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Op-Ed: Why Amazon's rejection of Houston for its HQ2 is a chance to celebrate what makes the city great - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:07

Houston Business Journal

Op-Ed: Why Amazon's rejection of Houston for its HQ2 is a chance to celebrate what makes the city great
Houston Business Journal
Houston failed to make the 20-city short list for Amazon HQ2, which on the surface is disappointing. I commend both the city and the Greater Houston Partnership for their noble efforts in putting our city in the best light and trying to attract a giant ...
Houston misses Amazon cut; Austin, Dallas still inChron.com
Why Houston didn't make the cut for Amazon's HQ2KHOU
Why Didn't Houston Make The Cut For Amazon's New HQ?Houston Public Media
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Rape allegations embroil Kingwood Pines psychiatric hospital in ... - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:53

Houston Chronicle

Rape allegations embroil Kingwood Pines psychiatric hospital in ...
Houston Chronicle
Even as she struggled with depression at Kingwood Pines psychiatric hospital, she always gave him a hug when he visited. But that October day in 2015, she sat quietly, withdrawn, and fled to her room only minutes after he arrived. Most Popular. 1. Fort ...
2 minors sexually assaulted at Kingwood Pines Hospital during...KPRC Click2Houston
Rape allegations at two Texas psychiatric hospitals - Houston ...Chron.com

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Houston really hates being left out of the Amazon HQ2 sweepstakes - Dallas News (blog)

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:49

Dallas News (blog)

Houston really hates being left out of the Amazon HQ2 sweepstakes
Dallas News (blog)
Online retailer Amazon.com's elimination of Houston as a candidate for its second headquarters made it the largest U.S. city taken out of the running for the coveted $5 billion campus that would house a skilled and well-paid workforce of up to 50,000 ...
Why Houston Lost Its Bid For Amazon's Second HeadquartersHouston Public Media

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Texas, Houston job growth stalls after recent gains - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:56

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Texas, Houston job growth stalls after recent gains
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Job growth in Texas and Houston stalled in December after two months of robust hiring, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. The state added just 400 jobs last month, after gaining nearly 54,000 in November and more than 67,ooo in October ...

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Preservation Houston announces 2018 Good Brick winners - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:40

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Preservation Houston announces 2018 Good Brick winners
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Each year, Preservation Houston presents Good Brick Awards to honor the work of homeowners, architects, builders and designers who preserve and restore significant buildings and architecture in the city. In addition to Withers' home, other 2018 winners ...

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Houston woman convicted of murdering her husband subject of 'Dateline' episode - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:44

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Houston woman convicted of murdering her husband subject of 'Dateline' episode
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Sandra Melgar, a 57-year-old widow convicted of killing her husband, Jaime Melgar, in 2012, is the subject of a new "Dateline" episode airing Friday. In one of Houston's more bizarre cases in recent years, a jury found Sandra guilty in August 2017 of ...

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Houston 'Green Beans' author and 'Bachelor' blogger wants to be your new best friend - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:33

Houston Chronicle

Houston 'Green Beans' author and 'Bachelor' blogger wants to be your new best friend
Houston Chronicle
Houston resident Lincee Ray's first book, "Why I Hate Gree Beans," is due for release on Feb. 6. Photo: Contributed. Image 2 of 6. Houston resident Lincee Ray's first book, "Why I Hate Green Beans," is due for release on Feb. 6. Houston resident Lincee ...

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Video: Texas A&M student pulls risky stunt on iced-over pool for $25 - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:01

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Video: Texas A&M student pulls risky stunt on iced-over pool for $25
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This week's cold temperatures across Texas made for icy conditions that kept most people inside, avoiding the winter weather. But one group of Texas A&M students utilized the freeze for a chilling challenge and viral fame. Business major Edgar Vazquez ...

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Houston's cleanest restaurants - Houston Chronicle - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:46

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Houston's cleanest restaurants - Houston Chronicle
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Good news is here for all of you who frequent food establishments in the Bayou City. Chron.com has the list of restaurants from the Houston Health Department that scored a perfect zero during unannounced inspections in December. This means, health ...

