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Sorry, there will be no Harambe hologram at Day for Night
Entertainment
Published in 15-9-2016
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This week the organizers behind Day for Night got the hopes up of a generation of frat boys and meme addicts when it teased that a Harambe gorilla hologram would appear at the music and arts festival. 

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First look: Liberty Kitchen at the Treehouse
Entertainment
Published in 15-9-2016
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Fabulous new restaurant from F.E.E.D. TX Restaurant Group set to open next week in Memorial City

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'Bridget Jones's Baby' is a charming return to form
Entertainment
Published in 15-9-2016
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Katy native Renée Zellweger is charming as ever in "Bridget Jones's Baby," a lively return to form for the unlikely trilogy about an ordinary woman and her professional and romantic woes. The Edge of Reason, which fell into some of the all too common traps of sequels looking to up the stakes (hello, Thailand prison sequence). Let's get over the silly fact that this movie essentially h ...>>
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Curator leaving Menil Drawing Institute for New York
Entertainment
Published in 15-9-2016
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The Menil Drawing Institute is taking shape and on track to open next fall, but the organization will be doing it with a new chief curato. David Breslin is leaving to take a job at New York's Whitney Museum of American Art.

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Obama: Oceans key to protecting planet from climate change
Technology
Published in 15-9-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) Creating the Atlantic Ocean's first marine national monument is a needed response to dangerous climate change, oceanic dead zones and unsustainable fishing practices, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The new Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument consists of nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the New England coast. The W ...>>
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Galaxy Note 7 recall shows challenges of stronger batteries
Technology
Published in 15-9-2016
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Samsung's recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 phones after several dozen caught fire and exploded may stem from a subtle manufacturing error, but it highlights the challenge electronics makers face in packing ever more battery power into ever thinner phones, while rushing for faster release dates. U.S. safety regulators stepped in Thursday with an official recall, sa ...>>
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Federal order forbids Samsung Galaxy Note 7 use on planes
Technology
Published in 15-9-2016
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Passengers also must disable all applications that could inadvertently activate the phone, like an alarm clock; protect the power switch to prevent the phone from being unintentionally turned on; and keep the device in a carry-on baggage or on their person, not in a checked bag.
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Sea ice in Arctic shrinks to second lowest level on record
Technology
Published in 15-9-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) Arctic sea ice this summer shrank to its second lowest level since scientists started to monitor it by satellite, with scientists saying it is another ominous signal of global warming. The National Snow and Ice Data Center in Colorado said the sea ice reached its summer low point on Saturday, extending 1.6 million square miles (4.14 million square kilometers). "The trend is clea ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 15-9-2016
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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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Dairy farmers think almond milk is bogus, but Americans love it
Business
Published in 15-9-2016
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Milk, the kind from cows, is still Americans' favorite complement to a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich. But it's feeling the heat from milk, the kind from almonds.

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U.S. retail sales slump 0.3 percent, ending 4 months of gains
Business
Published in 15-9-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. shoppers retreated in August, cutting back their spending at auto dealers, furnishers and building material stores to depress overall retail sales after four straight monthly gains. Rising incomes and job growth have trickled into consumer spending, supporting economic growth even as a strong dollar and low energy prices have hurt the U.S. industrial sector. Sales also f ...>>

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Houston charter gets permission to fly to Cuba
Business
Published in 15-9-2016
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Million Air Charter, a subsidiary of the Houston-based Million Air fixed-base operator company, has received government approval to fly directly to Cuba.

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National Vision adds 2 America's Best stores in Houston
Business
Published in 15-9-2016
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National Vision has opened two America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses stores in the Houston market as part of the affordable eye care chain's expansion.

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Seven Houston companies make Fortune Global 500 list
Economy
Published in 15-9-2016
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Seven Houston-based companies earned spots on the Fortune Global 500 ranking of the world's biggest companies by revenue, even as sales fell sharply for all but one. Fortune, which ranks the companies by revenue in 2015 or their latest fiscal year, noted lower sales were the norm on this year's list. A slowdown in China's economy and sustained low oil prices were factors in the ...>>

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The unique -- often hidden -- perks offered by your credit card
Economy
Published in 15-9-2016
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"The credit card marketplace is so competitive that banks are trying to bend over backwards to keep their customers and attract new ones," said Matt Schultz, senior industry analyst at CreditCards.com.

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