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Houston's unemployment rate rises with oil downturn
Economy
Published in 5-8-2016
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The unemployment rate in the Houston area rose in January to 4.8 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday, as job losses in the oil and gas sector continued to take their economic toll. Education and health services, leisure and hospitality, and manufacturing all added to the workforce January, the commission said.
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Houston added jobs in February
Economy
Published in 5-8-2016
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The greater Houston area added 10,100 new jobs last month, with gains in industries related to construction, health care, retail and hospitality. Texas saw gains in health-care employment, service jobs, trade, transportation and utilities, while jobs in producing goods dropped.
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Seven Houston companies make Fortune Global 500 list
Economy
Published in 5-8-2016
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Seven Houston-based companies earned spots on the Fortune Global 500 ranking of the world's biggest companies by revenue, even as sales fell sharply for all but one. Fortune, which ranks the companies by revenue in 2015 or their latest fiscal year, noted lower sales were the norm on this year's list. A slowdown in China's economy and sustained low oil prices were factors in the ...>>

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The unique -- often hidden -- perks offered by your credit card
Economy
Published in 5-8-2016
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"The credit card marketplace is so competitive that banks are trying to bend over backwards to keep their customers and attract new ones," said Matt Schultz, senior industry analyst at CreditCards.com.

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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 5-8-2016
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As the summer season starts to wind down, you'll find plenty of discounts from retailers that are trying to clear their shelves. But that doesn't mean you're going to score a great deal on everything you see.

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Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin discusses team's roster situation
Sports
Published in 5-8-2016
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Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin previewed the upcoming season and updated  goings-on with his roster.

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Cecil Shorts likes what he sees with Texans' offense
Sports
Published in 5-8-2016
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Surrounded by a crop of young receivers, including two rookie high draft choices, and a new young quarterback, Cecil Shorts knows how important his leadership will be.

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Stradley: How to join the Traveling Texans
Sports
Published in 5-8-2016
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After Thursday's training camp practice, Bill O'Brien recognized all Texans fans and in particular the ones able to combine a vacation and a road game.

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Confidence growing for Texans' cornerback A.J. Bouye
Sports
Published in 5-8-2016
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Breaking on the football to disrupt passing lanes, Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye displayed a growing confidence and quickness as he batted away throws from quarterback Brock Osweiler.

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Former Oilers cornerback Greg Stemrick dies
Sports
Published in 5-8-2016
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Former Oilers cornerback Greg Stemrick, a starter for coach Bum Phillips during the Luv Ya Blue era, died of a heart attack Tuesday in his hometown of Cincinnati.

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Book events: July 17-23
Energy
Published in 29-7-2016
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Authors will discuss and sign "The Texas Landscape Project," 7 p.m., Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet; 713-523-0701 or brazosbookstore.com. Author will discuss and sign "Imprudence," 6:30 p.m., Murder By The Book, 2342 Bissonnet; 713-524-8597, or toll free 888-424-2842 or murderbooks.com. Author will read and sign her children's book, "Lizzy the Bear Has Feelings Too!," 11 a.m., Barnes & No ...>>
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The Bloggess offers a peek at her next book
Energy
Published in 29-7-2016
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The Bloggess is back with a new book - and it seems to be a coloring book, sort of.

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A heavy, heady mix of literary voices
Energy
Published in 29-7-2016
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Inprint's Margarett Root Brown Reading Series brings in a mix of heavy-hitters and up-and-comers to read and discuss their work on stage. The first reading of the 36th season is in September, and season tickets are available now.

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Does reading fiction make you a better person?
Energy
Published in 29-7-2016
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I have been a nerd my whole life. I was always "that kid," the one who read in a corner at recess and talked about Jo March and Ponyboy as though they were real people.

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Happy 150th birthday to Peter Rabbit's creator, Beatrix Potter
Energy
Published in 29-7-2016
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One of the most beloved children's books started out as a letter to a sick child.

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