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A look back at 2016 in the Heights
Heights
Published in 24-2-2017
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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 24-2-2017
    143 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 24-2-2017
    652 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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TUTS to search for new artistic advisor
Entertainment
Published in 24-2-2017
    717 Visits

Theatre Under the Stars artistic advisor Sheldon Epps has announced plans to leave the company, leaving the presenter of musical theater in search of a new artistic leader, as well as a new vision.

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Houston Texans player J.J. Watt's bloody nose photo expertly hand drawn by mixed media artist
Entertainment
Published in 24-2-2017
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Medical student by day, free-hand artist by night, Riaz Fabian recently shared an expertly drawn picture of Houston Texans player J.J. Watt, recreating his famous bloody nose photo.

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There are some Best Picture Oscar winners that you only need to see once
Entertainment
Published in 24-2-2017
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For every Best Picture Oscar winner like the burly caper "No Country for Old Men," or even the endless-quotable "Forrest Gump" there are more than a handful of films like "Slumdog Millionaire" or "The Artist" that are good for one viewing and nothing further.

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Throwback couples at the Academy Awards
Entertainment
Published in 24-2-2017
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Throwback couples at the Academy Awards

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Best movies vs. 'best pictures'
Entertainment
Published in 24-2-2017
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How do the Oscars' choices for "best picture" stack up to AFI's list of top films? We took a look and let you know which of the list's films earned the gold man trophy.

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Arctic 'doomsday' seed vault receives 50,000 new deposits
Technology
Published in 24-2-2017
    702 Visits
HELSINKI (AP) Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world have been deposited in the world's largest repository built to safeguard against wars or natural disasters wiping out global food crops. The latest specimens sent to the bank, located on the Svalbard archipelago between mainland Norway and th ...>>
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INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested
Technology
Published in 24-2-2017
    467 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road. The carmaker denies trying to freeze out other brands, but legislators in four states say GM lobbyists asked them to sponsor bills ...>>
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Study: Global warming is shrinking river vital to 40M people
Technology
Published in 24-2-2017
    298 Visits
In a study published last week in the journal Water Resources Research, they concluded that the rest of the decline is due to a warming atmosphere induced by climate change, which is drawing more moisture out of the Colorado River Basin's waterways, snowbanks, plants and soil by evaporation and other means. Water managers have said that Mead could drop low enough to trigger cuts next year in ...>>
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Bouncing baby bongo shows its stripes at Los Angeles Zoo
Technology
Published in 24-2-2017
    451 Visits
At birth, the chestnut red calf with white stripes stood just under 2 feet tall. The zoo says logging and poaching in the wild has caused the species' numbers to dwindle to fewer than 100.
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 24-2-2017
    963 Visits

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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Brident Dental & Orthodontics opens 5th Houston location
Business
Published in 24-2-2017
    514 Visits

Brident Dental & Orthodontics has opened an office at 7750 W. Bellfort. The location is one of five in Houston and 30 in Texas. The company is an affiliate of Western Dental, a national provider of dental services.

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Energy companies sign big lease in JPMorgan Chase Tower
Business
Published in 24-2-2017
    654 Visits

Indigo Resources and M5 Midstream will expand to three floors in JPMorgan Chase Tower in one of the largest energy company lease deals of 2016, the companies' real estate firm announced.

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