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Family finds human bones inside walls of new Houston home, which once belonged to long-missing woman
Heights
Published in 10-3-2017
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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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Texas A&M swim coach to appear on 'Wheel of Fortune'
Entertainment
Published in 10-3-2017
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Texas A&M associate head swim coach Tanica Jamison will dive into the spotlight Thursday when she appears on "Wheel of Fortune."

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner pull back on divorce
Entertainment
Published in 10-3-2017
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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner pull back on divorce

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Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad slated for Houston Symphony appearance
Entertainment
Published in 10-3-2017
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Phylicia Rashad, the Tony-winning and Emmy-nominated actor best known as Claire Huxtable in "The Cosby Show," will join the Houston Symphony in a performance of Beethoven's opera "Fidelio."

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Gold Buckle Foodie Awards name best food at the rodeo
Entertainment
Published in 10-3-2017
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The winners of the 2017 Gold Buckle Foodie Awards for the best tastes at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

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A big wheel makes its debut at RodeoHouston
Entertainment
Published in 10-3-2017
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For the first time here or anywhere, there are three big Ferris wheels at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's midway carnival.

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US surgeons remove 6-pound tumor from Gambian girl's mouth
Technology
Published in 10-3-2017
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NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) Twelve-year-old Janet Sylva of Gambia wants to be a doctor when she grows up, she says with a broad grin one that surgeons in New York gave back to her after removing from her mouth one of the largest tumors they'd ever seen. Hoffman coordinated with the Global Medical Relief Fund and a team of volunteer surgeons and other medical staff at Cohen Children's Med ...>>
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GOP health bill would cut CDC's $1B disease fighting fund
Technology
Published in 10-3-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) A proposal to replace the Obama health care law would cut out a pillar of funding for the nation's lead public health agency, and experts say that would likely curtail programs across the country to prevent problems like lead poisoning and hospital infections. The results "will be a major turning point" in how the nation promotes health and addresses health care needs, said Jo ...>>
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WikiLeaks aid on CIA software holes could be mixed blessing
Technology
Published in 10-3-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) WikiLeaks has offered to help the likes of Google and Apple identify the software holes used by purported CIA hacking tools and that puts the tech industry in a bind. While companies have a responsibility not to mention financial incentive to fix problems in their software, accepting help from WikiLeaks raises legal and ethical questions. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said T ...>>
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Bird flu cases revive fear of repeat of major 2015 outbreak
Technology
Published in 10-3-2017
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The detection of a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu at a Tennessee chicken farm has poultry farmers stepping up security in an attempt to prevent an outbreak like the one in 2015 that required the destruction of millions of chickens and turkeys in the Midwest. Here are some things to know about the state of avian influenza in the U.S. and worldwide, and how the poultry indus ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 10-3-2017
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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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MetroNational to break ground on luxe apartments at Memorial City Mall
Business
Published in 10-3-2017
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Aiming to further its reputation as a premier mixed-use destination, the owner of Memorial City Mall and much of the real estate around it will start start construction this month on an apartment complex with hundreds of luxury units and a rooftop pool.

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Houston has one of the lowest rates of underwater properties
Business
Published in 10-3-2017
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Among major metro areas, Houston has the second-lowest percentage of mortgaged homes with negative equity according to a report released Thursday by CoreLogic.

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Rice's Baker Institute receives grant to study U.S. tax, spending policies
Business
Published in 10-3-2017
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Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has received a five-year, $3.2 million grant to study the effects of U.S. tax and spending policies, the university announced Thursday.

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BBVA Compass seeking Texas entrepreneurs for new training program
Business
Published in 10-3-2017
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BBVA Compass will select up to 20 Texas entrepreneurs to participate in a seven-month training program to scale their companies and potentially receive investment opportunities, the bank announced Thursday.

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