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Efforts grow to help students evaluate what they see online
Heights
Published in 2-1-2018
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Alarmed by the proliferation of false content online, state lawmakers around the country are pushing schools to put more emphasis on teaching students how to tell fact from fiction. Lawmakers in several states have introduced or passed bills calling on public school systems to do more to teach media literacy skills that they say are critical to democracy. The effort has been ...>>
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Legal recreational pot in California: What you need to know
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Published in 2-1-2018
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LOS ANGELES (AP) California on Monday becomes the nation's largest state to offer legal recreational marijuana sales. Here's a snapshot of how the market will work and how the state will regulate a pot economy estimated to be worth $7 billion: ___ THE BASICS California voted to legalize in 2016. The goal is to tighten regulation of the state's long-running medical pot sales while e ...>>
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Insider Q&A: Narcan exec talks merits of spray for overdoses
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Published in 2-1-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) Dr. Roger Crystal's company was struggling to find new uses for an old drug that reverses overdoses. Then the opioid epidemic hit. Naloxone had first gone on sale in 1971 but was injected with a syringe. Crystal and his colleagues came up with a naloxone nasal spray, intended to be more appealing than prefilled injectors or the other naloxone alternatives. Crystal's Opiant ...>>
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Q&A: How is the growth of bitcoin affecting the environment?
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Published in 2-1-2018
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The growth of bitcoin is fueling speculation and debate about the environmental impact of the collective energy needed to power the virtual currency in the era of climate change. Some questions and answers about the issue: ___ WHAT IS BITCOIN? Bitcoin is the most popular virtual currency in the world, and it has grown in value this year. It was created in 2009 as a new way of paying for things tha ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 2-1-2018
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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The audience gets played in 'Molly's Game'
Heights
Published in 26-12-2017
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This is not the review that will tell you to avoid a Jessica Chastain movie. Her take-no-prisoners, full-throttle performances are a pleasure in themselves, and she is at a stage in her career - enjoy it, it never lasts - where she can do no wrong. Somewhere in the next world, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis are actually agreeing on something, and it's that they really, really like Jessica Cha ...>>
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The Suffers and friends, including Jim James and Shakey Graves, rally for Hurricane Harvey relief
Heights
Published in 26-12-2017
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The Houston band's benefit show at House of Blues drew a big crowd for a good cause.

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The 'Montrose Christmas' song will make your spirits bright
Heights
Published in 26-12-2017
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'And so I'm offering this simple phrase/To kids from bi to straight to gay ...'

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You've heard their voices. Now see the faces of Houston radio DJs
Heights
Published in 26-12-2017
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There are more than 100 voices in Houston radio, but it's likely you've never seen their faces.

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Check out this 'Stranger Things' gingerbread house
Heights
Published in 26-12-2017
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Christmas just got turned upside down.

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Video: Heights mom spots mysterious bugs on side of house
Heights
Published in 19-12-2017
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A Texas woman discovered peculiarly shaped bugs in Houston, Texas.

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Comedian Jen Kirkman to donate a portion of Heights show proceeds to Harvey relief
Heights
Published in 19-12-2017
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The comedian's upcoming show at the historic Heights Theater will be extra special for Houstonians.

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Driver slumped over steering wheel before fatal crash in Garden Oaks
Heights
Published in 19-12-2017
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A driver was slumped over the steering wheel, unresponsive, before crashing his pickup truck Tuesday near the intersection of Pinemont and T.C. Jester, police said.

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Police chase ends when suspect falls into swimming pool
Heights
Published in 19-12-2017
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Houston police used a helicopter to track an assault suspect running through the Heights early Thursday - a chase that ended when the man jumped over a fence, lost his balance and fell into a swimming pool.

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Lights in the Heights brightens partygoers’ night with Whataburger themed display
Heights
Published in 19-12-2017
    169 Visits

Is there any part of a Texan's life the restaurant chain's orange and white motif hasn't touched?

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