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Local jobless rate dips to 4.1 percent
Economy
Published in 6-6-2015
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The biggest gainers included professional and business services, government and education and health care. Oil and gas exploration and production employment rebounded in December, adding 4,900 jobs after a loss of 2,400 positions in November, the commission reported.
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Houston jobless rate dips in March
Economy
Published in 6-6-2015
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The local unemployment rate is not adjusted for seasonal factors such as holidays and school schedules that affect hiring and firing patterns. Of the 11 major sectors, seven reported job losses including construction, manufacturing, oil and gas exploration and production, professional and business services and trade transportation and utilities.
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Houston jobless rate dips to 4 percent
Economy
Published in 6-6-2015
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The Houston-area unemployment rate dipped to 4 percent in April, down from 4.2 percent in March, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. The local rate is not adjusted for seasonal factors such as major holidays and school schedules, which typically affect hiring and firing patterns. The statewide rate, which is adjusted for those seasonal factors, remained steady at 4.2 percent, the commi ...>>
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Outdoors report: June 6
Sports
Published in 6-6-2015
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Galveston - Surf anglers have found good catches along the beachfront with live bait. Freeport - Guide Mike Segall of Reel Threel Charters reported excellent action offshore for red snapper, kingfish and dolphin.

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Dash to host Women's World Cup viewing parties
Sports
Published in 6-6-2015
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The Dash, who will be well-represented on the Canadian and U.S. women's national teams, will hold a free viewing party Saturday for the opening match of the Women's World Cup between host Canada and China. The Dash also are represented by three players on the U.S. national team - midfielder Carli Lloyd, right back Meghan Klingenberg and midfielder Morgan Brian.

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Blue Jays get to Roberto Hernandez early, often in series-opening win over Astros
Sports
Published in 6-6-2015
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TORONTO Astros righthander Roberto Hernandez didn’t even need to turn back to watch Jose Bautista’s majestic shot to know it was gone. He flinched at the crack bat. The roar of the Rogers Centre crowd told him the rest of the story Friday night. Bautista drilled a monstrous two-run home run between the second and third decks at Rogers Centre, putting a thunderous exclamation point on the five ...>>
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A.J. Hinch, Jose Altuve surprised by ruling on unusual play in loss to Blue Jays
Sports
Published in 6-6-2015
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TORONTO Astros manager A.J. Hinch and Jose Altuve were both stunned to learn that the official scorer had tagged the All-Star second baseman with an error in the sixth inning. With two runners on base, Kevin Pillar hit what was initially ruled an RBI groundout to second. Altuve ranged toward first and made a running throw to first to get Pillar out, but he was also called for an error on the play ...>>
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A dozen doughnut-related facts about Shipley Do-Nuts
Entertainment
Published in 6-6-2015
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Today, sweet treat lovers across the country celebrate National Doughnut Day. For a lot of of Houstonians, that means a trip to Shipley Do-Nuts, one of the most popular brands to ever come out of Houston.

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'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous ... 'S Felder?
Entertainment
Published in 6-6-2015
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Canadian pianist, playwright, actor and singer Hershey Felder makes a surprisingly reasonable facsimile in his solo show "George Gershwin Alone," presented by the Alley Theatre in its interim season at the University of Houston. Portraying Gershwin, Felder tells stories of the composer's all-too-brief life - he died at age 38 - and plays and sings his music, both popular songs and works for ...>>
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Willie Nelson takes on another film role, gets giraffe named after him
Entertainment
Published in 6-6-2015
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In the same week that he and his late friend Waylon Jennings had giraffes named after them at the Fort Worth Zoo, Willie Nelson has announced that he has a small role in the upcoming "Zoolander" sequel, now filming in Rome, Italy.

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Mini murals bring urban art closer to city streets
Entertainment
Published in 6-6-2015
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The Houston Arts Alliance says only 35 objects in the city's 546-piece civic art collection (not counting works at the airports) reside outside the Loop, where four-fifths of the population lives. UP Art Studio founder Noah Quiles, who proposed the project, sees the city's 2,400 traffic control boxes as "blank canvases brimming with creative opportunity." Sara Kellner, the alliance ...>>
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Texas woman wins $67,000 on 'Wheel of Fortune'
Entertainment
Published in 6-6-2015
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San Antonio's Camille Hall left the studio with more than $67,000 in cash and prizes, including a trip to Jamaica.

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Southern California city reopens beach after tar cleanup
Technology
Published in 6-6-2015
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(AP) The Southern California port city of Long Beach has reopened a 4-mile stretch of beach closed since midweek, when tar balls from an unknown source washed ashore. Authorities worried the substance could cause skin irritation or other health effects.
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Private lab says listeria found in Alabama-made Blue Bell
Technology
Published in 6-6-2015
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The man's wife sent the half-gallon container of ice cream to Kappa Laboratories of Miami, and it tested positive for listeria, said Marler, who shared a copy of the report with The Associated Press. The company issued a national recall after the company's ice cream was linked to 10 listeria illnesses in four states, and three deaths in Kansas. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Centers for Di ...>>
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At G-7, Japan's energy plan is not all that green
Technology
Published in 6-6-2015
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Solar and wind power generation are too unstable and costly to provide more than marginal power generation capacity, especially given the need to extend power grids from major cities like Tokyo to more remote areas considered most suitable for wind power, he says. Japan's long-term energy plan is evolving and actual trends will depend on various factors, including nuclear plant restarts, the ...>>
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