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Texas dragged into spat between Trump and European Union chief
Business
Published in 31-3-2017
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker hit back at Donald Trump's support for the U.K.'s withdrawal from the European Union, saying that he would champion American states that wanted to secede from the union.

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Here's when you can grab free Ben & Jerry's ice cream cones in Houston
Business
Published in 31-3-2017
    871 Visits

Ice cream is already delicious, but it tastes even better when it's free.Want to test that theory?

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Hines buys and renames industrial park near Port of Houston
Business
Published in 31-3-2017
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Houston-based Hines has purchased the 2.2 million-square-foot Underwood Distribution Center in LaPort from BlackRock. Hines did not disclose the terms of the deal, but mortgage and sales data from Houston-based Enriched Data show an $80.5 million mortgage associated with the sale.

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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 31-3-2017
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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 31-3-2017
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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 31-3-2017
    1064 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 31-3-2017
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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 31-3-2017
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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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Rockets' James Harden says wrist ailment won't keep him out
Sports
Published in 31-3-2017
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Rockets guard James Harden said he has no intention to sit out against the Trail Blazers or going forward, having been assured that he cannot do more damage to the wrist he jammed in Denver on March 17 and has been giving him varying degrees of trouble ever since.

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Short week complicates playing time for Dynamo internationals
Sports
Published in 31-3-2017
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Dynamo coach Wilmer Cabrera said it is not a sure thing that Alberth Elis and Adolfo Machado will play Saturday against the New York Red Bulls because the last week has been taxing for them.

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Dynamo's Juan David Cabezas has concussion, won't play Saturday
Sports
Published in 31-3-2017
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Midfielder Juan David Cabezas has been ruled out of Saturday's game against the New York Red Bulls due a concussion he suffered in training.

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Horse owners, trainers eye Sam Houston Futurity
Sports
Published in 31-3-2017
    494 Visits

Sam Houston Race Park opens its quarter season Friday night with most owners and trainers focused on the main event.

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Mark Linebaugh to join Rice basketball as an assistant
Sports
Published in 31-3-2017
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New Rice men's basketball coach Scott Pera took the first steps toward filling out his coaching staff with the hire of Mark Linebaugh as assistant.

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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 24-3-2017
    357 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.

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Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 24-3-2017
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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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