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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 10-3-2017
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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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A look back at 2016 in the Heights
Heights
Published in 10-3-2017
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The past 12 months have proven to be a pivotal time for the Houston Heights. Its residents and the Houstonians who frequent the neighborhood to take in the small-town feel, Victorian homes, vintage shops of all kinds and meandering bike trails will face the challenges of development but will also enjoy more conveniences.

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Yale Street Bridge opens over White Oak Bayou
Heights
Published in 10-3-2017
    572 Visits

Commuters and residents around the Heights will be getting some relief Tuesday morning as they head out for work now that the Yale Street Bridge is open after months of construction that caused traffic delays on both sides of I-10.

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Heights staple Jimmy's Ice House to close
Heights
Published in 10-3-2017
    836 Visits

Jimmy's Ice House, one of the oldest ice houses in Houston, was recently sold and will close at the end of the March. 

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Alt-Country originator, Jay Farrar comes to Heights Theater with Son Volt
Heights
Published in 10-3-2017
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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 10-3-2017
    423 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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Texas A&M swim coach to appear on 'Wheel of Fortune'
Entertainment
Published in 10-3-2017
    117 Visits

Texas A&M associate head swim coach Tanica Jamison will dive into the spotlight Thursday when she appears on "Wheel of Fortune."

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner pull back on divorce
Entertainment
Published in 10-3-2017
    456 Visits

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner pull back on divorce

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Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad slated for Houston Symphony appearance
Entertainment
Published in 10-3-2017
    532 Visits

Phylicia Rashad, the Tony-winning and Emmy-nominated actor best known as Claire Huxtable in "The Cosby Show," will join the Houston Symphony in a performance of Beethoven's opera "Fidelio."

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Gold Buckle Foodie Awards name best food at the rodeo
Entertainment
Published in 10-3-2017
    1006 Visits

The winners of the 2017 Gold Buckle Foodie Awards for the best tastes at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

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A big wheel makes its debut at RodeoHouston
Entertainment
Published in 10-3-2017
    727 Visits

For the first time here or anywhere, there are three big Ferris wheels at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's midway carnival.

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US surgeons remove 6-pound tumor from Gambian girl's mouth
Technology
Published in 10-3-2017
    155 Visits
NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) Twelve-year-old Janet Sylva of Gambia wants to be a doctor when she grows up, she says with a broad grin one that surgeons in New York gave back to her after removing from her mouth one of the largest tumors they'd ever seen. Hoffman coordinated with the Global Medical Relief Fund and a team of volunteer surgeons and other medical staff at Cohen Children's Med ...>>
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GOP health bill would cut CDC's $1B disease fighting fund
Technology
Published in 10-3-2017
    932 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) A proposal to replace the Obama health care law would cut out a pillar of funding for the nation's lead public health agency, and experts say that would likely curtail programs across the country to prevent problems like lead poisoning and hospital infections. The results "will be a major turning point" in how the nation promotes health and addresses health care needs, said Jo ...>>
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WikiLeaks aid on CIA software holes could be mixed blessing
Technology
Published in 10-3-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) WikiLeaks has offered to help the likes of Google and Apple identify the software holes used by purported CIA hacking tools and that puts the tech industry in a bind. While companies have a responsibility not to mention financial incentive to fix problems in their software, accepting help from WikiLeaks raises legal and ethical questions. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said T ...>>
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Bird flu cases revive fear of repeat of major 2015 outbreak
Technology
Published in 10-3-2017
    461 Visits
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The detection of a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu at a Tennessee chicken farm has poultry farmers stepping up security in an attempt to prevent an outbreak like the one in 2015 that required the destruction of millions of chickens and turkeys in the Midwest. Here are some things to know about the state of avian influenza in the U.S. and worldwide, and how the poultry indus ...>>
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