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Happy 150th birthday to Peter Rabbit's creator, Beatrix Potter
Energy
Published in 5-8-2016
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One of the most beloved children's books started out as a letter to a sick child.

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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 5-8-2016
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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 ...>>
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Heights pawn shop burglary suspect caught behind a banana tree
Heights
Published in 5-8-2016
    438 Visits

A pawn-shop burglary suspect was arrested after he pried siding off the building to squeeze inside and then surveillance cameras captured his image as he grabbed items.

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Lights in the Heights 2015 NOT canceled (despite rumors), but will be scaled back
Heights
Published in 5-8-2016
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Its 28-year history now includes tens of thousands of attendees every year, which is understandably an issue for some in the area who would rather thousands of people not be in their front yards each year doing what thousands of people do. 

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Heights group pushes for wine and beer sales in neighborhood
Heights
Published in 5-8-2016
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The Houston Heights Beverage Coalition is seeking 1,500 signatures from Heights residents in order to get an initiative on the November 8 election ballot that would allow for the sale of beer and wine in Heights stores. 

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Video of performance by Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin concerns fans
Entertainment
Published in 5-8-2016
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Being a rock star is hard, and it looks like the lifestyle is catching up with Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin.

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Houston tattoo artist makes his reality show debut this month
Entertainment
Published in 5-8-2016
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When long-running tattooing reality-competition series "Ink Master" kicks off its eighth season later this month some Houstonians might recognize one of their own in the cast. 

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Kids eat free at IHOP through Sept. 25
Entertainment
Published in 5-8-2016
    461 Visits

Your kids may bring joy to your life, but they can also drain your wallet. Luckily there is some reprieve.

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Take a look at the Guns N' Roses stage setup at NRG Stadium
Entertainment
Published in 5-8-2016
    414 Visits

The process includes 250 people and 20 trucks.

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'Little Prince' a masterpiece of remembrance
Entertainment
Published in 5-8-2016
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The starry-eyed animated film is an adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's timeless story of an aviator whose life is transformed when he meets a little prince in the Sahara Desert. "The Little Prince" is shamelessly sentimental, as it celebrates Saint-Exupéry's 1943 story by setting it in modern times and embedding it within the narrative of a thoroughly modern Little Girl (Mackenz ...>>
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Guess what happened next: Facebook battles 'clickbait'
Technology
Published in 5-8-2016
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NEW YORK (AP) Facebook is taking another stab at ridding users' news feeds of "clickbait," the links and headlines that ask readers to "guess what happened next" but don't provide any useful information, tempting people to click if they want to find out. The world's largest social media company last tried this in 2014, when it announced that it was improving users' news feed ...>>
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Rare black bear spotted in mountains west of Los Angeles
Technology
Published in 5-8-2016
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(AP) The National Park Service says cameras recorded a rare sighting of a black bear in the mountains west of Los Angeles. Officials said Thursday that researchers spotted the bear in images taken July 26 by cameras that monitor wildlife in the Santa Monica Mountains, which are hemmed in by freeways and urban sprawl.
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CDC director: Miami mosquitoes succumbing to aerial sprays
Technology
Published in 5-8-2016
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(AP) The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says aerial spraying of the insecticide naled is killing many mosquitoes in a Miami neighborhood where the insects apparently transmitted Zika to 15 people. Dr. Tom Frieden says aerial spraying that began Thursday quickly killed adult mosquitoes that pesticides on the ground couldn't reach.
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Attorneys argue for listing bearded seals as threatened
Technology
Published in 5-8-2016
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Bearded seals, the largest of the Arctic seals, deserve to be listed as a threatened species because of continuing loss of their sea ice habitat, a federal government attorney told a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday. Attorneys for the North Slope Borough, the Alaska Oil and Gas Association and others who sued to reverse the listing said the federa ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 5-8-2016
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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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