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Correction: Fall Homes-Indoor Greenhouses story
Technology
Published in 8-8-2018
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In a story Aug. 7 about indoor greenhouses, The Associated Press misspelled Scotts Miracle-Gro and its AeroGarden product. In addition, AeroGarden's smallest model holds three plants, not four. A corrected version of the story is below: Small indoor greenhouses let apartment dwellers grow veggies Indoor greenhouses can take some of the work out of growing vegetables By TRACEE M. HERBAUGH Asso ...>>
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The Latest: Some allowed to return home near massive blaze
Technology
Published in 8-8-2018
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LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Authorities have lifted mandatory evacuation orders for most lakeside communities impacted by the largest blaze in California history. Lake County Lt. Corey Paulich says the majority of residents along the shores of Clear Lake in Northern California were allowed to return home Wednesday. About 19,000 people wer ...>>
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AP FACT CHECK: Sanders spins savings in Medicare plan
Technology
Published in 8-8-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) Sen. Bernie Sanders is skimming over the facts in claiming that his "Medicare for all" plan will lead to big reductions in what Americans spend for health care. In a recent tweet, the Vermont independent insists the plan will cut $2 trillion from the nation's health care bill. But that's based on a scenario in which hospitals and doctors accept significantly lower paymen ...>>
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Argentine Senate begins debate on historic abortion law
Technology
Published in 8-8-2018
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Argentina's Senate on Wednesday began debating a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. The lower house of Congress has already passed the measure and Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he will sign it if approved by the Senate. ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 8-8-2018
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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Houston tops nation for construction job growth
Technology
Published in 1-8-2018
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The Houston area added the most construction jobs in the nation during the past year, gaining 19,300 jobs through June, the Associated General Contractors of America said.

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Kean Miller expands in Texas, Louisiana by combining with energy law firm
Technology
Published in 1-8-2018
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Kean Miller has opened offices in The Woodlands and Lafayette, La. by combining with the energy-focused law firm Dupuis & Polozola.

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Nashville beauty retailer to open Heights Mercantile store
Technology
Published in 1-8-2018
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Lemon Laine, a natural beauty and wellness shop in Nashville, Tenn., will open a store in Heights Mercantile this fall.

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Wortham Insurance completes merger with Marsh
Technology
Published in 1-8-2018
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Wortham Insurance, an independent insurance brokerage founded in Houston by Gus Wortham more than a century ago, is now part of New York-based Marsh.

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Houston home prices still flying high in July
Technology
Published in 1-8-2018
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Houston home prices continued to climb in July, rising to an average of $314,775, but fell $1,688 shy of the all-time record set in June, a preliminary report showed.

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Regulators: Uranium leaked at S. Carolina nuclear fuel plant
Technology
Published in 25-7-2018
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Radioactive uranium leaked through the floor of a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina but state health officials say they don't think the material has threatened water supplies. The material leaked through a 3-inch (8-centimeter) hole in the concrete floor where acid is used at the Westinghouse plant south of Columbia, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The ...>>
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Complaint filed over ketamine research without prior consent
Technology
Published in 25-7-2018
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A consumer rights group has filed a complaint alleging a Minneapolis health care provider ignored ethical practices and federal safeguards when it researched the effect of the powerful sedative ketamine on more than 100 participants without their prior consent. The Public Citizen complaint asks the Food and Drug Administration and the Office for Human Research Protection to inves ...>>
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Deal requires Facebook to end discriminatory ad targeting
Technology
Published in 25-7-2018
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SEATTLE (AP) Facebook and Washington state have reached a legally binding agreement that requires the tech giant to stop enabling advertisers to unlawfully discriminate in who sees their ads. Facebook says it was already doing so. Under pressure from civil rights activists, it announced in April it removed thousands of categories from its "exclusion targeting" tools, which allow companies to cont ...>>
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Researchers use leaf blower to see how lizards endure storms
Technology
Published in 25-7-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) Tropical lizards have a stick-to-itiveness in high wind that puts TV weather reporters to shame. Now we know why, thanks in part to a high-powered leaf blower. Hurricanes Irma and Maria put a group of little tree-hugging lizards to the test, and scientists were perfectly positioned to see which reptiles survived and why. Then, Harvard researchers cranked up the leaf blower to obse ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 25-7-2018
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com


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