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Woman lived to 99 with most organs on wrong side of body
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
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SALEM, Ore. (AP) Rose Marie Bentley was an avid swimmer, raised five kids, helped her husband run a feed store, and lived to the ripe age of 99. It was only after she died that medical students discovered that all her internal organs except for her heart were in the wrong place.

The discovery of the rare condition, which was presented this week to a conference of anatomists, was astou ...>>

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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
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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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The Exercise Coach opens gym in Pearland
Business
Published in 10-4-2019
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The Exercise Coach opened its latest Houston-area gym on April 8.

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Awards for MFA underground pedestrian tunnel, Brazosport water project
Business
Published in 10-4-2019
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Two Houston area projects, including a curving underground pedestrian tunnel that will link the Museum of Fine Arts with an expansion across Bissonnet, have been recognized with Build America Awards by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Study finds Houston's annual rent growth among slowest in the country
Business
Published in 10-4-2019
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Apartment rents in Houston rose less than 1 percent in March from the year earlier, among the slowest urban growth rates in the country. The slowdown follows the rapid, Harvey-related rent growth the year prior.

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La Torretta Lake Resort to lay off 241 workers ahead of renovations
Business
Published in 10-4-2019
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More than 240 employees will be laid off at the La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa in Lake Conroe resort while it undergoes renovations to become a Margaritaville Resort.

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Mattress Firm Chairman and CEO Steve Stagner resigns
Business
Published in 10-4-2019
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Steve Stagner, the executive chairman, president and chief executive of Mattress Firm, has resigned from the nation's largest mattress retailer.

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Dallas Fed revises down 2019 economic growth outlook for Mexico
Economy
Published in 10-4-2019
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The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas downgraded its 2019 outlook for Mexico's economy amid falling export and industrial production and the falling value of the peso compared to the dollar.

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Recession worries dispelled by Herculean jobs report
Economy
Published in 10-4-2019
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Any fears of an impending recession were likely dispelled Friday after the Labor Department reported the biggest monthly job gains in more than two years and wages climbed the fastest in nearly a decade, showing that the near-record economic expansion still has plenty of momentum.
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Texas employment growth likely to slow in 2019
Economy
Published in 10-4-2019
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Employment in Texas is expected to slow considerably in 2019 due to falling oil prices, tariffs and trade uncertainties, according to an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

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Harris County has slower wage growth than nation, rest of Texas
Economy
Published in 10-4-2019
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Harris County had below-average wage growth compared to both other counties and the nation, while Midland continued to experience rapid employment and wage growth.

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UH's Ed Oliver accepts invitation to NFL draft
Sports
Published in 10-4-2019
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Ed Oliver is projected as a top-10 pick in the draft, which will be held April 25-27 in Nashville, Tenn.

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Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni released from hospital, to rejoin team this week
Sports
Published in 10-4-2019
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D'Antoni, who had become severely dehydrated, had shown marked improvement on Monday, leading to hopes that he would be released.

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Rockets Danuel House Jr. gets 'a taste' of playoff atmosphere
Sports
Published in 10-4-2019
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"This is an early taste of it, especially for a young guy like me," said House, who played one minute with the Wizards in the 2016-17 season and 23 games with the Suns last season. "This is really good going into the playoffs. It can prepare me and get me ready, besides these guys, my teammates and coaches coaching me up and getting me prepared and giving me confidence.

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Rockets game vs. Thunder not a dress rehearsal for potential playoff meeting
Sports
Published in 10-4-2019
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"Obviously, we have to get back in transition," Bzdelik said. "We have to be solid in our communication in the halfcourt. And we need to rebound the basketball. It really just comes down to the fundamentals of the game. All this adjustment stuff, yeah you make little adjustments here and there. But for the most part it comes down to the basics."

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