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UH DL Ed Oliver wraps up busy schedule with Bills visit
Sports
Published in 17-4-2019
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One week before the NFL draft, University of Houston defensive lineman Ed Oliver wrapped up his busy schedule by visiting the Buffalo Bills.

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Real story behind those funny Tiger Woods, Snoop Dogg photos
Sports
Published in 17-4-2019
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The photos got a lot of circulation because they featured Woods wearing an uncharacteristically flashy fur coat to go along with some gaudy chains and a fedora tilted sideways.

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LSU targets A&M athletic director (and LSU grad) Scott Woodward
Sports
Published in 17-4-2019
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COLLEGE STATION – Scott Woodward is a Baton Rouge, La., native and an LSU graduate. Those are two of the reasons the fourth-year Texas A&M athletic director is a top candidate to replace the outgoing Joe Alleva at LSU.

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Texans host Mississippi State DE Montez Sweat, Ohio State CB Kendall Sheffield
Sports
Published in 17-4-2019
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Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat and Ohio State cornerback Kendall Sheffield are visiting the Texans on Wednesday, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly.

Reference: www.chron.com
The procrastinator's guide to Easter brunch in Houston
Entertainment
Published in 17-4-2019
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We've got your guide on where to feast on Easter Sunday.

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Black women are superheroes in ‘Fast Color’
Entertainment
Published in 17-4-2019
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The origins of modern superheroes can be found in classical myth and legend. That’s easy to forget now that every comic-book movie arrives with an endless, borderline-self-perpetuating chorus of excitement and hype.

“Fast Color,” the low-budget superhero film from director Julia Hart, strips away many of the genre’s bells and whistles. By whittling its apocalyptic premise down to ...>>

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Houston-born Jennifer Garner turns 47 today. See her through the years
Entertainment
Published in 17-4-2019
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After her breakthrough film "Dude, Where's My Car?" in 2000, the dimpled actress became known as one of America's sweethearts.

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Beyoncé's 'Homecoming' film arrives with a surprise album and a new song
Entertainment
Published in 17-4-2019
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Bey covers a Frankie Beverly and Maze tune during the film's closing credits.

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71-year-old heart study gets $38M grant for another 6 years
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
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BOSTON (AP) The nation's longest-running multigenerational study of cardiovascular disease has received a $38 million grant that will help researchers explore the biology of aging.

The six-year grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to the Framingham Heart Study was announced Tuesday.

Boston University, which has administered the 71-year-old study since 197 ...>>

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US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year at the International Space Station, setting a record for women.

Station astronaut Christina Koch will remain on board for about 11 months, until February approaching but not quite breaking Scott Kelly's 340-day U.S. record.

"One month down. Ten to go," she tweeted Wednesday. She said it feels awesome having ...>>

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Scientists spur some activity in brains of slaughtered pigs
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
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NEW YORK (AP) Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death.

The brains could not think or sense anything, researchers stressed. By medical standards "this is not a living brain," said Nenad Sestan of the Yale School of Medicine, one of the researcher ...>>

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Meteor seen blazing through skies over East Coast
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
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Residents along the East Coast have reported seeing a meteor blazing across the nighttime sky.

Multiple news outlets report the American Meteor Society said it received 360 reports on Tuesday about a meteor or fireball seen from Vermont to South Carolina.

According to the society, the fireball traveled from north to south and plunged into the Atlantic Ocean in front of Bethany Bea ...>>

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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
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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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Gig jobs, online retail keep wages low, even in low unemployment: Dallas Fed
Business
Published in 17-4-2019
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The rise of self employment due to "gig" economy jobs, or on-demand jobs, and fierce price competition in retail due to online competitors is holding down wages even while the nation has a low unemployment rate.

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Kroger launches autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston
Business
Published in 17-4-2019
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Kroger, in partnership with California robotics company Nuro, has launched its autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston.

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