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Comedian Jen Kirkman to donate a portion of Heights show proceeds to Harvey relief
Heights
Published in 20-12-2017
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The comedian's upcoming show at the historic Heights Theater will be extra special for Houstonians.

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Driver slumped over steering wheel before fatal crash in Garden Oaks
Heights
Published in 20-12-2017
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A driver was slumped over the steering wheel, unresponsive, before crashing his pickup truck Tuesday near the intersection of Pinemont and T.C. Jester, police said.

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Police chase ends when suspect falls into swimming pool
Heights
Published in 20-12-2017
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Houston police used a helicopter to track an assault suspect running through the Heights early Thursday - a chase that ended when the man jumped over a fence, lost his balance and fell into a swimming pool.

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Lights in the Heights brightens partygoers’ night with Whataburger themed display
Heights
Published in 20-12-2017
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Is there any part of a Texan's life the restaurant chain's orange and white motif hasn't touched?

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What movies are showing outside the megaplex?
Entertainment
Published in 20-12-2017
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DISCOVERY GREEN 1500 McKinney; discoverygreen.com "A Madea Christmas" Madea, right, dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on a rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas. 7 p.m. Thursday MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON 1001 Bissonnet; mfah.org "Loving Vincent" In a story depicted in oil-painted animation, a young man co ...>>
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Remembering go-to guitarist Kenny Cordray
Entertainment
Published in 20-12-2017
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Andy Bradley queues up a song at Wire Road Studios, and his eyes glisten the moment the guitar enters. The song is by local singer and saxophonist Evelyn Rubio. Kenny Cordray plays guitar on the session, one of the last things he ever recorded. "He was my go-to guitar player," Bradley says. The statement carries weight because Bradley's career as a recording engineer spans more than 30 years ...>>
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How food cultivates heritage
Entertainment
Published in 20-12-2017
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When prominent New York chef David Chang famously wrote last year that Houston might be the next food capital of America, many took notice. But the Bayou City's potential claim to this culinary title didn't happen overnight. It started in the early 19th century - a time plagued by discrimination, slavery and disadvantaged communities - when family-run farms, grocery stores and restauran ...>>
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Saint Arnold's newest beers have lively backstories
Entertainment
Published in 20-12-2017
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Saint Arnold offers a tale of two good beers this holiday season. New in December from the Houston craft brewery are Cut With Bread Pudding, which replaces Sailing Santa as a winter seasonal this year, and a yummy stout that is the latest in the quarterly Icon series. Icon Blue is a chocolate milk stout inspired by a Mexican hot chocolate from one of the city's pre-eminent chefs, Hugo Ortega ...>>
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Nathaniel Donnett's work has an inner glow that opens windows to the soul
Entertainment
Published in 20-12-2017
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The piece: "I looked over Jordan and what did I see; a band of angels coming after me" The artist: Nathaniel Donnett Where: Art League Houston, through Jan. 20 Why: The most evocative piece of Nathaniel Donnett's show "In One Form or Another; Verse One," suggests the facade of a ramshackle frame house that is emitting a violet-blue glow from inside, an effect that seems both elegaic and omino ...>>
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SpaceX unveils new Falcon Heavy rocket before January launch
Technology
Published in 20-12-2017
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) SpaceX has unveiled its new Falcon Heavy rocket a month before its first launch. Photos released Wednesday by SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk show the new rocket inside its Florida hangar. Missing is the cargo for the January test flight. Musk has said the Falcon Heavy will launch his own cherry-red Tesla Roadster into space. First, though, SpaceX will test-fire all 27 ...>>
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Sen. Rand Paul threatens to block House surveillance bill
Technology
Published in 20-12-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) A libertarian-leaning Republican senator threatened on Wednesday to oppose and, if necessary, block passage of House legislation to reauthorize a soon-to-expire foreign intelligence collection program. The warning from Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky comes as Congress is trying to find the best way for ensuring that the program doesn't lapse by year's end. Senate Republican l ...>>
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Science Says: Are poinsettias poisonous? Some holiday truths
Technology
Published in 20-12-2017
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CHICAGO (AP) Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on the pounds? Sure as sugarplums, myths and misconceptions pop up every holiday season. Here's what science says about some of them: FLOWER POWER Poinsettias, those showy holiday plants with red and green foliage, are not nearly as harmful as a persistent myth says. Mild r ...>>
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Veggie might: Titans' D gets boost after going vegan
Technology
Published in 20-12-2017
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Wesley Woodyard misses putting milk in his cereal, and try as he might, the Tennessee Titans linebacker still reaches for a strip of bacon here and there. Giving up meat hasn't been easy, but in a league where everyone is looking for an edge, Woodyard and the Titans think they've found one in the produce aisle. Woodyard and at least 10 teammates mostly on defense ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 20-12-2017
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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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As CEOs get older, investors demand to know more on succession
Business
Published in 20-12-2017
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The same-day deaths of two aging chief executive officers - industry icons in railroading and banking - show why some investors and governance experts want companies to disclose more about succession plans and the health of their leaders. CSX Corp.'s Hunter Harrison, 73, died Saturday, one day after news of his medical leave pushed the railroad's shares down the most in six years. M&T Ba ...>>
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