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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 27-6-2017
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Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy, a company founded in Austin 30 years ago, will open a new store this weekend in north Houston. 

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Alt-Country originator, Jay Farrar comes to Heights Theater with Son Volt
Heights
Published in 27-6-2017
    409 Visits

In his mission to bring a curated line-up for discerning music audiences to his renovated theater-turned-music venue, Edwin Cabaniss is staying true to his word by hosting Son Volt at the Heights Theater March 5.

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Family finds human bones inside walls of new Houston home, which once belonged to long-missing woman
Heights
Published in 27-6-2017
    521 Visits

The two-bedroom, steel-blue 1930s-era home is among the last few standing next to condo towers and shiny new townhomes in the 600 block of Allston Street in the Heights.

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Acclaimed Italian restaurant to close, award-winning Greek spot to take its place
Heights
Published in 27-6-2017
    976 Visits

Drink specials are some single folks' raison d'etre. They know the location, times and alcohol on offer like the back roads to their house.

But even at happy hour it's hard to beat 50 percent off.
Before Arthur Ave on Studemont closes its doors for good in March, they may see their biggest crowds since they opened now that they've announced they will be selling ...>>

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Man found dead in Heights home
Heights
Published in 27-6-2017
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Police responded to a call early Tuesday morning around 1 a.m. at an apartment home on White Oak drive where they found a man, 45, who suffered a gunshot wound, Houston Fire Department Paramedics declared him dead on the scene.

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Heights High School wins Grand Trophy in Art Car competition
Heights
Published in 27-6-2017
    447 Visits

In Houston's 30th annual Art Car Parade, Heights High School took the Mayor's Cup Grand Trophy and a $2,000 prize.

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Introducing 'Harry Potter': How early critics explained magic to us Muggles
Entertainment
Published in 27-6-2017
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Twenty years ago, nobody knew what Quidditch was. "Hogwarts" sounded like more like a disease than a magical place. And most of us probably didn't know how to spell - much less pronounce - the name Hermione.

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'Drag Race' winner Sasha Velour says 'there's always room for a bit of silliness'
Entertainment
Published in 27-6-2017
    158 Visits

'I've learned how to sell myself better, how to present myself queerly, how to make myself funny and light when I need to be funny and light.'

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5 new picture books for the little reader
Entertainment
Published in 27-6-2017
    486 Visits

Nothing can take the place of a good picture book for children.

We know iPhones and video games can be alluring, but, come on, can they really be as fun as this new crop of picture books just in time for summer?

Take a look. If you have a favorite picture book or one that is a hit with your little reader, let us know.

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Balls Out Burger in the Heights smashing out classic, unfussy burgers
Entertainment
Published in 27-6-2017
    612 Visits
A Heights made-to-order burger joint - whose name uses a steam-engine term for getting a train to achieve maximum speed - from Ian Tucker, an Irishman who moved to Houston two years ago and who still owns restaurants in Dublin. Housed in a former gas station and car wash, the counter-service restaurant seats 42 indoors and 140 on a 4,000-square-foot patio kitted out with outdoor games. Burgers h ...>>
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Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous
Technology
Published in 27-6-2017
    879 Visits
(AP) Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer. Monsanto, the chemical's maker, has filed an appeal after losing in court to block the labeling, arguing that Roundup doesn't cause cancer and that the labels will harm the company' ...>>
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Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal
Technology
Published in 27-6-2017
    282 Visits
On Monday, the National Association of Medicaid Directors, a nonpartisan group that represents state administrators of the program, said in a statement from its board that the legislation is unworkable, and called it "a transfer of risk, responsibility, and cost...of historic proportions." The GOP formula for annual adjustments has sparked a particularly sharp reaction, with critics saying that t ...>>
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New limbs for growing bodies: Mutilated albinos get refitted
Technology
Published in 27-6-2017
    35 Visits
The ghastly tradition, which still persists in isolated, rural areas of Tanzania, is to hack off the children's limbs and to turn the pieces into "good luck" potions for witchcraft rituals. During their trips to the U.S., they stay in New York City under the care of Elissa Montanti and sponsored by her Global Medical Relief Fund. In this latest phase of their journey, the children seemed mo ...>>
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Budget office sees 22 million fewer covered with Senate bill
Technology
Published in 27-6-2017
    984 Visits
Senate leaders could use some of those additional savings to attract moderate votes by making Medicaid and other provisions more generous, though conservatives would rather use that money to reduce red ink. The projected boost in uninsured people fed concerns by moderate Republican lawmakers that the Senate measure, annulling parts of Obama's 2010 overhaul, was too drastic. Yet conservative ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 27-6-2017
    732 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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