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Happy Frankenstein Day! 7 facts about the best monster
Energy
Published in 17-2-2017
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He's more than bolts and green skin

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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 17-2-2017
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Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy, a company founded in Austin 30 years ago, will open a new store this weekend in north Houston. 

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H-E-B reps will hold community meeting in Heights
Heights
Published in 17-2-2017
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H-E-B representatives will meet with Heights residents next week at the historic fire station at 107 W 12th St., said Cyndy Garza a public affairs person with H-E-B.

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Heights residents praise designs for new HEB store at town-hall meeting with company
Heights
Published in 17-2-2017
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A group of Heights residents mostly in favor of Texas grocer H-E-B building a store in their neighborhood met Wednesday night with Scott McClelland, president of Houston stores for H-E-B, and other representatives from the company.

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A look back at 2016 in the Heights
Heights
Published in 17-2-2017
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The past 12 months have proven to be a pivotal time for the Houston Heights. Its residents and the Houstonians who frequent the neighborhood to take in the small-town feel, Victorian homes, vintage shops of all kinds and meandering bike trails will face the challenges of development but will also enjoy more conveniences.

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Yale Street Bridge opens over White Oak Bayou
Heights
Published in 17-2-2017
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Commuters and residents around the Heights will be getting some relief Tuesday morning as they head out for work now that the Yale Street Bridge is open after months of construction that caused traffic delays on both sides of I-10.

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Heights staple Jimmy's Ice House to close
Heights
Published in 17-2-2017
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Jimmy's Ice House, one of the oldest ice houses in Houston, was recently sold and will close at the end of the March. 

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Don't sound like a city slicker at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Entertainment
Published in 17-2-2017
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Livestock farming and ranching is a world all its own, and rodeos celebrate the people and animals that make up that world. Roughstock events are based on scores, such as saddle bronc, bareback and bull riding. Timed events, as the name suggests, are based on speed, such as barrel racing, steer wrestling, tie-down roping and team roping. Pickup man: the horseback cowboy who picks up the saddle ...>>
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Who's at the top of the all-time rodeo attendance list?
Entertainment
Published in 17-2-2017
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Who's at the top of the attendance list? There's more to RodeoHouston than country music. The top three spots all belong to Go Tejano Day performers in 2016, 2015 and 2013. Country singer Luke Bryan holds an impressive four positions in the Top 20. The only woman in the mix?
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Howdy from Houston, y'all
Entertainment
Published in 17-2-2017
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[...] Mutton Bustin'. Because who doesn't love watching 5-year-olds clinging onto sheep as they race across the stadium? Gene Autry was the show's first star entertainer in 1942. [...] RodeoHouston has hosted some of the biggest names in music:
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Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo ticket information
Entertainment
Published in 17-2-2017
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When: March 7-26 Where: NRG Stadium, 1 NRG Park Tickets: $18-$100; Value Wednesdays include upper-level tickets for $10; season tickets are on sale and start at $336 each. On sale: Individual tickets on sale via RodeoHouston's AXS ticketing system, which allows customers to purchase directly through a cellphone app and shows real-time changes in availability. Fans can create an account at axs ...>>
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Bands compete in Mariachi Invitational
Entertainment
Published in 17-2-2017
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On March 18, competing bands take to the stage of the Arena Theatre, with acts judged on musicianship as well as showmanship.
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New mosquito trap smart enough to keep just the bad bugs
Technology
Published in 17-2-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite. [...] when the robotic traps were pilot-tested around Houston last summer, they accurately captured particular mosquito species those capable of spreading the Zika ...>>
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The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world
Technology
Published in 17-2-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Mark Zuckerberg's long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto , sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan. While most people now use Facebook to connect with friends and family, Zuckerberg hopes that the social network can encourage more civic engagement, an informed public and community support in the years to come. "Across th ...>>
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GOP leaders unveil new health law outline, divisions remain
Technology
Published in 17-2-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) Top House Republicans unveiled a rough sketch of a massive health care overhaul to rank-and-file lawmakers Thursday, but a lack of detail, cost estimates and GOP unity left unresolved the problem that's plagued them for years: At a closed-door meeting in the Capitol basement, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and other party leaders described a broad vision for voiding much o ...>>
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