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Houston equity firm's company makes acquisition
Business
Published in 6-1-2017
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Dexter -- part of DexKo Global, Inc. -- has acquired Ingersoll Axles' assets that build heavy duty axles and suspension systems. The company also has acquired light duty manufacturer Standen.

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TexPharma to build facility in Rosenberg
Business
Published in 6-1-2017
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TexPharma will kick off construction in the Rosenberg Business Park with a facility that could bring up to 500 jobs to Fort Bend County. Rosenberg Business Park, a 184-acre park near U.S. 59 and FM 2218, is a project of the city of Rosenberg and Fuller Realty Partners. Two other companies have purchased land in the park.

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EA Sports Bowl scheduled for Feb. 2 in Houston
Business
Published in 6-1-2017
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Electronic Arts and Nomadic Entertainment Group will sponsor the EA Sports Bowl, three nights of pro athlete video game tournaments in EA Sports Madden NFL 17 and FIFA 17 and musical performances beginning Feb. 2, the Thursday ahead of Super Bowl LI.

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Texas adds 23,600 jobs in July, while unemployment rate ticks up
Economy
Published in 6-1-2017
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Professional services fuel rise, while oil and gas continues to slide.

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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 6-1-2017
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Yellen has begun the process of pulling back the Fed's unprecedented stimulus of the economy - drawing the concerns of liberal policy experts and economists worried it will upset a fragile recovery.

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U.S. consumer prices rise 0.2 percent in August
Economy
Published in 6-1-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. consumer prices edged up 0.2 percent in August as a surge in medical care offset flat readings for food and energy. The Fed raised rates by a quarter-point last December but since then, officials have held off on further rate hikes, reflecting concerns about sluggish economic growth and periodic turbulence in financial markets. The rise in core inflation in August was le ...>>

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Business group forecasts modest job growth in 2017
Economy
Published in 6-1-2017
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The outlook has improved a lot, but the recovery won't come fast.

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Texas adds 21,000 jobs in November; unemployment slips to 4.6 percent
Economy
Published in 6-1-2017
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Texas added nearly 21,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Rewind: Revisiting at Houston's home NFL playoff games
Sports
Published in 6-1-2017
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When it comes to home playoff games, Houston NFL fans haven't gotten to see many over the years. Saturday's Texans-Raiders showdown will be just the ninth home playoff game in Houston's 42 NFL seasons.

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Texans' DeAndre Hopkins says Clemson will beat Alabama
Sports
Published in 6-1-2017
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Receiver DeAndre Hopkins is confident his Clemson Tigers are going to defeat Alabama on Monday night to win the national championship.

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Texans' line hoping to shore up pass protection
Sports
Published in 6-1-2017
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It's been a rough couple of weeks for the Texans' offensive line. They've allowed eight sacks and 16 quarterback hits over the final two games of the regular season.

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Texans' Quintin Demps hopes to shed journeyman status
Sports
Published in 6-1-2017
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For Texans veteran strong safety Quintin Demps, it's been a breakthrough season during which he's displayed his alert nature, sound hands and coverage skills.

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Texans looking to embrace the moment in the playoffs
Sports
Published in 6-1-2017
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Just because they are working 24-7 to prepare for Saturday's wild-card game against Oakland at NRG Stadium does not mean Bill O'Brien and his assistants can't have fun in the playoffs.

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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 30-12-2016
    1006 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.

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Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 30-12-2016
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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.

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