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Bar star: Debbie Moynihan at Sam Houston Race Park
Entertainment
Published in 21-3-2018
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Length of time working at current place? April will be 24 years. Lamest pickup line you've heard at the bar? A guy was trying to impress a girl at my bar by calling her a "hot little filly." She did not like the fact that he was comparing her to a female horse and got up and left. Most famous person you've ever served a drink to? Super Bowl football players Jim Hudson, Don and Diron Talb ...>>
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Featured jewelry artists show off Bayou City Art Festival-appropriate accessories
Entertainment
Published in 21-3-2018
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Oscar Wilde suggested that "life imitates art far more than art imitates life" in his 1889 essay "The Decay of Lying." At this weekend's Bayou City Art Festival, the real question will be: Does art accessorize life? If you ask jewelry artists Terry Fromm or Adriane Wiltse, the answer is "yes." Take Fromm, who describes her craft as "fluid form metal art" because her medium - most often silver ...>>
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Burger Friday: Night Heron in Montrose
Entertainment
Published in 21-3-2018
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Alison Cook reviews the smoked cheddar burger at Night Heron, the new bar/restaurant near the Menil in Montrose.

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Chronicle critics offer entertainment suggestions
Entertainment
Published in 21-3-2018
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1. Discover the future Paths to "undiscovered alternate futures?" We had no idea what that meant when the week began. But artist Josiah McElheny's final Campell Lecture Series talk Thursday, "Cosmic Listening," leads to fascinating sonic territory. His final discussion - about the boundless sound-making of Sun Ra and Pauline Oliveros - is sold out, but overflow seating was available at press ...>>
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Washington state's electric vehicle sales tax break to end
Technology
Published in 21-3-2018
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SEATTLE (AP) Washington state's sales tax exemption for electric vehicles is expected to end sometime this summer after efforts to extend it stalled during the recent legislative session. The current exemption expires in June 2019 or once 7,500 electric vehicles have been registered with the state whichever comes first. That number hit 6,843 as of last week, according to the state departmen ...>>
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Conservative Utah lets women get birth control from pharmacy
Technology
Published in 21-3-2018
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Women in conservative Utah will soon be able to get birth control directly from a pharmacist rather than visiting a doctor each time they want to obtain or renew a prescription, a move taken by only a few other states, many of them liberal. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert signed a measure into law Tuesday allowing those 18 and older to get pills, the patch and some other contrace ...>>
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Facebook crisis-management lesson: What not to do
Technology
Published in 21-3-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) The crisis-management playbook is pretty simple: Get ahead of the story, update authorities and the public regularly, assume responsibility and take decisive action. Crisis-management experts say Facebook is 0-for-4. Facebook's two top executives, CEO Mark Zuckerberg and chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, have gone radio silent since news broke on Friday that political co ...>>
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The Latest: Zuckerberg admits mistakes, outlines steps
Technology
Published in 21-3-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is admitting mistakes and outlining steps to protect user data in light of privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm. Zuckerberg is breaking more than four days of silence as he posts an update about the Cambridge Ana ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 21-3-2018
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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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Esports stadium to open in Arlington
Business
Published in 21-3-2018
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The electronic sports, or esports, fever is expanding across Texas with announced plans for a new stadium in Arlington. Another stadium is currently being built in west Houston.

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Xscape Theaters plans Fulshear location
Business
Published in 21-3-2018
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Indiana-based Xscape Theaters has secured a site for its second Texas location, with opening planned in October.

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Torchy's Tacos to open on Towne Lake in Cypress
Business
Published in 21-3-2018
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Torchy's Tacos plans to open in The Boardwalk at Towne Lake on April 3. It will be the Austin-based chain's first location in Cypress and 14th in the Houston area.

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Rice ranks No. 23 on list of best graduate-level business schools
Business
Published in 21-3-2018
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Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business jumped six spots to No. 23 on the U.S. News and World Report's 2019 ranking of best graduate-level business schools.

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Potty upgrades help IAH reach 4-star status
Business
Published in 21-3-2018
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Houston is the first U.S. city to boast two airports with the coveted 4-star Skytrax rating. Bush Intercontinental received its fourth star on Wednesday, joining Hobby Airport which got the distinction in 2016.
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Treasury chief says IRS to ban hedge fund tax dodge
Economy
Published in 21-3-2018
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Internal Revenue Service plans on closing a loophole that hedge-fund managers had been trying to exploit to avoid paying higher taxes on carried-interest profits. Mnuchin told the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday that a Bloomberg News story this week, which detailed how hedge funds created scores of shell companies to work around the new carried-profit ...>>
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