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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 10-3-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
MetroNational to break ground on luxe apartments at Memorial City Mall
Business
Published in 10-3-2017
    742 Visits

Aiming to further its reputation as a premier mixed-use destination, the owner of Memorial City Mall and much of the real estate around it will start start construction this month on an apartment complex with hundreds of luxury units and a rooftop pool.

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston has one of the lowest rates of underwater properties
Business
Published in 10-3-2017
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Among major metro areas, Houston has the second-lowest percentage of mortgaged homes with negative equity according to a report released Thursday by CoreLogic.

Reference: www.chron.com
Rice's Baker Institute receives grant to study U.S. tax, spending policies
Business
Published in 10-3-2017
    984 Visits

Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has received a five-year, $3.2 million grant to study the effects of U.S. tax and spending policies, the university announced Thursday.

Reference: www.chron.com
BBVA Compass seeking Texas entrepreneurs for new training program
Business
Published in 10-3-2017
    692 Visits

BBVA Compass will select up to 20 Texas entrepreneurs to participate in a seven-month training program to scale their companies and potentially receive investment opportunities, the bank announced Thursday.

Reference: www.chron.com
Jones & Carter inks deal in The Woodlands
Business
Published in 10-3-2017
    829 Visits

Jones & Carter has signed a 27,025-square-foot lease for a new office in Sierra Pines II in The Woodlands. The deal brings the 153,809-square-foot building to 61 percent leased, according to developer Stream Realty.

Reference: www.chron.com
Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 10-3-2017
    790 Visits

Yellen has begun the process of pulling back the Fed's unprecedented stimulus of the economy - drawing the concerns of liberal policy experts and economists worried it will upset a fragile recovery.

Reference: www.chron.com
U.S. consumer prices rise 0.2 percent in August
Economy
Published in 10-3-2017
    307 Visits

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. consumer prices edged up 0.2 percent in August as a surge in medical care offset flat readings for food and energy. The Fed raised rates by a quarter-point last December but since then, officials have held off on further rate hikes, reflecting concerns about sluggish economic growth and periodic turbulence in financial markets. The rise in core inflation in August was le ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Business group forecasts modest job growth in 2017
Economy
Published in 10-3-2017
    735 Visits

The outlook has improved a lot, but the recovery won't come fast.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texas adds 21,000 jobs in November; unemployment slips to 4.6 percent
Economy
Published in 10-3-2017
    411 Visits

Texas added nearly 21,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

Reference: www.chron.com
A problem with Trump’s plan to boost Wall Street: Banks more profitable than ever
Economy
Published in 10-3-2017
    224 Visits

The banking industry has cheered President Donald Trump's promise to roll back regulations put in place after the financial crisis to rein in Wall Street. But the industry's record-setting profits complicate the arguments for rolling back those rules, which banking analysts have said could boost their profits even more.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texans trade Brock Osweiler to Cleveland Browns and meme reaction is instant
Sports
Published in 10-3-2017
    151 Visits

The nightmare of Houston Texans' fans is over as under-performing QB Brock Osweiler has been traded to the Cleveland Browns. 

Reference: www.chron.com
A.J. Bouye signs with Jaguars for five years, $67.5 million
Sports
Published in 10-3-2017
    252 Visits

Former Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye has landed a blockbuster deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars, remaining in the AFC South on a five-year, $67.5 million contract, according to league sources.

Reference: www.chron.com
Tony Romo posts farewell message to Cowboys fans
Sports
Published in 10-3-2017
    987 Visits

With Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A Changin" playing in the background, Tony Romo posted a farewell Instagram video to Dallas Cowboys fans on Thursday afternoon.

Reference: www.chron.com
Effective against lefties helps James Hoyt's case in Astros' bullpen competition
Sports
Published in 10-3-2017
    79 Visits

The early Grapefruit League struggles of lefthanded reliever Tony Sipp heighten the need for the Astros to carry righthanded bullpen arms who are effective against lefthanded hitters.

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