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George W. Bush visits Houston bookstore
Energy
Published in 13-6-2015
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Former President George W. Bush visits Houston bookstore to sign his book about his father. Hundreds turn out to get a copy and briefly meet the 43rd president, including a young man who flew in from the Philippines.

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Fans online and, perhaps, at bookstores
Energy
Published in 13-6-2015
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The result is "Galactic Hot Dogs," his new book about a boy who battles giant mutant worms and zombie space pirates with his sidekicks: a robot, a rebellious princess and a lumbering alien. Simon & Schuster, which has plowed millions into acquiring and marketing "Galactic Hot Dogs," is making a risky bet that a healthy slice of the book's online audience will seek it out in bookstores. In t ...>>
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Houston names second poet laureate
Energy
Published in 13-6-2015
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Robin Davidson, an associate professor at the University of Houston-Downtown, was named Houston's poet laureate on Tuesday morning in a ceremony at City Hall.

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Chelsea Clinton seeks to inspire young people to change the world
Energy
Published in 13-6-2015
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Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and current presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, has a deal with Penguin Young Readers for It's Your World: The book aims to inspire young people to "change the world" and will cover issues including poverty and gender equality, according to Penguin. According to Viking, Streisand will reflect on her childhood, her car ...>>
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S. Korea, WHO experts downplay pandemic potential of MERS
Technology
Published in 13-6-2015
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Experts from the World Health Organization and South Korea on Saturday downplayed concerns about the MERS virus spreading further within the country, which recorded its 14th fatality and 12 new infections, but said that it was premature to declare the outbreak over. Fukuda said that overcrowded emergency rooms and hospital wards might have contributed to a wider-than-expe ...>>
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Experts downplay MERS crisis; S. Korea records 14th death
Technology
Published in 13-6-2015
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Experts from the World Health Organization and South Korea on Saturday downplayed concerns about the MERS virus spreading further within the country, which recorded its 14th death and a dozen new infections, but said it was premature to declare the outbreak over. After a weeklong review of the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome, the panel of experts told a news ...>>
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Officials say deeply personal information in hackers' hands
Technology
Published in 13-6-2015
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WASHINGTON (AP) Deeply personal information submitted by U.S. intelligence and military personnel for security clearances mental illnesses, drug and alcohol use, past arrests, bankruptcies and more is in the hands of hackers linked to China, officials say. Regarding the hack of standard personnel records announced last week, two people briefed on the investigation disclosed Friday that as many ...>>
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Indonesia's Mount Sinabung unleashes new powerful burst
Technology
Published in 13-6-2015
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More than 2,700 people from villages within the danger zone of 7 kilometers (4.4 miles) from the crater have been evacuated to temporary shelters. Mount Sinabung is among about 130 active volcanoes in Indonesia, which is prone to seismic upheaval due to its location on the Pacific "Ring of Fire," an arc of volcanoes and fault lines encircling the Pacific Basin.
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VA moving to extend benefits to some Air Force reservists
Technology
Published in 13-6-2015
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WASHINGTON (AP) Reversing a long-held position, the Department of Veterans Affairs now says Air Force reservists who became ill after being exposed to Agent Orange residue while working on planes after the Vietnam War should be eligible for disability benefits. If the White House Office of Management and Budget approves the change, it would be the first time the VA had established a special cate ...>>
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Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
Heights
Published in 13-6-2015
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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 13-6-2015
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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 13-6-2015
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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 13-6-2015
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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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Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
Heights
Published in 13-6-2015
    948 Visits
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 13-6-2015
    533 Visits
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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