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Republican leaders move ahead on flood insurance reform
Technology
Published in 7-11-2017
    775 Visits

A years-long effort to shore up the finances of the federal government's flood insurance program is nearing a vote in the House. 

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Cane Island community now links to Interstate 10 with new parkway
Technology
Published in 7-11-2017
    139 Visits

The Cane Island master-planned community in Katy is now directly accessible to Interstate 10 with the opening of the four-lane Cane Island Parkway at U.S. 90.

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Wearable robotics can enable the disabled
Technology
Published in 7-11-2017
    51 Visits

This week, the International Symposium on Wearable Robotics and Rehabilitation is in Houston – the first time it has been held in the U.S.

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Caydon nabs financing for luxe Midtown tower
Technology
Published in 7-11-2017
    943 Visits

Australian developer Caydon will be moving forward on its first U.S. project after receiving financing for the luxury residential tower it's been planning in Midtown.

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Houston economy could add some 70,000 jobs next year: forecast
Technology
Published in 7-11-2017
    647 Visits

The question is when Houston will return to the economic growth rate that defined the city and drew thousands to the region in the years after the Great Recession in 2009.

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Maine Medicaid expansion vote seen as Obamacare referendum
Technology
Published in 31-10-2017
    368 Visits
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The roiling national debate over the government's proper role in health care is coming to a head in a state more commonly known for moose, lobster and L.L. Bean. On Nov. 7, voters in Maine will decide whether to join 31 other states and expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. It is the first time since the law took effect nearly fo ...>>
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Jordan water crisis worsens as Mideast tensions slow action
Technology
Published in 31-10-2017
    170 Visits
SHARHABIL, Jordan (AP) From a hillside in northern Jordan, the Yarmouk River is barely visible in the steep valley below, reduced from a once important water source to a sluggish trickle overgrown with vegetation. Jordan's reservoirs are only one-fifth full, a record low, and vital winter rains are becoming more erratic. Jordanians don't need scientists to tell them that they live in on ...>>
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Google-bred Waymo aims to shift robotic cars into next gear
Technology
Published in 31-10-2017
    148 Visits
ATWATER, Calif. (AP) Google's self-driving car spin-off is accelerating efforts to convince the public that its technology is almost ready to safely transport people without any human assistance at all. Waymo, hatched from a Google project started eight years ago, showed off its progress Monday during a rare peek at a closely guarded testing facility located 120 miles (193 kilometers) southe ...>>
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China says it still wants US co-operation on climate change
Technology
Published in 31-10-2017
    647 Visits
BEIJING (AP) A Chinese official says his country still wants to cooperate with the U.S. on climate change and hopes an upcoming meeting on the issue in Germany will produce a draft agreement on implementing the Paris climate accord. China's Special Representative on Climate Change Xie Zhenhua told reporters Tuesday that China wanted to boost joint efforts in clean energy, carbon capture and ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 31-10-2017
    110 Visits

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
Maine Medicaid expansion vote seen as Obamacare referendum
Technology
Published in 31-10-2017
    309 Visits
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The roiling national debate over the government's proper role in health care is coming to a head in a state more commonly known for moose, lobster and L.L. Bean. On Nov. 7, voters in Maine will decide whether to join 31 other states and expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. It is the first time since the law took effect nearly fo ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Jordan water crisis worsens as Mideast tensions slow action
Technology
Published in 31-10-2017
    266 Visits
SHARHABIL, Jordan (AP) From a hillside in northern Jordan, the Yarmouk River is barely visible in the steep valley below, reduced from a once important water source to a sluggish trickle overgrown with vegetation. Jordan's reservoirs are only one-fifth full, a record low, and vital winter rains are becoming more erratic. Jordanians don't need scientists to tell them that they live in on ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Google-bred Waymo aims to shift robotic cars into next gear
Technology
Published in 31-10-2017
    510 Visits
ATWATER, Calif. (AP) Google's self-driving car spin-off is accelerating efforts to convince the public that its technology is almost ready to safely transport people without any human assistance at all. Waymo, hatched from a Google project started eight years ago, showed off its progress Monday during a rare peek at a closely guarded testing facility located 120 miles (193 kilometers) southe ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
China says it still wants US co-operation on climate change
Technology
Published in 31-10-2017
    591 Visits
BEIJING (AP) A Chinese official says his country still wants to cooperate with the U.S. on climate change and hopes an upcoming meeting on the issue in Germany will produce a draft agreement on implementing the Paris climate accord. China's Special Representative on Climate Change Xie Zhenhua told reporters Tuesday that China wanted to boost joint efforts in clean energy, carbon capture and ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 31-10-2017
    278 Visits

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


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