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Landry's bids for Joe's Crab Shack operator
Business
Published in 16-6-2017
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Houston-based Landry's has bid to acquire Ignite Restaurant Group, potentially unseating the California restaurant operator that agreed earlier this month to acquire the distressed company.

Reference: www.chron.com
Texas adds 21,000 jobs in November; unemployment slips to 4.6 percent
Economy
Published in 16-6-2017
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Texas added nearly 21,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

Reference: www.chron.com
A problem with Trump’s plan to boost Wall Street: Banks more profitable than ever
Economy
Published in 16-6-2017
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The banking industry has cheered President Donald Trump's promise to roll back regulations put in place after the financial crisis to rein in Wall Street. But the industry's record-setting profits complicate the arguments for rolling back those rules, which banking analysts have said could boost their profits even more.

Reference: www.chron.com
Pesticide maker Dow tries to kill risk study
Economy
Published in 16-6-2017
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Over the past four years, federal scientists have compiled an official record running more than 10,000 pages indicating the three pesticides under review - chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion - pose a risk to nearly every endangered species they studied. Regulators at the three federal agencies, which share responsibilities for enforcing the Endangered Species Act, are close to issuing findin ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Discount trend could destabilize some small private colleges if it continues
Economy
Published in 16-6-2017
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Tuition has risen faster than inflation at a time when wages have remained relatively flat. Families are sensitive to price increases in this uneven economic recovery, and schools have responded in kind by providing more aid.

Reference: www.chron.com
McDonald's uses Snapchat to hire millennials and younger employees
Economy
Published in 16-6-2017
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The fast-food company is teaming up with Snapchat to recruit younger employees this summer.

Reference: www.chron.com
Ex-Baylor president David Garland reported no campus sexual assaults from 2008-10
Sports
Published in 16-6-2017
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Former Baylor interim president David Garland said he filed annual reports in from 2008-2010 to the Department of Education that stated there were no sexual assaults on Baylor's campus during a 20 month span in which he was the university's interim president.

Reference: www.chron.com
The biggest questions facing the Texans after minicamp
Sports
Published in 16-6-2017
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As the Texans head into the traditionally quietest part of the NFL calendar before they report July 25 for their first team meeting of training camp at The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, here's a look at the 10 biggest questions facing the defending AFC South champions

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: MLB's first 'Players Weekend' will showcase some creative baseball gear
Sports
Published in 16-6-2017
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According to a report on Wednesday via Yahoo Sports, this summer will see the first Major League Baseball Players Weekend in late August.

Reference: www.chron.com
Astros give Cuban pitcher a $1.9 million bonus
Sports
Published in 16-6-2017
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On the final day of the 2016-17 international signing period Thursday, the Astros made official their signing of 20-year-old Cuban righthander Elian Rodriguez to a minor league contract.

Reference: www.chron.com
No immediate deals for safeties Jaiquawn Jarrett, Aaron Williams with Texans
Sports
Published in 16-6-2017
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The Texans didn't immediately strike deals for veteran safeties Aaron Williams and Jaiquawn Jarrett and are expected to continue contemplating their options at the position heading into training camp, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly.

Reference: www.chron.com
Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 9-6-2017
    594 Visits

If you like rare and antique books, get to the Printing Museum Saturday for the Houston Book Fair. The annual festival is designed to both celebrate old books and educate people about them.

Reference: www.chron.com
Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 9-6-2017
    359 Visits

If you like rare and antique books, get to the Printing Museum Saturday for the Houston Book Fair. The annual festival is designed to both celebrate old books and educate people about them.

Reference: www.chron.com
Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 9-6-2017
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Paul Beatty has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel "The Sellout," a satire that deals with racial politics in America.

Reference: www.chron.com
Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 9-6-2017
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Paul Beatty has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel "The Sellout," a satire that deals with racial politics in America.

Reference: www.chron.com


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