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4 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

1st Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair Line-Up Revealed Along With Record-Breaking Ticket Sales

With this year's ticket sales up by over 20 percent for all nine events, the affair is expecting sell-out audiences.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Houston, TX, Wine, Drink

8 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

It's official - the largest volcano in the world is named after the Aggies

You may recall the announcement , last summer, of the discovery of a subsea volcano 100s of miles across in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Japan.


19 hrs ago | Off the Kuff

City issues One Bin RFPs

Mayor Annise Parker today announced the issuance of a Request for Proposals and creation of an advisory committee for the One Bin for All waste management and diversion project.


Related Topix: Rice University, South Houston, TX, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Southern University

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Blacks with Financial Worries Have Lower Health Scores

Feeling stress about finances leads some Black adults to rate their health more poorly, finds a new study in the American Journal of Health Behavior .


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison

Business Wire

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Hires Dodd Kittsley to Lead Exchange Traded Products Strategy

Based in New York, Kittsley will report to Fiona Bassett, Head of the Passive business in the Americas and Mick McLaughlin, Head of Passive Distribution in the Americas.


Related Topix: Hamilton College


When the earth talks: Ground-breaking Hermann Park project brings the ...

ReFRAME x FRAME is a project led by Graduate Design/Build Studio director Patrick Peters with support from graduate students from the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture.


Mon Apr 14, 2014


Texas Music Festival draws a record number of applicants, setting up the gutsiest concerts yet

Time for Three is a group that has been praised for music making that's "equal parts spontaneity and virtuosic precision."


Related Topix: Texas, Classical, Berlin Philharmonic, Recreational Vehicle, Marathon


Golf classic benefiting "H" Association raises money for UH student athletes

April 14, 2014: It's an annual event that over the years has brought in hundreds of thousands of dollars for the University of Houston.



Stiletto shoe murderess hit with the harshest possible sentence: Killer cries as she's sent away

Houston resident Ana Trujillo, who was convicted of murdering her boyfriend with the heel of her stiletto, has just been sentenced to life in prison.


Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Lozano, TX


Researchers identify children with emotional behavior difficulties

Research on children orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight on how to identify and help children with emotional behavior issues in other areas of the world, which may have limited access to healthcare and further research that could lead to successful interventions.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Family, Kids, Psychology, Science, Medicine, Psychiatry

Lincoln Daily News

Texas Woman Sentenced To Life In Stiletto-Heel Killing

A Texas jury sentenced a woman on Friday to life in prison for stabbing her boyfriend to death with the 5-1/2-inch stiletto heel of her shoe during an argument after an alcohol-fueled night out last year.


Related Topix: Prison

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Candidate in Democratic runoff likes LaRouche, not Obama

The Democratic Senate hopeful's platform calls for the impeachment of President Barack Obama and compares the Affordable Care Act to Nazism.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Houston, TX

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Woman gets life in prison in stiletto heel slaying

Ana Trujillo reacts as she listens to closing arguments in the punishment phase of her trial on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Houston.


Related Topix: Prison

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: Woman gets life in prison in stiletto heel slaying

A Houston woman was sentenced to life in prison Friday for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5A1 2-inch stiletto heel of her shoe, striking him at least 25 times in the face and head.



Woman Gets Life in Prison in Stiletto Heel Murder

A jury has sentenced a Houston woman to life in prison for killing her boyfriend by stabbing him at least 25 times in the face and head with the 5A1 2-inch stiletto heel of her shoe.


Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Friday, April 11, 2014

Verdicts are just in for an all-new "20/20" -- from the woman convicted this week for killing her famous boyfriend with her stiletto - who speaks only to ABC News, to a woman who used a hammer to kill her husband.


Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Life, Self Defense

KNUS-AM Aurora

Jury deliberating sentence in shoe stabbing trial

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The Daily Courier

Author, poet and activist to speak at Literary Southwest

The Daily Courier The Literary Southwest will present an evening with the acclaimed author and poet Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni at 7 p.m. tonight.


Related Topix: Prescott, AZ

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Rice Theater Program and The Rice Players Present Little Shop of Horrors, Now thru 4/19

"Depression is just status quo" for the residents of Skid Row, until flower shop clerk Seymour Krelborn discovers a strange and unusual plant of unknown origin.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Award

KHOU-TV Houston

Prominent Houstonians reflect on Houston civil rights: Then & now

HOUSTON Most people take for granted the rights we now have, but the Civil Rights Act changed our nation, and it also changed the city of Houston.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Rice University