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

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RuPaul's Drag Race Christmas Queens tour
Entertainment
Published in 9-12-2016
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All was shimmering and bright in Birmingham, England at the RuPaul's Drag Race "Christmas Queens" Show.

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US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase
Technology
Published in 9-12-2016
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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
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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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Quotes from John Glenn: 'Zero-G and I feel fine.'
Technology
Published in 9-12-2016
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Don't take America and the values reflected in our form of government for granted. [...] never forget that in our democracy, the government is not 'them' it is 'us.' Announcing his retirement from the U.S. Senate in 1997. On his second flight on space shuttle Discovery in 1998 at the age of 77. Keynote address at Ohio State University's commencement in 2009.
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'Godspeed, John Glenn': Public hails hero of space, politics
Technology
Published in 9-12-2016
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Politicians, astronauts, educators and others repeatedly called him a hero with many mentioning the phrase that first sent him into orbit: "Godspeed, John Glenn." [...] when his Friendship 7 spacecraft splashed down a few hours later, the first American to orbit the Earth reminded us that with courage and a spirit of discovery there's no limit to the heights we can reach together. ... The l ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 9-12-2016
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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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Whole Foods predicts which foods will be trending in 2017
Business
Published in 9-12-2016
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The Austin-based supermarket chain Whole Foods has released what they believe will be the biggest food trends in 2017.

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Houston sublease glut sees slight improvement
Business
Published in 9-12-2016
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The glut of sublease space that's been dragging down the Houston office market has decreased for the first time in two years, new reports show.

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Franchisee plans eight new Dunkin' Donuts in Houston
Business
Published in 9-12-2016
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Houston and Beaumont will get part of a sprinkling of new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the works across Texas.

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Court clears Key Energy Services to emerge from bankruptcy
Business
Published in 9-12-2016
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Key Energy Services, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October, can now emerge from bankruptcy by the end of December.

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Texas to get $1 million for deceptive drug marketing
Business
Published in 9-12-2016
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Texas will receive $1 million as part of a multi-state settlement with the New York based pharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb for improper marketing of its anti-psychotic drug Abilify. Without regulatory approval, Bristol-Myers Squibb promoted Ailify to treat elderly patients with dementia but did not disclose dementia patients faced a greater risk of death.
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The unique -- often hidden -- perks offered by your credit card
Economy
Published in 9-12-2016
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"The credit card marketplace is so competitive that banks are trying to bend over backwards to keep their customers and attract new ones," said Matt Schultz, senior industry analyst at CreditCards.com.

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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 9-12-2016
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As the summer season starts to wind down, you'll find plenty of discounts from retailers that are trying to clear their shelves. But that doesn't mean you're going to score a great deal on everything you see.

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