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Kentucky abortion clinic's future at stake in federal trial
Technology
Published in 6-9-2017
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Attorneys for Kentucky's last abortion clinic said as a federal trial opened Wednesday that state regulators are using "onerous" rules to try to shut it down, predicting some women would "take the matter into their own hands" to end unwanted pregnancies if the state succeeds. "There will be no abortions in Kentucky if they win," clinic attorney Donald L. Cox said as proc ...>>
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People separate bear from cubs, who are sent to rehab center
Technology
Published in 6-9-2017
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) Montana wildlife officials say people trying to take photos of two young bear cubs ended up separating them from their mother. Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden Nick Taylor says the bears were near the town of Harlowton over the weekend when people stopped to take pictures. At some point, people chased the bears and got between the mother and her still-nursing cubs. Wildli ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 6-9-2017
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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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The Motley Fool: The right time to buy bonds?
Business
Published in 6-9-2017
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Ask the Fool The right time to buy bonds? Q: When is it a good time to buy bonds? - A.M., Portland, Ore. A: First, understand that bond prices tend to fall as interest rates rise, because when new bonds are issued at higher rates, older bonds with lower rates will be less attractive. Right now, interest rates are more likely to rise than fall, as they've been near historic lows. Also, know th ...>>
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Nitya Capital provides update on apartments in Harvey's aftermath
Business
Published in 6-9-2017
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Nitya Capital, a Houston-based multifamily investment firm and its Karya Property Management affiliate, sustained flood damage from Hurricane Harvey at two complexes out of of its portfolio of 25 properties, the company announced.

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Bridgeland to aid Hurricane Harvey victims at Friday Night Bites
Business
Published in 6-9-2017
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Residents of Bridgeland will have a chance to aid Harvey victims at the community's monthly Friday Night Bites in Lakeland Village Center.

Sponsored by Newmark Homes, the event will be held Friday from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m., offering live music from Reece Brenan and The Coastal Cowboys, a car show, new food trucks and a fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey victims.

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Mattress companies team up with Sleep Designs to supply Harvey shelters
Business
Published in 6-9-2017
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New Jersey-based Eclipse International and Eastman House, two of the nation's oldest mattress companies, have teamed up with Sleep Designs to manufacture and donate twin mattresses for use in shelters for people displaced by Hurricane Harvey. Sleep Designs, the companies' Texas licensee, has the capacity to make mattresses to fill multiple tractor-trailers. The companies' supplie ...>>

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A Wireless offering free phone drying service after Harvey
Business
Published in 6-9-2017
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A Wireless, an authorized Verizon retailer, is offering free phone drying services to Hurricane Harvey victims at more than 20 locations in Houston and Louisiana. The stores will use Redux technology to remove moisture from wet cell phones, tablets, smartwatches, fitness monitors, hearing aids, tablets, Bluetooth headsets and other devices.

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Experts says Uber must make changes at top to fix culture woes
Economy
Published in 6-9-2017
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Experts interviewed by the Associated Press say CEO Travis Kalanick should step aside or at minimum change his behavior for the company to make progress. Last week, based on a report from a law firm that investigated employee harassment, bullying and retaliation complaints, Uber fired 20 people and sent another 31 into counseling. Uber Technologies has been rocked by accusations that it has f ...>>

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McDonald's uses Snapchat to hire millennials and younger employees
Economy
Published in 6-9-2017
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The fast-food company is teaming up with Snapchat to recruit younger employees this summer.

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Oil and gas, manufacturing continue turnaround in May, jobs report says
Economy
Published in 6-9-2017
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Texas posted another month of strong job growth in May, led by oil and gas jobs that are rushing back as producers send rigs back to work.

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Construction woes reflected in latest jobs report
Economy
Published in 6-9-2017
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"Everything I've seen would seem to indicate that we should be up," Russell Hamley, president of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston, said in response to a jobs report showing the region has shed 2,300 construction jobs between May and June. Jeff Nielsen, executive vice president of the Houston Contractors Association, said civil construction like roads and utilities h ...>>
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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 6-9-2017
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As the summer season starts to wind down, you'll find plenty of discounts from retailers that are trying to clear their shelves. But that doesn't mean you're going to score a great deal on everything you see.

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Texans' Alfred Blue remains sidelined, expected to miss game
Sports
Published in 6-9-2017
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Texans backup running back Alfred Blue didn't practice again Wednesday and is not expected to play in the season-opener Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Jaguars' Doug Marrone jokes: 'I never liked Bill O'Brien'
Sports
Published in 6-9-2017
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Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone wanted to clear up all of those nasty rumors about his supposed longtime friendship with Texans coach Bill O'Brien.

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