Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden shows off a plethora of pumpkins

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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden shows off a plethora of pumpkins

The fourth annual Pumpkin Village has opened as part of the Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden’s annual Autumn Festival, which runs through Nov. 26. 
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/14/dallas-arboretum-botanical-garden-shows-off-a-plethora-of-pumpkins/

Monday, 20 October 2014

Implosion brings down historic ‘Houston Club’ building

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Implosion brings down historic ‘Houston Club’ building

The historic Houston Club, built in 1954 for Texas socialites, is now a pile of rubble after more than 500 pounds of explosives brought it down.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/20/implosion-brings-down-historic-houston-club-building/

Friday, 17 October 2014

Prudential's Peters says firm has been purchasing high-yield junk bonds

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Prudential's Peters says firm has been purchasing high-yield junk bonds

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Greg Peters, the asset strategist who sounded an early alarm about the financial crisis and is now at Prudential Investment Management, said on Wednesday that the market...
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/17/prudentials-peters-says-firm-has-been-purchasing-high-yield-junk-bonds/

14-Year-Old Battery Builder Is 'Top Young Scientist'

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14-Year-Old Battery Builder Is 'Top Young Scientist'

Sahil Doshi, a ninth-grader from Pittsburgh, takes home the grand prize of $25,000.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/16/14-year-old-battery-builder-is-top-young-scientist/

Former UBS banker fined in Switzerland for handing data to U.S.

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Former UBS banker fined in Switzerland for handing data to U.S.

BERNE (Reuters) - A former banker at Switzerland's biggest bank, UBS , has been found guilty of handing over protected Swiss bank account data to the United States, according to a penalty order...
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/15/former-ubs-banker-fined-in-switzerland-for-handing-data-to-u-s/

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Glam up at Dallas’ new craft cocktail bar, Midnight Rambler

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Glam up at Dallas’ new craft cocktail bar, Midnight Rambler

the new lounge at the joule hotel downtown features high-octane mixologists and a retro-rock look and sound.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/14/glam-up-at-dallas-new-craft-cocktail-bar-midnight-rambler/

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Mideast hackers disrupt U.S. bank websites

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Mideast hackers disrupt U.S. bank websites

A hacker group calling itself as the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters claimed responsibility for cyberattacks that temporarily kept customers from accessing their information on several large U.S. banking websites.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/14/mideast-hackers-disrupt-u-s-bank-websites/

Monday, 13 October 2014

Xanterra sues over National Parks changes to Grand Canyon contracts

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Xanterra sues over National Parks changes to Grand Canyon contracts

The nation's largest and oldest national park concessionaire, Greenwood Village's Xanterra Parks & Resorts, is suing the National Park Service over recent policy changes at Grand Canyon National Park, where it has operated since 1905.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/13/xanterra-sues-over-national-parks-changes-to-grand-canyon-contracts/

Sunday, 12 October 2014

JetBlue plane stranded on tarmac for 7 hours

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JetBlue plane stranded on tarmac for 7 hours

JetBlue plane stranded on tarmac for 7 hours
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/12/jetblue-plane-stranded-on-tarmac-for-7-hours/

Wildfire burns five homes near Sacramento, threatens 1,000 more

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Wildfire burns five homes near Sacramento, threatens 1,000 more

SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - A major wildfire burning northeast of Sacramento has charred more than 420 acres (170 hectares) and destroyed five homes, California fire officials said on Thursday.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/12/wildfire-burns-five-homes-near-sacramento-threatens-1000-more/

Saturday, 16 August 2014

Farah returns for European championships after scare

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Farah returns for European championships after scare

ZURICH (Reuters) - Double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah returns to action at this week's European athletics championships where the high jump showdown between world champion Bohdan Bondarenko of Ukraine and Olympic champion Ivan Ukhov of Russia should also dominate.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/12/farah-returns-for-european-championships-after-scare/

WorldViews: What led to the Islamic State’s terrifying rise

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WorldViews: What led to the Islamic State’s terrifying rise

If the world needed a sign of how alarming the rise of the Islamic State is, the authorization of airstrikes by the United States on positions held by the jihadist fighters in Iraq was it.The ever-cautious Obama administration has resisted calls for direct intervention in a range of conflicts in the region up till now. But the Islamic State's continued advance in northern Iraq — operating within a pseudo-state of its own that's larger than some European countries — and its campaign of slaughter of ethnic and religious minorities spurred the U.S. to action.Read full article >>
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/10/worldviews-what-led-to-the-islamic-states-terrifying-rise/

