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Business group forecasts modest job growth in 2017
Economy
Published in 2-6-2017
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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 2-6-2017
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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 2-6-2017
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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.

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Pesticide maker Dow tries to kill risk study
Economy
Published in 2-6-2017
    1003 Visits

Over the past four years, federal scientists have compiled an official record running more than 10,000 pages indicating the three pesticides under review - chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion - pose a risk to nearly every endangered species they studied. Regulators at the three federal agencies, which share responsibilities for enforcing the Endangered Species Act, are close to issuing findin ...>>

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Discount trend could destabilize some small private colleges if it continues
Economy
Published in 2-6-2017
    550 Visits

Tuition has risen faster than inflation at a time when wages have remained relatively flat. Families are sensitive to price increases in this uneven economic recovery, and schools have responded in kind by providing more aid.

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NCAA baseball: 5 players to watch at UH regional
Sports
Published in 2-6-2017
    494 Visits

Five players to watch during the NCAA baseball regional at UH, which starts on Friday:

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Potentially awkward situation not affecting Dash’s Omar Morales
Sports
Published in 2-6-2017
    824 Visits

The idea that one day he would take over for the most successful coach he had worked with took a while to sink in with Omar Morales.

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UH's Jake Scheiner smashing home run expectations
Sports
Published in 2-6-2017
    106 Visits

Jake Scheiner's 17 home runs are the fourth highest total in school history behind Pat Hewes (23 in 1986), Brett Cooley (18 in 2002) and J.P. Woodward (18 in 1999).

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Dynamo's Alex relieved to end goal-scoring drought
Sports
Published in 2-6-2017
    898 Visits

For all the brilliance Alex has shown as a distributor and playmaker for the Dynamo this season, one thing was missing for nearly three months. He wanted to score a goal.

Reference: www.chron.com
John McClain's Texas Sports Nation chat: June 1
Sports
Published in 2-6-2017
    495 Visits

In his Texas Sports Nation chat Thursday afternoon, John McClain answered readers' questions about the quarterback competition, the Keith Mumphery situation at Michigan State, contract extension for DeAndre Hopkins and Jadeveon Clowney and even some Astros.

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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 26-5-2017
    147 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 26-5-2017
    216 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 26-5-2017
    922 Visits

He's more than bolts and green skin

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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 26-5-2017
    213 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 26-5-2017
    973 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.

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