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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 23-12-2016
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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.

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Zillow: Houston home values hit peak
Business
Published in 23-12-2016
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Home values in the Houston metro hit an all-time high of $176,000 in November, according to a new report by Zillow. Nationally, the median of $192,500 is 2 percent below record levels of 2007. Houston's appreciation rate outpaced the nation's, which went up 6.5 percent.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Texas adds 23,600 jobs in July, while unemployment rate ticks up
Economy
Published in 23-12-2016
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Professional services fuel rise, while oil and gas continues to slide.

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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 23-12-2016
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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.

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U.S. consumer prices rise 0.2 percent in August
Economy
Published in 23-12-2016
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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 ...>>

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Business group forecasts modest job growth in 2017
Economy
Published in 23-12-2016
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The outlook has improved a lot, but the recovery won't come fast.

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Texas adds 21,000 jobs in November; unemployment slips to 4.6 percent
Economy
Published in 23-12-2016
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Texas added nearly 21,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Romeo Crennel praises Jadeveon Clowney for Pro Bowl honor
Sports
Published in 23-12-2016
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It was the first time reporters were able to ask Crennel about defensive end Jadeveon Clowney being voted to his first Pro Bowl this week. It was Crennel who moved Clowney from outside linebacker to end this season.

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Without Clint Capela, Rockets try to pick up rebounding slack
Sports
Published in 23-12-2016
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The Rockets centers have not, however, made up for Capela's rebounding. Nene had just two rebounds in Phoenix, Harrell three. But Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said he was not concerned with that, as long as someone on the Rockets gets the rebounds as guard Pat Beverley and James Harden have picked up the slack.

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Major Applewhite hires UH football assistants
Sports
Published in 23-12-2016
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Applewhite has hired co-defensive coordinator/secondary coach Clay Jennings and defensive line coach AJ Blum and promoted James Casey to tight ends coach.

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Texans prepping for tough assignment in Bengals' Geno Atkins
Sports
Published in 23-12-2016
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The Texans' blocking attention will be focused heavily on trying to contain Cincinnati Bengals Pro Bowl defensive tackle Geno Atkins, a quick, gap-shooting presence who leads all interior defensive lineman with 7 ½ sacks this season.

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