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Astros talking Carlos Corporan trade with Rangers
Sports
Published in 15-1-2015
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The Astros and Rangers have discussed a trade for catcher Carlos Corporan, a person familiar with the conversations said Thursday. The Astros and Rangers have long looked like potential trade partners this winter because of the Rangers’ desire for a catcher and the Astros’ need to send one off ever since they acquired Hank Conger. The Rangers were one of the teams that talked to the Braves abo ...>>
UT's Harry Ransom Center lands Gabriel García Márquez archive
Energy
Published in 8-1-2015
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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 8-1-2015
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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 8-1-2015
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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 8-1-2015
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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 8-1-2015
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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 8-1-2015
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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 8-1-2015
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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 8-1-2015
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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 ...>>
Love, crisis cohabit in new comedy
Entertainment
Published in 8-1-2015
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"Togetherness" may work as a better title, though, because it more accurately reflects the compellingly credible mix of comedy and more serious stuff that happens when four people share living space. Brett works as a sound tech in the movie industry. What he doesn't like are egomaniacal, half-crazy directors who keep their sound guys waiting for hours and insist that real coyote howls aren& ...>>
'Selma' marches well to beat of dramatic moment
Entertainment
Published in 8-1-2015
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Aside from the accidents of age, size and appearance, Oyelowo has studied King's gestures, not only his public manner - his dramatic use of his arms and hands - but his more private side, the weary yet determined quality he had in one-on-one interviews. [...] this is a remarkable performance, remarkable not only in its force but in its strength and precision. [...] it's a very good mov ...>>
Anderson's 'Vice' inherently half baked
Entertainment
Published in 8-1-2015
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The old justifications, such as, "He makes great films, unless you're stupid enough to expect them to make sense or be satisfying," don't work anymore. Boring an audience with a pointless, meandering story does not constitute brazen defiance against the tyranny of narrative. [...] that's the problem. An ex-girlfriend (Katherine Waterston) shows up one evening and asks him to inve ...>>
'General Tso' serves up more than a dish
Entertainment
Published in 8-1-2015
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The top-billed star of "The Search for General Tso" gets its close-up in the opening scene: the staging of that namesake chicken dish for a menu photo shoot. [...] like so many "in search of" documentary journeys before it, Ian Cheney's roundabout talking-heads film has bigger quarry in mind; it looks at Chinese-American assimilation, the useful adaptability of cuisine and the complicated cu ...>>
Winning modern Korean fare at Dosi
Entertainment
Published in 8-1-2015
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With its pewtery tones and sleek cove lighting, Dosi looks more like a high-end club than a typical Houston Korean restaurant. Chefs Jordan Asher and Daniel Toro work deftly in an idiom to which neither was born, fashioning dishes that make interesting use of Korean fermenting and drying techniques while balancing the cuisine's red-chile heat and currents of sweetness with exhilarating ex ...>>

Idaho plans to fine feds for not shipping nuclear waste
Technology
Published in 8-1-2015
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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) State officials say they plan to fine the federal government $3,600 a day for missing a deadline to remove 900,000 gallons of liquid nuclear waste from a southeast Idaho nuclear facility. The state Department of Environmental Quality says the U.S. Department of Energy missed its Dec. 31 deadline to ship radioactive waste out of the Idaho National Laboratory.


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