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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 16-6-2017
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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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Which Wich plans Houston expansion .. but in which towns?
Business
Published in 16-6-2017
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Which Wich is targeting Houston as part of a multiyear national expansion plan.

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Kroger's bad news has turned into a downer for the entire grocery industry
Business
Published in 16-6-2017
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The largest U.S. grocery-store chain touched its lowest level in almost three years Thursday, leading declines among peers after slashing its earnings forecast and posting a second straight quarter of declining same-store sales. The situation has led Wal-Mart, which generates more than half of its revenue from groceries, and other retailers to offer steeper discounts to boost customer traffic. ...>>

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Trump to announce major roll back of Cuba travel policies
Business
Published in 16-6-2017
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Trump will prohibit financial transactions between Americans and U.S. companies and Grupo de Administracion Empresarial SA, known as GAESA, the state-run, military-affiliated conglomerate that controls large swathes of the Cuban economy, according to a summary of his policy prepared by a congressional office and obtained by Bloomberg. “This policy was clearly written by people who have never ...>>

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New medical building planned for the Heights
Business
Published in 16-6-2017
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A plat variance application filed with the city Planning and Development Department shows a new medical office building planned for the Heights.

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Landry's bids for Joe's Crab Shack operator
Business
Published in 16-6-2017
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Houston-based Landry's has bid to acquire Ignite Restaurant Group, potentially unseating the California restaurant operator that agreed earlier this month to acquire the distressed company.

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Texas adds 21,000 jobs in November; unemployment slips to 4.6 percent
Economy
Published in 16-6-2017
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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 16-6-2017
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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 16-6-2017
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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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Discount trend could destabilize some small private colleges if it continues
Economy
Published in 16-6-2017
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Tuition has risen faster than inflation at a time when wages have remained relatively flat. Families are sensitive to price increases in this uneven economic recovery, and schools have responded in kind by providing more aid.

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McDonald's uses Snapchat to hire millennials and younger employees
Economy
Published in 16-6-2017
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The fast-food company is teaming up with Snapchat to recruit younger employees this summer.

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Ex-Baylor president David Garland reported no campus sexual assaults from 2008-10
Sports
Published in 16-6-2017
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Former Baylor interim president David Garland said he filed annual reports in from 2008-2010 to the Department of Education that stated there were no sexual assaults on Baylor's campus during a 20 month span in which he was the university's interim president.

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The biggest questions facing the Texans after minicamp
Sports
Published in 16-6-2017
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As the Texans head into the traditionally quietest part of the NFL calendar before they report July 25 for their first team meeting of training camp at The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, here's a look at the 10 biggest questions facing the defending AFC South champions

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Report: MLB's first 'Players Weekend' will showcase some creative baseball gear
Sports
Published in 16-6-2017
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According to a report on Wednesday via Yahoo Sports, this summer will see the first Major League Baseball Players Weekend in late August.

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Astros give Cuban pitcher a $1.9 million bonus
Sports
Published in 16-6-2017
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On the final day of the 2016-17 international signing period Thursday, the Astros made official their signing of 20-year-old Cuban righthander Elian Rodriguez to a minor league contract.

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