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Deeper meaning hides within '20th Century Women'
Entertainment
Published in 20-1-2017
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The film captures the way we think about people we knew and the lives they lived when we remember them from the distance of decades. Written and directed by Mike Mills, and loosely based on his own childhood, it tells the story of a teenage boy being raised by a single mother in a big house in Santa Barbara, Calif. Mills ("Beginners") was born in 1966, and for a lot of us who lived a substantial ...>>
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Scientists will live in a dome for 8 months to simulate Mars
Technology
Published in 20-1-2017
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HONOLULU (AP) Six carefully selected scientists will spend the next eight months living inside a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA as it draws up plans for sending astronauts on long missions to Mars. The four men and two women were scheduled to move into their new simulated space home Thursday afternoon on Mauna Loa, settling into th ...>>
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Report: NYPD mental health training needs better utilization
Technology
Published in 20-1-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) The New York Police Department has trained more than 5,000 police officers on how to handle mental health crisis calls but doesn't have a way to dispatch those officers when the calls come in, according to a report published Thursday. The four-day training program for officers, which began in the summer of 2015, was built off a nationally recognized instructional model, called ...>>
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How to watch inauguration events, with or without TV
Technology
Published in 20-1-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) The lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration ceremony, the pomp and circumstance surrounding it, and the many protests and marches planned around the country. Television channels carrying the inauguration live include ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, PBS, C-SPAN and Fox News, as well as Telemundo in Spanish. Without a TV, you can check ...>>
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Former president's breathing tube indicates severe pneumonia
Technology
Published in 20-1-2017
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Former President George H.W. Bush is being treated for pneumonia in intensive care at a Houston hospital where doctors are evaluating him before removing a breathing tube. When a patient is not getting enough oxygen in the blood, doctors will insert a soft plastic breathing tube into the windpipe and connect the patient to a breathing machine called a ventilator. The longer a patient has a breat ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 20-1-2017
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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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Luxury apartment complex planned for Atascocita
Business
Published in 20-1-2017
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A Houston developer will build a new luxury apartment complex along West Lake Houston Parkway.

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Tree of Life mural unveiled at downtown's Capitol Tower site
Business
Published in 20-1-2017
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As part of a citywide spruce up before Super Bowl LI, Skanska has unveiled the "Tree of Life" mural wrapping around its Capitol Tower development in downtown Houston. The project at the corner of Rusk and Travis is one of four public art pieces initiated by Houston City Council Member Amanda Edwards in cooperation with the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee. Public artist Reginald Adams cr ...>>

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Latin chicken restaurant chain expands in Houston
Business
Published in 20-1-2017
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Pollo Campero, founded in 1971 and based in Dallas, will have eight Houston-area restaurants by the time the trio of new locations opens.

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Acclaim Energy adds VP to management team
Business
Published in 20-1-2017
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Scott Sallman will serve as vice president of consulting services and analytics.

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Insurance claims begin rolling in after flooding
Business
Published in 20-1-2017
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Insurance companies on Thursday released claim information for automobiles damaged by Wednesday's flooding.

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Texas adds 23,600 jobs in July, while unemployment rate ticks up
Economy
Published in 20-1-2017
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Professional services fuel rise, while oil and gas continues to slide.

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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 20-1-2017
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Yellen has begun the process of pulling back the Fed's unprecedented stimulus of the economy - drawing the concerns of liberal policy experts and economists worried it will upset a fragile recovery.

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U.S. consumer prices rise 0.2 percent in August
Economy
Published in 20-1-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. consumer prices edged up 0.2 percent in August as a surge in medical care offset flat readings for food and energy. The Fed raised rates by a quarter-point last December but since then, officials have held off on further rate hikes, reflecting concerns about sluggish economic growth and periodic turbulence in financial markets. The rise in core inflation in August was le ...>>

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Business group forecasts modest job growth in 2017
Economy
Published in 20-1-2017
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The outlook has improved a lot, but the recovery won't come fast.

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