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Drink Up
Recent legislation in cities like Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco has banned alcohol ads in certain instances. However, important new research out of the University of Texas at Austin ...
Roll Him Up
Local legend Willie Nelson is launching his own brand of marijuana. The country star slipped the news to The Daily Beast during SXSW and now the publication has the details ...
Media Rumblings
A new statewide public radio program is bringing Lone Star State residents the national news stories of the day, but this time it comes with a narrative that's specifically ...
Education Game Changer
High school junior Lauren Ready is just like other teenagers her age. She’s revving up her college application process, likes hanging out with her friends, and pursuing photography. And ...
Big Ideas
One young Texan is proving that she can swim with the sharks. For the past six years, 10-year-old Mikaila Ulmer has been selling lemonade with BeeSweet Lemonade, a successful Austin-based ...
Career Advice
During the depths of the 2008 recession, the biggest career advice question I received from friends and colleagues was, “How do I help my college graduate son or daughter get ...
Missing Money
Nothing beats the feeling of finding a $20 bill in the jeans you just washed. Now just imagine how great it would feel to find hundreds of dollars of money ...
Best New Cars
Stormy weather at Texas Motor Speedway couldn't deter the Texas Auto Writers Association from evaluating the best new cars of 2015. Here are their top picks.
Human Rights Maverick
All it took was one email invitation to prompt Mark Cuban to join a new campaign to combat LGBT discrimination in Texas. “It was a no-brainer,” says Cuban, the billionaire ...
Building blocks
While several hundred students, faculty and friends of the University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture had gathered to get a look at the international award-winning project "Risky ...
Changing Houston
About 30,000 square feet in new commercial space is in the works for the George R. Brown Convention Center to help attract as many as seven new retail, restaurant ...
Making A Difference
We know that over their lifetimes, high school graduates earn 74 percent more than those who drop out. And, when a student graduates from college, that number goes up to ...
Needless Tragic Death
Emily Gabrielle Javadi, a vibrant 34-year-old entrepreneur who'd started her own cake-pop business, was struck by a speeding car and killed this week in Uptown Dallas. According to police ...
Greatest Hits
Houston is part of an experimental film tour by comedian David Cross, whose first feature, Hits, will screen at the Sundance Cinemas. The unusual part is the payment structure: You ...
Milky Alternatives
After being deluged with requests, Starbucks is introducing a new nondairy option to its drink lineup: coconut milk. It will be available in all stores beginning February 17. According to ...
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