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Beyoncé and Jay-Z award $100,000 scholarship to Galveston student
Entertainment
Published in 19-9-2018
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The teen was surprised with the announcement during Sunday's OTR II Tour stop.

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Smoked brisket sandwich wins 2018 Banh Mi Cook-Off
Entertainment
Published in 19-9-2018
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Texas-flavored banh mi from Texzas Wood-Fired Pizza is named judges' winner at fifth annual banh mi competition; People's Choice went to marinated short rib banh mi from Local Pho.

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Barry Bostwick is hosting a 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' screening in Houston
Entertainment
Published in 19-9-2018
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Get up close and personal with Brad Majors.

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's undue credit for slowing health costs
Technology
Published in 19-9-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) What a difference a year makes. From predicting that the Affordable Care Act would "implode" and "explode," President Donald Trump is now claiming credit for modest average premium increases expected next year. In remarks this week, Trump appeared to cite a recent analysis by Avalere Health and The Associated Press in asserting that premium costs are now "far lower" than they woul ...>>
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Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit
Technology
Published in 19-9-2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Agribusiness company Monsanto has asked a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company's Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer. DeWayne Johnson failed to prove that Roundup or similar herbicides caused his non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and presented no evidence that Monsanto executives were ma ...>>
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Administration sends states $1B in grants to battle opioids
Technology
Published in 19-9-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) The Trump administration is awarding more than $1 billion in grants to help states confront the opioid epidemic, with most of the money going to expand access to treatment and recovery services. Officials say more than $900 million comes from a grant program Congress approved this spring as part of a budget bill. Lawmakers are working on another bipartisan bill to address the opio ...>>
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US agrees to improve worker safety at polluted nuclear site
Technology
Published in 19-9-2018
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SEATTLE (AP) The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over employee exposure to chemical vapors at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site. Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Wednesday that the U.S. Energy Department will test new technology to capture and destroy dangerous vapors that escape from nuclear waste st ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 19-9-2018
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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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Learn your legal rights at UH's one-day People's Law School
Business
Published in 19-9-2018
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The University of Houston Law Center is hosting a People's Law School on Oct. 6 where volunteer legal professionals will guide guests through learning their legal rights.

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Rural Texas counties profit through Airbnb
Business
Published in 19-9-2018
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Texans running Airbnb rentals in rural counties earned $20.6 million in supplemental income in the last 12 months with 169,000 guests, according to a new report from the hospitality company.

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Bush, Hobby soar among among top airports in North America
Business
Published in 19-9-2018
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Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports both ranked among the Top 10 airports in their size groups, according to the J.D. Power 2018 North America Airport Satisfaction Study released Wednesday.

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Realtors: Beware of cyber scams targeting home buyers
Business
Published in 19-9-2018
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Houston real estate agents are reporting an uptick in wire fraud.

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New Texas Works Award honors Lone Star entrepreneurs making consumer goods
Business
Published in 19-9-2018
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Two Austinites have created a new award for Texas entrepreneurs making consumer goods and there's still time to submit nominations.

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Lexus tops vehicle dependability study for 7th straight year
Economy
Published in 19-9-2018
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DETROIT - Lexus is the most dependable vehicle brand for the seventh consecutive year in J.D. Power's annual survey. Porsche, Buick, Infiniti and Kia round out the top five brands in the survey. The worst performers were Chrysler, Land Rover, Fiat, Jeep and Cadillac. The survey measures problems that vehicle owners experience after three years of ownership. For this year's survey, J.D. P ...>>
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Children's author Asher expelled from writer organization over harassment
Economy
Published in 19-9-2018
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NEW YORK - Best-selling children's author Jay Asher has been expelled from a prominent writers organization because of allegations about sexual harassment. Lin Oliver, executive director of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, said this week that Asher had violated the society's harassment code. He was banned last year, but the news only came to light with the ri ...>>
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