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The sky is falling for fast food, but not for Chick-fil-A. Here's why.
Business
Published in 19-6-2019
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Through the diligent efforts of those billboard cows with their poor penmanship and dubious spelling skills, Chick-fil-A has moved up the ranks from the seventh-largest restaurant chain in the United States to become the third.

The chicken sandwich giant blew past Wendy's, Burger King, Taco Bell and Subway on its ascent, with $10.46 billion in American store sales, according to Nati ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Valley Ranch Town Center opens lakeside apartments
Business
Published in 19-6-2019
    852 Visits

The Signorelli Co. has opened the first phase of The Pointe at Valley Ranch apartments at 20290 Park Lake View Drive in New Caney's Valley Ranch Town Center.

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston catching up to Dallas in new-home sales
Business
Published in 19-6-2019
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New home sales in the Houston area rose for a fourth straight month in May, but the market could be tightening as the number of pending sales continued to decline, according to HomesUSA.com. Sales of new home edged up to a record 1,370 in May based on a 12-month rolling average. The Dallas-Fort Worth metro logged 1,371 new homes sales.

Reference: www.chron.com
Mattress Firm makes up with Tempur Sealy, to carry Tempur-Pedic beds
Business
Published in 19-6-2019
    374 Visits

Mattress Firm and Tempur Sealy, longtime business partners engaged in a bitter breakup over the past two years, have reconciled their differences and are getting back together.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texas manufacturing activity slowed in May as confidence in economy weakens
Economy
Published in 19-6-2019
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Texas' manufacturing sector slowed in May, and perceptions of business conditions in the state were weakened this month.

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston economy to grow bigger, slower than other Texas cities: analysis
Economy
Published in 19-6-2019
    664 Visits

Houston could see its economy expand more than any metro area in the state, adding more than $106 billion over the next five years.

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston economy saw 3rd largest major metro job growth in nation: BLS
Economy
Published in 19-6-2019
    678 Visits

The Houston, The Woodlands and Sugar Land area saw robust year-over-year job growth of 2.8 percent in April. The region now employs 3.1 million people.

Reference: www.chron.com
Tariffs on Mexico could deal blow to Houston economy
Economy
Published in 19-6-2019
    531 Visits

Trade between Houston and Mexico averages $23.4 billion annually.

Reference: www.chron.com
Tariffs on Mexico would cost Texas thousands of jobs, billions to economy: analysis
Economy
Published in 19-6-2019
    55 Visits

A 5 percent tariff could cause a loss of nearly $11.9 billion in gross product to the Texas economy, and result in 117,335 jobs lost across the state.

Reference: www.chron.com
Justin Verlander, Astros come up short to Reds
Sports
Published in 19-6-2019
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CINCINNATI Justin Verlander walked into Great American Ballpark on Tuesday toting a .104./104/.104 slash line. All five hits across the 48 at-bats in his 15-year major league career are singles. He is paid handsomely to pitch. Teammates are terrified of catastrophe on the rare occasion when he must hit.

Reference: www.chron.com
All-time Houston-area basketball players taken in the NBA Draft
Sports
Published in 19-6-2019
    702 Visits

On Thursday night, Carsen Edwards should add to the Houston high school basketball legacy of a local player being selected in the NBA Draft.

Reference: www.chron.com
Astros reliever Joe Smith joins George Springer in rehab stint with AA Corpus Christi
Sports
Published in 19-6-2019
    259 Visits

CINCINNATI Sidearming reliever Joe Smith accompanied George Springer on a flight to Class AA Corpus Christi on Wednesday and will begin a minor league rehab assignment soon.

Reference: www.chron.com
Astros leaning toward seven-man bullpen
Sports
Published in 19-6-2019
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CINCINNATI The Astros optioned Cionel Perez to Class AAA Round Rock to clear room for Jose Altuve's activation on Wednesday, opting to shrink back to a seven-man bullpen rather than start an anticipated flurry of position player shuffling.

Reference: www.chron.com
Roberto Osuna, Astros blow lead, get swept in Cincinnati
Sports
Published in 19-6-2019
    962 Visits

Roberto Osuna allowed three hits and blew a one-run lead in the ninth inning, allowing a walk-off single to Reds two-hole hitter Jesse Winker that secured a 3-2 win and a series sweep for Cincinnati.

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth pays tribute to Nipsey Hussle
Entertainment
Published in 19-6-2019
    396 Visits

The Houston rapper honors the late rapper with a song and video.

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