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Port of Galveston appoints interim director
Business
Published in 23-12-2016
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The Port of Galveston is promoting Deputy Port Director Peter Simons to interim port director effective Jan. 1, the

Simons is replacing Michael Mierzwa who retires at the end of this year.

Reference: www.chron.com
Premier Oilfield Laboratories gains global reach with UK company acquisition
Business
Published in 23-12-2016
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Houston-based Premier Oilfield Laboratories, an oil field technology services firm, has acquired fellow technology company Corex UK, which owns or coordinates with labs in eight countries.

Reference: www.chron.com
Food industry CEOs to convene in Houston for 2017 food safety conference
Business
Published in 23-12-2016
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The Global Food Safety Conference, sponsored by the Global Food Safety Initiative and the Consumer Goods Forum, will meet between Feb. 27 and March 2.

Reference: www.chron.com
Christian camp sued for discrimination, retaliation
Business
Published in 23-12-2016
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Within a week of learning about the medical complication, the camp allegedly demoted Reed to assistant registrar and cited her medical condition in writing as the predominant reason, according to the EEOC's lawsuit, filed Thursday in federal court in Houston. When Reed returned to work after maternity leave, she was named an assistant in the finance department, another subordinate position, ...>>
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Four Seasons Houston plans Topgolf simulators for lobby bar
Business
Published in 16-12-2016
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The Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Houston will unveil next month a Topgolf simulation concept at Bayou & Bottle, a bar soon to open in the lobby.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texas comptroller visits Port of Houston, touts economic impact
Business
Published in 16-12-2016
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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar visited the Port of Houston Thursday and announced the results of an economic study from his office: port-related operations support about 509,000 direct and indirect jobs and add $73 billion to the gross state product.

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Lawsuit alleges some airport workers are required to work through breaks
Business
Published in 16-12-2016
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Huntleigh USA Corp., the company that provides wheelchair attendants at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport, was sued this week by one of its employees for automatically deducting 30 minutes from each shift regardless of whether employee actually had a meal break.

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston freight company expands, acquires Arlington business
Business
Published in 16-12-2016
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Houston-based Jetco has completed other acquisitions and expansions during 2016. This year, the company acquired Gooseneck Trucking, which added flatbed truck capability. Also this year, Jetco opened a San Antonio facility.

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New Parc at Traditions seniors community teams up on services
Business
Published in 16-12-2016
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Parc at Traditions, a 159-unit senior living apartment community going up near College Station, announced partnerships with neighboring Texas A&M University Health Science Center and CHI St. Joseph Health MatureWell Lifestyle Center.

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Whole Foods predicts which foods will be trending in 2017
Business
Published in 9-12-2016
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The Austin-based supermarket chain Whole Foods has released what they believe will be the biggest food trends in 2017.

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Houston sublease glut sees slight improvement
Business
Published in 9-12-2016
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The glut of sublease space that's been dragging down the Houston office market has decreased for the first time in two years, new reports show.

Reference: www.chron.com
Franchisee plans eight new Dunkin' Donuts in Houston
Business
Published in 9-12-2016
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Houston and Beaumont will get part of a sprinkling of new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the works across Texas.

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Court clears Key Energy Services to emerge from bankruptcy
Business
Published in 9-12-2016
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Key Energy Services, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October, can now emerge from bankruptcy by the end of December.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texas to get $1 million for deceptive drug marketing
Business
Published in 9-12-2016
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Texas will receive $1 million as part of a multi-state settlement with the New York based pharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb for improper marketing of its anti-psychotic drug Abilify. Without regulatory approval, Bristol-Myers Squibb promoted Ailify to treat elderly patients with dementia but did not disclose dementia patients faced a greater risk of death.
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Calpine closes $900 million Noble Americas acquisition
Business
Published in 2-12-2016
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Calpine Corp. has completed its acquisition of commercial and industrial power supplier Noble Americas Energy Solutions, LLC.

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