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Shutdown casts pall on effort to help Oregon winegrowers
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Published in 30-1-2019
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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
Heights
Published in 30-1-2019
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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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These are the top 10 best-selling RodeoHouston shows
Entertainment
Published in 30-1-2019
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George and Cardi -- but who else?

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The Roastery Coffee Kitchen opens second café
Entertainment
Published in 30-1-2019
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New coffee shop and café to open within new H-E-B store in Heights; additional store openings planned for 2019 within H-E-B supermarkets

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Houston billionaire couple unveil plan to fight high drug prices
Entertainment
Published in 30-1-2019
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Houston billionaires John and Laura Arnold will be unveiling their plan to tackle the high cost of prescription drugs on tonight's edition of "NBC Nightly News" at 5:30 p.m.

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Super Beef Sunday held on Super Bowl day
Entertainment
Published in 30-1-2019
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Houston Barbecue Festival and Saint Arnold Brewing to host the sixth annual Super Beef Sunday featuring unlimited barbecue samples and plenty of beer

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Vampire Weekend set summer Houston date
Entertainment
Published in 30-1-2019
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The band has set an Aug. 17 date at White Oak Music Hall on its Father of the Bride Tour.

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Sysco looks to acquire Illinois-based food distributor
Business
Published in 30-1-2019
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Sysco Corp., the nation's largest food distributor, plans to acquire Waugh Foods, an Illinois-based frozen food company with about $40 million in annual sales.

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Medistar planning 48-story tower in Med Center
Business
Published in 30-1-2019
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Houston-based Medistar plans to develop the medical office building in two phases, the first being 476,500 square feet of medical and life science office space with 35,000-square-foot floor plates atop a 1,700-car parking garage and retail space.

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United Airlines now providing free DIRECTV on 211 of its planes
Business
Published in 30-1-2019
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United Airlines is making DirecTV a free perk for its 211 Boeing 737 planes that have television screens in the back of the seats.

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Port Houston reports record container volume, operating revenue in 2018
Business
Published in 30-1-2019
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Port Houston posted record operating revenue and container volume in 2018.

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Rice University unveils plans for former Sears building
Business
Published in 30-1-2019
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Rice University will begin renovations in May on the historic Sears building on Main Street, a project that aims to transform the Midtown property into the centerpiece of what it hopes to become a thriving innovation district.

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Brown U criticized for using live pigs in medical training
Entertainment
Published in 30-1-2019
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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
Entertainment
Published in 30-1-2019
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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
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Published in 30-1-2019
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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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