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Retail wrap: Restaurants to fill former Ruggles site in Montrose, including Velvet Taco
Business
Published in 1-11-2017
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West Mon Plaza, a 6,536-square-foot shopping center being built at 900 Westheimer, just east of Montrose Boulevard on the former Ruggles Grill site, is now fully leased after landing three Dallas concepts. Chills 360, offering Thai-inspired rolled ice cream, and East Hampton Sandwich Co. will open their first Houston locations, while Velvet Taco will open its second area location in early 2018. ...>>

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Report: Major Texas Dairy Queen franchise owner files for bankruptcy
Business
Published in 1-11-2017
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The franchise owner hopes that filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection will save the jobs of numerous loyal employees. 

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McDonald's uses Snapchat to hire millennials and younger employees
Economy
Published in 1-11-2017
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The fast-food company is teaming up with Snapchat to recruit younger employees this summer.

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Oil and gas, manufacturing continue turnaround in May, jobs report says
Economy
Published in 1-11-2017
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Texas posted another month of strong job growth in May, led by oil and gas jobs that are rushing back as producers send rigs back to work.

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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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