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Chelsea Clinton seeks to inspire young people to change the world
Energy
Published in 18-12-2015
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Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and current presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, has a deal with Penguin Young Readers for It's Your World: The book aims to inspire young people to "change the world" and will cover issues including poverty and gender equality, according to Penguin. According to Viking, Streisand will reflect on her childhood, her car ...>>
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Books by Houstonians: 2015 Edition
Energy
Published in 18-12-2015
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Houston is home to a busy burgeoning writing community.

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Latest 'Girl' novel interesting, but it's no Larsson
Energy
Published in 18-12-2015
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The novels offer a strikingly intelligent, gripping, angry look at political and corporate corruption in Sweden and, by implication, throughout the Western world. Authorized by Larsson's father and brother, who were his heirs, and written by Swedish writer David Lagercrantz, the new book brings back Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist, the heroes and occasional lovers in the trilogy. The ...>>
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Writer accused of plagiarizing straight Texas romance novel, turning it gay
Energy
Published in 18-12-2015
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It took a reader with interest in all kinds of cowboy love to discover that the recent gay romance novel "Coming Home Texas" was a nearly precise rehashing of a straight romance novel, with little more than the names, places and characters adjusted.

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St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 18-12-2015
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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 ...>>
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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 18-12-2015
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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 ...>>
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Heights pawn shop burglary suspect caught behind a banana tree
Heights
Published in 18-12-2015
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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 18-12-2015
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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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Selena Gomez posts photo of her in a bikini
Entertainment
Published in 18-12-2015
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If your Christmas wish was to see Selena Gomez in a bikini pic, then your wish just came true.

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Famous former Rice University Owls
Entertainment
Published in 18-12-2015
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Rice University's fall semester ends this week, and if you're one of the university's 3,900 students enrolled at one of America's top private universities, the winter break couldn't come soon enough.

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Montrose mainstay Khun Kay changes hands
Entertainment
Published in 18-12-2015
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Owners of the popular Thai café are retiring and have sold the business to new partners who will keep the restaurant name and menu

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Bacon Bros. Public House to open in 2016
Entertainment
Published in 18-12-2015
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Original swine shrine is located in South Carolina

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Kenny & Ziggy's to open second store
Entertainment
Published in 18-12-2015
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Houston's premier delicatessen will expand into West U with a smaller restaurant expected to open in February 2016

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Jury sides against Cox in 'trailblazing' music piracy case
Technology
Published in 18-12-2015
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Both sides saw this case as "trailblazing," said Marquette University Law School professor Bruce Boyden, and it makes clear that Internet service providers, or ISPs, are obliged to respond to takedown notices from rights holders. Attorney Michael Allan, the lead counsel for BMG, said in an emailed statement that the decision "sends a message to ISPs that they have a responsibility to act upon and ...>>
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Kaiser Permanente plans Southern California medical school
Technology
Published in 18-12-2015
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LOS ANGELES (AP) A major health care company on Thursday announced plans to open a medical school somewhere in Southern California, with the goal of enrolling the first class in 2019. "Opening a medical school and influencing physician education is based on our belief that the new models of care mean we must reimagine how physicians are trained," said Bernard J. Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Foundation H ...>>
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