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Ken Hoffman has Houston celebrities reveal their desert island albums - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:40

CultureMap Houston

Ken Hoffman has Houston celebrities reveal their desert island albums
CultureMap Houston
I got an email from my friend Chip Namias. I met Namias when he was media director for the Houston Oilers. Namias commanded the press box at the Astrodome like Sinatra at the Sands Hotel. He put the "beat" in beat writer. He was ruthless and respected ...

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Op-Ed: Three things Houston needs to do to rebound from Harvey - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:37

Houston Business Journal

Op-Ed: Three things Houston needs to do to rebound from Harvey
Houston Business Journal
In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in August, thousands of Houstonians scrambled to assess the damage to their homes. Fear was justified, and many wondered if the Houston housing market would take years to recover. As a professional home ...
Houston rent prices reflect Harvey landfall, says new reportCultureMap Houston
State, Houston officials warning DC Republicans not to forget Harvey survivors in their latest emergency spending planRare.us
Turning the Page: Houston's Multifamily Market Poised for Growth in 2018REBusinessOnline

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In 2018, 'there's so much capital earmarked for real estate' in Houston - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:21

Houston Business Journal

In 2018, 'there's so much capital earmarked for real estate' in Houston
Houston Business Journal
Last year, Houston's office investment market saw $4 billion in assets trade hands in 2017, compared to $400 million in 2016 and $2 billion in 2015. HFF's Jimmy Hinton, managing director of the firm and head of its research efforts, said there are ...

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Londale Braves the Quiet Thoughts on It's a Different World - Houston Press

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:32

Houston Press

Londale Braves the Quiet Thoughts on It's a Different World
Houston Press
Why do we fall asleep to the babbling television? What's the point of rabidly scrolling through your social media feed like a junkie searching for a fix? Why do we frequent cacophonous bars filled with loud talkers and clinking glasses? These questions ...

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The Cast of Best of Enemies Makes the Unbelievable Believable - Houston Press

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:20

Houston Press

The Cast of Best of Enemies Makes the Unbelievable Believable
Houston Press
When in doubt listen to The Godfather's Michael Corleone, “Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.” Both protagonists in Mark St. Germain's theater adaptation of Osha Gray Davidson's non-fiction Best of Enemies do this with a pungent sniping ...

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Warmer, wetter weekend ahead for Houston - KTRK-TV

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 07:06

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Warmer, wetter weekend ahead for Houston
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Southeast winds are blowing moisture back into southeast Texas with clouds, fog, rain and drizzle. Chief Meteorologist Tim Heller says periods of rain and drizzle will fall around the area tonight, tomorrow and early Sunday. The moist air also contains ...

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Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Eat Your Weight in Chili at the Chili Quest and Beer Fest - Houston Press

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 06:00

Houston Press

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Eat Your Weight in Chili at the Chili Quest and Beer Fest
Houston Press
The fan-favorite Midtown craft beer and cocktail bar will be closing out 8th Wonder Brewery's H-Town Shakedown once again. Stop by to enjoy beer cocktails, including the staple Turf and Tonic and cocktails featuring Dream Shake, Intellectuale, Hopston ...

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Houston Choreographers Inspired by Reality TV and Early Punker Valeska Gert - Houston Press

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:03

Houston Press

Houston Choreographers Inspired by Reality TV and Early Punker Valeska Gert
Houston Press
It's not often that hip-hop, ballet, game shows and tap can share the same stage but, when it happens, you just know that things are going to get interesting. This year's choreographer's showcase serves up a veritable smorgasbord of delights, with ...

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Brazen thieves smash display cases at Houston store, make off with ... - ABC News

Local News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 03:31

ABC News

Brazen thieves smash display cases at Houston store, make off with ...
ABC News
Police in suburban Houston are looking for two bandits who got away with more than $2 million worth of jewelry. The brazen smash-and-grab robbery on Jan. 10 was all captured on the store's surveillance video. In the video from Hutton's Jewelry & Gifts ...

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