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Collin McHugh racking up Ks already
Sports
Published in 6-3-2015
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KISSIMMEE, Fla. Collin McHugh started for the Astros and struck out three in two scoreless, no-hit innings against the Phillies on Thursday. He walked one. The three Ks were nice, but McHugh acknowledged pitchers are typically ahead of hitters to start spring training. “I think there are a couple things that I want to do,” McHugh said. “Obviously, I’d like to develop my changeup a little ...>>
Astros win opener as Robbie Grossman homers
Sports
Published in 6-3-2015
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KISSIMMEE, Fla.  Robbie Grossman, a sometimes forgotten outfielder, refreshed everyone’s memory Thursday in the Astros’ first Grapefruit League game of the season, a 6-3 win over the visiting Phillies. The switch-hitter drove in a pair of runs as one of three Astros to hit solo homers at Osceola County Stadium. Grossman, 25, seems to be in an uphill battle to win an opening-day job, with Evan ...>>
Fresh selection of holiday picture books for kids
Energy
Published in 27-2-2015
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Looking to keep the kids entertained during long holiday car rides or dinners? Maisy the mouse and pals Cyril and Tallulah prepare for the holiday, from trimming the tree to singing carols. Santa, by Bob Shea: A smiley little dino wears a bright-orange snowsuit, makes gifts for his parents and sneaks downstairs on Christmas Eve only to scurry back to bed due to someone in red ho, ho, ho-ing in t ...>>
Website propels audiobooks' popularity
Energy
Published in 27-2-2015
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"The Starling Project" will test the appetite for an emerging art form that blends the immersive charm of old-time radio drama with digital technology. Just as original TV series such as "House of Cards" and "Orange Is the New Black" transformed Netflix into a content creator as well as a distributor, Audible is aiming to distinguish itself in the booming audiobook market with original audio dram ...>>
Clifford creator Bridwell dies at 86
Energy
Published in 27-2-2015
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Bridwell wanted to name the dog Tiny, though his wife, Norma, discouraged the obvious joke and named him Clifford, after an imaginary friend from her childhood. The books, which have been translated into 13 languages, have sold more than 129 million copies, according to Scholastic, and have inspired an animated television series, a full-length animated film and stuffed animals.

Instagram account captures 'hot dudes reading'
Energy
Published in 27-2-2015
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A new Instagram account has gone viral for finding the cutest bookworms in action.

New Dr. Seuss book to be published in July
Energy
Published in 27-2-2015
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There's good news for readers who like to enjoy a Dr. Seuss book on a boat, with a goat, in a house or with a mouse.

St. John's claims Athletic Directors' Cup again, maintains top status in SPC
Heights
Published in 27-2-2015
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On the strength of SPC titles in Division I field hockey, girls cross country, girls lacrosse, girls track and field and Division I softball, St. John's was a runaway winner in the girls division. The Mavericks grabbed their sixth SPC crown during the 2012-13 school year in wrestling, which fueled a second-place showing in boys sports behind Dallas St. Mark's. While St. John's rep ...>>
Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
Heights
Published in 27-2-2015
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Carr's dozen years with Wildcats - six as the head girls basketball coach and, more recently, six in charge of the boys program - culminated in a combined four Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools state championships. [...] Carr recently left the only school he's ever worked, accepting the position as head boys basketball coach at St. Pius X. "St. Pius is a football and b ...>>
St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 27-2-2015
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St. Thomas head football coach Tim Fitzpatrick didn't have his full squad during the Eagles' spring practice last month, but he didn't seem too bothered. [...] Fitzpatrick was satisfied with the effort and, even more so, the enthusiasm. The defensive line was hit hard by graduation, with senior defensive end Joseph Lowery the lone returning starter. Sophomore Lorenzo Neal Jr., th ...>>
Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 27-2-2015
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Since Netzel's arrival, St. Thomas has made major improvements to its athletic facilities, including: Various updates to Reckling Gymnasium, including a new sound system, lighting and flooring and increased capacity for fans with the addition of ADA-compliant bleachers Upgrades to Father Wilson Field, with new protective screens, improved drainage and changes to the bullpen area, and The E ...>>
'America's Next Top Model' and harsh realities
Entertainment
Published in 27-2-2015
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Mirjana Puhar, killed in a triple homicide, is the latest and most serious in a line of fallen 'Top Model' hopefuls on the Tyra Banks-created show.

Remembering Tejano icon Selena's final RodeoHouston performance
Entertainment
Published in 27-2-2015
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Twenty years later, the late singer's purple bodysuit and disco medley have become iconic pop-culture moments.

Ken Hoffman previews this season's Dynamo menu
Entertainment
Published in 27-2-2015
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Ken Hoffman's favorite new menu item at BBVA Compass Stadium for Dynamo games is the BBQ Stacked Sundae. 

Whataburger casting commercial actors in Houston, Dallas
Entertainment
Published in 27-2-2015
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A production company is currently casting Dallas and Houston metro area residents for an upcoming Whataburger commercial.



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