OTC engages with next generation of engineers, scientists and managers
[...] while energy professionals 18 years and older are welcome to attend, an adult must accompany attendees 15-18 years of age (no one under 15 years of age is allowed admittance). Since 2007, OTC has been educating the next generation of aspiring engineers, scientists and managers for the E&P industry. To encourage Houston-area students to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), we have two exciting programs - the OTC Energy Challenge and the Energy Education Institute High School Student STEM Event, said Cindy Yeilding, OTC board of directors and senior vice president of BP America.
Mockingbird Diner in Dallas is turning into a cafeteria
Mockingbird Diner, a breakfast-lunch-dinner place near Love Field Airport, is letting its servers go. Starting on Monday, Mockingbird Diner will be...
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Flyers introduce odd-looking mascot, soak in the comments
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have introduced an odd-looking new team mascot — a 7-foot fuzzy creature named Gritty with a wild, orange beard. The character's debut triggered an outpouring of comments online, including "Good luck sleeping tonight, Flyers fans" and comparisons to ZZ Top and the Muppets. Twitter users created memes with Gritty taking the place of horror-movie villains and splicing his head onto other disturbing images.
Serena Williams drops some “Mama Said Knock You Out” in new Chase ad
The tennis legend gets ready for the U.S. Open by channeling her inner LL Cool J.
Texas church shooting pushes Wilson County sheriff into spotlight
Until Sunday, Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackitt Jr. had a relatively quiet, 25-year career.
Chris Christie rips Kushner’s dad: ‘One of the most loathsome, disgusting crimes that I prosecuted’
Christie prosecuted Kushner’s father, Charles, for tax evasion, witness tampering and illegal campaign contributions.
Video shows moments before deadly robbery in Houston's Sunnyside
A gunman approached the shopper about 10:15 p.m. as he left the convenience store in the 8900 block of Scott Street, said Sgt. Cullen Duncan of the Houston Police Department.
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‘To Catch a Predator’ host charged with bouncing checks to Stamford merchant
STAMFORD - Shippan resident and "To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen has been accused of bouncing checks and failing to pay for $13,000 worth of marketing materials he received from a local vendor. Hansen, 59, was charged Monday with issuing a bad check and released after signing a written promise to appear in court. Hansen did not immediately return a call Tuesday for comment. According to a four-page arrest affidavit, Hansen asked Peter Psichopaidas, owner of Promotional Sales Limited of Summer Street, for 355 ceramic mugs, 288 T-shirts and 650 vinal decals. Hansen planned to use them at marketing events, the affidavit said. The total amount due was $12,998.