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Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 21-7-2017
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Paul Beatty has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel "The Sellout," a satire that deals with racial politics in America.

Reference: www.chron.com
Happy Frankenstein Day! 7 facts about the best monster
Energy
Published in 21-7-2017
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He's more than bolts and green skin

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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 21-7-2017
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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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Family finds human bones inside walls of new Houston home, which once belonged to long-missing woman
Heights
Published in 21-7-2017
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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 21-7-2017
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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 21-7-2017
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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 21-7-2017
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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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A slice of Americana at Heights pie contest
Heights
Published in 21-7-2017
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Monday night at the historic Heights fire station on 12th Street was a night to remember for local bakers and those lucky enough to taste their work.

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Brazilian model Gisel Bundchen turns 37 and is #lifegoals
Entertainment
Published in 21-7-2017
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One of the world's most iconic models, Gisele Bundchen is celebrating her 37 birthday.

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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead at 41
Entertainment
Published in 21-7-2017
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Chester Bennington, singer for Linkin Park, was found dead Thursday in an apparent suicide, TMZ reports.

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Linkin Park, Chester Bennington were to play Houston's Toyota Center next month
Entertainment
Published in 21-7-2017
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The band was scheduled to play the Toyota Center on August 22. The band's shows have always been well-attended in Houston and they remain a mainstay on local pop and rock radio.

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Band mates, fans mourn Chester Bennington on social media
Entertainment
Published in 21-7-2017
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Chester Bennington, lead singer of cult band Linkin Park, died Thursday of apparent suicide. He was 41 years old. The 2000's-era band is known for songs like "In the end," "Numb," "Breaking the habit," and "Crawling."

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Can't date Selena Gomez? Fear not - the Badoo app will find a look-alike
Entertainment
Published in 21-7-2017
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Though, if you just want to date someone who looks a lot like Selena Gomez, you're in luck because there's an app for that.

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Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, 'I'll be back soon'
Technology
Published in 21-7-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) Battling brain cancer, John McCain on Thursday vowed to return to the Senate, leveling fresh criticism at the Trump administration and aiming a good-natured dig at Republican and Democratic colleagues shaken by news of his diagnosis. Showing no signs of stepping back from political and national security battles, he issued a statement slamming the Trump administration over its Syr ...>>
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Hot mics and neckties: Shareable OJ Simpson parole moments
Technology
Published in 21-7-2017
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The world watched live as O.J. Simpson convinced a Nevada parole board he should be released after spending nine years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist. Many pointed to his 1995 murder trial in Los Angeles, though he was acquitted, and a raft of allegations that he abused his wife. Among the things discussed were cookies, ice cream, President Donald Trump and former Associated Press Special ...>>
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