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Entertainment
Published in 17-2-2017
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[...] Mutton Bustin'. Because who doesn't love watching 5-year-olds clinging onto sheep as they race across the stadium? Gene Autry was the show's first star entertainer in 1942. [...] RodeoHouston has hosted some of the biggest names in music:
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Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo ticket information
Entertainment
Published in 17-2-2017
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When: March 7-26 Where: NRG Stadium, 1 NRG Park Tickets: $18-$100; Value Wednesdays include upper-level tickets for $10; season tickets are on sale and start at $336 each. On sale: Individual tickets on sale via RodeoHouston's AXS ticketing system, which allows customers to purchase directly through a cellphone app and shows real-time changes in availability. Fans can create an account at axs ...>>
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Bands compete in Mariachi Invitational
Entertainment
Published in 17-2-2017
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On March 18, competing bands take to the stage of the Arena Theatre, with acts judged on musicianship as well as showmanship.
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New mosquito trap smart enough to keep just the bad bugs
Technology
Published in 17-2-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite. [...] when the robotic traps were pilot-tested around Houston last summer, they accurately captured particular mosquito species those capable of spreading the Zika ...>>
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The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world
Technology
Published in 17-2-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Mark Zuckerberg's long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto , sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan. While most people now use Facebook to connect with friends and family, Zuckerberg hopes that the social network can encourage more civic engagement, an informed public and community support in the years to come. "Across th ...>>
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GOP leaders unveil new health law outline, divisions remain
Technology
Published in 17-2-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) Top House Republicans unveiled a rough sketch of a massive health care overhaul to rank-and-file lawmakers Thursday, but a lack of detail, cost estimates and GOP unity left unresolved the problem that's plagued them for years: At a closed-door meeting in the Capitol basement, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and other party leaders described a broad vision for voiding much o ...>>
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Surprise, surprise. AT&T trumpets its own new unlimited plan
Technology
Published in 17-2-2017
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Sprint also said Thursday that it's letting unlimited customers watch video in high definition rather than DVD quality. AT&T's unlimited plan degrades video to DVD quality, but customers can turn HD video back on for free.
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 17-2-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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Reports: German grocer Lidl plans Pearland, League City stores
Business
Published in 17-2-2017
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Lidl, a German discount grocer, has plans to enter the U.S. market through a location in Pearland and League City as initially reported in Community Impact.  

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RigNet leases new Energy Corridor headquarters
Business
Published in 17-2-2017
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RigNet has leased 28,808 square feet for new headquarters in Park Ten Plaza near the Katy Freeway and Texas 6 in the Energy Corridor.

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Suitsupply opens 2nd Houston location in The Woodlands
Business
Published in 17-2-2017
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Suitsupply, a European menswear brand that entered the Texas market four years ago, opened in Market Street-The Woodlands. The first Houston location opened in West Ave in 2013.

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Davis Holdings buys Midtown office building
Business
Published in 17-2-2017
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Davis Holdings has purchased a two-story office building at 1500 McGowen at La Branch in Midtown. JLL represented the buyer, while Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented the seller, Skyland Lodge Tract.

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Construction resumes after mishap at Hines' San Francisco tower
Business
Published in 17-2-2017
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Houston-based Hines said construction has resumed on its San Francisco tower where a sudden mechanical failure Wednesday halted work on the building and caused panic in the city's South of Market neighborhood.

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Texas adds 23,600 jobs in July, while unemployment rate ticks up
Economy
Published in 17-2-2017
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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 17-2-2017
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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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