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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 2-8-2016
    581 Visits
Since Netzel's arrival, St. Thomas has made major improvements to its athletic facilities, including: Various updates to Reckling Gymnasium, including a new sound system, lighting and flooring and increased capacity for fans with the addition of ADA-compliant bleachers Upgrades to Father Wilson Field, with new protective screens, improved drainage and changes to the bullpen area, and The E ...>>
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Heights pawn shop burglary suspect caught behind a banana tree
Heights
Published in 2-8-2016
    550 Visits

A pawn-shop burglary suspect was arrested after he pried siding off the building to squeeze inside and then surveillance cameras captured his image as he grabbed items.

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Lights in the Heights 2015 NOT canceled (despite rumors), but will be scaled back
Heights
Published in 2-8-2016
    401 Visits

Its 28-year history now includes tens of thousands of attendees every year, which is understandably an issue for some in the area who would rather thousands of people not be in their front yards each year doing what thousands of people do. 

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Heights group pushes for wine and beer sales in neighborhood
Heights
Published in 2-8-2016
    332 Visits

The Houston Heights Beverage Coalition is seeking 1,500 signatures from Heights residents in order to get an initiative on the November 8 election ballot that would allow for the sale of beer and wine in Heights stores. 

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Kenny Rogers sets local date on final tour
Entertainment
Published in 2-8-2016
    1184 Visits

Kenny Rogers announced his intention to finally fold 'em with a long farewell tour. And for a while, it appeared Crockett would be the closest the country star and Houston native would get to his old hometown. But the patient will be rewarded: Rogers' "Final World Tour" will come to the Stafford Centre on Oct. 28.

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‘Rocky Horror Show’ comes to TUTS
Entertainment
Published in 2-8-2016
    972 Visits

"The Rocky Horror Show," the comedy-musical that inspired one of the most beloved cult films, will come to Theatre Under the Stars' Zilkha Hall Nov. 8 through 20.

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Donald Trump is guaranteed to win - as top joke target
Entertainment
Published in 2-8-2016
    887 Visits
In every election year since 1992, the Republican candidate was mocked more by comedians than the Democrat, according to a think tank that tallies punch lines. Republicans maintained that status even though Bill Clinton was the most joked-about politician during the past 24 years, said Robert Lichter, director of the Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University. Not only are mo ...>>
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Ruby Rose, Cristiano Ronaldo, Alessandra Ambrosio and more vacation in Ibiza
Entertainment
Published in 2-8-2016
    1049 Visits

Celebrities are just like you and me – looking to have a good time for the summer.

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15 of the best shows on Netflix that you've never heard of
Entertainment
Published in 2-8-2016
    647 Visits

Not every television show has a huge marketing budget, but that doesn't mean it isn't as good as its competitors.

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Medical benefits of dental floss unproven
Technology
Published in 2-8-2016
    1202 Visits
Dentists provide samples to their patients; the American Dental Association insists on its website that, "Flossing is an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums." Last year, the Associated Press asked the departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture for their evidence, and followed up with written requests under the Freedom of Information Act. When the federal government ...>>
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Paid family leave benefits rising in some sectors, regions
Technology
Published in 2-8-2016
    430 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) The call for paid family leave on the Democratic party platform is the most ambitious attempt by a major party in years to reverse the United States' status as the only industrialized nation without any standard for paid time off for new parents. Last week's convention put paid family leave on the list of workplace election issues along with the minimum wage and equal pay ...>>
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Zika outbreak prompts travel warning for area of Miami
Technology
Published in 2-8-2016
    609 Visits
MIAMI (AP) In a highly unusual travel warning, health officials advised pregnant women to avoid a part of Miami where mosquitoes are apparently transmitting Zika directly to humans. Health officials last Friday announced that mosquitoes have apparently started spreading Zika on the U.S. mainland, citing four cases they strongly believe were caused by bites. An emergency response team from the C ...>>
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Lack of water drove Alaska island mammoths to extinction
Technology
Published in 2-8-2016
    566 Visits
Researchers from the United States examined evidence of environmental change and found that the mammoths' demise coincided with declining freshwater resources caused by rising sea levels and drier climate. In a study published Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, they concluded that mammoths may have contributed to their own demise by congregating around remaining wa ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 2-8-2016
    516 Visits

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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BP sheds more office space in Energy Corridor
Business
Published in 2-8-2016
    569 Visits

BP is subleasing an entire office building in the Energy Corridor, adding to the millions of square feet of space already available in this part of west Houston that is dominated by the city's top oil and gas companies.

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