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University Of Houston To Pay $135,000 For Matthew McConaughey Speech

Apr 1, 2015
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Call it the Houston Buyers Club: The University of Houston is paying $135,000 plus travel expenses to get Matthew McConaughey to speak at its spring commencement.

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