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Get ready for a rockin' concert lineup at RodeoHouston 2016
Entertainment
Published in 25-2-2016
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RodeoHouston is about fried desserts and fine wines. Bull riding and bedazzled boutiques. Steer auctions and scholarships.

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Eatery explosion: El Tiempo Katy opens, more on way
Entertainment
Published in 25-2-2016
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Southern Star Brewing to debut new tap room this week

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Free Maroon 5 concert coming to Houston during Final Four weekend, more bands to come
Entertainment
Published in 25-2-2016
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Pop act Maroon 5 will be one of the musical acts that will headline the three-day 2016 NCAA March Madness Music Festival at Discovery Green in downtown Houston during the upcoming NCAA Men's Final Four events.

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Ellen Degeneres gifts Houston twins with car
Entertainment
Published in 25-2-2016
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College seniors were celebrating a graduation at taping

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Shade is now open for breakfast
Entertainment
Published in 25-2-2016
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Wake up on weekdays to chef Claire Smith's new breakfast offerings at the popular Heights restaurant

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Apple asks judge to vacate order on locked iPhone
Technology
Published in 25-2-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) Apple Inc. on Thursday asked a federal magistrate to reverse her order that the company help the FBI hack into a locked iPhone, accusing the federal government of seeking "dangerous power" through the courts and of trampling on its constitutional rights. The Justice Department is proposing a "boundless interpretation" of the law that, if left unchecked, could bring disastrous rep ...>>
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Companies experiment with build-your-own smartphone programs
Technology
Published in 25-2-2016
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LG is dipping its toes in the modular-design concept with its upcoming G5 smartphone, announced this week at a wireless conference. For starters, you'll be able to attach a camera grip with physical shutter buttons or insert a high-fidelity audio system if regular MP3-quality sound isn't good enough for you. Google's Project Ara, which isn't making products yet, is also outli ...>>
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Cruz blocks vote on bill to resolve Flint water crisis
Technology
Published in 25-2-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is holding up bipartisan legislation to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where lead-contaminated pipes have resulted in an ongoing public health emergency. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, chairwoman of the Senate Energy Committee, said she was optimistic lawmakers could resolve the dispute and take up both the Flint bill and a ...>>
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Colorful baby lobster photo wins award for Maine biologist
Technology
Published in 25-2-2016
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ORONO, Maine (AP) A University of Maine graduate student's picture of a colorful tiny larval lobster has won a National Science Foundation award. The award was selected by Popular Science readers in the photography category of the annual Vizzies contest honoring visual media that conveys scientific research.
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Husband of Brittany Maynard lobbies for NY right-to-die bill
Technology
Published in 25-2-2016
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Dan Diaz has lobbied lawmakers across the country and gone on Oprah, all to fulfill a promise to his late wife, Brittany Maynard, who put a face on the debate over allowing terminally ill patients to seek life-ending drugs. The New York legislation would allow terminally ill people to request life-ending drugs from a physician. Two doctors would have to certify that the patien ...>>
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Retail Wrap: Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen to open second location in March
Business
Published in 25-2-2016
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Highlights of recent retail real estate activity in the Houston area: "The Kenny & Ziggy's location will add to the dynamic quilt of food choices at Plaza in the Park, and their passion for what they do best is exciting and contagious," Chad Braun, managing director at Edens, said in an announcement. Scout & Molly's, a women's boutique selling upscale clothing, jewelry and accesso ...>>
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Fortune names the most admired companies in Texas
Business
Published in 25-2-2016
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Southwest, the popular budget airline, is the most admired company in Texas.

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CREW Houston: Richland Cos. building purchase shows power of networking
Business
Published in 25-2-2016
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The Richland Cos. purchase of its headquarters building  at 550 Post Oak Blvd. was named 2015's Networking Story of the Year by CREW Houston, the local chapter of the professional organization for women in the real estate industry. Transwestern listed the 53,872-square-foot building for the seller, a division of Chinese oil and gas giant Sinopec. Transwestern's structured finance ...>>

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Teardowns accelerated during Houston's housing boom
Business
Published in 25-2-2016
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Houston's demolition and teardown trend appeared to accelerate during the real estate boom of the last several years, but mostly on the west side of the city.

Data collected from the city of Houston show the residential and commercial demolitions since 1990. The interactive map below illustrates how the pace of demolition quickened in the last few years leading up to 2014.

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IMF warns of global economic dive
Economy
Published in 25-2-2016
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The International Monetary Fund this week warned the world that grim times could lie ahead.

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