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Children's Lighthouse Learning Centers to open in The Woodlands
Business
Published in 17-3-2017
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Children's Lighthouse Learning Centers will open a location in the Creekside Village neighborhood in The Woodlands.

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Target is counting on Victoria Beckham to spice up sales
Business
Published in 17-3-2017
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The pop-star-turned designer and Target teased looks Wednesday from a limited-time collaboration that go on sale next month, highlighting hot-pink pants suits and whimsical black-and-white dresses. Beckham, noting that the collection also includes items like coloring books, says the inspiration was the things she and her daughter Harper do together. Target has been sprucing up its fashions an ...>>

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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 17-3-2017
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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 17-3-2017
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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 17-3-2017
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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 17-3-2017
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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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A problem with Trump’s plan to boost Wall Street: Banks more profitable than ever
Economy
Published in 17-3-2017
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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.

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Rockets to ease up on practice late in the season
Sports
Published in 17-3-2017
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The Rockets went through a light practice on Thursday with no film work as they try to scale back on the workload between games late in the season.

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Rockets' Nene likely to rest against Pelicans
Sports
Published in 17-3-2017
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The Rockets likely will hold Nene out of Friday's game in New Orleans to keep him to just one game when the Rockets play on consecutive nights.

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Rockets' Trevor Ariza seeing playing time at power forward
Sports
Published in 17-3-2017
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With the addition of Lou Williams to the rotation and Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni's determination to give Williams significant and consistent playing time, Eric Gordon has matched up with small forwards, shifting much of Trevor Ariza's playing time to power forward.

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Cowboys lose two starting cornerbacks in free agency
Sports
Published in 17-3-2017
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On Thursday, Dallas cornerback Brandon Carr agreed to a deal with the Baltimore Ravens. Shortly after that deal was announced, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the Cowboys other starting corner Morris Claiborne is expected to sign with the Jets.

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USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny resigns in wake of complaints
Sports
Published in 17-3-2017
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Steve Penny, who as president of USA Gymnastics helped preside over a decade-long run that produced the last three women's Olympic all-around champions and some of the most dominant teams in the sport's history, resigned Thursday in the wake of complaints and lawsuits from former athletes that he failed to require timely investigations of sexual abuse complaints against coaches and do ...>>

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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 10-3-2017
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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 10-3-2017
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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.

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Happy Frankenstein Day! 7 facts about the best monster
Energy
Published in 10-3-2017
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He's more than bolts and green skin

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