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Texas inspectors check out complaints against these Houston gas stations (March 24 - May 23)
Business
Published in 27-5-2016
    200 Visits

In the state's most recent report of gas station inspections, the Houston area accounted for about one-third of irregularities at the pump.

Reference: www.chron.com
Central Market to undergo $10 million renovation
Business
Published in 20-5-2016
    734 Visits

Central Market in Houston announced Wednesday that the high-end grocery store will undergo a $10 million renovation.

The new store will boast an additional 10,000 square feet. A new facade with brighten the exterior of the store and a new atrium at the entrance will have vaulted ceilings and skylights.

Reference: www.chron.com
The Rice's downtown building turns 103 years old
Business
Published in 20-5-2016
    815 Visits

A century-plus of history: The Rice, formerly the Rice Hotel and one of downtown Houston's most venerable structures, opened on May 17, 1913.

Reference: www.chron.com
Hines celebrates opening of new building at Pinto Business Park
Business
Published in 20-5-2016
    495 Visits

Houston-based Hines held a grand opening for its new building for engineering firm Alfa Laval in the Pinto Business Park, the largest industrial park in northwest Houston.

The grand opening was held at the new location, which was completed in December. The build-to-suit, 105,000-square foot manufacturing facility consolidated all of the company's operations into one building. It w ...>>

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Chronicle reporter Deam announced as Loeb finalist
Business
Published in 20-5-2016
    380 Visits

Chronicle business reporter Jenny Deam, author of a series of articles last year that penetrated the medical/insurance bureaucracy to explain how changes related to the Affordable Care Act are affecting ordinary Americans, was named Thursday as a finalist in the prestigious Gerald Loeb Awards. The reporting found insurers denying coverage by other means, such as a "medical necessity" loophole ...>>

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Hotel Alessandra will not open in time for Super Bowl
Business
Published in 20-5-2016
    439 Visits

Hotel Alessandra, the 20-story tower under construction in downtown, will not open in time for the Super Bowl as expected.

The developer, Houston-based Midway, said Thursday that the hotel project will open in mid-2017, as opposed to late this year. Houston will host this year's Super Bowl and many projects, large and small, have been building steam to ready the city for all the vi ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
The Motley Fool: What's a stock's fair value?
Business
Published in 13-5-2016
    1021 Visits
Individual investors often employ simpler approaches to valuation, such as comparing a company's price-to-earnings, or P/E, ratio to its growth rate. If you're looking for a growing stock that offers dividend income, take a closer look at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries NYSE: Teva is a hybrid drug developer, generating substantial revenue from both branded drugs and generic products. B ...>>
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Facts that show Lone Star beer is even more Texas than you thought
Business
Published in 13-5-2016
    1081 Visits

As the name suggests, it's a beer dedicated to the culture of the Lone Star State. And it has the credentials to prove it.

Reference: www.chron.com
United uses iPads, local chefs to reinvent terminals at IAH
Business
Published in 13-5-2016
    743 Visits

United Airlines passengers waiting to board flights at Bush Intercontinental Airport will be able to play electronic games, order food and drink and make other retail purchases without having to leave the gate under a new multimillion-dollar renovation plan being announced Thursday. Fliers can see some of the first new elements in Terminal E, where temporary versions of CIBO Express Gourmet Ma ...>>

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Nomination deadline for Top Workplaces is June 24
Business
Published in 13-5-2016
    558 Visits
The deadline to make nominations for the Chronicle's annual report on the area's top places to work has been extended to June 24. Private, public, nonprofit and government workplaces can all take part. Senior leaders regularly greet me by name, ask how things are going, and go out of their way to keep me informed of what's happening, even on a personal level. The Chronicle will h ...>>
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Blue Bell issues a much less scary ice cream recall
Business
Published in 6-5-2016
    742 Visits

The latest Blue Bell ice cream recall may be of most concern to people who've got to have their Rocky Road.

Reference: www.chron.com
Traditional gifts rule as shoppers plan to spend $21.4 billion for Mother's Day
Business
Published in 6-5-2016
    214 Visits

Still largely a last-minute holiday for shoppers, traditional gifts -- flowers, cards -- continue to top shopper preferences.

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston set record for visitors in 2015
Business
Published in 6-5-2016
    884 Visits
The data, compiled from several sources including national research group TNS Travels America, include domestic and international visitors coming for business and leisure. Aiding the increase was low gasoline prices, which prompted people to drive from other parts of Texas, the news release said.
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Hobby Airport given 4-star rating
Business
Published in 6-5-2016
    901 Visits
Roadway signs, free Wi-Fi and an efficient parking system were among the reasons cited for giving Houston's Hobby Airport a 4-star rating from Skytrax, which ranks airports and airlines around the world based on passenger experience. "Hobby Airport truly is a jewel and for decades has played a vital role in the continued growth and success story here in Houston," Mayor Sylvester Turner said ...>>
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Blue Bell issues a much less scary ice cream recall
Business
Published in 6-5-2016
    806 Visits

The latest Blue Bell ice cream recall may be of most concern to people who've got to have their Rocky Road.

Reference: www.chron.com


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