Friday, 15 August 2014

Malaysia sets day of mourning as first Flight 17 remains due home

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Malaysia sets day of mourning as first Flight 17 remains due home

Still far from closure or clarity in its national tragedy, Malaysia on Thursday declared a day of mourning on Aug. 22 for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight shot out of the sky over Ukraine nearly a month ago.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/15/malaysia-sets-day-of-mourning-as-first-flight-17-remains-due-home/

Thursday, 14 August 2014

FDA reviewing what could be first biosimilar drug

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FDA reviewing what could be first biosimilar drug

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing research data on what could become the first U.S.-approved 'biosimilar' drug, a cheaper, sort-of generic version of a biologic drug.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/25/fda-reviewing-what-could-be-first-biosimilar-drug/

Gourmet mac 'n cheese restaurant now open in Frisco

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Gourmet mac 'n cheese restaurant now open in Frisco

a family-owned restaurant called cheezie's opened tuesday in frisco. its motto is "for the kid in all of us," and the menu focuses on dolled-up grilled cheese sandwiches and mac 'n cheeses for the young and young-at-heart.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/14/gourmet-mac-n-cheese-restaurant-now-open-in-frisco/

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Texas teen makes Wal-Mart his home

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Texas teen makes Wal-Mart his home

A trash trail led employees in a Dallas-area Wal-Mart to two makeshift campsites used for days by a 14-year-old
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/13/texas-teen-makes-wal-mart-his-home/

Fish and Wildlife drops proposal to list wolverine as threatened

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Fish and Wildlife drops proposal to list wolverine as threatened

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday withdrew its proposal to list the wolverine as a threatened species in the contiguous United States. The agency said its earlier research, which concluded that climate change was destroying the snow-loving mammal's alpine habitat, had been...
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/13/fish-and-wildlife-drops-proposal-to-list-wolverine-as-threatened/

JetBlue Plane Catches Fire

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JetBlue Plane Catches Fire

A JetBlue flight about to takeoff from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and headed to New York catches fire with 192 people aboard.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/12/jetblue-plane-catches-fire/

'Dinosaur 13' brings T-Rex case alive

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'Dinosaur 13' brings T-Rex case alive

Tom Hardy drives 'Locke' home; The Muppets attract stars; and 'Proxy' brings imagination to horror.Tom Hardy drives 'Locke' home; The Muppets attract stars; and 'Proxy' brings imagination to horror.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/10/dinosaur-13-brings-t-rex-case-alive-3/

Slain man remembered by family, friends

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Slain man remembered by family, friends

Everybody knew Gabe Stevens.  They would see him riding his red bike through Gresham, his puppy Eve snug in a homemade sling, as he helped neighbors with odd jobs.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/06/slain-man-remembered-by-family-friends/

Kurt Kumli: A charismatic prosecutor and judge

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Kurt Kumli: A charismatic prosecutor and judge

The 52-year-old Santa Clara County judge died of brain cancer last Monday
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/10/kurt-kumli-a-charismatic-prosecutor-and-judge/

Monday, 11 August 2014

Mayfair King Soopers expansion could remove small retailers

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Mayfair King Soopers expansion could remove small retailers

King Soopers is exploring a plan to expand its Mayfair supermarket in east Denver — an idea viewed as not so super by some neighbors and nearby businesses.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/05/mayfair-king-soopers-expansion-could-remove-small-retailers/

Two-vehicle crash near E-470 kills one driver, injures other

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Two-vehicle crash near E-470 kills one driver, injures other

One person is dead and another in a hospital Friday morning after a two-car accident on Highway 40 near E-470.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/08/10/two-vehicle-crash-near-e-470-kills-one-driver-injures-other/

Missouri to allow med-school grads to work as assistant physicians

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Missouri to allow med-school grads to work as assistant physicians

Missouri will allow medical-school graduates to work as "assistant physicians" and treat patients in underserved rural areas, though they haven't trained in residency programs, despite strong opposition from some doctors' groups.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/18/missouri-to-allow-med-school-grads-to-work-as-assistant-physicians/

Sunday, 10 August 2014

Texas chef dominates on 'Food Network Star'

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Texas chef dominates on 'Food Network Star'

it's been a bit of a rollercoaster watching dallas-raised chef sarah penrod on food network star. last week, she was lucky to stay after landing in the bottom; this week, she turned out the best food in the bunch.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/21/texas-chef-dominates-on-food-network-star/