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Jones & Carter inks deal in The Woodlands
Business
Published in 10-3-2017
    937 Visits

Jones & Carter has signed a 27,025-square-foot lease for a new office in Sierra Pines II in The Woodlands. The deal brings the 153,809-square-foot building to 61 percent leased, according to developer Stream Realty.

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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 10-3-2017
    891 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 10-3-2017
    430 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 10-3-2017
    824 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 10-3-2017
    516 Visits

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 10-3-2017
    320 Visits

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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Texans trade Brock Osweiler to Cleveland Browns and meme reaction is instant
Sports
Published in 10-3-2017
    251 Visits

The nightmare of Houston Texans' fans is over as under-performing QB Brock Osweiler has been traded to the Cleveland Browns. 

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A.J. Bouye signs with Jaguars for five years, $67.5 million
Sports
Published in 10-3-2017
    382 Visits

Former Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye has landed a blockbuster deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars, remaining in the AFC South on a five-year, $67.5 million contract, according to league sources.

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Tony Romo posts farewell message to Cowboys fans
Sports
Published in 10-3-2017
    1085 Visits

With Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A Changin" playing in the background, Tony Romo posted a farewell Instagram video to Dallas Cowboys fans on Thursday afternoon.

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Effective against lefties helps James Hoyt's case in Astros' bullpen competition
Sports
Published in 10-3-2017
    229 Visits

The early Grapefruit League struggles of lefthanded reliever Tony Sipp heighten the need for the Astros to carry righthanded bullpen arms who are effective against lefthanded hitters.

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A.J. Hinch expects David Paulino to be factor for Astros in 2017
Sports
Published in 10-3-2017
    641 Visits

If the Astros' starting pitchers are healthy, David Paulino will begin the season in the Class AAA rotation. But either way, Astros manager A.J. Hinch expects Paulino to contribute in the majors at some point in 2017, be it in a starting role or out of the bullpen.

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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 3-3-2017
    420 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 3-3-2017
    835 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 3-3-2017
    278 Visits

He's more than bolts and green skin

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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 3-3-2017
    795 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


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