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1 hr ago | Houston Chronicle

Sen. Ted Cruz causes stir with photo of tiger pelt

Senator Ted Cruz addresses the crowd at the Marine Military Academy in Harlingen, Texas, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Will road trip for beer

At first, Karbach Brewing Co. looks not unlike the other warehouses on the street - Karbach Street - where this Houston brewery is nestled away.

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10 hrs ago | CultureMap

Holding onto history: Houston preservationists love this unique neighborhood's revamped homes

When William Wilson began developing Woodland Heights in 1907 with the purchase of 136 acres, the subdivision included a house at 3008 Morrison St., which he touted as "one of the finest specimens of the true bungalow type" in the area.

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13 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Police: Family's pet raccoon attacks newborn

A newborn is recovering and his mother faces possible criminal charges after Kountze police say a pet raccoon attacked the infant.

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16 hrs ago | Houston Press

Italy la Houston

Traveling to Europe is expensive, and not everyone has the ability, time or money to make the trip.

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19 hrs ago | Houston Press

Houston's Hungry to Dine on Feral Swine

A hog is a hog but a feral hog is widely held to be a pain in the ass. Over half the estimated 2 million to 6 million feral hogs in the United States reside in Texas and they do about $400 milllion worth of damage on an annual basis, according to The Smithsonian.

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21 hrs ago | Houston Press

Can't Knock Me Down: Vex Singer Returns for One Last Howl

In a time before Houston was overly infested with sprawl, when portions of downtown were dripping with decay, mechanical bull-riding mesmerized crowds at Gilley's, and police violence regularly marred neighborhoods, bands like Vex, peppered with heavy duty politics, the "plague" of punk, and bruising live sets, set themselves far apart from ... (more)

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

AltWeeklies

Houston's Space Problem

The Johnson Space Center used to be one of the most important parts of the space program.

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Click2Houston

Fake cop arrested trying to pull over off-duty sergeant

According to deputies, the sergeant didn't stop on I-10 eastbound at Lockwood Drive and followed the fake cop west towards downtown Houston.

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Houston Press

Andes Cafe: A Closer Look

"I don't know if this is how people feast in Ecuador, Peru or Bolivia, but this is how we do it at Andes Cafe .

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Click2Houston

2 men arrested, 1 on the run in robbery, chase and shooting

Two men wanted in connection with an aggravated robbery and deputy-involved shooting in east Harris County have been arrested.

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Houston Chronicle

Retail wrap: Emerson Sloan in Rice Village, other store openings

The store provides unique products such as linen cocktail napkins with fun designs, beverage accessories, banners, gift wrap, party gifts and other items for planning stylish parties.

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Houston Press

The Best Five Hidden Restaurant Gems in Chinatown in Houston

I spend a lot of time in Chinatown. Between shopping for squid fryers at Japanese import store Fit, getting foot reflexology at Lucky Feet and eating my way through hundreds of restaurants, I could pretty much never leave if I didn't have to, you know, go to work and feed my cat and whatnot.

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Houston Press

The 10 Best Patios in Houston

With unusually cool and sunny April weather, who can resist lunching on a patio and soaking up some sun? This time of year, it's usually getting too hot to bear, but we've been incredibly lucky to have had sunshine and cooler temperatures the past few weeks.

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Houston Press

Comic Mike Birbiglia Comes Back to the Lone Star State

Actor, director, stand-up comedian and monologist extraordinaire Mike Birbiglia intends to lampoon each of these targets and many more when he makes his long promised return to the Lone Star state.

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Houston Chronicle

HPD investigating deadly encounter at nursing home

Homicide investigators say an encounter left one man dead and another hospitalized about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at a nursing home at 1737 North Loop near Ella.

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Houston Press

RIP Local Country Star Mundo Earwood

Country singer Raymond "Mundo" Earwood has passed after a long illness. The Del Rio native, who has long resided in the Humble area, was 61. The news came from a message on his Facebook page , which read in part, "We are of course deeply saddened by the loss of a great man, but we rejoice that today, Mundo is no longer suffering, and is at peace ... (more)

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a Coffin in Egypt, Starring Frederica von Stade, Comes to the Wallis, Now thru 4/27

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the West Coast premiere of A Coffin in Egypt, a new chamber opera in one act, based on the play, A Coffin in Egypt by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote , for three performances only tonight, April 23 and April 25 and 27 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Click2Houston

Teen abducted, forced into car while walking to school

Houston police were called Tuesday morning to James Madison High School in the 13700 block of White Heather Drive after a student reported to the principal she was abducted while walking to school.

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Click2Houston

Children duct taped , parents charged

April 22, 2014: Some Houston area parents are facing allegations that they endangered their children by putting tape over their mouths, hands and feet.

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