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Heights pawn shop burglary suspect caught behind a banana tree
Heights
Published in 11-2-2016
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A pawn-shop burglary suspect was arrested after he pried siding off the building to squeeze inside and then surveillance cameras captured his image as he grabbed items.

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Lights in the Heights 2015 NOT canceled (despite rumors), but will be scaled back
Heights
Published in 11-2-2016
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Its 28-year history now includes tens of thousands of attendees every year, which is understandably an issue for some in the area who would rather thousands of people not be in their front yards each year doing what thousands of people do. 

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Jerry Built Burgers to open third store at Memorial City
Entertainment
Published in 11-2-2016
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Family owned chain known for burgers built on top-quality ingredients

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Houston's top-ranked seafood restaurants, according to Yelp
Entertainment
Published in 11-2-2016
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If you are a part of the approximately 1.3 million Catholics living in the Archdiocese of Galveston–Houston, then consider yourself lucky.

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Kate Winslet says she won't boycott the 2016 Oscars because of Leonardo DiCaprio
Entertainment
Published in 11-2-2016
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"Titanic" (and "Revolutionary Road) co-stars Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio's relationship is back in headlines... even if it's just a platonic one.

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Katie Couric profiles Houston for Yahoo News
Entertainment
Published in 11-2-2016
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Katie Couric is in town doing a special report on Houston for Yahoo News.

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Utility says it has stopped natural gas leak near Los Angeles after nearly 4 months
Technology
Published in 11-2-2016
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Utility says it has stopped natural gas leak near Los Angeles after nearly 4 months.
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Einstein's right again: Scientists detect ripples in gravity
Technology
Published in 11-2-2016
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In what is being hailed as one of the biggest eureka moments in the history of physics, scientists announced Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space and time that Einstein predicted a century ago. The news exhilarated astronomers and physicists. Because the evidence of gravitational waves is captured in audio form, the finding means astron ...>>
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Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks
Technology
Published in 11-2-2016
    1029 Visits
If the plug holds and all goes according to plan to seal the well, the upscale Porter Ranch community in the San Fernando Valley could begin to return to normalcy after schools were closed and about 6,000 families were uprooted as they complained of headaches, nausea, nosebleeds and other symptoms as an intermittent stench wafted through the area. Public health officials blamed their woes on an o ...>>
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Officials in Hawaii create nursery for fast-growing coral
Technology
Published in 11-2-2016
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HONOLULU (AP) Most of Hawaii's species of coral is unlike other coral around the world in that it grows very slowly, making restoration projects for endangered reefs in the state difficult. In doing so, they hope to create a stock of replenishing species to build up damaged or unhealthy reefs in the future. The way Hawaii's coral grows makes it difficult to have a traditional replenis ...>>
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Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes
Technology
Published in 11-2-2016
    449 Visits
[...] some lawmakers remained unhappy over its trade provisions and because the measure omitted a separate, more controversial proposal to let states force online retailers to collect sales taxes for their transactions. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said the bill was full of "missed opportunities and half-measures." Since 1998 in the Internet's early days, Congress has passed a ...>>
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Woody Harrelson is the latest celebrity to join the billion-dollar legal marijuana industry
Business
Published in 11-2-2016
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The Midland native must be the most famous vegan from Texas (he's a connoisseur of Austin's animal-free eateries). Harrelson also might be the state's second most famous pot advocate (first in that category is Willie Nelson by a country mile).

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Oil slump drags down Group 1 Automotive revenue
Business
Published in 11-2-2016
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Group 1 Automotive is beginning to feel negative impacts of low oil prices in its oil patch markets of Houston, the rest of Texas and Oklahoma, officials said.

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SCI saw fewer funerals, declining revenue in 2015
Business
Published in 11-2-2016
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Service Corp. International performed fewer funerals last year, the Houston-based funeral company said Thursday in announcing its earnings had declined during the fourth quarter and for all of 2015. CEO Tom Ryan, in a statement, also cited losses from currency exchange from its Canadian funeral homes and cemeteries. The company has been working to sell more funeral services and cemetery plots ah ...>>
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Texas cities dominate for pet friendly apartment rentals
Business
Published in 11-2-2016
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Texas is tops for renters with four-legged friends. Adobo, an apartment listing firm, scoured hundreds of thousands of rental listings across the U.S. to come up with a list of the most pet friendly places for renters. Dallas, Austin, Houston and San Antonio took the first four spots on a list of the top 10 cities.

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