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  1. US Rep. Pete Gallego, Republican Will Hurd locked in tight Lower Valley raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | El Paso Times

    ... said Texas' new voter-ID law will be in force during the coming election, said Mark Jones, chairman of the Rice University Political Science Department. "In a close race like this, it could actually have an impact," Jones said, adding that the U.S. ...

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  2. 2014 Election Guide: Wendy Davis could be wake-up call for GopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Amarillo.com

    ... Party from an embarrassing defeat," said Mark P. Jones, chairman of the political science department at Rice University. "Without her running, the Democratic Party would not have had a credible candidate for governor or for lieutenant governor," ...

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  3. 2014 Election Guide: Greg Abbott pledges to keep economy strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Amarillo.com

    ... the traditional political career," said Mark P. Jones, chairman of the political science department at Rice University. "He rose from the ranks of (Texas) Supreme Court justice to attorney general and now to governor," said Jones who predicts a ...

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  4. Dems. hope Davis' political stardom, performance in governor's race paves way for othersRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... an embarrassing defeat," said Mark P. Jones, chairman of the political science department at Houston-based Rice University. "Without her running, the Democratic Party would not have had a credible candidate for governor or for lieutenant governor," ...

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  5. Thundering Herd trample Panthers on homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Beacon

    ... a 2-2 record within Conference-USA. The road gets no easier as the Panthers welcome defending C-USA champion Rice University to The Cage on Nov. 1.

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  6. Overtime drama results in 2-1 win over RiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Beacon

    The night was cool and unusually calm in Miami, a clear-cut opposite of how one would describe the game between the Panthers and Rice University on Friday evening. Coming into the late-night match, the Owls were ranked number three overall in Conference-USA standings.

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  7. Davis Named Assistant Dir. of Game OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Miami University RedHawks

    ... processes. Davis comes to Miami after spending the past season as an assistant equipment manager at Rice University. In her time with the Owls, she was in charge of managing equipment for 13 of Rice's Olympic sports, which included adidas corporate ...

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  8. DA race developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Off the Kuff

    ... voters who are willing to split their ticket," said Mark Jones, chair of the Political Science Department at Rice University. "For Anderson," Jones said, "the key is retaining them as Republican voters, and Ogg's challenge is to convince them that ...

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  9. Math Professor Connects UST to Global Math CommunityRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... from the California Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Rice University. Flagg is excited to be able to pursue her diverse interests in pure and applied mathematics both with mathematics majors and future ...

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  10. Ups and downs: Vexing virus; anti-social media; and why civic clubs are importantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Burlington Times News

    ... here from his home in Pennsylvania. He spent his career in coaching college football at Duke University and Rice University and winning national championships at Georgia Tech and the University of Minnesota. Massey, a Graham native, played college ...

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  11. UT Looking to Make More of Massive Online CoursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... The system initially signaled that edX courses might be offered for credit, but that has yet to happen. Rice University also offers courses through edX, as well as a for-profit called Coursera. The University of Houston System announced that it ...

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  12. More than $5 million and counting: Black-tie dinner tradition...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | CultureMap

    Since its inception in 1984, "An Evening in Rice's Honour" has raised more than $5 million for scholarships and athletic programs at Rice University. That number was bumped up by $256,000 following Wednesday night's black-tie dinner at River Oaks Country Club.

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  13. Oklahoma interfaith community moves into second year of Beyond Coexistence initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | NewsOK.com

    ... facilitated by trained moderators using a model provided by the Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance at Rice University in Houston. The dinners are designed to help participants get to know each other and discuss common spiritual issues in the ...

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  14. International Rubik's Cube competition to be held at RiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | PressReleasePoint

    World-class "speedcubers" from the United States and around the world will gather at Rice University Oct. 18 for a World Cube Association-sanctioned Rubik's Cube competition. Various styles of competition with the colorful cubes will lead up to the final rounds, which begin at 2 p.m. The fastest puzzle solvers will receive prizes.

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  15. VIDEO: Jose Figueroa Is Still DancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Houston Press

    ... candidate Sen. Wendy Davis, and is in talks to dance on the field with the Marching Owl Band during Rice University's homecoming on November 8. We'd really like to see all that happen, so hopefully the right people will step up. (Remember to keep up ...

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  16. American Book Review author says best fiction is ... 16 seconds ago...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... writing and literature from the University of Houston. She is currently an associate professor of English at Rice University. In Dermont's reading, the character speaks of tragedy, her father's passing, her mother's unexpected pregnancy and a ...

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  17. Survey: Texans share lessons learned as second enrollment period of ACA health insurance nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Science Daily

    ... Those are just some of the lessons learned in a report released today by the Episcopal Health Foundation and Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. The reportfound 62 percent of Texans used the healthcare.gov website to learn about ACA ...

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  18. A Judicial Race in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Daily Kos

    ... volunteer. teven Kirkland got his law degree at the University of Houston Law School. He had gotten a BA at Rice University. He was appointed a municipal judge in 2001; this appointment is made by the Houston Mayor. As a municipal judge he started a ...

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  19. Owls and Mean Green on the Miami horizon for women's soccer 'famly'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Beacon

    ... of the top three Conference USA opponents waltzing into Miami. North Texas University (10-3-1, 4-0-1) and Rice University (7-2-3, 3-1-1) are controlling the C-USA with confidence. Ever since C-USA play began on Sept. 26 for North Texas, they've gone ...

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  20. Tommy Lewis, Dicky Maegle and the DOJ Call for Individual ProsecutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | JD Supra

    Tommy Lewis died this week. For those of you uninitiated in college football, Lewis was an Alabama football player who jumped up off the Alabama bench to tackle Rice University halfback Dicky Maegle, who was scampering untouched down the sideline for a touchdown in the 1954 Cotton Bowl.

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