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New Dr. Seuss book to be published in July
Energy
Published in 19-2-2015
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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.

St. John's claims Athletic Directors' Cup again, maintains top status in SPC
Heights
Published in 19-2-2015
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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 ...>>
Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
Heights
Published in 19-2-2015
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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 ...>>
St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 19-2-2015
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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 19-2-2015
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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 ...>>
'McFarland, USA' goes the distance to earn viewers' love
Entertainment
Published in 19-2-2015
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Kevin Costner plays a legendary high school track coach, and so right off we know there's going to be the scene in which the quiet man stands up and makes a speech, telling the team how much he loves them. Go into this movie unwilling to be moved, and soon enough you'll be tensing up and gritting your teeth and moving your head to nudge these kids across the finish line. An outburst of ...>>
Gay Country Star Headlines Houston Human Rights Campaign Gala
Entertainment
Published in 19-2-2015
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Ty Herndon, who revealed he was gay last year, headlines the Houston Human Rights Campaign Gala.

Barbecue joints cut back on beef
Entertainment
Published in 19-2-2015
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Rodeo time means barbecue time for lots of Texans, but this year folks will be digging deeper into their pockets for that brisket sandwich. Across town, barbecue joints are struggling to bear the weight of exceptionally expensive beef.

Healthful diet report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in
Technology
Published in 19-2-2015
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The Agriculture and Health and Human Services Departments will take those recommendations into account in writing final 2015 dietary guidelines by the end of the year. The guidelines affect nutritional patterns throughout the country from federally subsidized school lunches to food package labels to your doctor's advice. The committee says available evidence "shows no appreciable relations ...>>
Colorado residents are first to ask feds to block legal pot
Technology
Published in 19-2-2015
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The owners of a mountain hotel and a southern Colorado horse farm argue in a pair of lawsuits filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Denver that the 2012 marijuana-legalization measure has hurt their property and that the marijuana industry is stinky and attracts unsavory visitors. The lawsuits are the first in a state that has legalized recreational or medical marijuana in which its own reside ...>>
NASA delays space station spacewalk because of suit issue
Technology
Published in 19-2-2015
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Two critical fan and pump units for the astronauts' spacesuits failed recently during routine maintenance in orbit. The space agency would like to pull off all three spacewalks before Wilmore leaves the orbiting lab in mid-March. Private companies SpaceX and Boeing are working on crew capsules under NASA contract to ferry U.S. astronauts to and from the space station. NASA lost the abili ...>>
Snowden leak: NSA helped British steal cell phone codes
Technology
Published in 19-2-2015
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WASHINGTON (AP) Britain's electronic spying agency, in cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on mobile phones worldwide, according to the documents given to journalists by Edward Snowden. A story about the documents posted Thursday on the website The Intercept offered ...>>
More sick sea lion pups washing up on California beaches
Technology
Published in 19-2-2015
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Four times more sick and dying sea lion pups have gotten stranded on California beaches this year, and experts say unusually warm ocean water along the West Coast is to blame. Officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Wednesday about 940 sick and starving young sea lions have washed up on California beaches so far in 2015. In 2013, more than 1,50 ...>>
The Motley Fool: Stuffing, not surfing, the channel
Business
Published in 19-2-2015
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What does it mean if a company is reportedly "stuffing the channel"? - L.C., Chalmette, La. Since companies often record sales as soon as they ship products, channel stuffing can make it seem that business is booming. [...] if many of the products are not sold, they can end up returned to the manufacturer, resulting in sales that were already claimed never occurring. If you're a long-te ...>>

Couch Potato investing wins yet again
Business
Published in 19-2-2015
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In 2014, the basic Couch Potato Portfolio, a 50/50 mix of two low-cost index funds, returned 8.16 percent while the Morningstar average for all "moderate allocation" funds was only 6.21 percent. Even more impressive than the nearly 200-basis-point advantage, the added return was gained while having less portfolio volatility. Adjusted for what statistical types call volatility risk, the Couch Pot ...>>


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