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Nobel prize honors breakthroughs on lithium-ion batteries
Technology
Published in 9-10-2019
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STOCKHOLM (AP) If you're reading this on a cellphone or laptop computer, you might thank this year's three winners of the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work on lithium-ion batteries.

The batteries developed by the British, American and Japanese winners are far more revolutionary than just for on-the-go computing and calling. The breakthroughs they achieved also made stori ...>>

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Wealthy counties get many FEMA buyouts of flood-prone homes
Technology
Published in 9-10-2019
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) FEMA buys flood-prone homes more often in wealthy, populous counties than in poor, rural areas, even though lower-income rural areas may be more likely to flood frequently, a new study finds.

The reason is probably that better-off local governments have the resources to apply for and administer the programs and that could keep many of the people who most need buyouts f ...>>

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US nuclear, uranium mining industries hope for Trump bailout
Technology
Published in 9-10-2019
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WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. uranium mining companies and nuclear power plant operators are hoping for a bailout in the name of national security.

President Donald Trump is scheduled to get recommendations Thursday from a federal task force studying ways to revive domestic uranium mining.

The Nuclear Energy Institute representing uranium mine companies has asked the task force for tax br ...>>

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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 9-10-2019
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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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Check out H-E-B’s new Buffalo Heights grocery store
Business
Published in 9-10-2019
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H-E-B on Wednesday opened its Buffalo Heights supermarket, the San Antonio-based grocer's first in a mixed-use development.

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Houston restaurant group selected to open cafe in new downtown park
Business
Published in 9-10-2019
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The restaurateurs behind EaDo cafe Tout Suite and CityCentre bake shop Sweet, have been selected to operate a cafe at a neighborhood park slated for the southern part of downtown.

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WEG Electric signs large industrial lease in north Houston
Business
Published in 9-10-2019
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WEG Electric Corp., an industrial electric motor manufacturer based in Duluth, Ga., inked a lease for 112,960 square feet at Interstate Commerce Center.

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First America Homes enters Cleveland community northeast of Houston
Business
Published in 9-10-2019
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First America Homes, a division of Signorelli Co. specializing in entry level homes, started building in Liberty County's Santa Fe community south Cleveland.

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Houston's housing market registers seventh straight month of gains, but luxury sales slip
Business
Published in 9-10-2019
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Houston-area home sales increased nearly 10 percent in September from a year ago as buyers closed on 7,035 single-family homes, the bulk of which sold for between $150,000 and $500,000.

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Tariffs on Mexico would cost Texas thousands of jobs, billions to economy: analysis
Economy
Published in 9-10-2019
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A 5 percent tariff could cause a loss of nearly $11.9 billion in gross product to the Texas economy, and result in 117,335 jobs lost across the state.

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Houston economy added 8,200 jobs in May
Economy
Published in 9-10-2019
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Houston's economy added 8,200 jobs in May, according to seasonally adjusted government data.

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Texas unemployment rate falls to historic low — again
Economy
Published in 9-10-2019
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The state added 45,000 jobs in June.

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Strong job growth, low unemployment, continues in Texas
Economy
Published in 9-10-2019
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Texas employers added more than 30,000 jobs in July as the state's unemployment rate held at an all time low, the Texas Workforce Commission reported.

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Texas cities gained most jobs in nation in July
Economy
Published in 9-10-2019
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Houston ranked second in the nation for its rate of annual job growth of 3 percent in July, double the growth rate of the nation.

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Outdoor market offers local products, foods
Heights
Published in 9-10-2019
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The Market at Sawyer Yards is a fun, free event for the whole family that showcases up to 54 different local vendors. Each second Saturday of the month, the outdoor market is held at 1502 Sawyer St., Houston. Founder and Manager Mitch Cohen said he had been running the First Saturday Arts Market in the Heights when he was asked to put together some plans for a new market at Sawyer Yards. He said h ...>>
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