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Texas factories, oil companies face squeeze of steel tariffs

How might newly announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports impact Texas' oil and manufacturing sectors? McNair Center director Edward J. Egan comments in the Houston Chronicle (subscription): http://bit.ly/2DZalUS