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HP cuts 66 jobs in Houston
Economy
Published in 20-3-2015
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Hewlett-Packard Co. announced it was cutting 66 jobs at its facility on Compaq Center Drive in Houston as part of its "corporate restructuring" efforts, according to a letter the company sent to the Texas Workforce Commission last week. [...] the company said it was ramping up its job cuts "as HP continues to re-engineer the workforce to be more competitive and meet its objectives."

Houston unemployment rate dips as Texas economy shows signs of stress
Economy
Published in 20-3-2015
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The Houston area unemployment rate dipped slightly to 4.5 percent in November, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. [...] it is adjusted state-wide for typical seasonal factors such as school schedules and major holidays that affect hiring and firing patterns.
Local jobless rate dips to 4.1 percent
Economy
Published in 20-3-2015
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The biggest gainers included professional and business services, government and education and health care. Oil and gas exploration and production employment rebounded in December, adding 4,900 jobs after a loss of 2,400 positions in November, the commission reported.
Mets 3, Astros 1: Collin McHugh settles down; Jonathan Villar plays center
Sports
Published in 20-3-2015
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Although Astros righthander Collin McHugh gave up a pair of solo home runs Thursday afternoon in a 3-1 loss against the Mets, he showed tremendous improvement from his previous outing. One start after giving up five runs in 2 1/3 innings, McHugh gave up four hits and two runs with three strikeouts in four innings at Tradition Field. He threw 62 pitches, 43 strikes. “I fe ...>>
Brady Aiken leaves start for IMG after 13 pitches with possible injury
Sports
Published in 20-3-2015
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Brady Aiken’s first public pitching appearance since the 2014 top overall draft pick went unsigned ended in a possible injury Thursday. Per Adam Berry of MLB.com, the lefty Aiken walked off with a trainer after just 13 pitches in the first inning. He’s pitching for IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. John Manuel of Baseball America reported Aiken’s velocity sat at 92-93 mph, and his final pitch w ...>>
Fresh selection of holiday picture books for kids
Energy
Published in 13-3-2015
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Looking to keep the kids entertained during long holiday car rides or dinners? Maisy the mouse and pals Cyril and Tallulah prepare for the holiday, from trimming the tree to singing carols. Santa, by Bob Shea: A smiley little dino wears a bright-orange snowsuit, makes gifts for his parents and sneaks downstairs on Christmas Eve only to scurry back to bed due to someone in red ho, ho, ho-ing in t ...>>
Website propels audiobooks' popularity
Energy
Published in 13-3-2015
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"The Starling Project" will test the appetite for an emerging art form that blends the immersive charm of old-time radio drama with digital technology. Just as original TV series such as "House of Cards" and "Orange Is the New Black" transformed Netflix into a content creator as well as a distributor, Audible is aiming to distinguish itself in the booming audiobook market with original audio dram ...>>
Clifford creator Bridwell dies at 86
Energy
Published in 13-3-2015
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Bridwell wanted to name the dog Tiny, though his wife, Norma, discouraged the obvious joke and named him Clifford, after an imaginary friend from her childhood. The books, which have been translated into 13 languages, have sold more than 129 million copies, according to Scholastic, and have inspired an animated television series, a full-length animated film and stuffed animals.

Instagram account captures 'hot dudes reading'
Energy
Published in 13-3-2015
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A new Instagram account has gone viral for finding the cutest bookworms in action.

New Dr. Seuss book to be published in July
Energy
Published in 13-3-2015
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There's good news for readers who like to enjoy a Dr. Seuss book on a boat, with a goat, in a house or with a mouse.

St. John's claims Athletic Directors' Cup again, maintains top status in SPC
Heights
Published in 13-3-2015
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On the strength of SPC titles in Division I field hockey, girls cross country, girls lacrosse, girls track and field and Division I softball, St. John's was a runaway winner in the girls division. The Mavericks grabbed their sixth SPC crown during the 2012-13 school year in wrestling, which fueled a second-place showing in boys sports behind Dallas St. Mark's. While St. John's rep ...>>
Carr leaves Westbury Christian to rebuild St. Pius boys hoops
Heights
Published in 13-3-2015
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Carr's dozen years with Wildcats - six as the head girls basketball coach and, more recently, six in charge of the boys program - culminated in a combined four Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools state championships. [...] Carr recently left the only school he's ever worked, accepting the position as head boys basketball coach at St. Pius X. "St. Pius is a football and b ...>>
St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 13-3-2015
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St. Thomas head football coach Tim Fitzpatrick didn't have his full squad during the Eagles' spring practice last month, but he didn't seem too bothered. [...] Fitzpatrick was satisfied with the effort and, even more so, the enthusiasm. The defensive line was hit hard by graduation, with senior defensive end Joseph Lowery the lone returning starter. Sophomore Lorenzo Neal Jr., th ...>>
Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 13-3-2015
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Since Netzel's arrival, St. Thomas has made major improvements to its athletic facilities, including: Various updates to Reckling Gymnasium, including a new sound system, lighting and flooring and increased capacity for fans with the addition of ADA-compliant bleachers Upgrades to Father Wilson Field, with new protective screens, improved drainage and changes to the bullpen area, and The E ...>>
Michael O'Brien: Spotlight on Texas Photographers
Entertainment
Published in 13-3-2015
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"The Face of Texas," Michael O'Brien's 2014 photography book, contains 75 faces. Of wrestlers and beauty queens, artists and presidents, golfers and filmmakers, teachers and kids, the celebrated and the ordinary. All from - or deeply associated with - Texas.



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