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Ship to mash, ram polar ice as US aims to update aging fleet
Technology
Published in 16-12-2016
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The voyage by Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star comes as the U.S. looks to replace and expand its aging fleet of polar icebreakers so it can maintain a presence in the most remote corners of the world. The demand for icebreaking ships is expected to grow as climate change melts sea ice and lures more traffic to northern Arctic waters. "The specter in the future is more marine use in the Arctic, more ...>>
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John Glenn to be 9th person to lie in state at Ohio capitol
Technology
Published in 16-12-2016
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Eight others including statesmen, a war correspondent and an Arctic explorer have lain in repose in Ohio since its capitol building opened in the 1850s, according to the Ohio History Connection, a statewide history organization. Kane's death at age 36 sparked a huge public response in 1857, the year the building opened. Materials from the Statehouse Education and Visitors Center say McGah ...>>
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Mexico plans to catch, protect last few vaquita porpoises
Technology
Published in 16-12-2016
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MEXICO CITY (AP) So few of Mexico's vaquita porpoises remain that the international committee to protect the endangered species is preparing to catch and enclose as many as it can in a last-ditch effort to save them from extinction, experts said Thursday. According to rough estimates, only about three dozen of the world's smallest porpoise remain in the upper Gulf of California, the on ...>>
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Rare plant named after rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Technology
Published in 16-12-2016
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San Diego State University says a former graduate student, Mark Dodero, discovered the plant supposedly while listening to Hendrix's song "Voodoo Child." San Diego State says its two-acre habitat is threatened by farming, off-road vehicles and development.
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 16-12-2016
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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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Four Seasons Houston plans Topgolf simulators for lobby bar
Business
Published in 16-12-2016
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The Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Houston will unveil next month a Topgolf simulation concept at Bayou & Bottle, a bar soon to open in the lobby.

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Texas comptroller visits Port of Houston, touts economic impact
Business
Published in 16-12-2016
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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar visited the Port of Houston Thursday and announced the results of an economic study from his office: port-related operations support about 509,000 direct and indirect jobs and add $73 billion to the gross state product.

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Lawsuit alleges some airport workers are required to work through breaks
Business
Published in 16-12-2016
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Huntleigh USA Corp., the company that provides wheelchair attendants at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport, was sued this week by one of its employees for automatically deducting 30 minutes from each shift regardless of whether employee actually had a meal break.

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Houston freight company expands, acquires Arlington business
Business
Published in 16-12-2016
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Houston-based Jetco has completed other acquisitions and expansions during 2016. This year, the company acquired Gooseneck Trucking, which added flatbed truck capability. Also this year, Jetco opened a San Antonio facility.

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New Parc at Traditions seniors community teams up on services
Business
Published in 16-12-2016
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Parc at Traditions, a 159-unit senior living apartment community going up near College Station, announced partnerships with neighboring Texas A&M University Health Science Center and CHI St. Joseph Health MatureWell Lifestyle Center.

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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 16-12-2016
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As the summer season starts to wind down, you'll find plenty of discounts from retailers that are trying to clear their shelves. But that doesn't mean you're going to score a great deal on everything you see.

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Texas adds 23,600 jobs in July, while unemployment rate ticks up
Economy
Published in 16-12-2016
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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 16-12-2016
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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 16-12-2016
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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 16-12-2016
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The outlook has improved a lot, but the recovery won't come fast.

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