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Academy names new executive VP
Business
Published in 5-8-2016
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Michelle Gloeckler brings 30 years of retail experience to her new role with Academy.

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Hines' 609 Main building now 50 percent leased
Business
Published in 5-8-2016
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Hines announced an eight-floor leased with United Airlines at 609 Main in downtown Houston. CBRE handled the lease for United, while Colvill Office Properties represented Hines.

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Engineers and Constructors International buys U.K. firm
Business
Published in 5-8-2016
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Engineers and Constructors International has expanded its global footprint with the acquisition of Simon Carves Engineering.

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W&T Offshore warns of potential bankruptcy after $121 million loss
Business
Published in 5-8-2016
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Houston-based W&T Offshore reported a $121 million loss on Thursday as the Gulf of Mexico explorer continues to struggle with debt.

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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
    556 Visits

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
    709 Visits
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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