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Houston economy still contracting, survey says
Economy
Published in 16-6-2016
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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 ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Greater Houston Partnership taps social media to reach young professionals
Economy
Published in 16-6-2016
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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.
Reference: www.chron.com
Blogger shows how crazy America's economy really is
Economy
Published in 16-6-2016
    944 Visits

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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston's unemployment rate rises with oil downturn
Economy
Published in 16-6-2016
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The unemployment rate in the Houston area rose in January to 4.8 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday, as job losses in the oil and gas sector continued to take their economic toll. Education and health services, leisure and hospitality, and manufacturing all added to the workforce January, the commission said.
Reference: www.chron.com
Houston added jobs in February
Economy
Published in 16-6-2016
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The greater Houston area added 10,100 new jobs last month, with gains in industries related to construction, health care, retail and hospitality. Texas saw gains in health-care employment, service jobs, trade, transportation and utilities, while jobs in producing goods dropped.
Reference: www.chron.com
Houston economy still contracting, survey says
Economy
Published in 16-6-2016
    290 Visits
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 ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Greater Houston Partnership taps social media to reach young professionals
Economy
Published in 16-6-2016
    653 Visits
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.
Reference: www.chron.com
Blogger shows how crazy America's economy really is
Economy
Published in 16-6-2016
    1241 Visits

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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston's unemployment rate rises with oil downturn
Economy
Published in 16-6-2016
    566 Visits
The unemployment rate in the Houston area rose in January to 4.8 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday, as job losses in the oil and gas sector continued to take their economic toll. Education and health services, leisure and hospitality, and manufacturing all added to the workforce January, the commission said.
Reference: www.chron.com
Houston added jobs in February
Economy
Published in 16-6-2016
    702 Visits
The greater Houston area added 10,100 new jobs last month, with gains in industries related to construction, health care, retail and hospitality. Texas saw gains in health-care employment, service jobs, trade, transportation and utilities, while jobs in producing goods dropped.
Reference: www.chron.com
UH coach Tom Herman undergoes at least 19th surgery
Sports
Published in 16-6-2016
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Tom Herman underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.

Reference: www.chron.com
What we learned during the Texans' offseason
Sports
Published in 16-6-2016
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The Texans have the next five weeks off before returning for training camp in late July.

Reference: www.chron.com
Dynamo's Giles Barnes returns after stint in Copa America
Sports
Published in 16-6-2016
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Giles Barnes returns to Dynamo after string with Jamaica in Copa America.

Reference: www.chron.com
Watching NFL, MLB networks without cable will happen soon
Sports
Published in 16-6-2016
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New streaming service VIDGO will give cord cutters the opportunity to see NFL and MLB content that was previously impossible without cable or satellite.

Reference: www.chron.com
NFL analyst Ross Tucker questions Texans QB Brock Osweiler's psyche, fit in system
Sports
Published in 16-6-2016
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NFL analyst Ross Tucker questioned Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler's decision to skip the Denver Broncos' White House visiti and Super Bowl ring ceremony.

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