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25 min ago | NJ.com

Rowan Mel Chin exhibit 'rare opportunity' to see process of artist's works

Last year, Rowan sculpture students had the unique opportunity to help create an actual Mel Chin sculptural piece . That piece, called "Shape of a Lie," is now a part of a traveling retrospective of the artists' works which opened in New Orleans and is now in Houston, said Mary Salvante, director of Rowan's art gallery.

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4 hrs ago | Houston Press

Sampling Joe Sample: 1975

With the wild, platinum-selling commercial success of Joni Mitchell's Court and Spark in 1974, Joe Sample's studio-session career went into warp drive. Throughout the remainder of the decade, he would sprint from one important project to the next.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Road squeeze

Drivers make their way along 610 near I-10, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Houston. Loop 610 between Interstate 10 and U.S. 59 west of downtown Houston is the most congested segment of highway in the state, according to the newest ranking by the Texas Department of Transportation.

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Click2Houston

10pBauer-TrainDerailment

Sept. 15, 2014: It's unclear what caused a train to go off the tracks near Old Spanish Trail and Produce Row in the Third Ward Monday evening. Jennifer Bauer reports.

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KTRH-AM Houston

NFL Star Running Back Awaits Abuse Hearing in Montgomery County

He has retained Houston attorney Rust Hardin for the "Adrian is a loving father who used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son. He used the same kind of discipline with his child that he experienced as a child growing up in east Texas.

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Click2Houston

Residents upset after piles of trash left in front of Sharpstown home

AND BY ACCOUNT OF ALMOST 3-1 YOU SAY YES, THEY SHOULD HAVE, THEY AGREE. NEW AT 5:00 NEIGHBORS ARE COMPLAINING ABOUT PILES OF ROTTING TRASH OUTSIDE A NEARBY HOUSE.

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Business Journal

Trucking and logistics company to expand with new facility

A Houston-based trucking and logistics company plans to expand its headquarters on newly acquired property near the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, an area that has seen a lot of recent activity. Jetco Delivery Inc. recently purchased 20 acres at 3010 Aldine Bender Drive in north Houston for an undisclosed price.

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Click2Houston

Woman linked to several Houston area homicides appears before judge

A woman who was charged with murder after a deadly shootout with law enforcement faced a judge Monday. It was the first court appearance for Kimberly Cormier.

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Houston Press

Fat Tony's Fall Function Turns Up All the Way

Does Fat Tony know how to throw a party? The answer will always and forever be "Hell Yeah!" With the help of sponsor Remy Martin, Tony invited his Houston homies DJ Good Grief, Bombon and Rai P to assist him with the kickoff soiree for his upcoming tour. Our own Marco Torres sent in this visual summary of the event, held this past Saturday at The Summit, a new-ish venue located at 3536 Navigation Blvd. in the East End.

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New York Daily News

Clerk protecting family store kills shotgun-toting robber

Usman Seth, 20, shot a robber at his family's convenience store after the man threatened to kill his family. Now, the family said they are getting death threats from the dead thug's brother.

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Houston Press

Sweet Sarriette Pop-Up Dinner To Spotlight Four Talented Young Pastry Chefs

On the surface, it might seem like just another pop-up at Paulie's , but this Sunday's "Sweet Sarriette" pop-up dinner -- an eight-course with wine pairing gourmet dinner prepared by Christina Au, Samantha Mendoza, Andrew Musico and Johnny Wesley -- promises to be extraordinary. The collaborating chefs represent some of Houston's most gifted up-and-coming young culinary talent.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Industry demand for welders sparks hiring

Area colleges are striving to train welders to meet area industry demand. In addition, the perception about this middle-skill work has shifted A A A' when people learn welders can make into the six-figures in pay.

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Business Journal

Mixed-use project with hotel, conference center planned for Galleria area

A mixed-use project - including a hotel and a conference center - is being planned for the Galleria area along the West Loop, according to reports. The property is north of San Felipe Road, east of Holly Hurst Lane and along the west side feeder road of Interstate 610 West Loop Freeway, according to city of Houston planning and development documents posted by the Houston Chronicle and first reported by Swamplot .

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Hustle Belt

2014 College Football Rankings: AP Top 25 Poll Week 4

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: North Carolina 82, Duke 55, Mississippi St. 55, Virginia Tech 54, Penn St. 51, East Carolina 44, TCU 42, Pittsburgh 40, Florida 31, Marshall 28, Boston College 22, Washington 14, West Virginia 14, Cincinnati 10, Virginia 6, Arizona 3, Arkansas 3, N. Dakota St. 3, Louisville 2 The top five stayed the same. Georgia and USC both dropped rather far, following their losses to South Carolina and Boston College respectively.

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Dallas Morning News

Major mixed-use project in the works for Singleton Boulevard west of downtown

Developer StreetLights Residential and Stonelake Capital Partners are planning hundreds of apartments, retail and homes on a 25-acre tract on Singleton Boulevard just west of Sylvan Avenue. StreetLights Residential and its partner intend to turn the former Austin Industries complex at 1000 Singleton into Trinity Village.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Store owner kills would-be robber in SE Houston

A gunman demanded money at a family-owned convenience store on Scranton Street in southeast Houston Friday night, and an employee shot him. A gunman demanded money at a family-owned convenience store on Scranton Street in southeast Houston Friday night, and an employee shot him.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Police, emergency news: City cop hurt in two-vehicle crash

A city police cruiser and another vehicle sit on South Eighth Street Saturday after they were involved in an accident as the officer responded to a call. CRASH >> City fire crews, First Aid and Safety Patrol and fire police were dispatched at 4:51 p.m. Saturday to 200 S. Eighth St. A city police officer was on his way to a call when a car pulled from an alley onto South Eighth Street, said city Fire Commissioner Duane Trautman.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Legendary Houston jazz musician passes away

Legendary Houston jazz musician passes away Legendary Houston jazz musician passes away Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/local/2014/09/13/legendary-houston-jazz-musician-passes-away/15587247/ At KTSU Radio at Texas Southern University in Third Ward where Joe Sample attended, his pictures are on the wall and today his music is exclusively on the air. "He was not only a friend to the radio station, but family.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Teen sentenced in stabbing of Spring student

A Harris County jury found Luis Alfaro guilty of manslaughter in the stabbing death last year of a Spring High School student on Sept.

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Weirton Daily Times

Air Force One pilot builds American spirit

The can-do spirit and pride of being an American was rejuvenated by retired Air Force Col.

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