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Texas adds 21,000 jobs in November; unemployment slips to 4.6 percent
Economy
Published in 31-3-2017
    936 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 31-3-2017
    768 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
Rockets' James Harden says wrist ailment won't keep him out
Sports
Published in 31-3-2017
    780 Visits

Rockets guard James Harden said he has no intention to sit out against the Trail Blazers or going forward, having been assured that he cannot do more damage to the wrist he jammed in Denver on March 17 and has been giving him varying degrees of trouble ever since.

Reference: www.chron.com
Short week complicates playing time for Dynamo internationals
Sports
Published in 31-3-2017
    388 Visits

Dynamo coach Wilmer Cabrera said it is not a sure thing that Alberth Elis and Adolfo Machado will play Saturday against the New York Red Bulls because the last week has been taxing for them.

Reference: www.chron.com
Dynamo's Juan David Cabezas has concussion, won't play Saturday
Sports
Published in 31-3-2017
    569 Visits

Midfielder Juan David Cabezas has been ruled out of Saturday's game against the New York Red Bulls due a concussion he suffered in training.

Reference: www.chron.com
Horse owners, trainers eye Sam Houston Futurity
Sports
Published in 31-3-2017
    378 Visits

Sam Houston Race Park opens its quarter season Friday night with most owners and trainers focused on the main event.

Reference: www.chron.com
Mark Linebaugh to join Rice basketball as an assistant
Sports
Published in 31-3-2017
    133 Visits

New Rice men's basketball coach Scott Pera took the first steps toward filling out his coaching staff with the hire of Mark Linebaugh as assistant.

Reference: www.chron.com
Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 24-3-2017
    251 Visits

If you like rare and antique books, get to the Printing Museum Saturday for the Houston Book Fair. The annual festival is designed to both celebrate old books and educate people about them.

Reference: www.chron.com
Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 24-3-2017
    871 Visits

Paul Beatty has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel "The Sellout," a satire that deals with racial politics in America.

Reference: www.chron.com
Happy Frankenstein Day! 7 facts about the best monster
Energy
Published in 24-3-2017
    707 Visits

He's more than bolts and green skin

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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 24-3-2017
    596 Visits

Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy, a company founded in Austin 30 years ago, will open a new store this weekend in north Houston. 

Reference: www.chron.com
Yale Street Bridge opens over White Oak Bayou
Heights
Published in 24-3-2017
    142 Visits

Commuters and residents around the Heights will be getting some relief Tuesday morning as they head out for work now that the Yale Street Bridge is open after months of construction that caused traffic delays on both sides of I-10.

Reference: www.chron.com
Heights staple Jimmy's Ice House to close
Heights
Published in 24-3-2017
    675 Visits

Jimmy's Ice House, one of the oldest ice houses in Houston, was recently sold and will close at the end of the March. 

Reference: www.chron.com
Alt-Country originator, Jay Farrar comes to Heights Theater with Son Volt
Heights
Published in 24-3-2017
    332 Visits

In his mission to bring a curated line-up for discerning music audiences to his renovated theater-turned-music venue, Edwin Cabaniss is staying true to his word by hosting Son Volt at the Heights Theater March 5.

Reference: www.chron.com
Family finds human bones inside walls of new Houston home, which once belonged to long-missing woman
Heights
Published in 24-3-2017
    714 Visits

The two-bedroom, steel-blue 1930s-era home is among the last few standing next to condo towers and shiny new townhomes in the 600 block of Allston Street in the Heights.

Reference: www.chron.com


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