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Houston economy still contracting, survey says
Economy
Published in 28-1-2016
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A slight improvement in sales and production among Houston area businesses provided a small lift to the overall local economy last month but not enough to propel it toward expansion. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index, which predicts likely shifts in production three to four months in advance, showed Monday that economic activity in Houston's service and manufacturing sectors remains slu ...>>
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Greater Houston Partnership taps social media to reach young professionals
Economy
Published in 28-1-2016
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The Greater Houston Partnership will launch a new site Thursday to aid its efforts in recruiting and attracting young professionals to the Houston area. Late last year, a task force found that Houston produces two jobs in science, technology, engineering and math, the STEM areas, for every one student who graduates from a local college or university.
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Blogger shows how crazy America's economy really is
Economy
Published in 28-1-2016
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The sight of people lining up to spend money on a lottery with unimaginably low odds is, to some, a charming dash of whimsy in an otherwise robust economy.

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How Doug Fister fits in Astros rotation
Sports
Published in 28-1-2016
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Fister will probably be penciled in as the Astros’ No. 4 starter.
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Chelsea Clinton seeks to inspire young people to change the world
Energy
Published in 21-1-2016
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Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and current presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, has a deal with Penguin Young Readers for It's Your World: The book aims to inspire young people to "change the world" and will cover issues including poverty and gender equality, according to Penguin. According to Viking, Streisand will reflect on her childhood, her car ...>>
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Books by Houstonians: 2015 Edition
Energy
Published in 21-1-2016
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Houston is home to a busy burgeoning writing community.

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Latest 'Girl' novel interesting, but it's no Larsson
Energy
Published in 21-1-2016
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The novels offer a strikingly intelligent, gripping, angry look at political and corporate corruption in Sweden and, by implication, throughout the Western world. Authorized by Larsson's father and brother, who were his heirs, and written by Swedish writer David Lagercrantz, the new book brings back Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist, the heroes and occasional lovers in the trilogy. The ...>>
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Writer accused of plagiarizing straight Texas romance novel, turning it gay
Energy
Published in 21-1-2016
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It took a reader with interest in all kinds of cowboy love to discover that the recent gay romance novel "Coming Home Texas" was a nearly precise rehashing of a straight romance novel, with little more than the names, places and characters adjusted.

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St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 21-1-2016
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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 ...>>
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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 21-1-2016
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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 ...>>
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Heights pawn shop burglary suspect caught behind a banana tree
Heights
Published in 21-1-2016
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A pawn-shop burglary suspect was arrested after he pried siding off the building to squeeze inside and then surveillance cameras captured his image as he grabbed items.

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Lights in the Heights 2015 NOT canceled (despite rumors), but will be scaled back
Heights
Published in 21-1-2016
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Its 28-year history now includes tens of thousands of attendees every year, which is understandably an issue for some in the area who would rather thousands of people not be in their front yards each year doing what thousands of people do. 

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'Thrones'-like 'Beowulf' wields a mighty sword
Entertainment
Published in 21-1-2016
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Even if you didn't know the legend of "Beowulf," you'd get a pretty good idea of what you're in for with the new adaptation on the Esquire Network, premiering Saturday, because of the opening title sequence: If you haven't noticed, every time someone takes the wraps off another "GOT"-like epic, whose cast is usually bearded and given to animal-pelt fashion, someone brings a wh ...>>
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Locals join CMT reality show cast
Entertainment
Published in 21-1-2016
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This season of CMT's "Redneck Island" features a man from Kingwood and a woman from Pasadena.

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Our favorite teen television shows, like, ever
Entertainment
Published in 21-1-2016
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"Degrassi: Next Class," the spinoff of the hit Canadian teen show "Degrassi," debuted on Netflix last week, much to the delight of the original fans.

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