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Jenny Dial Creech, Brian T. Smith talk about Baylor situation
Sports
Published in 17-11-2016
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Houston Chronicle columnists Jenny Dial Creech and Brian T. Smith talk about the recent developments with the Baylor football program, including fans wearing CAB T-shirts showing their support for former Coach Art Briles.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texans' Alfred Blue not practicing, 'optimistic' for Monday
Sports
Published in 17-11-2016
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Although Texans backup running back Alfred Blue was sidelined Thursday for the second day in a row with a calf injury, he remains upbeat about his status for Monday night's game against the Oakland Raiders.

Reference: www.chron.com
Kenny Hilliard excited to be back with Texans
Sports
Published in 17-11-2016
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Kenny Hilliard tried out for the Seattle Seahawks and drew interest from the Cincinnati Bengals during his time as a free agent. The former seventh-round draft pick from LSU signed back with the Texans this week, rejoining them on their practice squad where he spent his entire rookie season.

Reference: www.chron.com
With 'Magnolia Story,' 'Fixer Upper's' Chip & Joanna Gaines pull back the 'reveal' panels (Review)
Energy
Published in 10-11-2016
    243 Visits

In "The Magnolia Story," Chip and Joanna's new memoir, Waco's favorite couple rewind their story to their personal pre-reveal time when both their relationship and business were still very much under construction.

Reference: www.chron.com
Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 10-11-2016
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If you like rare and antique books, get to the Printing Museum Saturday for the Houston Book Fair. The annual festival is designed to both celebrate old books and educate people about them.

Reference: www.chron.com
Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 10-11-2016
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Paul Beatty has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel "The Sellout," a satire that deals with racial politics in America.

Reference: www.chron.com
Happy Frankenstein Day! 7 facts about the best monster
Energy
Published in 10-11-2016
    1078 Visits

He's more than bolts and green skin

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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 10-11-2016
    163 Visits
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 10-11-2016
    1044 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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Lights in the Heights 2015 NOT canceled (despite rumors), but will be scaled back
Heights
Published in 10-11-2016
    780 Visits

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. 

Reference: www.chron.com
Heights group pushes for wine and beer sales in neighborhood
Heights
Published in 10-11-2016
    409 Visits

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. 

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston launches first Italian Restaurant Week
Entertainment
Published in 10-11-2016
    431 Visits

Nine local restaurants will participate in Nov. 14-20 event that highlights artisan Italian foodstuffs and financial assistance to Italian earthquake relief

Reference: www.chron.com
'Clouds' take shape in Convention Center art installation
Entertainment
Published in 10-11-2016
    938 Visits

"Soaring in the Clouds" contains 14 clusters of cloud and bird forms - about 300 individual elements, each hand-crafted of perforated stainless steel. Altogether, the piece weighs more than 3,300 pounds but floats on wire cables that allow the elements to move gently with the building's air currents.

Reference: www.chron.com
'I See Stars' has something for everybody on 10 Years in the Black Tour
Entertainment
Published in 10-11-2016
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Known for their creative style and chance taking, I See Stars has a little bit for everyone and the influences of the band have never been brighter than with their June album "Treehouse" – which the group is currently promoting on the Sumerian Records 10 Years in the Black Tour. "A big thing for us is to produce a show that sounds like what you get on the album – which can be hard with electr ...>>
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Thoughtful 'Arrival' escapes genre filmmaking orbit
Entertainment
Published in 10-11-2016
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Will there be a failed attack against the aliens by the military, discovery of a weakness, big speech by the president and a rousing victory? A vulnerable alien pursued by scientists, forging a bond with a child? A journey through earthbound red tape and spacebound wormholes, only to discover that the filmmakers cheaped out and made the alien look like Jodie Foster's father? "Arrival" works ...>>
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