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Potholes ahead for Trump's upcoming public works proposal
Economy
Published in 31-1-2018
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WASHINGTON - The Trump administration will soon release its long-anticipated public works plan, trying to fulfill a campaign pledge but set to fall short of some ambitious goals. As a candidate, Donald Trump promised to generate at least $1 trillion in infrastructure spending. As president, he is relying on state and local governments to pony up a significant share of the total. Trump told mayors ...>>
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Bad news far from over for GE
Economy
Published in 31-1-2018
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General Electric Co.'s announcement that it's under investigation by the SEC isn't that surprising in the context of its rapid downward spiral. But it's an important reminder that the bad news is far from over. The company disclosed this week that the regulator is looking into how it wound up having to pay $15 billion over seven years to shore up reserves for a legacy insura ...>>

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Trump's infrastructure plan comes with a huge pothole
Economy
Published in 31-1-2018
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WASHINGTON - When President Donald Trump unveils his plan to beef up the nation's infrastructure plan next month, it will include a crater-sized hole. The trust fund that pays for most federal highway and transit aid is forecast to go broke in about three years unless the government significantly scales back its transportation spending or comes up with more money. But Trump's infrastruct ...>>
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Chenault dealt with crises, competition as head of American Express
Economy
Published in 31-1-2018
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NEW YORK - Kenneth Chenault, wearing no sport coat and no tie, with a large cup of tea in front of him, fits an image of a man ready for retirement. Chenault is days away from stepping down as the chief executive officer and chairman of American Express, the credit card giant and one of the most iconic brands in the country. He will have run American Express for 17 years, guiding the company throu ...>>
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Nazi past followed Ikea founder to his death
Economy
Published in 31-1-2018
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In 1943, Ingvar Kamprad was a 17-year-old budding entrepreneur selling udder balm, picture frames and other small-town wares from his home in rural Sweden. That year, he founded a mail-order company called Ikea, initials taken after his name and that of his family's farm. His first employee was his close friend Otto Ullmann, an Austrian Jew about his age whose parents had sent him to Sweden t ...>>
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Houston litigator leaves Morgan Lewis to join King & Spalding
Business
Published in 31-1-2018
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Houston trial lawyer Craig Stanfield left Morgan Lewis to join King & Spalding as a partner.

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Investment banking group signs lease at Woodway Tower
Business
Published in 31-1-2018
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Entoro, a Houston-based investment banking and financial services firm, has leased 6,270 square feet in Woodway Tower, 4900 Woodway. JLL represented the tenant. Stream Realty Partners represented the landlord, Sidra Woodway.

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UH small business center receives $2.3 million grant
Business
Published in 31-1-2018
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The Small Business Administration awarded the University of Houston C.T. Bauer College of Business a grant of $2.3 million to launch 300 small businesses in the next 12 months through the school's Small Business Development Center.

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Shipley Do-Nuts expanding into Oklahoma
Business
Published in 31-1-2018
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Houston mainstay, Shipley Do-Nuts, has announced expansion plans into Oklahoma.

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Developments of Distinction: Levy Park, Sawyer Yards among this year's ULI winners
Business
Published in 31-1-2018
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The best of Houston's public and private spaces earned top honors at the Urban Land Institute Development of Distinction Awards Tuesday. A jury of three outside real estate experts selected five projects that displayed best practices not only in design, but also in construction, economic viability, healthy places, marketing and management. The projects - all highlighted by the judges for demo ...>>
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The Woodlands' Danny Amendola a dependable receiver for Patriots
Economy
Published in 31-1-2018
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In playoff victories over Tennessee and Jacksonville, Amendola had 18 catches for 196 yards and two touchdowns. He averaged 10.4 yards on punt returns.

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Eagles' coordinator Jim Schwartz devising plan for Tom Brady
Economy
Published in 31-1-2018
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Schwartz is hoping the Eagles can rely on their four-man rush, but he also might try to cross up Brady with some blitzes.

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Former Spur Rasual Butler reportedly killed in car accident
Economy
Published in 31-1-2018
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Ex-NBA player Rasual Butler and his wife - a singer who appeared on "American Idol" - were both reportedly killed in a single car crash in Studio City, California early Wednesday morning.

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Texans sign defensive tackle Darius Kilgo
Economy
Published in 31-1-2018
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Kilgo earned a Super Bowl ring last year on the Patriots practice squad.

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Texas' block master Mo Bamba blossoming on offensive end
Economy
Published in 31-1-2018
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Twenty games into his career, Bamba has blocked 88 shots. Had he not missed a Nov. 14 game over New Hampshire with concussion-like symptoms, there's a good chance Bamba would already be UT's single-season shot-blocking standard.

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