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New Richmond neighborhood draws on history
Business
Published in 19-1-2016
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The Houston-based developer acquired 590 acres near the northwest corner of Williams Way Boulevard and U.S. 59 in Richmond in partnership with IHP Capital Partners last year. The developers settled on the name after visiting the Fort Bend Museum for inspiration. "Seeing that photograph sealed our decision to name the development Veranda," Reichert said.
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A peek at Houston's abandoned or forgotten places
Business
Published in 19-1-2016
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Some buildings in Houston have become such a normal part of the horizon that you hardly notice that they're vacant. Take Magic Island, for instance. The boxlike monument that's supposed to lead you into the magical world of ancient Egypt sits off of the Southwest Freeway near Buffalo Speedway.

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Gastropub the latest tenant signed on at East Village
Business
Published in 19-1-2016
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A group of entrepreneurs signed a lease hoping to bring a gastropub, restaurant concept to a renovated mixed-use project in East Downtown.

The development by Houston's Ancorian East Village already announced a vodka distillery and architecture firm would take up space in their project just on the other side of U.S. 59 from downtown Houston. A full story about the 60,000-square-foot ...>>

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IMF warns of global economic dive
Economy
Published in 19-1-2016
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The International Monetary Fund this week warned the world that grim times could lie ahead.

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AT&T cuts from Houston call center
Economy
Published in 19-1-2016
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Layoffs at the 3900 Dacoma credit and collections office will be finalized by Nov. 21, the letter said, adding that affected employees could be hired elsewhere in the company, leave with severance or voluntarily retire.
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Houston economy still contracting, survey says
Economy
Published in 19-1-2016
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A slight improvement in sales and production among Houston area businesses provided a small lift to the overall local economy last month but not enough to propel it toward expansion. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index, which predicts likely shifts in production three to four months in advance, showed Monday that economic activity in Houston's service and manufacturing sectors remains slu ...>>
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Greater Houston Partnership taps social media to reach young professionals
Economy
Published in 19-1-2016
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The Greater Houston Partnership will launch a new site Thursday to aid its efforts in recruiting and attracting young professionals to the Houston area. Late last year, a task force found that Houston produces two jobs in science, technology, engineering and math, the STEM areas, for every one student who graduates from a local college or university.
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Blogger shows how crazy America's economy really is
Economy
Published in 19-1-2016
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The sight of people lining up to spend money on a lottery with unimaginably low odds is, to some, a charming dash of whimsy in an otherwise robust economy.

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Jon Singleton uses offseason to clear mind
Sports
Published in 19-1-2016
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Texans offseason chat with John McClain on Tuesday
Sports
Published in 19-1-2016
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The General answers readers' questions at noon Tuesday.
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Clippers coach Doc Rivers happy NBA is honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
Sports
Published in 19-1-2016
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With the Rockets and Clippers closing the NBA’s schedule of Martin Luther King Day games, Clippers coach Doc Rivers said he was pleased that if the NBA is going to play on so many holidays, it used Monday’s games to bring attention to the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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J.B. Bickerstaff, Doc Rivers have no issue with players taking on Olympic duty
Sports
Published in 19-1-2016
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With the Rockets James Harden and Dwight Howard and Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin and Chris Paul among 30 finalists for the U.S. Olympic basketball team for this summer’s games in Rio, both coaches on Monday endorsed the idea of their players taking on the extra duty. They argue it might even help when they return to their day jobs.
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Clippers pull away from Rockets in OT
Sports
Published in 19-1-2016
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St. Thomas football coach Fitzpatrick puts focus on fall
Heights
Published in 19-1-2016
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St. Thomas head football coach Tim Fitzpatrick didn't have his full squad during the Eagles' spring practice last month, but he didn't seem too bothered. [...] Fitzpatrick was satisfied with the effort and, even more so, the enthusiasm. The defensive line was hit hard by graduation, with senior defensive end Joseph Lowery the lone returning starter. Sophomore Lorenzo Neal Jr., th ...>>
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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 19-1-2016
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Since Netzel's arrival, St. Thomas has made major improvements to its athletic facilities, including: Various updates to Reckling Gymnasium, including a new sound system, lighting and flooring and increased capacity for fans with the addition of ADA-compliant bleachers Upgrades to Father Wilson Field, with new protective screens, improved drainage and changes to the bullpen area, and The E ...>>
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