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National Vision adds 2 America's Best stores in Houston
Business
Published in 16-9-2016
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National Vision has opened two America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses stores in the Houston market as part of the affordable eye care chain's expansion.

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Seven Houston companies make Fortune Global 500 list
Economy
Published in 16-9-2016
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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 16-9-2016
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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 16-9-2016
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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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Texas adds 23,600 jobs in July, while unemployment rate ticks up
Economy
Published in 16-9-2016
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Professional services fuel rise, while oil and gas continues to slide.

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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 16-9-2016
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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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Texans injury report: J.J. Watt downgraded to limited
Sports
Published in 16-9-2016
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There are no indications that Watt has had any setback in his ongoing recovery from back surgery in late July to repair a herniated disk.

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Texans' Benardrick McKinney gets helmet device with Brian Cushing out
Sports
Published in 16-9-2016
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The sprained medial collateral ligament suffered by middle linebacker Brian Cushing impacts more than the Texans' defensive personnel with the subtraction of an experienced veteran contributor.

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Texans' Jadeveon Clowney may get more snaps at defensive end
Sports
Published in 16-9-2016
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Texans coaches are being coy about how Jadeveon Clowney will be used against Kansas City, but he played well enough in the 23-14 victory over Chicago that the defense is better with him at end.

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Texans' Will Fuller turning heads after memorable debut
Sports
Published in 16-9-2016
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The advanced development of Texans rookie wide receiver Will Fuller is expected to trigger a few reactions from opposing defenses.

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Football preview: Rice vs. No. 21 Baylor
Sports
Published in 16-9-2016
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Rice vs. No. 21 Baylor

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Happy 150th birthday to Peter Rabbit's creator, Beatrix Potter
Energy
Published in 9-9-2016
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One of the most beloved children's books started out as a letter to a sick child.

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Gear up for the Olympics with these new books
Energy
Published in 9-9-2016
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We'll all log plenty of TV time in the next few weeks, tuning in to see the Olympics in Rio. But if 7,600 hours of swimming, sprinting and gymnastics on the tube isn't enough, you can go deeper with these new books.

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Book events: Aug. 21-27
Energy
Published in 9-9-2016
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Author will discuss and sign "Convict Cowboys," 7 p.m., Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet; 713-523-0701 or brazosbookstore.com. Poet will read and sign "Day of the Speckled Trout," 7 p.m., Kaboom Books, 3116 Houston Ave.; 713-869-7600 or kaboombooks.com. Writers read the poetry and prose they've written in response to Michael De Feo's "Crosstown Traffic" art installation, 7-9 p.m., Rice ...>>
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On Frankenstein Day, 9 things to know about the monster and its creator
Energy
Published in 9-9-2016
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He's more than green skin and knobs.

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