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Houston economy added 8,200 jobs in May
Economy
Published in 26-6-2019
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Houston's economy added 8,200 jobs in May, according to seasonally adjusted government data.

Reference: www.chron.com
Former A&M, Grizzlies coach Tony Barone dies at 72
Sports
Published in 26-6-2019
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COLLEGE STATION – Tony Barone, the colorful former Texas A&M basketball coach who helped get Reed Arena built, has died at 72 following a long battle with cancer.

Reference: www.chron.com
Kevin Durant reportedly declines Warriors player option, will become unrestricted free agent
Sports
Published in 26-6-2019
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In a move that was widely expected, Kevin Durant has repotedly declined his player option for the 2019-2020 season.

Reference: www.chron.com
Brandon Adams appreciative for his shot against Houston's Jermall Charlo
Sports
Published in 26-6-2019
    133 Visits

Brandon Adams has nothing but praise for Houston's Jermall Charlo (28-0), who Adams will fight for the World Boxing Council's interim middleweight championship Saturday at NRG Arena.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texans upbeat about rookie tight end Kahale Warring
Sports
Published in 26-6-2019
    45 Visits

The Texans regard him as the prototype for the position.

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Attorney for family of child hit by foul ball at Astros game releases update
Sports
Published in 26-6-2019
    713 Visits

The family of the 2-year-old girl who suffered a fractured skull when she was struck by a foul ball at an Astros game has retained Houston attorney Richard Mithoff to represent them in potential discussions with the ballclub.

Reference: www.chron.com
Lizzo schedules a new Houston date
Entertainment
Published in 26-6-2019
    632 Visits

The breakout performer was supposed to headline the Houston Pride Festival.

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Wu-Tang Clan sets "Chambers" anniversary show in Sugar Land
Entertainment
Published in 26-6-2019
    69 Visits

The Wu-Tang Clan will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its ageless debut album, "Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)," with a tour later this year. Among the stops will be the Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land on Oct. 6.

Reference: www.chron.com
LongHorn Steakhouses offer steak for dessert
Entertainment
Published in 26-6-2019
    78 Visits

New, limited-time dessert is ice cream swirled with bits of grilled steak and bourbon caramel; available at LornHorn locations throughout Houston

Reference: www.chron.com
Jennifer Lopez brings the ‘Party’ to Houston
Entertainment
Published in 26-6-2019
    800 Visits

Jennifer Lopez is a movie and TV star, a dancer, a fashion icon. But she's found her biggest successes as a singer.

Reference: www.chron.com
UN expert: Millions face dire poverty from climate change
Technology
Published in 26-6-2019
    335 Visits

BERLIN (AP) A United Nations expert on poverty says hundreds of millions of people around the world face hunger, displacement, disease and death because of climate change.

In a report released Tuesday, the U.N.'s independent expert on extreme poverty and human rights said current measures to cope with global warming fall far short of what's necessary. Philip Alston, an Austral ...>>

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Smoke from US wildfires boosting health risk for millions
Technology
Published in 26-6-2019
    763 Visits

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths.

That emerging reality is prompting people in cities and rural areas alike to prepare for another summer of sooty skies along the West C ...>>

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Graves of US WWII servicemen found on remote Pacific island
Technology
Published in 26-6-2019
    553 Visits

HONOLULU (AP) A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.

A team working on the remote Pacific atoll of Tarawa found the graves in March, said Mark Noah, president of History Flight.

The re ...>>

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NASA opening moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions
Technology
Published in 26-6-2019
    328 Visits

HOUSTON (AP) Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched.

The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first time in decades, NASA is about to open some of the pristine samples and let geologists take a crack at them with 21st-century technology.>

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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 26-6-2019
    668 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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