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Facebook Live: Remembering Tejano icon Selena
Entertainment
Published in 31-3-2017
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We'll talk to tribute artist Amanda Solis about channeling Selena, see how she transforms into the Tejano icon and hear a bit of her live singing.

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21 reasons why April will be the best month for TV
Entertainment
Published in 31-3-2017
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Hope you have plenty of room on your DVR because this April is shaping up to be one of the best months ever for TV fans.

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EPA reverses course on safety of pesticide used on crops
Technology
Published in 31-3-2017
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In announcing the decision late Wednesday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said that by not banning chlorpyrifos, he was providing "regulatory certainty" to thousands of American farmers that rely on the pesticide. First developed as a chemical weapon prior to World War II, chlorpyrifos has been sold as a pesticide since 1965 and has been blamed for sickening dozens of ...>>
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Sockeye salmon removed from flood-threatened Idaho hatchery
Technology
Published in 31-3-2017
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Officials say the primary fear was that floodwater would reach the hatchery's electrical pumps that keep oxygenated water circulating. The Boise River is expected to remain high for two months as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases water from upstream dams to make room for snowmelt in the mountains. The Eagle Fish Hatchery has a lab to make sure its sockeye have genetic diversity so f ...>>
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Spain will get giant telescope if Hawaii doesn't, group says
Technology
Published in 31-3-2017
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Telescope builder TMT International Observatory says Hawaii's Mauna Kea remains the preferred location for the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope. The nonprofit TMT on Wednesday said the Canary Islands agreement was a milestone for the embattled project.
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SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap
Technology
Published in 31-3-2017
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(AP) SpaceX launched its first recycled rocket Thursday, the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights. SpaceX began flying back the Falcon's first-stage, kerosene-fueled boosters in 2015; it's since landed eight, three at Cape Canaveral and five on ocean platforms. Blue Origin, an aerospace company started by another tech billionaire, Jeff Bezos, already ha ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 31-3-2017
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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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After 40 years, McDonald's is going to try something new
Business
Published in 31-3-2017
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The fast food giant said Thursday that it will swap frozen beef patties for fresh ones in its Quarter Pounder burgers by sometime next year at most of its U.S. locations. The world's largest hamburger chain has been trying to improve its image as more people shun processed foods. Last year, it removed artificial preservatives from chicken McNuggets and cut out high-fructose corn syrup fr ...>>

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Mexico raises key rate as inflation hits 8-year high
Business
Published in 31-3-2017
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Mexico's central bank slowed the pace of monetary policy tightening while delivering a fifth consecutive rate increase, after the inflation rate rose to the highest since the 2009 recession.

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Texas dragged into spat between Trump and European Union chief
Business
Published in 31-3-2017
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker hit back at Donald Trump's support for the U.K.'s withdrawal from the European Union, saying that he would champion American states that wanted to secede from the union.

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Here's when you can grab free Ben & Jerry's ice cream cones in Houston
Business
Published in 31-3-2017
    774 Visits

Ice cream is already delicious, but it tastes even better when it's free.Want to test that theory?

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Hines buys and renames industrial park near Port of Houston
Business
Published in 31-3-2017
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Houston-based Hines has purchased the 2.2 million-square-foot Underwood Distribution Center in LaPort from BlackRock. Hines did not disclose the terms of the deal, but mortgage and sales data from Houston-based Enriched Data show an $80.5 million mortgage associated with the sale.

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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 31-3-2017
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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 31-3-2017
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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 31-3-2017
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The outlook has improved a lot, but the recovery won't come fast.

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