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Pop-up dinners will highlight East End landmarks
Entertainment
Published in 4-3-2016
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The East End Table, a series of four pop-up dinners, will pair some interesting Houston chefs t with unique locations in Houston's East End. The first dinner will be held Friday, March 11 and it's al fresco.

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Coline Creuzot is still an Htown girl
Entertainment
Published in 4-3-2016
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The R&B singer just released single "Truth Is" and came up through the ranks alongside the likes of Paul Wall and Slim Thug.

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RodeoHouston fashion in full force at NRG
Entertainment
Published in 4-3-2016
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The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is an opportunity to flaunt your bedazzled jeans, cowboy boots and over-sized belt buckles.

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Milestones in the recovery of Yellowstone grizzly bears
Technology
Published in 4-3-2016
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(AP) U.S. wildlife officials are proposing to remove federal protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park. Grizzly bears across the Lower 48 states are protected under the Endangered Species Act after widespread extermination; Yellowstone population is estimated at 136 bears. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service adopts grizzly bear recovery plan. U.S. District Judge Donald M ...>>
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Tech industry groups, security experts back Apple
Technology
Published in 4-3-2016
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) From security experts worried about hacking to independent app-makers who fear more burdens on their business, a slew of tech industry groups and civil liberties advocates are filing court documents backing Apple in its fight with the FBI. [...] a group of cryptographers and security experts warned in their brief that forcing Apple to write software that overrides iPhone secur ...>>
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Epic journey through Los Angeles set for space shuttle tank
Technology
Published in 4-3-2016
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ET-94, a massive external fuel tank built for the space shuttle program but never used in flight, will finally take an epic journey not in space, but through the Panama Canal and eventually along the busy roadways of Los Angeles, it was announced Thursday. The 32½-ton tank is destined for the California Science Center, permanent home of the retired space shuttle Endeavour. ET-94 is the last su ...>>
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Google engineers working with UNICEF in Zika virus fight
Technology
Published in 4-3-2016
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The data sets will include movement of people gathered from cellular phone locator systems, weather patterns and epidemiological maps of the Zika outbreak from the Brazilian Ministry of Health. Brazil's government has pursued a major eradication campaign over the last couple months, with thousands of soldiers fumigating and going door to door in attempts to snuff out mosquito larvae, particu ...>>
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The Latest: Advocates: Too soon to lift grizzly protections
Technology
Published in 4-3-2016
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Wildlife advocates and environmentalists say a proposal to lift protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears is premature. Sylvia Fallon with the Natural Resources Defense Council says lifting protection would halt the species' recovery and prevent the animals from spreading into new areas. Other groups also voiced concerns, saying the grizzly population faces emerging threats from the lo ...>>
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United seeks weekly flight between Houston and Cuba
Business
Published in 4-3-2016
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United Airlines is requesting Saturday-only flights from Bush Intercontinental Airport to Havana's José Martí International Airport, according to an application filed Wednesday with the Department of Transportation. "Houston is well positioned to take advantage of the rapidly changing regulatory and economic environment between the U.S. and Havana," the filing read. [...] since it acts ...>>

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Stage Stores reports declines in 4Q and annual earnings
Business
Published in 4-3-2016
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Company says stores along Mexican border and in oil areas account for more than 40 percent of sales.

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Academy Sports + Outdoors to stop airing ads on 'Lucifer'
Business
Published in 4-3-2016
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Katy-based Academy Sports + Outdoors will stop advertising during Fox's Monday night crime drama, "Lucifer," after a Mississippi Christian watchdog group targeted it and other advertisers for supporting "spiritually dangerous" programming.

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Retail Wrap: Walmart Neighborhood Market in Cypress; Frost Bank in east Houston; Jersey Mike's Subs in Webster
Business
Published in 4-3-2016
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Highlights of recent retail real estate activity in the Houston area: The center includes an additional 17,000 square feet of inline retail space, according to Read King Commercial Real Estate. The building is 100-percent leased to AT&T, Frost Bank and Chipotle Construction is expected to be finished in July, with tenants slated to open this fall.
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Sports Authority to close all Houston stores
Business
Published in 4-3-2016
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The company recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and has listed all 11 Houston-area locations for closure.

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IMF warns of global economic dive
Economy
Published in 4-3-2016
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The International Monetary Fund this week warned the world that grim times could lie ahead.

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AT&T cuts from Houston call center
Economy
Published in 4-3-2016
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Layoffs at the 3900 Dacoma credit and collections office will be finalized by Nov. 21, the letter said, adding that affected employees could be hired elsewhere in the company, leave with severance or voluntarily retire.
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