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Houston man sentenced for scamming homebuyers out of $10 million
Business
Published in 17-4-2019
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A Houston man was sentenced to 7.5 years in federal prison for creating a false title company and using it in a $10.3 million scam.

Reference: www.chron.com
Small businesses in Texas finance with personal funds, use contract work: Fed survey
Business
Published in 17-4-2019
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Small businesses in Texas are more likely to use contract workers and finance their businesses with personal funds than the national average.

Reference: www.chron.com
Recession worries dispelled by Herculean jobs report
Economy
Published in 17-4-2019
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Any fears of an impending recession were likely dispelled Friday after the Labor Department reported the biggest monthly job gains in more than two years and wages climbed the fastest in nearly a decade, showing that the near-record economic expansion still has plenty of momentum.
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Texas employment growth likely to slow in 2019
Economy
Published in 17-4-2019
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Employment in Texas is expected to slow considerably in 2019 due to falling oil prices, tariffs and trade uncertainties, according to an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

Reference: www.chron.com
Harris County has slower wage growth than nation, rest of Texas
Economy
Published in 17-4-2019
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Harris County had below-average wage growth compared to both other counties and the nation, while Midland continued to experience rapid employment and wage growth.

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Gig jobs, online retail keep wages low, even in low unemployment: Dallas Fed
Economy
Published in 17-4-2019
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The rise of self employment due to "gig" economy jobs, or on-demand jobs, and fierce price competition in retail due to online competitors is holding down wages even while the nation has a low unemployment rate.

Reference: www.chron.com
Colorado NT Javier Edwards (Ben Davis) drawing interest from Texans, Patriots, others
Sports
Published in 17-4-2019
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Colorado nose tackle Javier Edwards, a Ben Davis graduate, is drawing interest from several NFL teams over the past week.

Reference: www.chron.com
UH DL Ed Oliver wraps up busy schedule with Bills visit
Sports
Published in 17-4-2019
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One week before the NFL draft, University of Houston defensive lineman Ed Oliver wrapped up his busy schedule by visiting the Buffalo Bills.

Reference: www.chron.com
Real story behind those funny Tiger Woods, Snoop Dogg photos
Sports
Published in 17-4-2019
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The photos got a lot of circulation because they featured Woods wearing an uncharacteristically flashy fur coat to go along with some gaudy chains and a fedora tilted sideways.

Reference: www.chron.com
LSU targets A&M athletic director (and LSU grad) Scott Woodward
Sports
Published in 17-4-2019
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COLLEGE STATION – Scott Woodward is a Baton Rouge, La., native and an LSU graduate. Those are two of the reasons the fourth-year Texas A&M athletic director is a top candidate to replace the outgoing Joe Alleva at LSU.

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Texans host Mississippi State DE Montez Sweat, Ohio State CB Kendall Sheffield
Sports
Published in 17-4-2019
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Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat and Ohio State cornerback Kendall Sheffield are visiting the Texans on Wednesday, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly.

Reference: www.chron.com
The procrastinator's guide to Easter brunch in Houston
Entertainment
Published in 17-4-2019
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We've got your guide on where to feast on Easter Sunday.

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Black women are superheroes in ‘Fast Color’
Entertainment
Published in 17-4-2019
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The origins of modern superheroes can be found in classical myth and legend. That’s easy to forget now that every comic-book movie arrives with an endless, borderline-self-perpetuating chorus of excitement and hype.

“Fast Color,” the low-budget superhero film from director Julia Hart, strips away many of the genre’s bells and whistles. By whittling its apocalyptic premise down to ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston-born Jennifer Garner turns 47 today. See her through the years
Entertainment
Published in 17-4-2019
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After her breakthrough film "Dude, Where's My Car?" in 2000, the dimpled actress became known as one of America's sweethearts.

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Beyoncé's 'Homecoming' film arrives with a surprise album and a new song
Entertainment
Published in 17-4-2019
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Bey covers a Frankie Beverly and Maze tune during the film's closing credits.

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