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George W. Bush visits Houston bookstore
Energy
Published in 31-8-2015
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Former President George W. Bush visits Houston bookstore to sign his book about his father. Hundreds turn out to get a copy and briefly meet the 43rd president, including a young man who flew in from the Philippines.

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Fans online and, perhaps, at bookstores
Energy
Published in 31-8-2015
    617 Visits
The result is "Galactic Hot Dogs," his new book about a boy who battles giant mutant worms and zombie space pirates with his sidekicks: a robot, a rebellious princess and a lumbering alien. Simon & Schuster, which has plowed millions into acquiring and marketing "Galactic Hot Dogs," is making a risky bet that a healthy slice of the book's online audience will seek it out in bookstores. In t ...>>
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Houston names second poet laureate
Energy
Published in 31-8-2015
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Robin Davidson, an associate professor at the University of Houston-Downtown, was named Houston's poet laureate on Tuesday morning in a ceremony at City Hall.

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Chelsea Clinton seeks to inspire young people to change the world
Energy
Published in 31-8-2015
    124 Visits
Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and current presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, has a deal with Penguin Young Readers for It's Your World: The book aims to inspire young people to "change the world" and will cover issues including poverty and gender equality, according to Penguin. According to Viking, Streisand will reflect on her childhood, her car ...>>
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Books by Houstonians: 2015 Edition
Energy
Published in 31-8-2015
    258 Visits

Houston is home to a busy burgeoning writing community.

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Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
Heights
Published in 31-8-2015
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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 31-8-2015
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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 31-8-2015
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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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Heights pawn shop burglary suspect caught behind a banana tree
Heights
Published in 31-8-2015
    566 Visits

A pawn-shop burglary suspect was arrested after he pried siding off the building to squeeze inside and then surveillance cameras captured his image as he grabbed items.

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MTV VMA top red carpet looks, performances
Entertainment
Published in 31-8-2015
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The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards have started with a bang and the outfits are wild. Ranging from long flowing gowns to barely-there silver straps, the celebrities are offering a lot for us to look at.

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Kanye West accepts the Video Vanguard Award, makes bid for president
Entertainment
Published in 31-8-2015
    545 Visits

Kanye West accepted the Video Vanguard Award during the Video Music Awards on Sunday and announced he plans to run for president in 2020.

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Twitter users react to the 2015 VMA's in the only way it knows how: memes
Entertainment
Published in 31-8-2015
    442 Visits

Not unlike other awards shows, the 2015 Video Music Awards gave us plenty to gawk, laugh and shake our heads at.

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Breakout star Tori Kelly sets Houston date
Entertainment
Published in 31-8-2015
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Step aside, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Kanye West and Miley Cyrus. For some of us, Tori Kelly stole the show.

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UN climate negotiators work in Bonn on deal to fight warming
Technology
Published in 31-8-2015
    954 Visits
U.N. officials note things look much brighter this time around because most major economies have already presented national plans to limit their emissions of climate-warming gases after 2020, when the new deal is meant to take effect.
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Epix reaches multiyear Hulu deal, ends Netflix agreement
Technology
Published in 31-8-2015
    311 Visits
The cable network Epix jumped from Netflix to Hulu, landing a multiyear, digital subscription video on demand deal with the streaming service. Netflix plans to improve its lineup through original films and licensing arrangements with movie studios, Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos wrote in a blog post.
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