia and Jacquie Baly at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
Chris Tritico, from left, Mustafa Tameez, Adrian Garcia and Jacquie Baly at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
7 Yasmine Haddad, left, and Leisa Holland Nelson at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
Yasmine Haddad, left, and Leisa Holland Nelson. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
6 Maria Jackson, from left, Catherine Evans and Susan Moore at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
Maria Jackson, from left, Catherine Evans and Susan Moore at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
5 Jean Wilson, from left, Ronna Wagner, Rogene Calvert and Grace Huang at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
Jean Wilson, from left, Ronna Wagner, Rogene Calvert and Grace Huang.  Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
3 Bob Cook and Carol Alvardo at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
Bob Cook and Carol Alvardo.  Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
4 Jacquie Baly and Jason Fuller at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
Jacquie Baly and Jason Fuller. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
2 Jack Christie and Sonia Soto at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
Jack Christie and Sonia Soto.  Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
1 Chris Tritico, from left, Mustafa Tameez, Adrian Garcia and Jacquie Baly at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
7 Yasmine Haddad, left, and Leisa Holland Nelson at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
6 Maria Jackson, from left, Catherine Evans and Susan Moore at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
5 Jean Wilson, from left, Ronna Wagner, Rogene Calvert and Grace Huang at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
3 Bob Cook and Carol Alvardo at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
4 Jacquie Baly and Jason Fuller at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014
2 Jack Christie and Sonia Soto at the Fox 26 RoundUP Launch February 2014

What: Launch party for Fox 26's news program The RoundUP.

Where: La Griglia.

The 411: More than 100 fans and friends gathered at the popular eatery to celebrate launch of the news program that features legal analyst Chris Tritico, news analyst Mustafa Tameez and public policy analyst Jacquie Baly. It was a powerhouse group that turned out to congratulate the trio and that will be coming together Sunday mornings from 6 to 8 a.m. for the political show that will cover the top stories of the week.

Who: City Council members Jack Christie and Ellen Cohen, Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia, State Rep. Carol Alvarado, Sen. John Cornyn's regional director Jay Guerrero, Sanjay Ram, Fox 26 news anchor Sally MacDonald and meteorologist Caitilin Espinosa. Judges in the mix included Maria Jackson, Catherine Evans and David Mendoza and Gerry Birnberg.

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