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Inflation pressures raising expectations for rate hikes
Economy
Published in 8-8-2018
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WASHINGTON - Inflation pressures appear to be building in the U.S. economy, a prospect that is heightening anxiety about potentially higher borrowing rates that could slow economic growth. The latest source of concern was a report Wednesday that showed a key measure of inflation rising in January by the sharpest rate in a year. The increase was led by higher prices for clothing, housing and auto i ...>>
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Lexus tops vehicle dependability study for 7th straight year
Economy
Published in 8-8-2018
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DETROIT - Lexus is the most dependable vehicle brand for the seventh consecutive year in J.D. Power's annual survey. Porsche, Buick, Infiniti and Kia round out the top five brands in the survey. The worst performers were Chrysler, Land Rover, Fiat, Jeep and Cadillac. The survey measures problems that vehicle owners experience after three years of ownership. For this year's survey, J.D. P ...>>
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Children's author Asher expelled from writer organization over harassment
Economy
Published in 8-8-2018
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NEW YORK - Best-selling children's author Jay Asher has been expelled from a prominent writers organization because of allegations about sexual harassment. Lin Oliver, executive director of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, said this week that Asher had violated the society's harassment code. He was banned last year, but the news only came to light with the ri ...>>
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Tax overhaul may mean more acrimonious divorce negotiations
Economy
Published in 8-8-2018
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NEW YORK - President Donald Trump's tax law could make divorce an even more miserable experience, according to a new survey of the nation's top matrimonial attorneys. Almost two-thirds of respondents said they expect divorce negotiations to become more acrimonious following a change to the tax treatment of alimony, a poll by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers showed. The new law ...>>
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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 8-8-2018
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As the summer season starts to wind down, you'll find plenty of discounts from retailers that are trying to clear their shelves. But that doesn't mean you're going to score a great deal on everything you see.

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TV-radio listings: Aug. 8
Sports
Published in 8-8-2018
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Television Baseball LL Regional: Texas East vs.
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Houston Texans Training Camp 2018: The Houston Chronicle’s best photos
Sports
Published in 8-8-2018
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For the past two weeks, the reporters and photographers of the Houston Chronicle have sweated out the summer heat alongside the Houston Texans to bring you the best coverage from the team's NFL summer training camp in West Virginia.

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Texans DL coach Anthony Weaver on D.J. Reader: 'He's like a tree trunk'
Sports
Published in 8-8-2018
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"D.J. is an absolute stud," Texans defensive line coach Anthony Weaver said. "A lot of the work he does, it just goes unnoticed. We notice it in the film room, the guys appreciate what he does."

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Rockets to open against New Orleans on Oct. 17
Sports
Published in 8-8-2018
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Rockets will see LeBron James early in the season in LA on Oct. 20.

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Post Oak headed to Little League World Series
Sports
Published in 8-8-2018
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A two run home run in the first by Richie Klosek and a solo shot by Ryan Salvaggi in the fourth helped propel Post Oak Little League to an 8-0 win over Oklahoma on Wednesday to win the Little League Baseball Southwest Region Champion.

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Police chase ends when suspect falls into swimming pool
Heights
Published in 8-8-2018
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Houston police used a helicopter to track an assault suspect running through the Heights early Thursday - a chase that ended when the man jumped over a fence, lost his balance and fell into a swimming pool.

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Police chase ends when suspect falls into swimming pool
Heights
Published in 8-8-2018
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Houston police used a helicopter to track an assault suspect running through the Heights early Thursday - a chase that ended when the man jumped over a fence, lost his balance and fell into a swimming pool.

Reference: www.chron.com
Lights in the Heights brightens partygoers’ night with Whataburger themed display
Heights
Published in 8-8-2018
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Is there any part of a Texan's life the restaurant chain's orange and white motif hasn't touched?

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Lights in the Heights brightens partygoers’ night with Whataburger themed display
Heights
Published in 8-8-2018
    499 Visits

Is there any part of a Texan's life the restaurant chain's orange and white motif hasn't touched?

Reference: www.chron.com
'Medical episode' leads to fatal crash in Independence Heights
Heights
Published in 8-8-2018
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The driver of an 18-wheeler had what Houston police called a "medical episode" behind the wheel Tuesday morning, causing him to fatally crash his truck in a warehouse parking lot.

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