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Construction woes reflected in latest jobs report
Economy
Published in 1-11-2017
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"Everything I've seen would seem to indicate that we should be up," Russell Hamley, president of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston, said in response to a jobs report showing the region has shed 2,300 construction jobs between May and June. Jeff Nielsen, executive vice president of the Houston Contractors Association, said civil construction like roads and utilities h ...>>
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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 1-11-2017
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As the summer season starts to wind down, you'll find plenty of discounts from retailers that are trying to clear their shelves. But that doesn't mean you're going to score a great deal on everything you see.

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Minorities, Americans without college degrees showed greatest gains in wealth
Economy
Published in 1-11-2017
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WASHINGTON - Americans who were left behind as the country pulled out of the Great Recession - African-Americans, Hispanics and people without college degrees - saw large gains in net worth in the last three years, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. But the improvements did not make up for deepening economic inequality: The share of America's income held by the top 1 percent of households ...>>

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HS volleyball: Bi-district playoff pairings, scores
Sports
Published in 1-11-2017
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Houston area bi-district volleyball pairings and scores

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Deshaun Watson, DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller have monumental role for Texans
Sports
Published in 1-11-2017
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It's scary for opposing defensive backs to think that quarterback Deshaun Watson and receivers DeAndre Hopkins and Will Fuller are going to become even more prolific. Watson said Wednesday they'll improve, and that won't be good for opponents who have to defend them.

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Week 9 bowl projections for UH, AAC and Texas schools
Sports
Published in 1-11-2017
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Here's a look at the latest projections involving the Cougars, American Athletic Conference, other Texas schools and the Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium.

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Texans QB Deshaun Watson cherishes good, working relationship with coach
Sports
Published in 1-11-2017
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"It's always good to have that relationship between the quarterback and – not just the head coach -- but the guy that's calling the plays," Deshaun Watson said about Bill O'Brien.

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Houston to host 2024 college football title game
Sports
Published in 1-11-2017
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The game will be played at NRG on Jan. 8, 2024 to determine the champion of the 2023-2024 season.

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Local book events for the week of Dec. 13
Energy
Published in 25-10-2017
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Local book events for the week of Dec. 13
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Theater books celebrate America's cultural treasures
Energy
Published in 25-10-2017
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Winter is a fine time to curl up with a good book. For theater lovers, books on their pet topic have the added advantage of stirring warm memories of favorite plays, players and performances.
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Book urges readers to follow the path to happiness
Energy
Published in 25-10-2017
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If you want to get happy in your relationships with others, take a cue from Buddha, Jesus or Moses. That's what Rick Hanson does in his new book.
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Perry left out of Bush book praising some top Texans
Energy
Published in 25-10-2017
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Scholars say George W. Bush's decisions about which people to include - and omit - in his memoir reflect both the declining importance of Texas political figures during the Bush presidency and recurring tensions between his team and several high-profile Texans.
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Four counties' libraries read one book
Energy
Published in 25-10-2017
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After an earthquake tears through an unnamed American city, nine people are stranded in a basement visa and passport office. To avoid panicking over the rising water in the confined space, each member of this diverse, all-ages group tells a story about "one amazing thing" in his or her life. "In these fragmented and fast-moving times, it is quite rare for us to have a communal cultural experienc ...>>
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Man found dead in Heights home
Heights
Published in 25-10-2017
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Police responded to a call early Tuesday morning around 1 a.m. at an apartment home on White Oak drive where they found a man, 45, who suffered a gunshot wound, Houston Fire Department Paramedics declared him dead on the scene.

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Heights High School wins Grand Trophy in Art Car competition
Heights
Published in 25-10-2017
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In Houston's 30th annual Art Car Parade, Heights High School took the Mayor's Cup Grand Trophy and a $2,000 prize.

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