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Midland kicks off RodeoHouston with a Texas twang
Entertainment
Published in 4-3-2020
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The Texas trio turned NRG Stadium into a dance hall Tuesday night

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Exclusive dining and social room opens below The Annie Café & Bar
Entertainment
Published in 4-3-2020
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Restaurateur Benjamin Berg opens the sophisticated, intimate new Turner’s on March 6 with a classics menu from James Beard Award-winning chef Robert Del Grande

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China's skies are briefly clearer while factories stay shut
Technology
Published in 4-3-2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) China’s far-reaching efforts to control the spread of the new coronavirus have shuttered factories, emptied airports and resulted in a steep drop in carbon emissions and other pollutants. However, analysts caution that the dip in pollution is likely temporary.

“The immediate reduction in emissions is very dramatic,” said Lauri Myllyvirta, lead analyst at the Centre ...>>

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Greens, Thunberg say EU climate law lacks ambition
Technology
Published in 4-3-2020
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BRUSSELS (AP) Climate activists and Green members of the European Parliament are urging the European Union to be more ambitious as the bloc gets ready to unveil plans for a climate law to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by mid-century.

While the Greens urged the 27-nation bloc to raise its 2030 climate targets, a group of 34 youth climate activists, including Greta Thunberg, wrote ...>>

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EU commission unveils climate law amid criticism
Technology
Published in 4-3-2020
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BRUSSELS (AP) Amid fierce criticism from environmental activists, the European Commission unveiled plans Wednesday for its first ever climate law, which will act as the basis of the European Union's aim to make the 27-country bloc climate neutral by 2050.

Under its Green Deal agenda, the EU's executive arm wants to legislate to make its ambition of cutting greenhouse gas emiss ...>>

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Hotter climate upped risk of Australia's record fires by 30%
Technology
Published in 4-3-2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) Climate change raised the chances of Australia’s extreme fire season by at least 30%, according to a study released Wednesday by climate scientists at the World Weather Attribution group.

Scientists from Australia, Europe and North America calculated just how much human-caused global warming elevated the likelihood of Australia’s record-setting fire season by compari ...>>

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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 4-3-2020
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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.

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Coronavirus fears spark ‘panic buying’ at Houston-area retailers
Business
Published in 4-3-2020
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Nonperishable food, water and other household staples are flying off store shelves as the rising number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. has sparked so-called “panic buying” across the Houston area.

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Texas' first cohousing community puts land under contract in East End
Business
Published in 4-3-2020
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A group of people looking to build a cohousing condo development -- a type of housing with a focus on communal living -- has land in the East End under contract.

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United waives change fees amid coronavirus scare
Business
Published in 4-3-2020
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United Airlines on Tuesday notified travelers it would waive change fees for trips booked between March 3 and March 31.

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Which car models last the longest in Houston?
Business
Published in 4-3-2020
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ISeeCars.com analyzed millions cars to determine which vehicles are most likely to pass the 200,000-mile mark.

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Black Starbucks baristas at IAH are being paid less than white coworkers, union report shows
Business
Published in 4-3-2020
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Black baristas at Starbucks stores in George Bush Intercontinental Airport are paid less per hour than white baristas, an analysis of employment data found.

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Texas unemployment sits at historic low, Houston region adds 8,000 jobs
Economy
Published in 4-3-2020
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Texas employers added 30,100 jobs over the month.

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Houston’s economy might not be as hot as it looks — and still needs oil
Economy
Published in 4-3-2020
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The Houston region’s economic growth might not be as strong as reported and seems likely to slow next year as the petrochemical expansion winds down and oil prices remain modest, according to a new forecast from the University of Houston.

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Texas manufacturing sector contracts for first time since 2016
Economy
Published in 4-3-2020
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Manufacturers have been hit particularly hard by the U.S.-China trade war.

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