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Outdoor market offers local products, foods
Heights
Published in 30-1-2019
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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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Vietnam War surgeon to share about unlikely friendship
Heights
Published in 30-1-2019
    119 Visits

An Army surgeon who helped treat several thousand soldiers and civilians during his service in the Vietnam War learned that the bond of friendship can cross enemy lines.

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Brown U criticized for using live pigs in medical training
Energy
Published in 30-1-2019
    978 Visits
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) An advocacy group has asked federal regulators to investigate Brown University's medical school, arguing it is violating the law by using live pigs for training in emergency medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine on Tuesday asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to investigate animal use at the War ...>>
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Turkmenistan to cut state funding for science
Energy
Published in 30-1-2019
    272 Visits
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) Turkmenistan authorities say the government will gradually end state funding of the ex-Soviet nation's Academy of Sciences, another move in a series of efforts to trim spending. A decree by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov published Wednesday in the government daily Neutral Turkmenistan says government funding for the Academy will be phased out in three years. ...>>
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Monarch population up 144 pct at Mexico wintering grounds
Energy
Published in 30-1-2019
    683 Visits
MEXICO CITY (AP) The population of monarch butterflies wintering in central Mexico is up 144 percent over last year, experts said Wednesday. The data presented by Andrew Rhodes, Mexico's national commissioner for protected natural areas, was cheered but scientists quickly warned that it does not mean the butterflies that migrate from Canada and the United States are out of danger. This winte ...>>
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Shutdown casts pall on effort to help Oregon winegrowers
Energy
Published in 30-1-2019
    599 Visits
TURNER, Ore. (AP) Winegrowers in southern Oregon faced financial ruin after a California winemaker claimed wildfire smoke tainted their grapes and refused to buy them. Now, the rejected fruit that was turned into wine by local vintners is facing another setback. Two Oregon wineries stepped in to buy the grapes, but getting the Oregon Solidarity wines they produced to markets on time is in doubt b ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Energy
Published in 30-1-2019
    792 Visits

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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UNESCO celebrates 150 years of chemistry's periodic table
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
    602 Visits
PARIS (AP) The periodic table of chemical elements is having its 150th birthday, and the U.N. scientific agency is holding a year of events to celebrate. Anyone who has studied chemistry will recognize the table, which organizes all chemical elements by the number of protons in a given atom and other properties. Russian scientist Dmitry Mendeleev published the first such table in 1969. The U.N. E ...>>
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Indonesia's Merapi volcano unleashes river of lava
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
    670 Visits
YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) Indonesia's volatile Mount Merapi volcano has unleashed a river of lava that flowed 1,400 meters (4,590 feet) down its slopes. Merapi, on the island of Java, has entered an "effusive eruption phase," Kasbani, head of the Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center, said Wednesday. Kasbani, who goes by a single name, said the volcanic material that spewed ou ...>>
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Radiation leaks at Japan plutonium lab; no workers exposed
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
    826 Visits
TOKYO (AP) A Japanese state-run nuclear fuel laboratory near Tokyo said Wednesday it detected a radiation leak in its plutonium handling facility, but no workers were exposed. The Japan Atomic Energy Agency said a radiation alarm went off after nine workers changed plastic covers on two canisters containing MOX, a mixture of plutonium and uranium, and removed them from a sealed compartment. JAEA ...>>
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Brown U criticized for using live pigs in medical training
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
    535 Visits
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) An advocacy group has asked federal regulators to investigate Brown University's medical school, arguing it is violating the law by using live pigs for training in emergency medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine on Tuesday asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to investigate animal use at the War ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
    383 Visits

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
Brown U criticized for using live pigs in medical training
Heights
Published in 30-1-2019
    747 Visits
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) An advocacy group has asked federal regulators to investigate Brown University's medical school, arguing it is violating the law by using live pigs for training in emergency medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine on Tuesday asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to investigate animal use at the War ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Turkmenistan to cut state funding for science
Heights
Published in 30-1-2019
    586 Visits
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) Turkmenistan authorities say the government will gradually end state funding of the ex-Soviet nation's Academy of Sciences, another move in a series of efforts to trim spending. A decree by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov published Wednesday in the government daily Neutral Turkmenistan says government funding for the Academy will be phased out in three years. ...>>
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Monarch population up 144 pct at Mexico wintering grounds
Heights
Published in 30-1-2019
    532 Visits
MEXICO CITY (AP) The population of monarch butterflies wintering in central Mexico is up 144 percent over last year, experts said Wednesday. The data presented by Andrew Rhodes, Mexico's national commissioner for protected natural areas, was cheered but scientists quickly warned that it does not mean the butterflies that migrate from Canada and the United States are out of danger. This winte ...>>
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