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Heights group pushes for wine and beer sales in neighborhood
Heights
Published in 14-10-2016
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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. 

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Christopher Guest's 'Mascots' lacks much-needed cheer
Entertainment
Published in 14-10-2016
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"Mascots," which premiered on Netflix Thursday, relies on the same formula that gave us deadpan looks at life behind the scenes at folk music bands, community theater productions and dog shows but lacks the spark of Guest's previous films. In the film, the lovable weirdos under the microscope are a motley group of sad, delusional losers who arrive at the World Mascot Association Awards in ho ...>>
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Southern Goods chef sues restaurant partner
Entertainment
Published in 14-10-2016
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Chef Lyle Bento claims Charles Bishop used company funds without permission and for his own use

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Texas-shaped vinyl record will be a must-have for UGK and Outkast fans
Entertainment
Published in 14-10-2016
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The song saw Texas rap act UGK and Atlanta duo Outkast team up for a catchy anthem that was seemingly inescapable the summer it was released.

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Holocaust denier is brought to justice in 'Denial'
Entertainment
Published in 14-10-2016
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Mick Jackson's "Denial" brings all the decorous polish of a British courtroom drama to the pungent libel case of a Holocaust denier. Because of the nature of libel cases in the United Kingdom (where Irving filed the suit), the burden of proof is on the defender, not the plaintiff. When he brings the lawsuit against her publisher, Penguin Books, the assembled legal team begins hashing out a ...>>
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'American Honey' focuses on broken children adrift in a broken land
Entertainment
Published in 14-10-2016
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"American Honey" opens in a dumpster, where a dreadlocked teenager named Star digs up a prize - a raw chicken still in its bloody shrink wrap. The gist of "American Honey" is Star's experience as part of a floating team of con artists, young people who travel in a van from town to town - the film takes them from Oklahoma to North Dakota, the America of Kmarts and strip malls - hustling magaz ...>>
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Obama shakes mind-controlled robot hand wired to sense touch
Technology
Published in 14-10-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) A paralyzed man shared a handshake with President Barack Obama on Thursday by using a mind-controlled robotic arm that, in a first for medical research, is helping to restore his sense of touch. Obama fist-bumped Nathan Copeland's robotic hand, and tiny chips implanted in Copeland's brain let him use his thoughts to move the Star Trek-looking metal arm attached to his w ...>>
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Verizon says Yahoo data breach had a "material" impact
Technology
Published in 14-10-2016
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Silliman didn't say whether Verizon will seek a price reduction, but added that Yahoo will have to convince Verizon if it doesn't believe the breach of at least 500 million users' email accounts had a significant impact on its business. Verizon had wanted Yahoo's popular sites to combine with AOL's advertising technology to help it build a digital-ad company that could co ...>>
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HP Inc. will cut 3,000 to 4,000 jobs over next 3 years
Technology
Published in 14-10-2016
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) HP Inc. says it will cut 3,000 to 4,000 jobs over the next three years as it faces continued challenges in the markets for personal computers and printers. HP Inc. has been grappling with shrinking demand for PCs and printers as more people use smartphones and store documents and photos online.
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Spacecraft, mini-drones and robotic arms: Obama nerds out
Technology
Published in 14-10-2016
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Obama beamed as he took the chair of a Boeing Starliner Flight Simulator, with its panoply of buttons and monitors and futuristic gizmos. Over the years he's fired off a high-speed marshmallow air cannon at a White House science fair and rubbernecked at robots built by teenagers. No, we acknowledged the facts and then built a space program almost overnight, and then beat them to the moon. ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 14-10-2016
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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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Company: Blue collar businesses earn most and Houston is 2nd-best place for them
Business
Published in 14-10-2016
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Invoice2go says that among users of its app, Houston blue collar businesses scored a median monthly invoice amount of $17,219.

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Paul Hobby's private equity firm buys Texas Monthly assets for $25 million
Business
Published in 14-10-2016
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Genesis Park LP, a private equity firm founded by Paul Hobby, has agreed to buy the assets of Texas Monthly magazine for $25 million, the magazine's parent company announced.

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The unique -- often hidden -- perks offered by your credit card
Economy
Published in 14-10-2016
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"The credit card marketplace is so competitive that banks are trying to bend over backwards to keep their customers and attract new ones," said Matt Schultz, senior industry analyst at CreditCards.com.

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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 14-10-2016
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As the summer season starts to wind down, you'll find plenty of discounts from retailers that are trying to clear their shelves. But that doesn't mean you're going to score a great deal on everything you see.

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