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St. John's claims Athletic Directors' Cup again, maintains top status in SPC
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Published in 10-6-2014
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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 ...>>
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Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
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Published in 10-6-2014
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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
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Published in 10-6-2014
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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
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Published in 10-6-2014
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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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2 new films join other movies based off books
Entertainment
Published in 10-6-2014
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Reading an entire novel can be time-consuming. Lucky for you, you can skip the library fines and dog-eared pages this Friday: two films based off books are being released.

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Do you want to be a millionaire? Auditions Monday in Houston
Entertainment
Published in 10-6-2014
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Prospective contestants for the game show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" can audition for the program from 7 to 10 a.m. Monday at Sam Houston Race Park. Audition space is limited, and admission is granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants must be age 18 or older. Audition rules and other details are available at http://millionairetv.dadt.com/houston-auditions.
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'Good People' takes a funny, searing look at the class divide
Entertainment
Published in 10-6-2014
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The reason "Good People" proves so effective is that everything develops naturally from its fascinating, complex and thoroughly believable protagonist - brought to vivid life by Elizabeth Bunch. Margaret is a hard-luck case for the record books: a middle-aged, South Boston single mother who can't keep a job because of difficulties caring for her mentally disabled adult daughter. [...] best ...>>
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Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez crowned as 63rd Miss USA
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Published in 10-6-2014
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First runner-up was Miss North Dakota Audra Mari. After being crowned, Sanchez told reporters she lived for a time in a women's shelter at a young age with her mother and at age 8 took up taekwondo to learn self-defense and build up her confidence. Erin Brady, of South Glastonbury, Connecticut, the 2013 winner, gave up her crown to Sanchez after a three-hour telecast from the Baton Rouge ...>>

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Killen's Barbecue: A smoked meat star is born
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Published in 10-6-2014
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By noon, the queue snaked around the front porch and toward the side of the neat stucco building, newly painted in a rich yellow cream with trim in dark red and dark green. The 2014 version of a Texas tent meeting was getting started at one end of the lawn, under a covered pavilion set up with picnic tables, water coolers and a giant industrial fan that churned the breeze coming up from the Gulf. ...>>
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Houston's best breakfast spots, served all day long
Entertainment
Published in 10-6-2014
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We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but that doesn't mean you have to eat it right when you wake up. At least not here in Houston.

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Orchestra from Leipzig, Germany, will play Houston concert in November
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Published in 10-6-2014
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The Leipzig orchestra's history dates to 1743, when members of the nobility joined ordinary citizens to start a musical group. In 1781, the orchestra began performing in a concert hall that was part of a building mainly used as a trading center for textile merchants, the Gewandhaus. Composer Felix Mendelssohn directed the orchestra in the 1830s and 1840s, and the group's Jones Hall con ...>>
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Nintendo reveals 'Skylanders'-like toy line at E3
Technology
Published in 10-6-2014
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The Japanese gaming giant unveiled a toy figure line called "amiibo" that will work in tandem with its video games like the toys-meet-games franchises from Activision Blizzard Inc. and the Walt Disney Co. The announcement was made in an online video released Tuesday during the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the industry's annual trade show. Similar to Activision's "Skylanders" and "Disn ...>>
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Facebook, Twitter brace for World Cup fever
Technology
Published in 10-6-2014
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On Tuesday, the world's biggest online social network is adding new features to help fans follow the World Cup the world's most widely viewed sporting event which takes place in Brazil from June 12 to July 13. Facebook users will be able to keep track of their favorite teams and players throughout the tournament in a special World Cup section, called "Trending World Cup." [...] there ...>>
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Google buying satellite maker Skybox for $500M
Technology
Published in 10-6-2014
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Google is buying Skybox Imaging in a deal that could serve as a launching pad for the Internet company to send its own fleet of satellites to take aerial pictures and provide online access to remote areas of the world. The $500 million acquisition announced Tuesday initially will provide Google with the means to improve the quality and immediacy of the satellite imagery used i ...>>
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AMA policy backs strict e-cigarette restrictions
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Published in 10-6-2014
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CHICAGO (AP) The American Medical Association is pledging to use its lobbying power to seek strict limits on electronic cigarettes. The FDA wants more evidence on e-cigarettes but hasn't ruled out regulations on sweet flavors in addition to its proposals announced in April.
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