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Blogger shows how crazy America's economy really is
Economy
Published in 18-2-2016
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The sight of people lining up to spend money on a lottery with unimaginably low odds is, to some, a charming dash of whimsy in an otherwise robust economy.

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Books by Houstonians: 2015 Edition
Energy
Published in 11-2-2016
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Houston is home to a busy burgeoning writing community.

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Latest 'Girl' novel interesting, but it's no Larsson
Energy
Published in 11-2-2016
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The novels offer a strikingly intelligent, gripping, angry look at political and corporate corruption in Sweden and, by implication, throughout the Western world. Authorized by Larsson's father and brother, who were his heirs, and written by Swedish writer David Lagercrantz, the new book brings back Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist, the heroes and occasional lovers in the trilogy. The ...>>
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Writer accused of plagiarizing straight Texas romance novel, turning it gay
Energy
Published in 11-2-2016
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It took a reader with interest in all kinds of cowboy love to discover that the recent gay romance novel "Coming Home Texas" was a nearly precise rehashing of a straight romance novel, with little more than the names, places and characters adjusted.

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Photos chronicle sites NASA abandoned in 'Abandoned in Place'
Energy
Published in 11-2-2016
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How American that one of the nation's most soaring endeavors has left behind a trail of rusting relics, like trash set out for the refuse hauler who's not coming.

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St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 11-2-2016
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St. Thomas head football coach Tim Fitzpatrick didn't have his full squad during the Eagles' spring practice last month, but he didn't seem too bothered. [...] Fitzpatrick was satisfied with the effort and, even more so, the enthusiasm. The defensive line was hit hard by graduation, with senior defensive end Joseph Lowery the lone returning starter. Sophomore Lorenzo Neal Jr., th ...>>
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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 11-2-2016
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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 11-2-2016
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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 11-2-2016
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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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Jerry Built Burgers to open third store at Memorial City
Entertainment
Published in 11-2-2016
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Family owned chain known for burgers built on top-quality ingredients

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Houston's top-ranked seafood restaurants, according to Yelp
Entertainment
Published in 11-2-2016
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If you are a part of the approximately 1.3 million Catholics living in the Archdiocese of Galveston–Houston, then consider yourself lucky.

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Kate Winslet says she won't boycott the 2016 Oscars because of Leonardo DiCaprio
Entertainment
Published in 11-2-2016
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"Titanic" (and "Revolutionary Road) co-stars Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio's relationship is back in headlines... even if it's just a platonic one.

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Katie Couric profiles Houston for Yahoo News
Entertainment
Published in 11-2-2016
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Katie Couric is in town doing a special report on Houston for Yahoo News.

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Utility says it has stopped natural gas leak near Los Angeles after nearly 4 months
Technology
Published in 11-2-2016
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Utility says it has stopped natural gas leak near Los Angeles after nearly 4 months.
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Einstein's right again: Scientists detect ripples in gravity
Technology
Published in 11-2-2016
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In what is being hailed as one of the biggest eureka moments in the history of physics, scientists announced Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space and time that Einstein predicted a century ago. The news exhilarated astronomers and physicists. Because the evidence of gravitational waves is captured in audio form, the finding means astron ...>>
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