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Astronauts promote health innovation competition
Business
Published in 19-11-2015
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A competition focused on health innovation received support from astronauts at the International Space Station who spoke in a video played Thursday during the final day of SpaceCom.

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McLaren to open luxury sports car dealership in Houston
Business
Published in 19-11-2015
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Luxury sports car retailer's 16th U.S. dealership will open in Houston in early 2016.

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Louisiana Street is Houston's most expensive, JLL report shows
Business
Published in 19-11-2015
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Rents on Louisiana average $43.67 per square foot per year, or 49 percent more than the Houston market average of $29.28, according to commercial real estate firm JLL's "Most Expensive Streets" report. Louisiana Street is home to headquarters of such Fortune 500 companies as Enterprise Products Partners, Kinder Morgan, CenterPoint Energy and Targa Resources; global law firms such as Bracewel ...>>
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Texas loses jobs in August but Houston jobless rate dips
Economy
Published in 19-11-2015
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The state-wide rate, however, is adjusted for seasonal employment shifts such as school schedules and typical hiring patterns around major holidays. Despite gains in hospitality and leisure - a large category that includes bars and restaurants - professional services and construction, the Texas economy lost 13,700 jobs in August.

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IMF warns of global economic dive
Economy
Published in 19-11-2015
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The International Monetary Fund this week warned the world that grim times could lie ahead.

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AT&T cuts from Houston call center
Economy
Published in 19-11-2015
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Layoffs at the 3900 Dacoma credit and collections office will be finalized by Nov. 21, the letter said, adding that affected employees could be hired elsewhere in the company, leave with severance or voluntarily retire.
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Houston economy still contracting, survey says
Economy
Published in 19-11-2015
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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 19-11-2015
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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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New Texans QB Brandon Weeden on playbook crash course: ‘It’s a whirlwind’
Sports
Published in 19-11-2015
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Former first-round pick took part in his first Texans practice Thursday.
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Astros trade Jonathan Villar to Milwaukee for pitcher Cy Sneed
Sports
Published in 19-11-2015
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The Astros traded Jonathan Villar to Milwaukee for minor league pitcher Cy Sneed, the team announced. The Astros alos released outfielder Robbie Grossman and pitcher Luis Cruz. A righthander, Sneed, 23, pitched in Class A for the Brewers and had 2.58 ERA in 139.1 innings. Villar played in 53 games with the Astros in 2015, hitting .284.    
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Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney upgraded to full participation, set to play Sunday
Sports
Published in 19-11-2015
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Clowney had aggravated back injury last week.
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Ravens signing former Texans corner Jumal Rolle to practice squad
Sports
Published in 19-11-2015
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Rolle played in seven games for the Texans this season.
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Gimme five: T.J. Yates to become fifth starting QB of Bill O’Brien era
Sports
Published in 19-11-2015
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Six QBs have taken snaps for Texans since start of 2014 season.
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Chelsea Clinton seeks to inspire young people to change the world
Energy
Published in 12-11-2015
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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 12-11-2015
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Houston is home to a busy burgeoning writing community.

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