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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 12-9-2017
    350 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Harvey does a number on Houston industrial activity
Business
Published in 12-9-2017
    314 Visits

Hurricane Harvey took a bite out of Houston's industrial activity at the tail end of August, with the manufacturing and petrochemical sectors largely grinding to a halt, according to the latest edition of the local purchasing manager's index.

Reference: www.chron.com
Chesmar Homes brings townhome option to Porter's Woodridge Forest
Business
Published in 12-9-2017
    774 Visits

Chesmar Homes has joined the lineup of builders in Woodridge Forest, bringing townhomes to the 332-acre community just east of U.S. 59 in the Kingwood area.

Reference: www.chron.com
Wyman-Gordon, employees settle strike - with an assist from Harvey
Business
Published in 12-9-2017
    612 Visits
Union workers at Wyman-Gordon returned to work Monday after a three-week strike at the aerospace and energy manufacturing facility in northwest Houston. Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers had taken the action to protest proposed pay and benefit cuts. Byron Williams, District 37 president and directing business representative, said the new contract included ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Harvey-swamped CDs, DVDs are likely ruined
Business
Published in 12-9-2017
    367 Visits
Q: My house in Katy started flooding on Aug. 28, and we left due to mandatory evacuation that evening. My DVD collection was on shelves that have probably been underwater for over a week. So has a part of my music CD collection. I've read about soaking them in clean water to separate the paper inserts from the disks, drying them off in shade (not sunlight) then wiping them clean with a microf ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Bank on wheels dispenses cash, recovery assistance
Business
Published in 12-9-2017
    959 Visits

Customers are depositing checks, opening new accounts and even taking selfies from a truck in east Houston. It's parked outside a Bank of America branch that remains closed two weeks after Tropical Storm Harvey flooded the bank's servers. The high-traffic location needed to reopen for its customers, so officials drove in the mobile unit - complete with ATM, bank tellers and various ot ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Harvey does a number on Houston industrial activity
Business
Published in 12-9-2017
    325 Visits

Hurricane Harvey took a bite out of Houston's industrial activity at the tail end of August, with the manufacturing and petrochemical sectors largely grinding to a halt, according to the latest edition of the local purchasing manager's index.

Reference: www.chron.com
Chesmar Homes brings townhome option to Porter's Woodridge Forest
Business
Published in 12-9-2017
    668 Visits

Chesmar Homes has joined the lineup of builders in Woodridge Forest, bringing townhomes to the 332-acre community just east of U.S. 59 in the Kingwood area.

Reference: www.chron.com
Wyman-Gordon, employees settle strike - with an assist from Harvey
Business
Published in 12-9-2017
    55 Visits
Union workers at Wyman-Gordon returned to work Monday after a three-week strike at the aerospace and energy manufacturing facility in northwest Houston. Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers had taken the action to protest proposed pay and benefit cuts. Byron Williams, District 37 president and directing business representative, said the new contract included ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Harvey-swamped CDs, DVDs are likely ruined
Business
Published in 12-9-2017
    639 Visits
Q: My house in Katy started flooding on Aug. 28, and we left due to mandatory evacuation that evening. My DVD collection was on shelves that have probably been underwater for over a week. So has a part of my music CD collection. I've read about soaking them in clean water to separate the paper inserts from the disks, drying them off in shade (not sunlight) then wiping them clean with a microf ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Bank on wheels dispenses cash, recovery assistance
Business
Published in 12-9-2017
    530 Visits

Customers are depositing checks, opening new accounts and even taking selfies from a truck in east Houston. It's parked outside a Bank of America branch that remains closed two weeks after Tropical Storm Harvey flooded the bank's servers. The high-traffic location needed to reopen for its customers, so officials drove in the mobile unit - complete with ATM, bank tellers and various ot ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Experts says Uber must make changes at top to fix culture woes
Economy
Published in 12-9-2017
    331 Visits

Experts interviewed by the Associated Press say CEO Travis Kalanick should step aside or at minimum change his behavior for the company to make progress. Last week, based on a report from a law firm that investigated employee harassment, bullying and retaliation complaints, Uber fired 20 people and sent another 31 into counseling. Uber Technologies has been rocked by accusations that it has f ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
McDonald's uses Snapchat to hire millennials and younger employees
Economy
Published in 12-9-2017
    514 Visits

The fast-food company is teaming up with Snapchat to recruit younger employees this summer.

Reference: www.chron.com
Oil and gas, manufacturing continue turnaround in May, jobs report says
Economy
Published in 12-9-2017
    740 Visits

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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Construction woes reflected in latest jobs report
Economy
Published in 12-9-2017
    170 Visits
"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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