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ER doctors' business plan and hospitals fleece patients
Business
Published in 21-11-2017
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Abstain from doing harm. That's the foundational principle of the Hippocratic Oath that every physician takes. But many emergency department doctors, and the administrators of the hospitals where they work, don't seem to mind wringing every possible penny out of their patients during their most desperate moment. If compounding a patient's financial troubles doesn't qualify a ...>>

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Veterans Business Battle accepting applications for its 2018 event
Business
Published in 21-11-2017
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Veterans Business Battle is accepting applications for its 2018 competition at Rice University.

The annual event began in 2015 as a partnership between Entrepreneurs' Organization of Houston and Rice Veterans in Business Association.

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Creamistry ice cream shop to open in Town & Country Village
Business
Published in 21-11-2017
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Creamistry, a California-based chain serving ice cream made on the spot using liquid nitrogen and custom mix-ins, will open a shop at Town & Country Village in west Houston in mid December. The store, at 791 Town & Country Blvd., Suite 140, will be owned and operated by franchisees Mohammed Albanaa and James Alaskare. The duo plans at least three more locations over the next two years.< ...>>

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Investment advisor who swindled clients gets 10 years
Business
Published in 21-11-2017
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A Houston investment advisor who swindled more than $5 million from more than 50 victims he met at church was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

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BBVA Compass non-executive chairman Manolo Sánchez to retire
Business
Published in 14-11-2017
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BBVA Compass non-executive chairman Manolo Sánchez will retire Wednesday. He stepped down from the CEO position at the beginning of this year.

Sánchez will be replaced by Terry Strange, longtime member of the board and the current chairman of the Audit and Compliance Committee.

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Hines to build timber office building in Chicago
Business
Published in 14-11-2017
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Houston-based Hines is developing an office building in Chicago constructed of wood, the first heavy timber structure of its kind built in the Windy City since the 1800s.

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GOP tax plan picks energy industry winners and losers
Business
Published in 14-11-2017
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Clean sources of energy would lose, and polluting fuels would win, under the House Republicans' tax plan. Thank goodness for the Senate. I'm not sure when opposition to clean energy, improved efficiency and pollution became hallmarks of conservatism, but House Republicans are definitely doing everything possible to protect coal and nuclear energy at the expense of natural gas and rene ...>>

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Goya Foods to expand plant west of Houston
Business
Published in 14-11-2017
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Goya Foods is expanding its manufacturing and distribution facility west of Houston.

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'Horchata Margarita' coming to Taco Cabana
Business
Published in 14-11-2017
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Fans of late-night tacos and booze are in luck.

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Texans tried to 'mix it up' with Braxton Miller at QB
Business
Published in 14-11-2017
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The most experienced quarterback on the Texans' roster besides the actual quarterbacks who play the position for a living is wide receiver Braxton Miller.

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Bill O'Brien noncommittal on Texans WR Will Fuller's status
Business
Published in 14-11-2017
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Texans starting wide receiver Will Fuller absorbed a big hit Sunday from Los Angeles Rams safety Lamarcus Joyner, enough of one that he injured his ribs and left the game. Although Fuller expressed optimism that he'll be all right, Texans coach Bill O'Brien was noncommittal on Fuller's status for Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals.

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Study reveals difference in brand preferences of Astros and Dodgers fans
Business
Published in 14-11-2017
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The rivalry between the Astros and Dodgers doesn't end on the baseball field.

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Astros' Yuli Gurriel ties for fourth in Rookie of the Year voting
Business
Published in 14-11-2017
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The 33-year-old Gurriel, who defected from Cuba and debuted in the majors in 2016, finished behind Andrew Benintendi of the Boston Red Sox and Trey Mancini of the Baltimore Orioles and tied with Matt Olson of the Oakland Athletics. Gurriel received only five third-place votes from the 30 members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America who voted.

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How former University of Houston players fared in Week 10 of the NFL season
Business
Published in 14-11-2017
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Elandon Roberts had four tackles in the Patriots' 41-16 rout of the Broncos.

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Republican leaders move ahead on flood insurance reform
Business
Published in 7-11-2017
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A years-long effort to shore up the finances of the federal government's flood insurance program is nearing a vote in the House. 

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