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Family finds human bones inside walls of new Houston home, which once belonged to long-missing woman
Heights
Published in 23-6-2017
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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 23-6-2017
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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 23-6-2017
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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 23-6-2017
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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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Dan Molad plays the angles on 'Chimney'
Entertainment
Published in 23-6-2017
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Dan Molad's album "Chimney," a record he's releasing this week under the band name Chimney, is a masterpiece in miniature. [...] he shows great depth as a lyricist and a melodic ease as a songwriter. Chimney reminds me of other self-contained and wondrously detailed albums with a strong guiding vision, like Harry Nilsson's Pandemonium Shadow Show, the Beatles' White Album and ...>>
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The Rock almost got a fan killed fulfilling a selfie request
Entertainment
Published in 23-6-2017
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"Jumanji" star posts a touching tale of a superfan who almost got flattened in traffic while trying to get a picture with him “Baywatch” star Johnson took to Instagram on Tuesday to share a video of an encounter with a perhaps over-enthusiastic fan, who risked being mowed down in traffic in order to snap a shot with the wrestler-turned actor. “This dude put a grateful smile on my face a ...>>

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Ariel Winter slams tabloid in an angry social media post
Entertainment
Published in 23-6-2017
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She's not one to just ignore false tabloids and negative press like many seasoned celebs would advise.

 

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'Ghostbusters II' actor dies after long battle with mental illness
Entertainment
Published in 23-6-2017
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The child actor that played Baby Oscar in "Ghostbusters II" has died, according to family members. He was 28 years old. 

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Watch: Here is the cheesiest cheeseburger and there's no bun
Entertainment
Published in 23-6-2017
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A burger restaurant decided to think outside the bun and perfect the cheesiest cheeseburger.

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Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups
Technology
Published in 23-6-2017
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[...] the Facebook founder wants to bring more meaning to its nearly 2 billion users by shepherding them into online groups that bring together people with common passions, problems and ambitions. The shift comes as Facebook continues to grapple with the darker side of connecting the world, from terrorist recruitment to videos of murder and suicides to propaganda intended to disrupt elections aro ...>>
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Uber knew fired exec had info at center of Google theft case
Technology
Published in 23-6-2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Uber says it hired a former Google engineer now accused of stealing trade secrets even though the company knew at the time that he had information that didn't belong to him. Uber is asserting that then-CEO Travis Kalanick told Levandowski not to bring the material with him and that Levandowski assured the company that he had destroyed the five discs containing Google info ...>>
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Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard
Technology
Published in 23-6-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded coverage for millions. Four conservative GOP senators quickly announced in ...>>
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Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move
Technology
Published in 23-6-2017
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A massive sequoia sent to Boise as a small seedling by naturalist John Muir more than a century ago is now in the way of a hospital's expansion and plans are to move it two blocks away to city property. Even the tree company hired to do the move is feeling the pressure to keep the 98-foot (30-meter) tree upright as it travels about two blocks over about 12 hours to its new home. Cox said th ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 23-6-2017
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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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New NASA, Honeywell project aims to take the boom out of supersonic flight
Business
Published in 23-6-2017
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Honeywell and NASA tested predictive software and display technology that allows pilots to know when sonic booms will occur and to alter their course to minimize that boom over populated areas.

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