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UH small business center receives $2.3 million grant
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Published in 31-1-2018
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The Small Business Administration awarded the University of Houston C.T. Bauer College of Business a grant of $2.3 million to launch 300 small businesses in the next 12 months through the school's Small Business Development Center.

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Shipley Do-Nuts expanding into Oklahoma
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Published in 31-1-2018
    948 Visits

Houston mainstay, Shipley Do-Nuts, has announced expansion plans into Oklahoma.

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Developments of Distinction: Levy Park, Sawyer Yards among this year's ULI winners
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Published in 31-1-2018
    403 Visits
The best of Houston's public and private spaces earned top honors at the Urban Land Institute Development of Distinction Awards Tuesday. A jury of three outside real estate experts selected five projects that displayed best practices not only in design, but also in construction, economic viability, healthy places, marketing and management. The projects - all highlighted by the judges for demo ...>>
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Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump - but his company won't go
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Published in 24-1-2018
    182 Visits
WASHINGTON - The owners of a Trump-branded hotel in Panama sued President Donald Trump's family-owned company in federal court this month, alleging that the namesake business committed mismanagement and fraud. The lawsuit includes previously confidential arbitration filings before the International Chamber of Commerce. It alleges that Trump Hotels tried to "bully, intimidate and harass" its w ...>>
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TD Ameritrade expands after-hours trading
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Published in 24-1-2018
    516 Visits
OMAHA, Neb. - Advances in technology have already reshaped stock trading, and now investors with TD Ameritrade can trade stocks around the clock during the week. The online brokerage began expanding after-hours trading this week for a dozen popular exchange-traded funds. In recent years, live trading floors have been closed at the stock market in Hong Kong and commodity futures markets in Chicago ...>>
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Tax bill helps Kimberly-Clark plan for thousands of layoffs
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Published in 24-1-2018
    561 Visits
In the weeks since the GOP tax bill went into effect, numerous U.S. companies promised to pass their savings on to workers through bonuses and salary increases. But Kimberly-Clark, the Dallas-based maker of Kleenex, Huggies, Kotex and other consumer products, plans to use some of its windfall to cover the costs of shrinking its workforce by as much as 13 percent as it shutters factories and reorga ...>>
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Gun industry converges near Las Vegas mass shooting site
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Published in 24-1-2018
    867 Visits
The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from the site where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many fitted with bump stocks that enabled them to mimic fully automatic fire. Gun control advocates, meanwhile, pointed to the irony of the location and planned a pr ...>>
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Bank CEOs at Davos warn against repeating 2006's mistakes
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Published in 24-1-2018
    223 Visits
DAVOS, Switzerland - Bankers, politicians and CEOs trudged their way through several feet of snow in the Swiss ski resort of Davos so they could attend the World Economic Forum's annual meeting. What they found was good news about a once-ailing Europe, warnings about the financial crisis to (possibly) come, and protectionist shock waves from across the Atlantic. Is it 2006 all over again? Wit ...>>
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Last chance to chill at The ICE at Discovery Green
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Published in 17-1-2018
    359 Visits
This is the last weekend Discovery Green's seasonal ice-skating rink is open until next winter, and there are family-friendly events to mark the final days on the ice. Tonight, families take part in Screen on the Green. The movie "Miracle," which documents the U.S. men's hockey team winning the gold medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics, will be projected on the rink's stage. The best v ...>>
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Observing Houston from the grandest of perches
Entertainment
Published in 17-1-2018
    393 Visits

Michael Rodriguez has one of the coolest office views in Houston. The messy desk of the chief engineer of Brookfield Properties' Heritage Plaza looks over Buffalo Bayou Park, pointing west from atop the building's 52nd floor. He can have his morning snack and watch the rest of Houston fight their way to work from nearly 762 feet up. "I'm glad I took this position," he says. "I&# ...>>

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Last chance to chill at The ICE at Discovery Green
Entertainment
Published in 17-1-2018
    939 Visits
This is the last weekend Discovery Green's seasonal ice-skating rink is open until next winter, and there are family-friendly events to mark the final days on the ice. Tonight, families take part in Screen on the Green. The movie "Miracle," which documents the U.S. men's hockey team winning the gold medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics, will be projected on the rink's stage. The best v ...>>
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Eat This: Oyster Happy Hour at State of Grace
Entertainment
Published in 17-1-2018
    994 Visits
"Jackpot!" I told myself when I got a look at the Oyster Happy Hour menu at State of Grace. It was 5:15 p.m. in the restaurant's lovely, semicircular oyster bar, and the choices for buck-apiece half shells included both East Coast Wellfleets - long a favorite cold-water oyster of mine - and Murder Points, a cultivated oyster from Alabama that has turned my head more recently. Soon, an icy tra ...>>
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Observing Houston from the grandest of perches
Entertainment
Published in 17-1-2018
    62 Visits

Michael Rodriguez has one of the coolest office views in Houston. The messy desk of the chief engineer of Brookfield Properties' Heritage Plaza looks over Buffalo Bayou Park, pointing west from atop the building's 52nd floor. He can have his morning snack and watch the rest of Houston fight their way to work from nearly 762 feet up. "I'm glad I took this position," he says. "I&# ...>>

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Houston sounds: New music from Miears, Kam Franklin, John Allen Stephens, Paperwolf and more
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Published in 17-1-2018
    690 Visits

John Allen Stephens is working on "maximalist modern pop." Jazz diva Tianna Hall is putting her sultry spin on the music of Whitesnake and Debbie Gibson. Giant Kitty is revving up punk anthems. Kam Franklin of The Suffers is covering nu metal favorites. Welcome to Houston music in 2018. We're just into the new year, and already, a flurry of local acts are readying fresh music to carry us t ...>>

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Eat This: Oyster Happy Hour at State of Grace
Entertainment
Published in 17-1-2018
    441 Visits
"Jackpot!" I told myself when I got a look at the Oyster Happy Hour menu at State of Grace. It was 5:15 p.m. in the restaurant's lovely, semicircular oyster bar, and the choices for buck-apiece half shells included both East Coast Wellfleets - long a favorite cold-water oyster of mine - and Murder Points, a cultivated oyster from Alabama that has turned my head more recently. Soon, an icy tra ...>>
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