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St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 26-2-2015
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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 ...>>
Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 26-2-2015
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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 ...>>
'America's Next Top Model' and harsh realities
Entertainment
Published in 26-2-2015
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Mirjana Puhar, killed in a triple homicide, is the latest and most serious in a line of fallen 'Top Model' hopefuls on the Tyra Banks-created show.

Remembering Tejano icon Selena's final RodeoHouston performance
Entertainment
Published in 26-2-2015
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Twenty years later, the late singer's purple bodysuit and disco medley have become iconic pop-culture moments.

Ken Hoffman previews this season's Dynamo menu
Entertainment
Published in 26-2-2015
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Ken Hoffman's favorite new menu item at BBVA Compass Stadium for Dynamo games is the BBQ Stacked Sundae. 

Whataburger casting commercial actors in Houston, Dallas
Entertainment
Published in 26-2-2015
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A production company is currently casting Dallas and Houston metro area residents for an upcoming Whataburger commercial.

Panel: Use new meningitis vaccines only for outbreaks
Technology
Published in 26-2-2015
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ATLANTA (AP) A federal panel on Thursday recommended that two new meningitis vaccines only be used for rare outbreaks, resisting tearful pleas to give it routinely to teens and college students. The vaccines target B strain meningococcal disease, which comes on like the flu at first but can rapidly develop into dangerous meningitis or blood infections. [...] the Advisory Committee on Immunizati ...>>
Heat blamed for spray vaccine's failure against swine flu
Technology
Published in 26-2-2015
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ATLANTA (AP) The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. children against swine flu fragile doses got too warm. In June, a federal scientific panel the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices took the unusual step of advising doctors to give FluMist to healthy young kids instead of a shot, if available. For years, st ...>>
5 things to know about 'net neutrality'
Technology
Published in 26-2-2015
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Five things you need to know about the Federal Communications Commission's vote Thursday to enforce "net neutrality" rules for the broadband industry: With few exceptions, the cable and wireless companies that provide much of the nation's broadband already operate under the idea of net neutrality. Regulators say this was important because some providers had signaled an interest in mani ...>>
Vandalism in Arizona shows the Internet's vulnerability
Technology
Published in 26-2-2015
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(AP) Computers, cellphones and landlines in Arizona were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrupted and businesses were unable to process credit card transactions all because vandals sliced through a fiber-optic Internet cable buried in the rocky desert. Alex Juarez, a spokesman for Internet service provider CenturyLink, said the problem was first reporte ...>>
Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers
Technology
Published in 26-2-2015
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WASHINGTON (AP) Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic. The new rules require that any company providing a broadband connectio ...>>
New skepticism on financial research
Business
Published in 26-2-2015
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The idea is a challenge to basic Bogle indexation, and it has gathered billions in exchange-traded fund and institutional assets. Worse, if you leave enough graduate students alone with computers and demand a thesis topic, they are likely to discover something no one has ever seen before, even if it isn't there. From very basic factors - such as small-cap versus large-cap, or traditional va ...>>
The Motley Fool: Climbing the CD ladder
Business
Published in 26-2-2015
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What does it mean to "ladder" CDs? - G.S., Stockton, Minn. [...] if you're expecting rates to drop over the coming years, consider locking in current rates by buying long-term CDs. Certain beaten-down stocks can make great long-term investments, and Wynn Resorts (Nasdaq: WYNN) seems likely to be a good example. Part of its problem has been weak performance in the Chinese gambling hot spot ...>>
23 facts about Facebook worth sharing
Business
Published in 26-2-2015
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The rumors of Facebook's demise are greatly overshared. While online "experts" talk about how teens don't use the service anymore (even though 73 percent of teens worldwide do) and how the company's shaky IPO devastated investors (the company is still worth $200 billion), Facebook keeps on piling up the profits with every new post.

The personality types of all 50 states
Business
Published in 26-2-2015
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Personality and career assessment site Truity surveyed more than 12,000 residents in all 50 states and D.C. to find out if where you grew up has any bearing on your personality. Truity ranked the states based on the Big Five dimensions of personality: engaging with the world, getting along with others, responding to stress, using your mind, and organizing your life. Truity found that states li ...>>


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