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EA Sports Bowl scheduled for Feb. 2 in Houston
Business
Published in 6-1-2017
    110 Visits

Electronic Arts and Nomadic Entertainment Group will sponsor the EA Sports Bowl, three nights of pro athlete video game tournaments in EA Sports Madden NFL 17 and FIFA 17 and musical performances beginning Feb. 2, the Thursday ahead of Super Bowl LI.

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Texas adds 23,600 jobs in July, while unemployment rate ticks up
Economy
Published in 6-1-2017
    387 Visits

Professional services fuel rise, while oil and gas continues to slide.

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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 6-1-2017
    421 Visits

Yellen has begun the process of pulling back the Fed's unprecedented stimulus of the economy - drawing the concerns of liberal policy experts and economists worried it will upset a fragile recovery.

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U.S. consumer prices rise 0.2 percent in August
Economy
Published in 6-1-2017
    589 Visits

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. consumer prices edged up 0.2 percent in August as a surge in medical care offset flat readings for food and energy. The Fed raised rates by a quarter-point last December but since then, officials have held off on further rate hikes, reflecting concerns about sluggish economic growth and periodic turbulence in financial markets. The rise in core inflation in August was le ...>>

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Business group forecasts modest job growth in 2017
Economy
Published in 6-1-2017
    636 Visits

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 6-1-2017
    1001 Visits

Texas added nearly 21,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Rewind: Revisiting at Houston's home NFL playoff games
Sports
Published in 6-1-2017
    363 Visits

When it comes to home playoff games, Houston NFL fans haven't gotten to see many over the years. Saturday's Texans-Raiders showdown will be just the ninth home playoff game in Houston's 42 NFL seasons.

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Texans' DeAndre Hopkins says Clemson will beat Alabama
Sports
Published in 6-1-2017
    958 Visits

Receiver DeAndre Hopkins is confident his Clemson Tigers are going to defeat Alabama on Monday night to win the national championship.

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Texans' line hoping to shore up pass protection
Sports
Published in 6-1-2017
    823 Visits

It's been a rough couple of weeks for the Texans' offensive line. They've allowed eight sacks and 16 quarterback hits over the final two games of the regular season.

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Texans' Quintin Demps hopes to shed journeyman status
Sports
Published in 6-1-2017
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For Texans veteran strong safety Quintin Demps, it's been a breakthrough season during which he's displayed his alert nature, sound hands and coverage skills.

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Texans looking to embrace the moment in the playoffs
Sports
Published in 6-1-2017
    773 Visits

Just because they are working 24-7 to prepare for Saturday's wild-card game against Oakland at NRG Stadium does not mean Bill O'Brien and his assistants can't have fun in the playoffs.

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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 30-12-2016
    1018 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 30-12-2016
    729 Visits

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

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Happy Frankenstein Day! 7 facts about the best monster
Energy
Published in 30-12-2016
    453 Visits

He's more than bolts and green skin

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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 30-12-2016
    155 Visits

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

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