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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 13-9-2016
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As the summer season starts to wind down, you'll find plenty of discounts from retailers that are trying to clear their shelves. But that doesn't mean you're going to score a great deal on everything you see.

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Texas adds 23,600 jobs in July, while unemployment rate ticks up
Economy
Published in 13-9-2016
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Professional services fuel rise, while oil and gas continues to slide.

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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 13-9-2016
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Yellen has begun the process of pulling back the Fed's unprecedented stimulus of the economy - drawing the concerns of liberal policy experts and economists worried it will upset a fragile recovery.

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Rice offense leaving plenty to be desired
Sports
Published in 13-9-2016
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Connor Cella's touchdown catch on Rice's opening drive at Army on Saturday stands alone.

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Astros' Dallas Keuchel pushes back his return to throwing again
Sports
Published in 13-9-2016
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Time is running out on Dallas Keuchel making a return to the mound.

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Bill O'Brien on center Greg Mancz: 'He's a tough guy'
Sports
Published in 13-9-2016
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One personnel change that flew under the radar in a good way Sunday was center Greg Mancz joining the starting lineup for the first time with Nick Martin out for the season.

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High school athletes of the week: Sept. 13
Sports
Published in 13-9-2016
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The senior running back scored on a 51-yard run and carried 30 times for 356 yards in an upset of then-No. 2 Lamar 14-9. The senior defensive end returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown in a 36-16 victory against Westfield, which had only 162 total yards. The junior carried 29 times for 344 yards and four touchdowns in a 33-21 victory against Dayton as the Wildcats improved to 3-0. Th ...>>
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Astros' playoff hopes fading after falling to Rangers
Sports
Published in 13-9-2016
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But after yet another loss to the Rangers, 4-3, in 12 innings Monday night at Minute Maid Park, the Astros need to win their final two games against Texas to muster even a 6-7 record for the most difficult portion of their schedule.

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Happy 150th birthday to Peter Rabbit's creator, Beatrix Potter
Energy
Published in 6-9-2016
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One of the most beloved children's books started out as a letter to a sick child.

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Gear up for the Olympics with these new books
Energy
Published in 6-9-2016
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We'll all log plenty of TV time in the next few weeks, tuning in to see the Olympics in Rio. But if 7,600 hours of swimming, sprinting and gymnastics on the tube isn't enough, you can go deeper with these new books.

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Book events: Aug. 21-27
Energy
Published in 6-9-2016
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Author will discuss and sign "Convict Cowboys," 7 p.m., Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet; 713-523-0701 or brazosbookstore.com. Poet will read and sign "Day of the Speckled Trout," 7 p.m., Kaboom Books, 3116 Houston Ave.; 713-869-7600 or kaboombooks.com. Writers read the poetry and prose they've written in response to Michael De Feo's "Crosstown Traffic" art installation, 7-9 p.m., Rice ...>>
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On Frankenstein Day, 9 things to know about the monster and its creator
Energy
Published in 6-9-2016
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He's more than green skin and knobs.

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9 things to know about 'The Lord of the Rings' author J.R.R. Tolkien
Energy
Published in 6-9-2016
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The writer died on Sept. 2, 1973.

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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 6-9-2016
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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 6-9-2016
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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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