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Latest 'Girl' novel interesting, but it's no Larsson
Energy
Published in 7-9-2015
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The novels offer a strikingly intelligent, gripping, angry look at political and corporate corruption in Sweden and, by implication, throughout the Western world. Authorized by Larsson's father and brother, who were his heirs, and written by Swedish writer David Lagercrantz, the new book brings back Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist, the heroes and occasional lovers in the trilogy. The ...>>
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Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
Heights
Published in 7-9-2015
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Carr's dozen years with Wildcats - six as the head girls basketball coach and, more recently, six in charge of the boys program - culminated in a combined four Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools state championships. [...] Carr recently left the only school he's ever worked, accepting the position as head boys basketball coach at St. Pius X. "St. Pius is a football and b ...>>
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St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 7-9-2015
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St. Thomas head football coach Tim Fitzpatrick didn't have his full squad during the Eagles' spring practice last month, but he didn't seem too bothered. [...] Fitzpatrick was satisfied with the effort and, even more so, the enthusiasm. The defensive line was hit hard by graduation, with senior defensive end Joseph Lowery the lone returning starter. Sophomore Lorenzo Neal Jr., th ...>>
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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 7-9-2015
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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 7-9-2015
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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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This Labor Day, see how much your favorite stars from Houston made last year
Entertainment
Published in 7-9-2015
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When you think of Labor Day, odds are you think about work, which makes you think about paychecks. And if we're being honest with ourselves here, that thought probably leads to wondering how yours compares to others people's bank accounts.

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Who won the radio ratings battle for August 2015?
Entertainment
Published in 7-9-2015
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The numbers from last month's radio listening are in from Nielsen, and a few stations have cause to celebrate.

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Locals celebrate Queen Bey's birthday
Entertainment
Published in 7-9-2015
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All the single ladies, men and more gathered to celebrate Beyonce's 34th birthday at Lowbrow's Lowdown Bey-Day Drag Brunch.

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'Empire' star Jussie Smollett serenades Houston fans
Entertainment
Published in 7-9-2015
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Jussie Smollett, who stars as Jamal Lyon on the hit TV show "Empire," visited Houston to chat with fans and sing a few songs.

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Rapper Travis Scott brings his 'Rodeo' home to Houston
Entertainment
Published in 7-9-2015
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Houston-born rapper Travis Scott performs at the House of Blues the same day major-label debut "Rodeo" is released. See fan photos.

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Flood zones could expand, raising costs for some Coloradans
Technology
Published in 7-9-2015
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DENVER (AP) New research shows floods like the one that ransacked northern Colorado two years ago, killing 10 people, might be more common than previously thought and that could require more homeowners to get flood insurance and trigger more stringent construction rules. The September 2013 flood caused $3 billion in damage to neighborhoods, highways, farms and oilfields. Nearly 2,000 homes were ...>>
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Doctors Without Borders: snakebite treatment running out
Technology
Published in 7-9-2015
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LONDON (AP) Doctors Without Borders says the world will run out of one of the most effective treatments for snakebites next year, putting the lives of tens of thousands of people at risk, mostly in developing countries. In a statement issued on Monday, the medical charity warned that existing stockpiles of the anti-venom Fav-Afrique produced by Sanofi Pasteur will expire in June. The company stop ...>>
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New medical coding system aims to help track quality of care
Technology
Published in 7-9-2015
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WASHINGTON (AP) If things are a bit tense in your doctor's office come Oct. 1, some behind-the-scenes red tape could be to blame. That's the day when the nation's physicians and hospitals must start using a massive new coding system to describe your visit on insurance claims so they get paid. Today, U.S. health providers use a system of roughly 14,000 codes to designate a diagnosis ...>>
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Study: Are we shifting to fewer, weaker Atlantic hurricanes?
Technology
Published in 7-9-2015
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WASHINGTON (AP) A new but controversial study asks if an end is coming to the busy Atlantic hurricane seasons of recent decades. The Atlantic looks like it is entering in to a new quieter cycle of storm activity, like in the 1970s and 1980s, two prominent hurricane researchers wrote Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience. Scientists at Colorado State University, including the professor who pione ...>>
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Across much of US, a serious shortage of psychiatrists
Technology
Published in 7-9-2015
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NEW YORK (AP) It is an irony that troubles health care providers and policymakers nationwide: Even as public awareness of mental illness increases, a shortage of psychiatrists worsens. In vast swaths of America, patients face lengthy drives to reach the nearest psychiatrist, if they can even find one willing to see them. Some states are promoting wider use of long-distance telepsychiatry to fill ...>>
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