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Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
Heights
Published in 30-10-2015
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Carr's dozen years with Wildcats - six as the head girls basketball coach and, more recently, six in charge of the boys program - culminated in a combined four Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools state championships. [...] Carr recently left the only school he's ever worked, accepting the position as head boys basketball coach at St. Pius X. "St. Pius is a football and b ...>>
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St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 30-10-2015
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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 30-10-2015
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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 30-10-2015
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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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In 'Brand,' Bullock balances drama, humor
Entertainment
Published in 30-10-2015
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Everything good about "Our Brand Is Crisis" is contained in the opening moments, in which Sandra Bullock, playing a political consultant, is interviewed as if for a documentary. The attempt is to create a reality wide enough to accommodate the extremes of absurdity and hard political truth, but the pieces never cohere, and so we end up with a rattling bag of disparate elements. From scene to sce ...>>
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'Armor of Light' presents one man's quixotic fight
Entertainment
Published in 30-10-2015
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In this documentary by Abigail Disney (Walt's grandniece), we learn that Schenck, a longtime anti-abortion activist and founder of the Washington religious outreach group Faith and Action, had an epiphany after the 2013 Navy Yard shootings: Operation Rescue president Troy Newman, for instance, angrily spouts off about the "nanny state," repeating the statistically unsupported gun-lobby mantr ...>>
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A riveting crash in 'Truth'
Entertainment
Published in 30-10-2015
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[...] if you want to do a television exposé about the sitting president of the United States (two months before a national election!), you'd better have every fact nailed down. [...] if the thought of the laid-back, blond and unflappable Redford playing the dark-haired, intense and tightly wired Rather sounds weird, in practice it's not. Months before, she had broken the Abu Ghraib to ...>>
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Little new on the menu in 'Burnt'
Entertainment
Published in 30-10-2015
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The food cooked and created by the great Adam (Bradley Cooper) - and served up to us in "Burnt" - looks like the worst fancy-phony trend cuisine: two tiny pieces of fish cut into perfect rectangles, served on a tiny bed of vegetables, with a garnish of spring flowers. Is this food or edible sculpture? I skipped dinner to see this movie, and the only time I felt a hint of missing something was dur ...>>
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'Experimenter' an inventive portrait of social psychiatrist
Entertainment
Published in 30-10-2015
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"Experimenter" is a dramatic feature about the life and work of Stanley Milgram, whose extensive Yale study is probably the 20th century's best-known psychological experiment. In 1961, Milgram, a young social psychologist, wanted to study obedience and authority, but he told his subjects he was testing something else, whether punishment helped people learn. Milgram found, to his horror and ...>>
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Big insurers remain upbeat on fledgling ACA exchanges
Technology
Published in 30-10-2015
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Slipping enrollment and struggling competitors have done little to shake the faith that the nation's biggest health insurers have placed in the Affordable Care Act's public insurance exchanges. Aetna executives said Thursday that the exchanges, a key element in the overhaul's push to cover millions of uninsured people, remain a good market, even though the insurer's enrollment ...>>
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Coast Guard icebreaker back after pioneering North Pole trip
Technology
Published in 30-10-2015
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SEATTLE (AP) A U.S. polar icebreaker has returned to Seattle after cutting its way to the North Pole in support of a mission to study the health of the Arctic Ocean. The 420-foot long icebreaker traveled more than 5,000 nautical miles, and scientists aboard collected thousands of ice, water, sediment and air samples along the way.
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LinkedIn's 3Q results top analyst views, propelling stock
Technology
Published in 30-10-2015
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The formula has enabled LinkedIn to expand its audience and boost its revenue at a clip that has increased the company's market value by five-fold since the initial public offering. The company's revenue forecast fell within the range of analysts' predictions, a conservative habit that LinkedIn has adopted in an apparent attempt to make it easier to deliver pleasant surprise. For ...>>
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Things to know about Southern California's Santa Ana winds
Technology
Published in 30-10-2015
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Santa Anas are dry, warm and gusty northeast winds that blow from the interior of Southern California toward the coast and offshore, moving in the opposite direction of the normal onshore flow that carries moist air from the Pacific into the region. Santa Anas are created by high pressure over the Great Basin the vast desert interior of the West overlapping several states. The sinking air loses ...>>
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National Guard airlifts dino fossils out of wilderness
Technology
Published in 30-10-2015
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The fossils first caught the attention of paleontologists with the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science during a trek through the badlands of the Bisti Wilderness in northwestern New Mexico in 2011. After years of hard work and some paper pushing, a National Guard Blackhawk helicopter plucked the baby Pentaceratops' skull encased in plaster from the wilderness and airlifted it ...>>
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Men's retailer Bonobos opens its doors in Houston
Business
Published in 30-10-2015
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The store features personal shoppers to talk customers through finding the right fit and style. Bonobos calls the setup a "Guideshop," and it's the only brick and mortar representation of the predominantly e-commerce company, which began in a Stanford University dorm room in 2007. Grant said unlike traditional retailers who may cede a chunk of their floor space to storing inventory, 95 p ...>>

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