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The best concerts coming to Houston for the rest of the year and beyond
Entertainment
Published in 22-8-2018
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Start scheduling those babysitters now.

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'Big Bang Theory' to end after 12th season
Entertainment
Published in 22-8-2018
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The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that CBS-TV's "The Big Bang Theory," which hit the air in 2007, will call it quits after its upcoming 12th season.

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Brian Ching launches Hula Dog food truck
Entertainment
Published in 22-8-2018
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Former Dynamo star is investing in a Hawaiian hot dog concept he hopes to turn into a series of freestanding restaurants; Hula Dog expected to launch next week in front of Ching's Pitch 25 in EaDo

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San Francisco's $2.2 billion 'Grand Central' terminal open
Technology
Published in 22-8-2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Spanning three city blocks, San Francisco's $2 billion transit terminal is open after nearly a decade under construction. Coined the "Grand Central of the West," the new Salesforce Transit Center near the heart of downtown is expected to accommodate 100,000 passengers each weekday, and up to 45 million people a year. It welcomed its first passengers and visitors this month ...>>
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Bat signal: Fireflies' glow tells bats they taste awful
Technology
Published in 22-8-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) Fireflies flash not just for sex, but survival, a new study suggests. Scientists wanted to find out if there's more to the lightning bug's signature blinking glow than finding a mate. Some experts had speculated it was a glaring signal to predators, like bats, that fireflies taste bad. To test out whether the glow acted like a flashing bad Yelp review, researchers at Boi ...>>
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New satellite will bounce light off air to measure winds
Technology
Published in 22-8-2018
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BERLIN (AP) Whichever way the wind blows, a new satellite due for launch Wednesday will be watching it. The Aeolus satellite will be the first to directly measure wind speeds and directions all over the globe, allowing scientists to improve worldwide weather forecasts. "This has not been done before from space," said project scientist Anne Grete Straume of the European Space Agency. Named after t ...>>
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Police: Genealogy helps ID rape suspect in decade-old cases
Technology
Published in 22-8-2018
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Police in North Carolina say they used online genealogical data to identify and track down a suspect in a series of unsolved rapes dating back a decade. The Fayetteville Police Department issued a news release Wednesday saying that 43-year-old Darold Wayne Bowden has been charged with multiple rape counts related to six assaults from 2006 to 2008. Lt. John Somerindyke said ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 22-8-2018
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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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Real estate briefs: 1001 McKinney lands energy tenants
Business
Published in 22-8-2018
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A collection of commercial real estate leases, sales and other activity in the Houston area.
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Houston gets Assisted Living Locators franchise to help find senior citizen care
Business
Published in 22-8-2018
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Assisted Living Locators will open a franchise in Houston to aid seniors looking for care options in Fort Bend, Harris and Brazoria counties.

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Exxon Mobil planning $1.9 billion expansion at Baytown complex
Business
Published in 22-8-2018
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Exxon Mobil is planning a new $1.9 billion investment at its Baytown petrochemical complex.

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AT&T invests $1.5 billion in Houston networks, eyeing 5G wireless
Business
Published in 22-8-2018
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The upgrades improve reliability, coverage, speed and performance, the company said, and are helping pave the way for 5G, the next generation of wireless networking.

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Diversity helps Houston bond firm excel
Business
Published in 22-8-2018
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Gilbert Garcia talks about leaving Corpus Christi for Yale University and Wall Street, then returning to Texas and running a company with more than $11 billion in assets under management.
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Inflation pressures raising expectations for rate hikes
Economy
Published in 22-8-2018
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WASHINGTON - Inflation pressures appear to be building in the U.S. economy, a prospect that is heightening anxiety about potentially higher borrowing rates that could slow economic growth. The latest source of concern was a report Wednesday that showed a key measure of inflation rising in January by the sharpest rate in a year. The increase was led by higher prices for clothing, housing and auto i ...>>
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Lexus tops vehicle dependability study for 7th straight year
Economy
Published in 22-8-2018
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DETROIT - Lexus is the most dependable vehicle brand for the seventh consecutive year in J.D. Power's annual survey. Porsche, Buick, Infiniti and Kia round out the top five brands in the survey. The worst performers were Chrysler, Land Rover, Fiat, Jeep and Cadillac. The survey measures problems that vehicle owners experience after three years of ownership. For this year's survey, J.D. P ...>>
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