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Home Slice Pizza announces expansion to Houston
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Published in 19-2-2020
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Houston is the first stop outside of Austin for Home Slice Pizza with a new restaurant slated to open in early 2021 in Midtown.

Home Slice Pizza reports that it has signed a lease at 3701 Travis St. in Houston, joining its current three locations in Austin.

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Courtroom psychology tests may be unreliable, study finds
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Published in 19-2-2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) Courts are not properly screening out unreliable psychological and IQ tests, allowing junk science to be used as evidence, researchers have concluded. Such tests can sway judges or juries and influence whether someone gets custody of a child or is eligible for bail or capital punishment.

The scientists looked at hundreds of different psychological tests used in recent co ...>>

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SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists into super high orbit
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Published in 19-2-2020
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end of next year.

The private company is working with Space Adventures Inc. for the flight, officials announced Tuesday. Ticket prices are not being divulged but expected to be in the millions.

Space Adventures already has helped put tourists into orbit with trips to the I ...>>

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Claws of health? Lobster blood could play role in new drugs
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Published in 19-2-2020
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Maine lobsters have long delighted tourists as the state's most beloved seafood. But one company thinks the crustaceans can save human lives by providing their blood for use in new drugs.

The effort, involving a longtime lobster scientist, wouldn't be the first example of coastal invertebrates being used to aid human health. Horseshoe crabs are harvested b ...>>

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Students push universities to stop investing in fossil fuels
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Published in 19-2-2020
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Students alarmed by climate change are stepping up pressure on universities to pull investments from fossil fuel industries, an effort that is gaining traction at prestigious schools like Georgetown, Harvard and Yale.

The push that is underway at hundreds of schools began nearly a decade ago, and student activists increasingly have learned from one another’s tact ...>>

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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 19-2-2020
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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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Meet Houston's 'Crazy Rich Asians' in upcoming HBO Max docuseries
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Published in 12-2-2020
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Meet the Hos.  They are the Houston family at the center of HBO Max's docuseries inspired by Kevin Kwan's best-selling 'Crazy Rich Asian' book trilogy and subsequent movie. The series is wrapping up filming in Houston and is expected to air later this year.

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First look: Terrace 54 Bar + Table in Med Center
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Published in 12-2-2020
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The new Westin Houston Medical Center hotel boasts a charming, fifth-floor restaurant with impressive menu that matches magnificent view

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Houston fans brave cold, rain for a moment with Prince Royce
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Published in 12-2-2020
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The bachata and pop heartthrob drew hundreds of fans Tuesday to Cactus Music.

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Sparkling rosés to buy for Valentine's Day
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Published in 12-2-2020
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Other than New Year’s Eve, no day seems more evocative of tiny bubbles than Valentine’s. Houston Chronicle wine columnist Dale Robertson will be drinking lot of pink come Friday and here are a few that, after recent personal samplings, left him feeling amorous.

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Houston's 10 best happy hour deals to check out right now
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Published in 12-2-2020
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Houston's best happy hour deals to check out right now

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Vietnam War surgeon to share about unlikely friendship
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Published in 5-2-2020
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An Army surgeon who helped treat several thousand soldiers and civilians during his service in the Vietnam War learned that the bond of friendship can cross enemy lines.

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Police searching for armed robber seen on camera stealing from yard worker in broad daylight
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Published in 5-2-2020
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After reports of the bizarre robbery made the rounds on social media, Houston firefighter Jake Lewis donated a leaf blower to the lawn care worker.

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Houston handyman allegedly scammed neighbors out of thousands
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Published in 5-2-2020
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Herrington is currently at the Harris County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

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Outdoor market offers local products, foods
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Published in 29-1-2020
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The Market at Sawyer Yards is a fun, free event for the whole family that showcases up to 54 different local vendors. Each second Saturday of the month, the outdoor market is held at 1502 Sawyer St., Houston. Founder and Manager Mitch Cohen said he had been running the First Saturday Arts Market in the Heights when he was asked to put together some plans for a new market at Sawyer Yards. He said h ...>>
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