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71-year-old heart study gets $38M grant for another 6 years
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
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BOSTON (AP) The nation's longest-running multigenerational study of cardiovascular disease has received a $38 million grant that will help researchers explore the biology of aging.

The six-year grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to the Framingham Heart Study was announced Tuesday.

Boston University, which has administered the 71-year-old study since 197 ...>>

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US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year at the International Space Station, setting a record for women.

Station astronaut Christina Koch will remain on board for about 11 months, until February approaching but not quite breaking Scott Kelly's 340-day U.S. record.

"One month down. Ten to go," she tweeted Wednesday. She said it feels awesome having ...>>

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Scientists spur some activity in brains of slaughtered pigs
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
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NEW YORK (AP) Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death.

The brains could not think or sense anything, researchers stressed. By medical standards "this is not a living brain," said Nenad Sestan of the Yale School of Medicine, one of the researcher ...>>

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Meteor seen blazing through skies over East Coast
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
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Residents along the East Coast have reported seeing a meteor blazing across the nighttime sky.

Multiple news outlets report the American Meteor Society said it received 360 reports on Tuesday about a meteor or fireball seen from Vermont to South Carolina.

According to the society, the fireball traveled from north to south and plunged into the Atlantic Ocean in front of Bethany Bea ...>>

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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
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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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Gig jobs, online retail keep wages low, even in low unemployment: Dallas Fed
Business
Published in 17-4-2019
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The rise of self employment due to "gig" economy jobs, or on-demand jobs, and fierce price competition in retail due to online competitors is holding down wages even while the nation has a low unemployment rate.

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Kroger launches autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston
Business
Published in 17-4-2019
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Kroger, in partnership with California robotics company Nuro, has launched its autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston.

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Veterans Business Battle reports $134,000 in prizes, initial investment offers
Business
Published in 17-4-2019
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Twenty veteran-owned companies pitched their ideas to investors at the fifth annual Veterans Business Battle, held at Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business.

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Houston man sentenced for scamming homebuyers out of $10 million
Business
Published in 17-4-2019
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A Houston man was sentenced to 7.5 years in federal prison for creating a false title company and using it in a $10.3 million scam.

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Small businesses in Texas finance with personal funds, use contract work: Fed survey
Business
Published in 17-4-2019
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Small businesses in Texas are more likely to use contract workers and finance their businesses with personal funds than the national average.

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Recession worries dispelled by Herculean jobs report
Economy
Published in 17-4-2019
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Any fears of an impending recession were likely dispelled Friday after the Labor Department reported the biggest monthly job gains in more than two years and wages climbed the fastest in nearly a decade, showing that the near-record economic expansion still has plenty of momentum.
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Texas employment growth likely to slow in 2019
Economy
Published in 17-4-2019
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Employment in Texas is expected to slow considerably in 2019 due to falling oil prices, tariffs and trade uncertainties, according to an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

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Harris County has slower wage growth than nation, rest of Texas
Economy
Published in 17-4-2019
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Harris County had below-average wage growth compared to both other counties and the nation, while Midland continued to experience rapid employment and wage growth.

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Gig jobs, online retail keep wages low, even in low unemployment: Dallas Fed
Economy
Published in 17-4-2019
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The rise of self employment due to "gig" economy jobs, or on-demand jobs, and fierce price competition in retail due to online competitors is holding down wages even while the nation has a low unemployment rate.

Reference: www.chron.com
Colorado NT Javier Edwards (Ben Davis) drawing interest from Texans, Patriots, others
Sports
Published in 17-4-2019
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Colorado nose tackle Javier Edwards, a Ben Davis graduate, is drawing interest from several NFL teams over the past week.

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