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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 1-9-2016
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Yellen has begun the process of pulling back the Fed's unprecedented stimulus of the economy - drawing the concerns of liberal policy experts and economists worried it will upset a fragile recovery.

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University of Houston makes first cut for Big 12 expansion
Sports
Published in 1-9-2016
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The University of Houston is among a dozen schools still in consideration for Big 12 expansion, a source confirmed Thursday.

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Texas A&M adopts clear bag policy at Kyle Field
Sports
Published in 1-9-2016
    795 Visits

For the first time, Texas A&M will use a "clear bag" policy at the Kyle Field gates for speed and safety, an official said.

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Sports Update: Week 2 high school football preview
Sports
Published in 1-9-2016
    328 Visits

The week 2 slate includes the highly anticipated matchup between Manvel and North Shore.

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On deck: Astros at Rangers
Sports
Published in 1-9-2016
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The Astros head to Arlington for a three-game series against the West-leading Rangers beginning Friday.

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49ers’ Colin Kaepernick: Socks a statement on ‘rogue cops’
Sports
Published in 1-9-2016
    1090 Visits

Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick posted a message on Instagram late Thursday morning explaining why he’s recently worn socks during practice that depict police as pigs. [...] before these socks, which were worn before I took my public stance, are used to distract from the real issues, I want to address this immediately. On Sunday, as he explained his decision to sit during the national a ...>>

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A heavy, heady mix of literary voices
Energy
Published in 25-8-2016
    899 Visits

Inprint's Margarett Root Brown Reading Series brings in a mix of heavy-hitters and up-and-comers to read and discuss their work on stage. The first reading of the 36th season is in September, and season tickets are available now.

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Does reading fiction make you a better person?
Energy
Published in 25-8-2016
    716 Visits

I have been a nerd my whole life. I was always "that kid," the one who read in a corner at recess and talked about Jo March and Ponyboy as though they were real people.

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Happy 150th birthday to Peter Rabbit's creator, Beatrix Potter
Energy
Published in 25-8-2016
    437 Visits

One of the most beloved children's books started out as a letter to a sick child.

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Gear up for the Olympics with these new books
Energy
Published in 25-8-2016
    1053 Visits

We'll all log plenty of TV time in the next few weeks, tuning in to see the Olympics in Rio. But if 7,600 hours of swimming, sprinting and gymnastics on the tube isn't enough, you can go deeper with these new books.

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Book events: Aug. 21-27
Energy
Published in 25-8-2016
    413 Visits
Author will discuss and sign "Convict Cowboys," 7 p.m., Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet; 713-523-0701 or brazosbookstore.com. Poet will read and sign "Day of the Speckled Trout," 7 p.m., Kaboom Books, 3116 Houston Ave.; 713-869-7600 or kaboombooks.com. Writers read the poetry and prose they've written in response to Michael De Feo's "Crosstown Traffic" art installation, 7-9 p.m., Rice ...>>
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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 25-8-2016
    1247 Visits
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 25-8-2016
    1183 Visits

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 25-8-2016
    896 Visits

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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Heights group pushes for wine and beer sales in neighborhood
Heights
Published in 25-8-2016
    1170 Visits

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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