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Rockets say practice will make perfect
Sports
Published in 29-10-2015
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The Rockets issues on Wednesday’s opener against the Nuggets were not sudden. They struggled through much of the preseason with players out with injuries, losing three of their final four games and practicing with relatively few rotation players available. But they did not expect to not play with consistent effort, the shortcoming they said could be corrected while working on other issues. “I ...>>
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Rockets went small against Nuggets and might again
Sports
Published in 29-10-2015
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With center Dwight Howard and forward Donates Motiejunas unavailable, Rockets coach Kevin McHale used several small lineups and then used several even smaller lineups in Wednesday’s opening loss to the Nuggets. In the first half, he had a lineup of Ty Lawson, Pat Beverley, James Harden, Corey Brewer and Montrezl Harrell. He started the fourth quarter with Clint Capela, Jason Terry Brewer, Beverl ...>>
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Jason Terry sends a message to his teammates
Sports
Published in 29-10-2015
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Rockets veteran Jason Terry did not wait long to have his voice heard on Thursday, a day after the Rockets blowout loss to open the season. He would not share exactly what he told his teammates in the wake of their blowout loss to the Nuggets, but the message was clear. “I won’t tell you what I told them, but I’ll just sum it up and say ‘fight,’” Terry said, choosing a euphemism approp ...>>
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Fresh selection of holiday picture books for kids
Energy
Published in 19-3-2015
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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 ...>>
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Website propels audiobooks' popularity
Energy
Published in 19-3-2015
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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 ...>>
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Clifford creator Bridwell dies at 86
Energy
Published in 19-3-2015
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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.

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Instagram account captures 'hot dudes reading'
Energy
Published in 19-3-2015
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A new Instagram account has gone viral for finding the cutest bookworms in action.

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New Dr. Seuss book to be published in July
Energy
Published in 19-3-2015
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There's good news for readers who like to enjoy a Dr. Seuss book on a boat, with a goat, in a house or with a mouse.

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St. John's claims Athletic Directors' Cup again, maintains top status in SPC
Heights
Published in 19-3-2015
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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 ...>>
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Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
Heights
Published in 19-3-2015
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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 ...>>
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St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 19-3-2015
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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 ...>>
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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 19-3-2015
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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 ...>>
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Houston native wins 'Chopped' on Food Network
Entertainment
Published in 19-3-2015
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Houston-raised food blogger Jackie Khanich has followed her taste buds from Texas to Japan and most places in between, but a trip to "Chopped" in New York City has finally given her ultimate foodie bragging rights.

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Tickets go on sale March 20 for Justin Yu's Outstanding in the Field dinner
Entertainment
Published in 19-3-2015
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Tickets go on sale March 20 for four Texas events in the popular Outstanding in the Field dining series.

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Rodeo pig judging fulfills girl's Make-a-Wish dream
Entertainment
Published in 19-3-2015
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The child who copes with cystic fibrosis loves to show pigs so much that when Make-A-Wish volunteers in her home state offered to grant her one wish any wishshe said she wanted to come to Houston for the livestock show.

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