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Del Frisco's Grille opens in the Woodlands today
Entertainment
Published in 30-5-2015
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The second Del Frisco's Grille in Houston, the new Woodlands store occupies prime real estate in Hughes Landing on Lake Woodlands

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Free Press Summer Fest changes venue
Entertainment
Published in 30-5-2015
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The rain storms that slammed the Houston area have prompted officials to move the iconic Free Press Summer Fest from Eleanor Tinsley Park.

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Jury convicts TV actor Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbing
Entertainment
Published in 30-5-2015
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TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most serious felony charge.

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California beaches reopen after goo cleanup
Technology
Published in 30-5-2015
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(AP) Seven miles of Southern California beach shut down for three days by an invasion of oily goo were reopened Friday evening after health officials declared the sand and water safe following a cleanup. The stretch of Los Angeles County coastline from Manhattan Beach to Redondo Beach was opened at 6:30 p.m. after crews collected the last of some 40 cubic yards of oily tar balls that began washi ...>>
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Federal agencies defend response to California oil spill
Technology
Published in 30-5-2015
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Phares' experience was echoed by others who witnessed the early aftermath of the May 19 spill that sent up to 101,000 gallons of crude oil down a culvert and onto the beach. California's U.S. senators issued a statement Thursday calling the response insufficient and demanding Plains All American Pipeline explain what it did, and when, after firefighters discovered the leak from the comp ...>>
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Coast Guard: There were boots on the ground after oil spill
Technology
Published in 30-5-2015
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LOS ANGELES (AP) The leader overseeing a massive oil cleanup along the California coast defended the initial response, saying there were boots on the ground after the spill that stained popular beaches. The first wave of workers deployed booms in the water to corral the oil slick and placed them along the shoreline to protect ecologically sensitive habitats. A diverse range of government agenci ...>>
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Disagreement over impact if US surveillance laws do expire
Technology
Published in 30-5-2015
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While there are compelling arguments on both sides, failure to pass legislation would mean new barriers for the government in domestic national security investigations, at a time when intelligence officials say the threat at home is growing. "If these provisions expire, counterterrorism investigators are going to have greater restrictions on them than ordinary law enforcement investigators," said ...>>
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Study sees benefit from more extensive breast cancer surgery
Technology
Published in 30-5-2015
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Study sees benefit from more extensive breast cancer surgery The study is aimed at lowering the rate of positive margins, areas at the edge of a tumor that look healthy but are found to harbor cancer when studied later.
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Real estate transactions
Business
Published in 30-5-2015
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Egypt Land Developments, a affiliate of Everson Developments, has purchased 11 acres at the northeast corner of Research Forest Drive and Egypt Lane in Magnolia for mixed-use retail, medical and commercial development. Panther FW Investments, in partnership with a Texas-based multi-family investment group, has expanded its Houston presence with the purchase of the 671-unit Morgan West Oaks Apartm ...>>
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Business calendar
Business
Published in 30-5-2015
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Hosted by Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and Intuit Solutions Provider. 4-6 p.m., Hodgson CPA, 22762 Westheimer Parkway, Suite 555, Katy. Presented by Women's Business Enterprise Alliance. Tax and Immigration Consequences for Foreign Nationals: Ajmal A. Rahim, senior counsel of Chamberlain Hrdlicka, will discuss immigration compliance and enforcement matters, and address the tax ...>>
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Galleria mall floods due to Houston storms
Business
Published in 30-5-2015
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The Galleria area was hit by flooding overnight that swept through the Houston area, stalling many cars and flooding the mall's parking garages.

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Wealth in retirement can be rather thin
Business
Published in 30-5-2015
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Are we heading toward a retirement crisis, or not? Earlier this year, three researchers examined the scope of the estimates. On the optimist side, economists William Gale, John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri found that only 26 percent of American households were inadequately prepared for retirement. Things like mortgages, raising kids, education and the employment tax, which we don't pay ...>>
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The Motley Fool: By the way, what's a buy-side analyst?
Business
Published in 30-5-2015
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Buy-side analysts work in-house for institutions such as mutual funds and pension funds, studying possible investments and recommending purchases or sales of various securities. Today, I'm a leading owner-operator of more than 200 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs and alumni clubs in 26 states and beyond. Shares of online travel giant Priceline (Nasdaq: PCLN) dropped r ...>>

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HP cuts 66 jobs in Houston
Economy
Published in 30-5-2015
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Hewlett-Packard Co. announced it was cutting 66 jobs at its facility on Compaq Center Drive in Houston as part of its "corporate restructuring" efforts, according to a letter the company sent to the Texas Workforce Commission last week. [...] the company said it was ramping up its job cuts "as HP continues to re-engineer the workforce to be more competitive and meet its objectives."

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Houston unemployment rate dips as Texas economy shows signs of stress
Economy
Published in 30-5-2015
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The Houston area unemployment rate dipped slightly to 4.5 percent in November, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. [...] it is adjusted state-wide for typical seasonal factors such as school schedules and major holidays that affect hiring and firing patterns.
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