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Houston restaurants: Highest Rated vs. Most Booked, according to OpenTable
Entertainment
Published in 9-2-2016
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We asked the folks at OpenTable, the web's most recognized dinner reservation service, to share with us their lists of both Greater Houston's highest-rated restaurants and its most-booked restaurants. While there is some overlap, the cross-referenced rankings show often Houston's best restaurants aren't the first ones to get booked up.

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Cheesecake sandwich? Deli doubles down on dessert
Entertainment
Published in 9-2-2016
    386 Visits

Who said you can't improve on a classic?

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These audiobooks inspired popular TV shows
Entertainment
Published in 9-2-2016
    1005 Visits

Who doesn't love to utter the words "the book was better"? But when you're stretched thin at work and home, it can be hard to stay on top of your reading.

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Weird gifts in Oscar swag bags this year
Entertainment
Published in 9-2-2016
    658 Visits

The real prize is that fancy statuette, but if they don't get one, this year's Oscar nominees are snagging some weird and wonderful gifts, according to reports.

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Citing huge patient load, NY nurses seek rules on staffing
Technology
Published in 9-2-2016
    328 Visits
Hospital executives say such a mandate would raise health care costs for patients, and that state lawmakers shouldn't constrain hospitals by dictating unnecessary and inflexible rules. Hospitals and nursing homes estimate the mandate would add about $3 billion a year in costs statewide, said Dennis Whalen, president of the Healthcare Association of New York State, which represents hospitals, ...>>
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After 15 years, cleanup plan approved for contaminated town
Technology
Published in 9-2-2016
    682 Visits
(AP) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos poisoning. The agency's action comes more than 15 years after it started emergency cleanup work in Libby following media reports that revealed rampant, asbestos-caused illnesses in the small ...>>
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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
Technology
Published in 9-2-2016
    924 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this." While most people experience either mild or no symptoms, Zika is suspected of causing a devastating birth defect babies born with abnormally small heads and pregna ...>>
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Gov't report: Drop in uninsured in 8 states
Technology
Published in 9-2-2016
    688 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. All but Florida had accepted a Medicaid expansion that is one of two major pathways to coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law. The federal report does not a ...>>
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Indian scientists study chunk that fell from sky, killed man
Technology
Published in 9-2-2016
    1209 Visits
The object slammed into the ground at an engineering college over the weekend, shattering a water cooler and sending splinters and shards flying. Local officials and scientists from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics on Tuesday examined the 5-foot-wide (2-meter-wide) impact crater at the college near Vellore city, but said they had yet to determine whether the object was from outer space or pos ...>>
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Citing huge patient load, NY nurses seek rules on staffing
Technology
Published in 9-2-2016
    702 Visits
Hospital executives say such a mandate would raise health care costs for patients, and that state lawmakers shouldn't constrain hospitals by dictating unnecessary and inflexible rules. Hospitals and nursing homes estimate the mandate would add about $3 billion a year in costs statewide, said Dennis Whalen, president of the Healthcare Association of New York State, which represents hospitals, ...>>
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After 15 years, cleanup plan approved for contaminated town
Technology
Published in 9-2-2016
    901 Visits
(AP) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos poisoning. The agency's action comes more than 15 years after it started emergency cleanup work in Libby following media reports that revealed rampant, asbestos-caused illnesses in the small ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
Technology
Published in 9-2-2016
    237 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this." While most people experience either mild or no symptoms, Zika is suspected of causing a devastating birth defect babies born with abnormally small heads and pregna ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Gov't report: Drop in uninsured in 8 states
Technology
Published in 9-2-2016
    285 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. All but Florida had accepted a Medicaid expansion that is one of two major pathways to coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law. The federal report does not a ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Indian scientists study chunk that fell from sky, killed man
Technology
Published in 9-2-2016
    952 Visits
The object slammed into the ground at an engineering college over the weekend, shattering a water cooler and sending splinters and shards flying. Local officials and scientists from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics on Tuesday examined the 5-foot-wide (2-meter-wide) impact crater at the college near Vellore city, but said they had yet to determine whether the object was from outer space or pos ...>>
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Small-business Q&A: A class to help entrepreneurs succeed
Business
Published in 9-2-2016
    588 Visits
A lender will want to know why you need the money and what you're going to use it for, and will also want to see an explanation of how you plan to pay it back. Since you haven't written a business plan before, you might want to take advantage of assistance available through the University of Houston Bauer College Small Business Development Center. The SBDC also offers a variety of work ...>>
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