Category: College Blog

US stocks edge higher, led by technology and health care

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly higher Thursday morning as technology and health care companies move up after two days of broad losses. Discount retailer Dollar General is climbing after a strong profit forecast for the year. Toymakers… Source: Business – The Eagle APBreakingBusinessHealthNEWNew YorkTechnology

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STEM Archives – Bryan College Station

NASA will host a news conference at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 3, to announce the agency’s plans for its next experimental aircraft, or X-plane, called the Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator… NASA has awarded a contract to Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, for continued environmental compliance and operation services at the agency’s…

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Report: Major Texas industrial facilities rank first nationally in illegal water pollution

About half of Texas’ major industrial facilities released illegal levels of pollution into rivers, lakes and other waterways over a 21-month period ending September 2017, according to a new report by Environment Texas and California-based think tank Frontier group. Analyzing self-reported industry data compiled by the federal government, the study found that about 40 percent of…

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Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School slated April 16 in Round Rock

Event will provide cooking demonstrations, food production discussion   Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Chelsea Stevens , 512-943-3300, castevens@ag.tamu.edu ROUND ROCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Williamson County will host a Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School from 6-8 p.m. April 16 at the J.B. & Hallie Jester Annex, 1801 E. Old…

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Texas A&M President And A&M System Chancellor Say Sul Ross Statue Will Remain

The oldest statue on the Texas A&M campus is not going away. The Sul Ross statute was dedicated in 1918, following his stint as A&M president from 1891-1898. That followed two terms as Texas Governor. It was Ross’s service as a Confederate general that led to questions about the statute. Current president Michael Young and…

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Leftist Politicians See Illegal Aliens, Want Them Counted Just as American Citizens Are

They do not care about Fairness, they do not care about “Equal Justice Under Law” By Charles Hurt Only in Washington, D.C. would it be a scandal for the government to ask a person, who wants to be represented in Congress, if they are an actual U.S. citizen. That there are elected public officials who…

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College Station School Board Receives Four Options To Change High School Boundaries

The College Station school board received four options to redraw high school boundaries. Wednesday’s workshop was the first step to decrease an overcapacity issue at College Station High School and address the under utilization of Consolidated High School. Additionally, the board wants to reduce the 14 percent difference of low income students between the campuses….

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Barrick Gold founder Peter Munk dies in Toronto at age 90

TORONTO (AP) — Peter Munk, a Canadian immigrant who founded Barrick Gold and turned it into the world’s largest gold producer, died Wednesday. He was 90. Source: Business – The Eagle APBreakingBusinessWHO

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California regulators target web ads for illegal pot shops

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Weedmaps is a go-to website for people looking to find a marijuana shop. With a few clicks on a cellphone, customers can find virtually any type of cannabis product, along with the fastest route to the… Source: Business – The Eagle APBreakingBusinessLos Angeles

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Zuckerberg plans to testify before Congress

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to testify before Congress about the company’s privacy practices in coming weeks, according to a person familiar with the matter. Source: Business – The Eagle APBreakingBusinessCEONEWNew York

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