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Friendswood Development opens Country Colony community near Kingwood
Business
Published in 8-11-2017
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Friendswood Development has opened the Country Colony community in the Kingwood/Porter area with homes starting under $200,000. The 60-acre community, off North Lake Houston Parkway at Ricewood Drive, is planned for 205 homes to be built by Lennar. The community is in the New Caney Independent School District.

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Spaces picks Kirby Grove for first Houston location
Business
Published in 8-11-2017
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Spaces will bring its brand of creative workspaces for professionals and growing businesses to the Kirby Grove mixed-use development for its first Houston location.

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Bombshells Restaurant & Bar expands Veterans Day activities
Business
Published in 8-11-2017
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Bombshells Restaurant & Bar, a military-theme restaurant in the RCI Hospitality Holdings chain, will recognize Veterans Day Saturday at its restaurants in Houston, Austin and Dallas.

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House flood insurance reform vote delayed
Business
Published in 8-11-2017
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House Republicans' plan to vote this week on legislation seeking to protect the financial solvency of the the federal government's flood insurance program has been delayed.

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Oil and gas, manufacturing continue turnaround in May, jobs report says
Economy
Published in 8-11-2017
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Texas posted another month of strong job growth in May, led by oil and gas jobs that are rushing back as producers send rigs back to work.

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Construction woes reflected in latest jobs report
Economy
Published in 8-11-2017
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"Everything I've seen would seem to indicate that we should be up," Russell Hamley, president of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston, said in response to a jobs report showing the region has shed 2,300 construction jobs between May and June. Jeff Nielsen, executive vice president of the Houston Contractors Association, said civil construction like roads and utilities h ...>>
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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 8-11-2017
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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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Minorities, Americans without college degrees showed greatest gains in wealth
Economy
Published in 8-11-2017
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WASHINGTON - Americans who were left behind as the country pulled out of the Great Recession - African-Americans, Hispanics and people without college degrees - saw large gains in net worth in the last three years, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. But the improvements did not make up for deepening economic inequality: The share of America's income held by the top 1 percent of households ...>>

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Houston economy could add some 70,000 jobs next year: forecast
Economy
Published in 8-11-2017
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The question is when Houston will return to the economic growth rate that defined the city and drew thousands to the region in the years after the Great Recession in 2009.

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Texans' Ryan Griffin, Johnathan Joseph sidelined
Sports
Published in 8-11-2017
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Texans veteran tight end Ryan Griffin isn't practicing Wednesday after suffering his second concussion of the season Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Veteran cornerback Johnathan Joseph isn't practicing.

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Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins on pace to shatter own record for TD catches
Sports
Published in 8-11-2017
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DeAndre Hopkins has eight touchdown receptions, more than any receiver in the NFL. Hopkins is on a pace for 16 touchdown catches, which would shatter his team record of 11 set in 2015.

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Texans' Jadeveon Clowney unveils hat collection
Sports
Published in 8-11-2017
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Texans' pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney reveals hat line called the Clowney Collection.

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Texans' Chunky Clements on his nickname: 'I was a fat baby'
Sports
Published in 8-11-2017
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Texans DL Jarrod Clements was a huge baby. Hence, his family nicknamed him Chunky.

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College basketball preview: A capsule glance at Houston-area teams
Sports
Published in 8-11-2017
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Outlook for Houston, Rice, Texas, Texas A&M, Prairie View, TSU, HBU and St. Thomas

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Local book events for the week of Dec. 13
Energy
Published in 1-11-2017
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Local book events for the week of Dec. 13
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