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Oil and gas, manufacturing continue turnaround in May, jobs report says
Economy
Published in 14-7-2017
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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.

Reference: www.chron.com
John McClain's Texas Sports Nation chat: July 13
Sports
Published in 14-7-2017
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As Texans training camp begins in two weeks in West Virginia, there are plenty of questions about the team as it views for its third consecutive AFC South title.

Reference: www.chron.com
Chris Paul to throw out first pitch at Friday's Astros game
Sports
Published in 14-7-2017
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The Astros will welcome Chris Paul to town by having him throw out a ceremonial first pitch prior to Friday's 7:10 p.m. game against the Minnesota Twins at Minute Maid Park.

Reference: www.chron.com
Dash fined by NWSL for critical comments about officiating
Sports
Published in 14-7-2017
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The league fined the Dash an undisclosed amount for comments critical of match officials after Saturday's game against Portland Thorns FC. The league cited comments made by interim coach Omar Morales in the post-game press conference and by midfielder Amber Brooks on Twitter.

Reference: www.chron.com
Former Astros slugger Colby Rasmus to 'step away from baseball'
Sports
Published in 14-7-2017
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Colby Rasmus was a key part of the Astros' 2015 playoff team, hitting 25 home runs that season. In the Astros' six playoff games in 2015, he went 11-for-26 with four home runs.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texas Golf Hall of Fame announces 2017 inductees
Sports
Published in 14-7-2017
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The class will be inducted Oct. 9 at Brackenridge Park Golf Course and honored at San Antonio Country Club.

Reference: www.chron.com
With 'Magnolia Story,' 'Fixer Upper's' Chip & Joanna Gaines pull back the 'reveal' panels (Review)
Energy
Published in 7-7-2017
    658 Visits

In "The Magnolia Story," Chip and Joanna's new memoir, Waco's favorite couple rewind their story to their personal pre-reveal time when both their relationship and business were still very much under construction.

Reference: www.chron.com
Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 7-7-2017
    743 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 7-7-2017
    622 Visits

He's more than bolts and green skin

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 7-7-2017
    625 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
Alt-Country originator, Jay Farrar comes to Heights Theater with Son Volt
Heights
Published in 7-7-2017
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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 7-7-2017
    447 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
Acclaimed Italian restaurant to close, award-winning Greek spot to take its place
Heights
Published in 7-7-2017
    370 Visits

Drink specials are some single folks' raison d'etre. They know the location, times and alcohol on offer like the back roads to their house.

But even at happy hour it's hard to beat 50 percent off.
Before Arthur Ave on Studemont closes its doors for good in March, they may see their biggest crowds since they opened now that they've announced they will be selling ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Man found dead in Heights home
Heights
Published in 7-7-2017
    974 Visits

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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Heights High School wins Grand Trophy in Art Car competition
Heights
Published in 7-7-2017
    714 Visits

In Houston's 30th annual Art Car Parade, Heights High School took the Mayor's Cup Grand Trophy and a $2,000 prize.

Reference: www.chron.com


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