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Greater Houston Partnership taps social media to reach young professionals
Economy
Published in 10-12-2015
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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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Ex-Patriot Vince Wilfork set to face former team as a Texan
Sports
Published in 10-12-2015
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Wilfork was still at the University of Miami in 2002 when the Patriots last lost three straight.
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Texans injury report: J.J. Watt doesn’t practice, Clowney upgraded
Sports
Published in 10-12-2015
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Cecil Shorts, Derek Newton are limited.
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Video: McClain on ties between Texans, Patriots
Sports
Published in 10-12-2015
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Players, coaches from these teams go back a way.
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Axelrad Beer Garden opens its doors, and with it, its expansive patio
Entertainment
Published in 10-12-2015
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Are you the outdoorsy type looking for a new place to sip on some suds? You're in luck.

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Inspired telling of legend still as elusive as white whale
Entertainment
Published in 10-12-2015
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With "In the Heart of the Sea," director Ron Howard has given us a painstakingly crafted bore, a lovingly rendered snooze, and a very expensive means by which audiences can experience restless leg syndrome before being carted off to the land of happy slumber. The movie purports to tell the real story that inspired the writing of Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick," and like most real stories, back ...>>
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Much toil and trouble with this 'Macbeth'
Entertainment
Published in 10-12-2015
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The enormous popularity of "Hamlet," from the years following World War I through the 20th century, coincided with a time of alienated youth and of an economy that valued, more than it had ever previously, traits that Hamlet possessed in abundance: innovation, individuality, personality. In a similar way, 21st-century audiences may be ready to embrace "Macbeth," a play about monstrous ambition in ...>>
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Wu-Tang clan donate album sale money to charity after discovering buyer’s identity
Entertainment
Published in 10-12-2015
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The Wu-Tang Clan are donating proceeds from the sale of their one-off album "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin" to charity after the buyer was unveiled as a controversial tycoon Martin Shkreli.

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Nevada governor unveils $335 million deal to draw carmaker
Technology
Published in 10-12-2015
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LAS VEGAS (AP) Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced a tentative agreement Thursday that would bring Chinese-backed electric carmaker Faraday Future's $1 billion plant to a Las Vegas suburb in exchange for $335 million in state tax incentives and infrastructure investments. The Republican governor would need to call Nevada lawmakers into a special session to authorize the deal, which is a sm ...>>
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The Latest: New climate draft shows headway on key issues
Technology
Published in 10-12-2015
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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has presented a new draft of a global climate accord showing governments have made progress on some crunch issues but still disagree on others. The 27-page draft released late Thursday two pages shorter than a previous version suggested negotiators have settled on a long-term goal of keeping global warming "well below" 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees F), wh ...>>
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EPA approves water quality rules dividing Montana, Wyoming
Technology
Published in 10-12-2015
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(AP) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency waded into a long-running skirmish between two states by approving water quality rules meant to protect southeastern Montana cropland from wastewater produced during natural gas drilling in neighboring Wyoming. Wyoming officials and oil and gas companies have assailed the rules as a threat to energy production. Some of the nation's largest gas ...>>
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Painkillers, heroin drive increase in US overdose deaths
Technology
Published in 10-12-2015
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Painkillers, heroin drive increase in US overdose deaths NEW YORK (AP) Drug overdoses rose again last year, driven by surges in deaths from heroin and powerful prescription painkillers.
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Can trading pollution like stocks help fight climate change?
Technology
Published in 10-12-2015
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NEW YORK (AP) The gas produced by hog manure at farms across the U.S. punches holes in the ozone layer, overheats the planet, and angers neighbors with its peculiar odor, a mix of rotten egg and ammonia. Raise money to help pay for the tarp systems through a greenhouse gas trading market in California, where companies can pay others who are helping the environment so that they can continue to po ...>>
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Fewer Texans fall behind on mortgage payments
Business
Published in 10-12-2015
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[...] by the end of next year, it forecasts consumer lending nationwide will be fully recovered from the last recession, which technically ended six years ago. The state's 90-day credit card delinquency is expected to remain stable at 1.69 percent for the end of this year, comparable to 1.66 percent last year. The 90-day credit card delinquency rate is expected to be 1.46 percent at the end ...>>
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United Airlines to bring back free snacks
Business
Published in 10-12-2015
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United quit offering free snacks in 2008. After its merger with Continental Airlines, Continental quit offering free snacks in early 2011.

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