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Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United
Business
Published in 28-4-2017
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CHICAGO (AP) A Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to crew members has reached a settlement with the airline for undisclosed amount. Cellphone video of the April 9 confrontation aboard a jetliner at Chicago's O'Hare Airport sparked widespread public outrage over the treatment of Dao.

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As region pulls out of bust, housing market booms
Business
Published in 28-4-2017
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[...] when Shelor and his wife, Mary Jo, decided to sell their four-bedroom, three-bath house - typical fare for Copper Village and other local neighborhoods - they lined up contractors and did a deep dive into local sales rates, inventory and price trends. From Cypress to Baytown, Fort Bend to Friendswood, two-thirds of Houston-area neighborhoods saw sales price gains in 2016, according to an an ...>>
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Deal of the Week: Black Bear Diner coming to Katy
Business
Published in 28-4-2017
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The shopping center, at the northeast corner of the Katy Freeway and Katy Fort Bend Road, is anchored by Dick's Sporting Goods, another Houston newcomer, along with Bed Bath & Beyond and PetSmart. New-to-market retailers contributed to an overall increase in demand of nearly 5.5 million square feet in the local market in 2016, according to JLL. Other companies that recently announced plans ...>>
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Land Tejas breaks ground on Conroe community
Business
Published in 28-4-2017
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Houston-based Land Tejas has started development of an 111-acre community in Conroe called Wedgewood Forest. Initial builders are Century Communities, Colina Homes and Westin Homes.

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U.S. consumer prices rise 0.2 percent in August
Economy
Published in 28-4-2017
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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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U.S. consumer prices rise 0.2 percent in August
Economy
Published in 28-4-2017
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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 28-4-2017
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The outlook has improved a lot, but the recovery won't come fast.

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Business group forecasts modest job growth in 2017
Economy
Published in 28-4-2017
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The outlook has improved a lot, but the recovery won't come fast.

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Texas adds 21,000 jobs in November; unemployment slips to 4.6 percent
Economy
Published in 28-4-2017
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Texas added nearly 21,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Texas adds 21,000 jobs in November; unemployment slips to 4.6 percent
Economy
Published in 28-4-2017
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Texas added nearly 21,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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A problem with Trump’s plan to boost Wall Street: Banks more profitable than ever
Economy
Published in 28-4-2017
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The banking industry has cheered President Donald Trump's promise to roll back regulations put in place after the financial crisis to rein in Wall Street. But the industry's record-setting profits complicate the arguments for rolling back those rules, which banking analysts have said could boost their profits even more.

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A problem with Trump’s plan to boost Wall Street: Banks more profitable than ever
Economy
Published in 28-4-2017
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The banking industry has cheered President Donald Trump's promise to roll back regulations put in place after the financial crisis to rein in Wall Street. But the industry's record-setting profits complicate the arguments for rolling back those rules, which banking analysts have said could boost their profits even more.

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Pesticide maker Dow tries to kill risk study
Economy
Published in 28-4-2017
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Over the past four years, federal scientists have compiled an official record running more than 10,000 pages indicating the three pesticides under review - chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion - pose a risk to nearly every endangered species they studied. Regulators at the three federal agencies, which share responsibilities for enforcing the Endangered Species Act, are close to issuing findin ...>>

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Pesticide maker Dow tries to kill risk study
Economy
Published in 28-4-2017
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Over the past four years, federal scientists have compiled an official record running more than 10,000 pages indicating the three pesticides under review - chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion - pose a risk to nearly every endangered species they studied. Regulators at the three federal agencies, which share responsibilities for enforcing the Endangered Species Act, are close to issuing findin ...>>

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Mike D'Antoni finds plenty of positives from first round
Sports
Published in 28-4-2017
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To Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni's way of positive thinking, if the glass is not half full, find a smaller glass. The defense had to arrive for the post-season and did in time to get the Rockets through the rough spots and on to the Western Conference semifinals. The Rockets made just 28.4 percent of their 3-pointers, the worst 3-point shooting in the playoffs. After setting NBA records ...>>
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