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Texas adds 21,000 jobs in November; unemployment slips to 4.6 percent
Economy
Published in 17-3-2017
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Texas added nearly 21,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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A problem with Trump’s plan to boost Wall Street: Banks more profitable than ever
Economy
Published in 17-3-2017
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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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Rockets to ease up on practice late in the season
Sports
Published in 17-3-2017
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The Rockets went through a light practice on Thursday with no film work as they try to scale back on the workload between games late in the season.

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Rockets' Nene likely to rest against Pelicans
Sports
Published in 17-3-2017
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The Rockets likely will hold Nene out of Friday's game in New Orleans to keep him to just one game when the Rockets play on consecutive nights.

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Rockets' Trevor Ariza seeing playing time at power forward
Sports
Published in 17-3-2017
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With the addition of Lou Williams to the rotation and Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni's determination to give Williams significant and consistent playing time, Eric Gordon has matched up with small forwards, shifting much of Trevor Ariza's playing time to power forward.

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Cowboys lose two starting cornerbacks in free agency
Sports
Published in 17-3-2017
    650 Visits

On Thursday, Dallas cornerback Brandon Carr agreed to a deal with the Baltimore Ravens. Shortly after that deal was announced, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the Cowboys other starting corner Morris Claiborne is expected to sign with the Jets.

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USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny resigns in wake of complaints
Sports
Published in 17-3-2017
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Steve Penny, who as president of USA Gymnastics helped preside over a decade-long run that produced the last three women's Olympic all-around champions and some of the most dominant teams in the sport's history, resigned Thursday in the wake of complaints and lawsuits from former athletes that he failed to require timely investigations of sexual abuse complaints against coaches and do ...>>

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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 10-3-2017
    150 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.

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Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 10-3-2017
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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 10-3-2017
    492 Visits

He's more than bolts and green skin

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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 10-3-2017
    647 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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A look back at 2016 in the Heights
Heights
Published in 10-3-2017
    201 Visits

The past 12 months have proven to be a pivotal time for the Houston Heights. Its residents and the Houstonians who frequent the neighborhood to take in the small-town feel, Victorian homes, vintage shops of all kinds and meandering bike trails will face the challenges of development but will also enjoy more conveniences.

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Yale Street Bridge opens over White Oak Bayou
Heights
Published in 10-3-2017
    670 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.

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Heights staple Jimmy's Ice House to close
Heights
Published in 10-3-2017
    937 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. 

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Alt-Country originator, Jay Farrar comes to Heights Theater with Son Volt
Heights
Published in 10-3-2017
    704 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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