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Texas Sees Rapid Growth in Solar Power Capacity, Jobs

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By Public News Service Texas Sees Rapid Growth in Solar Power Capacity, Jobs SAN ANTONIO – The solar-power industry in Texas has grown consistently in the past few years, but its advocates say clouds on the horizon could slow that progress.

Research from the Solar Foundation showed that employment in solar-industry jobs grew 34 percent in Texas last year, and the number of jobs in that sector has doubled since 2013. Luke Metzger, director of Environment Texas, said it is remarkable progress in a state traditionally dominated by oil and gas energy.
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Scoreboard roundup — 4/4/17

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By Carmen Cox

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:

AMERICAN LEAGUE

N-Y Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 0
Cleveland 4, Texas 3
Houston 2, Seattle 1
L.A. Angels 7, Oakland 6
Detroit at Chi White Sox, postponed

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Colorado 6, Milwaukee 5
Chi Cubs 2, St. Louis 1
San Francisco 8, Arizona 4
San Diego 4, L.A. Dodgers 0


NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Indiana 108, Toronto 90
Washington 118, Charlotte 111
Brooklyn 141, Philadelphia 118
Cleveland 122, Orlando 102
Denver 134, New Orleans 131
N-Y Knicks 100, Chicago 91
Oklahoma City 110, Milwaukee 79
OT/San Antonio 95, Memphis 89
Utah 106, Portland 87
Golden State 121, Minnesota 107
Sacramento 98, Dallas 87


NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

OT/New Jersey 1, Philadelphia 0
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 0
Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 1
Ottawa 2, Detroit 0
Washington 4, Toronto 1
OT/N-Y Islanders 2, Nashville 1
Winnipeg 5, St. Louis 2
Minnesota 5, Carolina 3
OT/Dallas 3, Arizona 2
OT/Colorado 4, Chicago 3
Anaheim 3, Calgary 1
San Jose 3, Vancouver 1
L.A. Kings 6, Edmonton 4

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Farenthold, Polis, Paul, and Wyden Bill Requires Warrants to Search Americans’ Digital Devices at the Border

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      Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., today introduced the Protecting Data at the Border Act to ensure Americans are not forced to endure indiscriminate and suspicionless searches of their phones, laptops and other digital devices just to cross the border. The bipartisan, bicameral bill shuts down a legal Bermuda Triangle that currently allows law enforcement agencies to search Americans’ phones and laptops – including pictu...

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Source:: Texas U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold

      

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Report: Amazon will stream Thursday Night Football for $50 million

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By Kelly Terez

Amazon(NEW YORK) — You will soon be able to live-stream the NFL on Amazon, according to a new report.

Sources tell ESPN that Amazon.com Inc. has won the rights to stream “Thursday Night Football” in a deal worth $50 million.

Amazon will stream the games for the upcoming season, according to ESPN, and only Amazon Prime members will be able to watch.

The e-commerce giant outbid Twitter, which paid $10 million to the NFL in 2016 for the same rights, jump-starting the social media website’s commitment to live video.

News of Amazon’s deal was first reported by the Wall Street Journal and the Sports Business Journal.

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