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Houston economy still contracting, survey says
Economy
Published in 4-12-2015
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A slight improvement in sales and production among Houston area businesses provided a small lift to the overall local economy last month but not enough to propel it toward expansion. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index, which predicts likely shifts in production three to four months in advance, showed Monday that economic activity in Houston's service and manufacturing sectors remains slu ...>>
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Greater Houston Partnership taps social media to reach young professionals
Economy
Published in 4-12-2015
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The Greater Houston Partnership will launch a new site Thursday to aid its efforts in recruiting and attracting young professionals to the Houston area. Late last year, a task force found that Houston produces two jobs in science, technology, engineering and math, the STEM areas, for every one student who graduates from a local college or university.
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NBC’s Rodney Harrison calls Texans ‘bottom feeders,’ doesn’t believe in Brian Hoyer
Sports
Published in 4-12-2015
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"Football Night in America" analyst sounds off on Texans
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Texans quarterback Brian Hoyer prepping for unpredictable Bills defense
Sports
Published in 4-12-2015
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Under the direction of coach Rex Ryan, the Buffalo Bills have an unpredictable defense. Two games ago, they constantly harassed New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. During a loss to the Kansas City Chiefs last week, the Bills created no pressure against quarterback Alex Smith.
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Astros have replacements for Chris Carter, Hank Conger
Sports
Published in 4-12-2015
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With the Astros opting not to bring back slugging first baseman Chris Carter and backup catcher Hank Conger, it's time to look to the future.
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Chelsea Clinton seeks to inspire young people to change the world
Energy
Published in 27-11-2015
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Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and current presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, has a deal with Penguin Young Readers for It's Your World: The book aims to inspire young people to "change the world" and will cover issues including poverty and gender equality, according to Penguin. According to Viking, Streisand will reflect on her childhood, her car ...>>
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Books by Houstonians: 2015 Edition
Energy
Published in 27-11-2015
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Houston is home to a busy burgeoning writing community.

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Latest 'Girl' novel interesting, but it's no Larsson
Energy
Published in 27-11-2015
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The novels offer a strikingly intelligent, gripping, angry look at political and corporate corruption in Sweden and, by implication, throughout the Western world. Authorized by Larsson's father and brother, who were his heirs, and written by Swedish writer David Lagercrantz, the new book brings back Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist, the heroes and occasional lovers in the trilogy. The ...>>
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Writer accused of plagiarizing straight Texas romance novel, turning it gay
Energy
Published in 27-11-2015
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It took a reader with interest in all kinds of cowboy love to discover that the recent gay romance novel "Coming Home Texas" was a nearly precise rehashing of a straight romance novel, with little more than the names, places and characters adjusted.

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Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
Heights
Published in 27-11-2015
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Carr's dozen years with Wildcats - six as the head girls basketball coach and, more recently, six in charge of the boys program - culminated in a combined four Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools state championships. [...] Carr recently left the only school he's ever worked, accepting the position as head boys basketball coach at St. Pius X. "St. Pius is a football and b ...>>
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St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 27-11-2015
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St. Thomas head football coach Tim Fitzpatrick didn't have his full squad during the Eagles' spring practice last month, but he didn't seem too bothered. [...] Fitzpatrick was satisfied with the effort and, even more so, the enthusiasm. The defensive line was hit hard by graduation, with senior defensive end Joseph Lowery the lone returning starter. Sophomore Lorenzo Neal Jr., th ...>>
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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 27-11-2015
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Since Netzel's arrival, St. Thomas has made major improvements to its athletic facilities, including: Various updates to Reckling Gymnasium, including a new sound system, lighting and flooring and increased capacity for fans with the addition of ADA-compliant bleachers Upgrades to Father Wilson Field, with new protective screens, improved drainage and changes to the bullpen area, and The E ...>>
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Heights pawn shop burglary suspect caught behind a banana tree
Heights
Published in 27-11-2015
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A pawn-shop burglary suspect was arrested after he pried siding off the building to squeeze inside and then surveillance cameras captured his image as he grabbed items.

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Patti LaBelle's pie and other celebrity foods
Entertainment
Published in 27-11-2015
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The diva's down-home dessert, which has been at Walmart since September, is now impossible to find.

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Need an escape from the family?
Entertainment
Published in 27-11-2015
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Or take them along to make some new memories

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