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Vietnam War surgeon to share about unlikely friendship
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Published in 8-8-2018
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An Army surgeon who helped treat several thousand soldiers and civilians during his service in the Vietnam War learned that the bond of friendship can cross enemy lines.

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Vietnam War surgeon to share about unlikely friendship
Heights
Published in 8-8-2018
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An Army surgeon who helped treat several thousand soldiers and civilians during his service in the Vietnam War learned that the bond of friendship can cross enemy lines.

Reference: www.chron.com
'Medical episode' leads to fatal crash in Independence Heights
Heights
Published in 8-8-2018
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The driver of an 18-wheeler had what Houston police called a "medical episode" behind the wheel Tuesday morning, causing him to fatally crash his truck in a warehouse parking lot.

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Outdoor market offers local products, foods
Heights
Published in 8-8-2018
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The Market at Sawyer Yards is a fun, free event for the whole family that showcases up to 54 different local vendors. Each second Saturday of the month, the outdoor market is held at 1502 Sawyer St., Houston. Founder and Manager Mitch Cohen said he had been running the First Saturday Arts Market in the Heights when he was asked to put together some plans for a new market at Sawyer Yards. He said h ...>>
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Vietnam War surgeon to share about unlikely friendship
Heights
Published in 8-8-2018
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An Army surgeon who helped treat several thousand soldiers and civilians during his service in the Vietnam War learned that the bond of friendship can cross enemy lines.

Reference: www.chron.com
PV Galleries 0810
Entertainment
Published in 8-8-2018
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Houston’s art scene is as diverse and colorful as the city itself, with galleries and museums that feature works by local, national and international talents. All shows are free unless otherwise noted. GALLERIES Archway Gallery “Pictura-Ferramento: A Duet ...>>
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John Carpenter's 'The Fog' rolling back into theaters
Entertainment
Published in 8-8-2018
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John Carpenter's 1980 horror film "The Fog" is rolling back into theaters this fall in a restored 4K version. The film, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, Hal Holbrook and Adrienne Barbeau, has been out of theatrical release for years and what prints existed were unplayable.

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A variety of changes spell a new day at Aqui
Entertainment
Published in 8-8-2018
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Chef Paul Qui's restaurant gets a new sushi chef and new omakase service; veteran mixology talent at the bar; and a Sunday drag brunch makes the scene

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Banksy work coming to Waco
Entertainment
Published in 8-8-2018
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Two words that might not normally be in the same sentence -- Banksy and Waco -- are going to be used a lot together in the coming month. A piece of art by the controversial, reclusive British street artist is going on display at Waco's Cultivate 7twelve art space in September.

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Oscars shorten ceremony, add new category to reflect popular tastes
Entertainment
Published in 8-8-2018
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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the organization that produces the Oscars, is instituting changes meant to arrest the ceremony's declining TV viewership. According to Variety, the show will have a mandated three-hour length and include a category called outstanding achievement in popular film.

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Correction: Fall Homes-Indoor Greenhouses story
Technology
Published in 8-8-2018
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In a story Aug. 7 about indoor greenhouses, The Associated Press misspelled Scotts Miracle-Gro and its AeroGarden product. In addition, AeroGarden's smallest model holds three plants, not four. A corrected version of the story is below: Small indoor greenhouses let apartment dwellers grow veggies Indoor greenhouses can take some of the work out of growing vegetables By TRACEE M. HERBAUGH Asso ...>>
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The Latest: Some allowed to return home near massive blaze
Technology
Published in 8-8-2018
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LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Authorities have lifted mandatory evacuation orders for most lakeside communities impacted by the largest blaze in California history. Lake County Lt. Corey Paulich says the majority of residents along the shores of Clear Lake in Northern California were allowed to return home Wednesday. About 19,000 people wer ...>>
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AP FACT CHECK: Sanders spins savings in Medicare plan
Technology
Published in 8-8-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) Sen. Bernie Sanders is skimming over the facts in claiming that his "Medicare for all" plan will lead to big reductions in what Americans spend for health care. In a recent tweet, the Vermont independent insists the plan will cut $2 trillion from the nation's health care bill. But that's based on a scenario in which hospitals and doctors accept significantly lower paymen ...>>
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Argentine Senate begins debate on historic abortion law
Technology
Published in 8-8-2018
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Argentina's Senate on Wednesday began debating a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. The lower house of Congress has already passed the measure and Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he will sign it if approved by the Senate. ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 8-8-2018
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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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