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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 30-8-2017
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Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy, a company founded in Austin 30 years ago, will open a new store this weekend in north Houston. 

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Acclaimed Italian restaurant to close, award-winning Greek spot to take its place
Heights
Published in 30-8-2017
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Drink specials are some single folks' raison d'etre. They know the location, times and alcohol on offer like the back roads to their house.

But even at happy hour it's hard to beat 50 percent off.
Before Arthur Ave on Studemont closes its doors for good in March, they may see their biggest crowds since they opened now that they've announced they will be selling ...>>

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Man found dead in Heights home
Heights
Published in 30-8-2017
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Police responded to a call early Tuesday morning around 1 a.m. at an apartment home on White Oak drive where they found a man, 45, who suffered a gunshot wound, Houston Fire Department Paramedics declared him dead on the scene.

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Heights High School wins Grand Trophy in Art Car competition
Heights
Published in 30-8-2017
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In Houston's 30th annual Art Car Parade, Heights High School took the Mayor's Cup Grand Trophy and a $2,000 prize.

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A slice of Americana at Heights pie contest
Heights
Published in 30-8-2017
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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 30-8-2017
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A Texas woman discovered peculiarly shaped bugs in Houston, Texas.

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Buddy Guy keeps the blues alive
Entertainment
Published in 30-8-2017
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Editor's note: As of the printing deadline for this issue, Buddy Guy's Saturday concert at the House of Blues was schedule to proceed. But we encourage you to call ahead before traveling to the concert. Once was the time Buddy Guy represented youth in the blues. The Louisiana native was 11 years younger than B.B. King and 19 years younger than John Lee Hooker. Compared to the masters he ...>>
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What's showing outside the megaplex?
Entertainment
Published in 30-8-2017
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Editor's note: Please check with the venue to ensure that these theaters are open for screenings, or still closed due to the flooding. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1001 Bissonnet; mfah.org THE OTHER WOMAN: Magdalena kills her wealthy twin sister and assumes the woman's identity, unaware that the sibling's life had been far from irreproachable. 2 p.m. Thursday and Saturday OBIT: Fir ...>>
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New films opening this week
Entertainment
Published in 30-8-2017
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TULIP FEVER: Alicia Vikander stars as a woman who falls in love with the artist commissioned by her husband to paint a portrait of her. (R) MENASHE: After his wife dies, a grocery store clerk in Brooklyn tries to keep custody of his son. (PG) CROWN HEIGHTS: Adapted from a "This American Life" report, this film tells the story of a man wrongfully convicted of murder, whose best friend helped prove ...>>
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Correction: Future of Work-Running the Robots story
Technology
Published in 30-8-2017
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NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) In a story Aug. 15 about automation in manufacturing, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a report that forecast 2 million new American manufacturing jobs in the next decade. It should have cited The Manufacturing Institute, not the American Manufacturing Institute. A corrected version of the story is below: In US, factory jobs are high-tech, but the workers are not US ...>>
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Want to help? Here's how to give in Harvey's wake
Technology
Published in 30-8-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Charities are stepping up their donation requests in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which has devastated South Texas and on Wednesday hit southwestern Louisiana. At least 18 people have died, and countless residents are displaced from their homes. While the urge to donate clothes and other supplies is natural, money is the quickest, most effective contribution most people can make du ...>>
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Dream Chaser spacecraft in captive-carry test over desert
Technology
Published in 30-8-2017
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EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) A test version of a spacecraft resembling a mini space shuttle was carried aloft over the Mojave Desert by a helicopter Wednesday in a precursor to a free flight in which it will be released to autonomously land on a runway as it would in a return from orbit. Sierra Nevada Corp.'s Dream Chaser craft was lifted off the ground at 7:21 a.m., at NASA's Ar ...>>
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Fentanyl drives another record year of Ohio overdose deaths
Technology
Published in 30-8-2017
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) An average of 11 people died each day of drug overdoses last year in Ohio, officials said Wednesday as they reported yet another grim milestone in the state's addictions epidemic. A record 4,050 people died of drug overdoses in 2016, with fatalities driven in large part by the emergence of stronger drugs like the synthetic painkiller fentanyl, the Health Department said. ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 30-8-2017
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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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Who doesn't have flood insurance in Houston? Most everybody.
Business
Published in 30-8-2017
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Only 15 percent of homes have flood insurance in Harris County. In Brazoria County, where a levee breach sent floodwaters raging through Houston's southern suburbs, it's only 26 percent.

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