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Houston economy still contracting, survey says
Economy
Published in 20-11-2015
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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 20-11-2015
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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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New Texans QB Brandon Weeden on playbook crash course: ‘It’s a whirlwind’
Sports
Published in 20-11-2015
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Former first-round pick took part in his first Texans practice Thursday.
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Astros trade Jonathan Villar to Milwaukee for pitcher Cy Sneed
Sports
Published in 20-11-2015
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The Astros traded Jonathan Villar to Milwaukee for minor league pitcher Cy Sneed, the team announced. The Astros alos released outfielder Robbie Grossman and pitcher Luis Cruz. A righthander, Sneed, 23, pitched in Class A for the Brewers and had 2.58 ERA in 139.1 innings. Villar played in 53 games with the Astros in 2015, hitting .284.    
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Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney upgraded to full participation, set to play Sunday
Sports
Published in 20-11-2015
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Clowney had aggravated back injury last week.
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Ravens signing former Texans corner Jumal Rolle to practice squad
Sports
Published in 20-11-2015
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Rolle played in seven games for the Texans this season.
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Gimme five: T.J. Yates to become fifth starting QB of Bill O’Brien era
Sports
Published in 20-11-2015
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Six QBs have taken snaps for Texans since start of 2014 season.
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Chelsea Clinton seeks to inspire young people to change the world
Energy
Published in 13-11-2015
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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 13-11-2015
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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 13-11-2015
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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 13-11-2015
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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 13-11-2015
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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 13-11-2015
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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 13-11-2015
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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 13-11-2015
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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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