Month: June 2016

Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been Source: Business BreakingSource Business

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Lt. Gov. Patrick Backs Bryan Hughes in SD 1 Republican Primary

State Rep. earns big video endorsement to replace retiring Sen. Eltife Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – “In the open seat for Senate District 1, the seat being vacated by Sen. Kevin Eltife, I am endorsing State Rep. Bryan Hughes for election. Bryan has earned the respect and admiration of conservatives all across Texas for his work…

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Chris Kyle & Ed Dyess Posthumously Awarded Texas Legislative Medal Of Honor

Gov. Abbott awards Kyle, Dyess highest State of Texas military decoration to Texas Heroes Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – “For their remarkable valor, and selfless service, it is my distinct honor to present the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Lt. Col. Ed Dyess & Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle,” said Gov. Greg Abbott earlier today…

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400,000 ‘Anchor Babies’ Born in U.S. Each Year

“Congress could without a doubt clarify the scope of the 14th Amendment through legislation.” Texas Insider Report: Washington, D.C. — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for an end to birthright citizenship has focused new attention on the law deemed to grant automatic citizenship to children born in the U.S. to illegal alien parents. Children…

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Train Hero’s Dad: ‘PC Crowd Needs to Wake Up!’

“This was American exceptionalism. ‘Don’t just sit there. Do something.’” Texas Insider Report: Washington, D.C. — The proud father of the U.S. National Guardsman who averted a massacre aboard a Paris-to-Amsterdam commuter train tells Newsmax TV his son’s actions prove America must brush aside political correctness when it comes to fighting terrorism. “What I like to…

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CNN: Obama Gives ‘Blessing’ to Biden Run for President

NewsMax President Barack Obama has given Vice President Joe Biden his “blessing” if he chooses to launch a White House run. A CNN report cites a senior Democrat in the story, saying the pair met for a regularly scheduled lunch meeting Monday. Biden was also scheduled to meet with two key Obama advisers — Anita…

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Bryan Fire Department

Bryan Firefighter Dan Williams was recently recognized as one of the state’s top emergency responders. Williams, a teacher by training, was a volunteer firefighter for 12 years. But after watching Bry Source: Lifestyle FeaturedSource Lifestyle

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German businesses not worried about China _ yet

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German companies shrugged off concerns about China’s economy and turmoil in Greece, a key survey showed. The result, however, likely did not yet reflect the latest plunges in Source: Business BreakingChinaGreeceSource Business

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Bridge Scores

The Aug. 14 Star Duplicate Bridge winners were: N/S — 1. Karen Bachman and Kathy Baldwin, 2. Barbara Petty and Joyce Gorzycki; E/W — 1. Marvin Harris and Thomas Urbanosky, 2. Betty Mahoney and Josephi Source: Lifestyle FeaturedSource Lifestyle

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BHP posts 86 percent profit drop as commodity prices tumble

SYDNEY (AP) — BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest miner, reported an 86 percent drop in annual profit on Tuesday amid plummeting commodity prices, as the company warned that China’s slowing economy woul Source: Business BHPBreakingChinaSource Business

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