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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 9-12-2016
    262 Visits

If you like rare and antique books, get to the Printing Museum Saturday for the Houston Book Fair. The annual festival is designed to both celebrate old books and educate people about them.

Reference: www.chron.com
Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 9-12-2016
    936 Visits

Paul Beatty has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel "The Sellout," a satire that deals with racial politics in America.

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Happy Frankenstein Day! 7 facts about the best monster
Energy
Published in 9-12-2016
    515 Visits

He's more than bolts and green skin

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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 9-12-2016
    254 Visits

Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy, a company founded in Austin 30 years ago, will open a new store this weekend in north Houston. 

Reference: www.chron.com
Heights pawn shop burglary suspect caught behind a banana tree
Heights
Published in 9-12-2016
    286 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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Lights in the Heights 2015 NOT canceled (despite rumors), but will be scaled back
Heights
Published in 9-12-2016
    354 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 9-12-2016
    839 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. 

Reference: www.chron.com
H-E-B reps will hold community meeting in Heights
Heights
Published in 9-12-2016
    272 Visits

H-E-B representatives will meet with Heights residents next week at the historic fire station at 107 W 12th St., said Cyndy Garza a public affairs person with H-E-B.

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Cory Feldman, Playboy Playmates seen at the Hollywood's Hottest Christmas Party
Entertainment
Published in 9-12-2016
    450 Visits

Playboy Playmates, celebrities and Corey Feldman gathered for the 9th annual "Babes in Toyland" Charity Toy Drive.

Reference: www.chron.com
Five Houstonians named to list of nation's best party hosts and hostesses
Entertainment
Published in 9-12-2016
    601 Visits

Houston, we apparently know how to party and there are five in the city that really really know how to throw a proper bash.

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Day for Night festival announces 2017 blind pre-sale
Entertainment
Published in 9-12-2016
    755 Visits

The music and arts festival already wants you to plan for next year.

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Houston's iconic Flying Saucer Pie Company won't be open this Christmas
Entertainment
Published in 9-12-2016
    751 Visits

Some locals will be disappointed to learn that they won't be able to pick up their Christmas desserts from the legendary pie shop this holiday season.

Reference: www.chron.com
RuPaul's Drag Race Christmas Queens tour
Entertainment
Published in 9-12-2016
    288 Visits

All was shimmering and bright in Birmingham, England at the RuPaul's Drag Race "Christmas Queens" Show.

Reference: www.chron.com
US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase
Technology
Published in 9-12-2016
    89 Visits
In most of the years since World War II, life expectancy in the U.S. has inched up, thanks to medical advances, public health campaigns and better nutrition and education. Other one-year declines occurred in 1993, when the nation was in the throes of the AIDS epidemic, and 1980, the result of an especially nasty flu season. "With four years, you're starting to see some indication of somethi ...>>
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Ohio House committee votes to pass 20-week abortion ban
Technology
Published in 9-12-2016
    620 Visits
Arizona and Idaho's bans are blocked from enforcement by the federal courts, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports abortion rights. State Senate President Keith Faber, a Republican from Celina, said the twice-defeated heartbeat bill came back up again because of Republican Donald Trump's presidential victory and the expectation he will fill Supreme Court ...>>
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