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Ruth Simmons, renowned ex-Brown University president, to lead Prairie View as interim head

Texas A&M University System regents tapped Ruth Simmons to lead Prairie View A&M University as interim president on Monday.
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Winning numbers for Dec. 16, 2017
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:28:45 +0100
Lottery winning numbers TEXAS Lotto: 12/16NA Estimated jackpot $5.5 million Winning tickets NA Next jackpot 12/20NA Pick 3 morn.: 12/162-8-7 Sum: 17 Pick 3 day: 8-9-6 Sum: 23 Pick 3 even.: 4-2-3 Sum: 9 Pick 3 night:7-2-4 Sum: 13 Daily 4 morn.: 12/167-6-5-9...
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Texas notebook: Shaka Smart experiments with supersized lineup
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 03:57:23 +0100
AUSTIN – For a 2-minute, 40-second stretch during the first half of Texas' (7-3) 75-60 win over Louisiana Tech (7-4), coach Shaka Smart decided to supersize his lineup.
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Rockets take down Bucks to push winning streak to 13
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 03:24:00 +0100
James Harden had gone from the training table to nailing 3-pointers, unsure if he could play at all, to his top-scoring game of the week, but that was not what had him beaming.
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At Day for Night, don't expect anything that courts the middle
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 03:09:15 +0100
On a gray day with rain in the forecast, the third annual Day for Night festival opened with defiant flamboyance. The event's aptly tagged Red Stage boasted Of Montreal early Saturday afternoon for a set that made no concessions to the weather. Ringleader...
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Luc Mbah a Moute's injury gives Rockets chance to modify lineups
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:04:41 +0100
The injury to Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute came at a particularly challenging time, with the Rockets' back-to-back completing a stretch of four games in six days and in a busy part of the schedule. But Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said he did plan...
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Rockets' Clint Capela sits out against Bucks
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:59:00 +0100
Rockets center Clint Capela sat out Saturday's game with a bruised right heel, sending the Rockets to their sixth starting lineup of the season with Ryan Anderson starting at center though Nene was made available after the Rockets initially planned to...
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Cy-Fair upends Austin Westlake, advances to first state title game in school history
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:57:58 +0100
Cy-Fair opened its doors in 1941 and took the gridiron for its first playoff game in 1964 – more than 50 years ago.
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Rockets' James Harden playing vs. Bucks despite knee pain
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:44:00 +0100
Rockets guard James Harden chose to play Saturday's game despite pain in his right knee from his crash into the basket stanchion on a foul by Spurs guard Brandon Paul during the fourth quarter of Friday's game against the Spurs.
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Two pit bulls maul their owner to death
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:29:00 +0100
Bethany Lynn Stephens had been gone for about a day since she left to walk her dogs. So her father went to look for her at the area she frequented. There, authorities say, he found her two dogs, guarding what he first thought was an animal carcass. "Much...
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Residents flee as flames approach wealthy California enclave
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:22:00 +0100
MONTECITO, Calif. - Residents piled into cars and fled on Saturday, turning downtown Santa Barbara into "a ghost town" as surging winds drove one of the biggest fires in California's history toward the city and the nearby wealthy enclave of Montecito. The...
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The one that got away: Not the fish, but the $2.8M prize
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:46:00 +0100
OCEAN CITY, Md. - Phil Heasley caught the fish of his life, but the $2.8 million in tournament prize money got away. Heasley reeled in a 6-foot white marlin last year off Maryland's coast. But in a sign of how concerned some big money tournaments are...
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Katy loses to Lake Travis in state semifinal
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:28:00 +0100
SAN ANTONIO - Cold and rainy is supposed to ground a high-powered passing attack.
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Billionaire philanthropists found dead in basement
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:14:00 +0100
Their bodies were found in the basement of their $7 million home in Toronto's affluent North York neighborhood by a real estate agent preparing the mansion for an open house. But as word of Honey and Barry Sherman's deaths spread, neighbors, family members...
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TV-radio listings: Dec. 17
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:56:00 +0100
Television Col. basketball E. Washington at Purdue (w) Big Ten 11 a.m. Col. basketball Florida St. at Texas (w) FS1 11:30 a.m. Col. basketball Georgia Tech at Georgia (w) SEC noon Col. basketball Stony Brook at Providence FS1 1:30 p.m. Col. basketball North...
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Outdoors report: Dec. 17
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:39:31 +0100
Calcasieu Lake - HR&G reported limits of ducks on the opening day of the second split for Louisiana's Coastal Zone. Redfish and trout are good in the afternoon while wading. Matagorda - The Colorado River has been consistent at night under pier lights...
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