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A slice of Americana at Heights pie contest
Heights
Published in 6-9-2017
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Monday night at the historic Heights fire station on 12th Street was a night to remember for local bakers and those lucky enough to taste their work.

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Video: Heights mom spots mysterious bugs on side of house
Heights
Published in 6-9-2017
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A Texas woman discovered peculiarly shaped bugs in Houston, Texas.

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Louise Penny's new thriller is a story of shame and conscience
Entertainment
Published in 6-9-2017
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Louise Penny began her writing career later than most successful writers. Her first book, 2005's "Still Life," was published when she was nearing 50. Since then, though, she's written 14 books and has earned critical appreciation, developed a large readership and won several mystery-writing awards. Penny's latest book, "Glass Houses," is her first release since the death of her hus ...>>
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Enjoy Houston's cool front at these patio bars and restaurants
Entertainment
Published in 6-9-2017
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A welcome reprieve from rainy days and humid nights is upon us, and it brings lows in the mid-60s and highs in the mid-80s.

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Sam Baker paints wise, weary portrait of life
Entertainment
Published in 6-9-2017
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AUSTIN - The dawn chorus has concluded by late morning, but the sunrise birds still fly through Sam Baker's mind. Baker sits in his bright Austin studio and runs a China marker around the perimeter of a print of a bird he painted years ago. The original piece of art - a bird with its wings spreading - hangs on the wall. Titled "song of the sunrise birds," it was Baker's first painting. T ...>>
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'Rick and Morty's' Rick prank called Lakewood Church to raise money for Harvey victims
Entertainment
Published in 6-9-2017
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Joel Osteen has been in the hot seat lately for his actions during Hurricane Harvey. The latest to get in on the action was none other than Justin Roiland (a.k.a Rick Sanchez from Adult Swim's "Rick and Morty").

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The song Coldplay wrote about Houston during Hurricane Harvey is now terribly coincidental
Entertainment
Published in 6-9-2017
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Coldplay wrote a song about Houston during a hurricane, while in Miami. Now, Miami is in the path of Hurricane Irma. 

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House passes bill to speed deployment of self-driving cars
Technology
Published in 6-9-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) The House voted Wednesday to speed the introduction of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology, and to permit deployment of up to 100,000 of the vehicles annually over the next several years. The bill was passed by a voice vote. State and local officials have raised concern that it lim ...>>
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Testing probe to help cancer surgeons know they got it all
Technology
Published in 6-9-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) Patients emerging from cancer surgery want to know, "Did you get it all?" Now scientists are developing a pen-like probe to help surgeons better tell when it's safe to stop cutting or if stray tumor cells still lurk. The device is highly experimental, but laboratory tests show it uses molecular fingerprints to distinguish between cancerous cells and healthy ones far faster th ...>>
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Kentucky abortion clinic's future at stake in federal trial
Technology
Published in 6-9-2017
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Attorneys for Kentucky's last abortion clinic said as a federal trial opened Wednesday that state regulators are using "onerous" rules to try to shut it down, predicting some women would "take the matter into their own hands" to end unwanted pregnancies if the state succeeds. "There will be no abortions in Kentucky if they win," clinic attorney Donald L. Cox said as proc ...>>
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People separate bear from cubs, who are sent to rehab center
Technology
Published in 6-9-2017
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) Montana wildlife officials say people trying to take photos of two young bear cubs ended up separating them from their mother. Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden Nick Taylor says the bears were near the town of Harlowton over the weekend when people stopped to take pictures. At some point, people chased the bears and got between the mother and her still-nursing cubs. Wildli ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 6-9-2017
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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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The Motley Fool: The right time to buy bonds?
Business
Published in 6-9-2017
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Ask the Fool The right time to buy bonds? Q: When is it a good time to buy bonds? - A.M., Portland, Ore. A: First, understand that bond prices tend to fall as interest rates rise, because when new bonds are issued at higher rates, older bonds with lower rates will be less attractive. Right now, interest rates are more likely to rise than fall, as they've been near historic lows. Also, know th ...>>
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Nitya Capital provides update on apartments in Harvey's aftermath
Business
Published in 6-9-2017
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Nitya Capital, a Houston-based multifamily investment firm and its Karya Property Management affiliate, sustained flood damage from Hurricane Harvey at two complexes out of of its portfolio of 25 properties, the company announced.

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Bridgeland to aid Hurricane Harvey victims at Friday Night Bites
Business
Published in 6-9-2017
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Residents of Bridgeland will have a chance to aid Harvey victims at the community's monthly Friday Night Bites in Lakeland Village Center.

Sponsored by Newmark Homes, the event will be held Friday from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m., offering live music from Reece Brenan and The Coastal Cowboys, a car show, new food trucks and a fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey victims.

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