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  1. Odessa

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    January 14, 2014 by WITS Houston

    You may cruise by on a hot summer day looking through the supermarket window, hearing old country music static slow. …
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  2. The Story of WITS at 30

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    December 3, 2013 by WITS Houston

    In commemoration of Writers in the Schools‘ 30th anniversary, Bright Sky Press published Plant a Story, a book celebrating WITS …
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  3. Houston, Get Ready for SLAB

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    October 17, 2013 by WITS Editor

    The first Houston SLAB Parade + Family Festival will be held Sunday afternoon, October 20th.  The SLAB Parade will take …
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  4. The Heart and Soul of Arts in Medicine

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    October 16, 2013 by astephens2013

    Don’t be deceived by Carol Herron. She is the one you may hardly notice at the big event, the one …
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  5. WITS at TEDx Houston on Saturday

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    October 10, 2013 by WITS Editor

    WITS students from the 2013 Meta-Four team and WITS writer Outspoken Bean will be presenters at TEDx Houston 2013 at …
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  6. Teens Meet the Red Carpet

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    August 2, 2013 by WITS Houston

      On Saturday, Aurora Picture Show will present a Red Carpet Screening of short films created by teens during Aurora Boot …
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  7. Meta-Four Wins 2013 Texas Youth Poetry Slam

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    July 28, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Breaking news!  Breaking news! Meta-Four, a spoken word program for teens at Writers in the Schools (WITS), WON the 2013 …
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