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Published in 3-10-2017
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Thursday QuickBooks for Beginners: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., SCORE Houston, 8701 Gessner, Suite 1200. Information: www.houston.score.org.
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Retail Wrap: Juice bar to squeeze into The Woodlands
Business
Published in 3-10-2017
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California-based Nékter Juice Bar has opened its third Houston-area location in the Kroger-anchored Cochran's Crossing Shopping Center, 4747 Research Forest Drive, in The Woodlands. Franchise owner Andrea Young has opened area locations in Greenway Plaza and Midtown, and plans a Bellaire location in October. Nékter has 88 locations in the U.S., including nine in Texas. New York-based Thor ...>>
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We still can't draw a deduction from Trump's tax plan
Business
Published in 3-10-2017
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After taking a long, hard look at President Donald Trump's tax overhaul, I'm left with more questions than answers. The framework outlined by the president and his staff offers up a dozen smart proposals to reform a profoundly broken and unfair tax code. We need fewer brackets, shorter forms and a simpler law. We need a tax code that doesn't encourage the employment of an army of ...>>

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Redfin cuts listing fee to home sellers
Business
Published in 3-10-2017
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Seattle-based Redfin is cutting its fees to home sellers to 1 percent of the sales price, the latest strategic move in an industry where real estate agents are increasingly being asked to lower their commissions.

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Report: Topo Chico being bought by Coca-Cola
Business
Published in 3-10-2017
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Everyone's favorite sparkling mineral water from Mexico will soon be owned by Coca-Cola. 

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McDonald's uses Snapchat to hire millennials and younger employees
Economy
Published in 3-10-2017
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The fast-food company is teaming up with Snapchat to recruit younger employees this summer.

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Oil and gas, manufacturing continue turnaround in May, jobs report says
Economy
Published in 3-10-2017
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Texas posted another month of strong job growth in May, led by oil and gas jobs that are rushing back as producers send rigs back to work.

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Construction woes reflected in latest jobs report
Economy
Published in 3-10-2017
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"Everything I've seen would seem to indicate that we should be up," Russell Hamley, president of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston, said in response to a jobs report showing the region has shed 2,300 construction jobs between May and June. Jeff Nielsen, executive vice president of the Houston Contractors Association, said civil construction like roads and utilities h ...>>
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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 3-10-2017
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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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Minorities, Americans without college degrees showed greatest gains in wealth
Economy
Published in 3-10-2017
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WASHINGTON - Americans who were left behind as the country pulled out of the Great Recession - African-Americans, Hispanics and people without college degrees - saw large gains in net worth in the last three years, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. But the improvements did not make up for deepening economic inequality: The share of America's income held by the top 1 percent of households ...>>

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Rockets' Ryan Anderson hopes to see defensive improvement
Sports
Published in 3-10-2017
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Anderson is about 10 pounds lighter than last season, but said he believed much of his improvement on the defensive end could come with his familiarity with the Rockets defense in his second season.

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Texan Live's top 10 high school football plays of the week
Sports
Published in 3-10-2017
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This week's slate of high school football games provided us with some close games and some long plays.

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Will Astros’ Dallas Keuchel win fourth straight Gold Glove?
Sports
Published in 3-10-2017
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Keuchel was charged with five fielding errors this season, which matched his total from the previous five years combined. That doesn't tell the whole story, however. More telling is that despite pitching only 145 2/3 innings, Keuchel led AL pitchers with nine defensive runs saved. Tampa Bay's Alex Cobb finished a distant second with six.

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Houston's Kelvin Sampson on college basketball scandal: 'Throw the book at 'em'
Sports
Published in 3-10-2017
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"Guys that are making deals with outside entities to get players, when they are doing stuff like that I just hope they throw the book at 'em," Sampson said after the Cougars wrapped up their first practice.

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MLB Network offers free preview for first game of Astros series with Red Sox
Sports
Published in 3-10-2017
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Reporter Jon Paul Morosi also will work the Game 1 telecast. Game 2 and all remaining games in the best-of-five series will air on FS1.

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