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Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
Technology
Published in 1-1-2020
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A lauded writer who brought to light stories overshadowed by prejudice. An actress and singer who helped embody the manufactured innocence of the 1950s. A self-made billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president.

This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence. It also witnessed tragedy, in tale ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Century-old TB vaccine may work better if given in a new way
Technology
Published in 1-1-2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) Scientists think they’ve figured out how to make a century-old tuberculosis vaccine far more protective: Simply give the shot a different way.

In a study with monkeys, injecting the vaccine straight into the bloodstream dramatically improved its effectiveness over today's skin-deep shot, researchers reported Wednesday.

“This offers hope,” although more ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 1-1-2020
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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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texas unemployment rate sits at historic low, but energy sector shedding jobs
Technology
Published in 1-1-2020
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The Texas economy continued to add jobs in September and the unemployment rate remained low, according to the Texas Workforce Commission, but headwinds from a slowing energy sector resulted in further job cuts in industries related to oil and gas across the state.

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