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Five things we learned in the Rockets’ victory over Cavaliers
Sports
Published in 8-1-2015
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Rockets 105, Cavaliers 93 For a third time in the past four games, an opponent was determined to test the Rockets’ shooters. With James Harden surrounded and struggling through most of the game, the Rockets could move the ball to open 3s, but could only sporadically hit them. They saw similar strategies from the Pelicans and Bulls and will likely see many more. The Rockets shoot so many 3s, they ...>>
Craig Biggio on Letterman
Sports
Published in 8-1-2015
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As part of his newfound Baseball Hall of Famer status, Astros legend Craig Biggio was in New York for his first press conference with fellow Class of 2015 members Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz. Their stay in the Big Apple also included a spot on The Late Show with David Letterman, with the quartet presenting a special Cooperstown Top 10 list of things they said when they learned th ...>>
Texans fire offensive line coach Dunn
Sports
Published in 8-1-2015
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Texans coach Bill O’Brien is looking for a new offensive line coach. Paul Dunn, who coached the offensive line this season, has been fired. Dunn came to Houston from Atlanta, where he had been fired after the 2013 season. The offensive line played well for much of last season when the Texans finished 9-7, but O’Brien decided to go in a different direction. The Texans thought they had a good ch ...>>
UT's Harry Ransom Center lands Gabriel García Márquez archive
Energy
Published in 1-1-2015
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The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin has acquired the archive of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez (1927–2014).

Fresh selection of holiday picture books for kids
Energy
Published in 1-1-2015
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Looking to keep the kids entertained during long holiday car rides or dinners? Maisy the mouse and pals Cyril and Tallulah prepare for the holiday, from trimming the tree to singing carols. Santa, by Bob Shea: A smiley little dino wears a bright-orange snowsuit, makes gifts for his parents and sneaks downstairs on Christmas Eve only to scurry back to bed due to someone in red ho, ho, ho-ing in t ...>>
Website propels audiobooks' popularity
Energy
Published in 1-1-2015
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"The Starling Project" will test the appetite for an emerging art form that blends the immersive charm of old-time radio drama with digital technology. Just as original TV series such as "House of Cards" and "Orange Is the New Black" transformed Netflix into a content creator as well as a distributor, Audible is aiming to distinguish itself in the booming audiobook market with original audio dram ...>>
Clifford creator Bridwell dies at 86
Energy
Published in 1-1-2015
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Bridwell wanted to name the dog Tiny, though his wife, Norma, discouraged the obvious joke and named him Clifford, after an imaginary friend from her childhood. The books, which have been translated into 13 languages, have sold more than 129 million copies, according to Scholastic, and have inspired an animated television series, a full-length animated film and stuffed animals.

St. John's claims Athletic Directors' Cup again, maintains top status in SPC
Heights
Published in 1-1-2015
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On the strength of SPC titles in Division I field hockey, girls cross country, girls lacrosse, girls track and field and Division I softball, St. John's was a runaway winner in the girls division. The Mavericks grabbed their sixth SPC crown during the 2012-13 school year in wrestling, which fueled a second-place showing in boys sports behind Dallas St. Mark's. While St. John's rep ...>>
Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
Heights
Published in 1-1-2015
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Carr's dozen years with Wildcats - six as the head girls basketball coach and, more recently, six in charge of the boys program - culminated in a combined four Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools state championships. [...] Carr recently left the only school he's ever worked, accepting the position as head boys basketball coach at St. Pius X. "St. Pius is a football and b ...>>
St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 1-1-2015
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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 ...>>
Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 1-1-2015
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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 ...>>
Culture Scene: Jan. 1-7
Entertainment
Published in 1-1-2015
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Main Street Theatre stages the revue that collects 30 classic songs from a dozen Stephen Sondheim musicals - and repurposes them to portray the cross-currents among two married couples and one "extra man" at a cocktail party. Previews at 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; opens at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 1; Main Street Theater at ...>>
Printer-friendly online menu is a plus
Entertainment
Published in 1-1-2015
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Irv Smith writes, While driving en route to a new-for-us restaurant, my wife likes to review a copy of the menu so we can discuss what's available. French Dip Sandwich and tomato soup were wonderful. Jackie Low writes, When we take friends, local or out-of-town, out for a special meal, our choice is the Herb Cafe and Market in Dickinson. Among my favorites are the chicken salad on a pretze ...>>
'Big Bang Theory' actress Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting says she is not a feminist
Entertainment
Published in 1-1-2015
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One of television's highest paid actresses recently spoke to Redbook about her marriage and career telling the magazine she doesn't consider herself a feminist.

Laughs shall not be vanquished in 'Galavant'
Entertainment
Published in 1-1-2015
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Fairy tales, fractured or intact, never seem to go out of style, and the evidence is right in front of us with the new film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods" and ABC's effectively ridiculous music spoof, "Galavant," an eight-episode series kicking off with two episodes on Sunday. Galavant (Joshua Sasse) is a gallant, predictably self-centered knight who falls in love wit ...>>


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