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Turn-by-turn directions coming to travelers at Houston's airports
Business
Published in 27-6-2017
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Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports are launching a new way-finding application this month. Using fly2houston.com, travelers can get turn-by-turn directions on their smartphone.

The airports are working with San Francisco-based LocusLabs to pilot the technology. LocusLabs has named this product "Maps Online."

Reference: www.chron.com
Whataburger's official trademark turns 67 years old
Business
Published in 27-6-2017
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On June 23, 1950, the Texas Secretary of State issued the Whataburger trademark to founder Harmon Dobson. Soon Texas' favorite burger chain would become a beloved staple. 

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Pearland Town Center expands dining and treat options
Business
Published in 27-6-2017
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Pearland Town Center is getting several new food options in the coming months, includingChop Ice Cream, Popbar, Russo's New York Pizzeria,Smallcakes Cupcakery  and Krispy Kreme. Pearland Town Center is a property of CBL & Associates Properties anchored by Dillard's and Macy'sat Texas 288 and FM 518 in Pearland. Other tenants include H&M, Chico's, la Madeleine, BJ ...>>

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New Bombshells sports bar opening in northwest Houston
Business
Published in 27-6-2017
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The newest Bombshells, a sports bar and restaurant concept of RCI Hospitality Holdings, is taking shape on U.S. 290 in northwest Houston for a July opening.

Reference: www.chron.com
Howard Hughes Corp. launches The Woodlands Hills community near Conroe
Business
Published in 27-6-2017
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The Woodlands Hills, a 2,000-acre community 13 miles north of The Woodlands, will bring a new housing option to the Conroe/Willis area in early 2018, the developer announced. The Howard Hughes Corp. and its subsidiary, The Woodlands Development Co., announced the name of the community along with other details Monday. The first single-family homes in the development, which is planned for 4,500 r ...>>

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Pesticide maker Dow tries to kill risk study
Economy
Published in 27-6-2017
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Over the past four years, federal scientists have compiled an official record running more than 10,000 pages indicating the three pesticides under review - chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion - pose a risk to nearly every endangered species they studied. Regulators at the three federal agencies, which share responsibilities for enforcing the Endangered Species Act, are close to issuing findin ...>>

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Discount trend could destabilize some small private colleges if it continues
Economy
Published in 27-6-2017
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Tuition has risen faster than inflation at a time when wages have remained relatively flat. Families are sensitive to price increases in this uneven economic recovery, and schools have responded in kind by providing more aid.

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Experts says Uber must make changes at top to fix culture woes
Economy
Published in 27-6-2017
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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 ...>>

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McDonald's uses Snapchat to hire millennials and younger employees
Economy
Published in 27-6-2017
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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 27-6-2017
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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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Dynamo’s Alberth Elis, Romell Quioto depart for Gold Cup
Sports
Published in 27-6-2017
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Forwards Alberth Elis and Romell Quioto have left Houston to join the Honduras national team ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, which begins in the United States on July 7.

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Rockets guard Eric Gordon takes home Sixth Man of the Year award
Sports
Published in 27-6-2017
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Gordon had come off the bench 19 times in his first eight seasons, came off the Rockets bench in 60 of the 75 games he played. He averaged 17.6 points with the Rockets going 35-7 when he scored at least 15. His 206 3-pointers off the bench were 27 more than the previous NBA record.

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Rockets guard Pat Beverley wins The Hustle Award
Sports
Published in 27-6-2017
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The Hustle Award winner was determined in a calculation of diving for loose balls, taking charges, getting deflections, closing out on shooters and setting solid screens.

Reference: www.chron.com
Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni brings home Coach of the Year award
Sports
Published in 27-6-2017
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D'Antoni's win, his second Coach of the Year selection (2004-05 with the Suns) was just the third in Rockets history, with D'Antoni joining Tom Nissalke (1976-77) and Don Chaney (1990-91).

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Rockets come up big during NBA award show
Sports
Published in 27-6-2017
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"It's a special honor, but at the same time, I look at it as the organization wins this honor," D'Antoni said. "There's so many people involved. There were so many things that had to go down. I'm the recipient, but at the same time, I know the Houston Rockets win this, the organization and what the players did, how they bought in."

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