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Former Tennessee QB Quinten Dormady Announces He's Transferring To Houston - CBS Houston

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:03

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Former Tennessee QB Quinten Dormady Announces He's Transferring To Houston
CBS Houston
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee quarterback Quinten Dormady is transferring to Houston. Dormady issued an Instagram post of himself in a Houston uniform with the word “Committed” below it. Dormady had announced in mid-January that he would ...
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Nobu Houston Announces Its Executive Chef - Eater Houston

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:36

Eater Houston

Nobu Houston Announces Its Executive Chef
Eater Houston
When Nobu arrives in Houston, Chef Carl Murray, formerly of Nobu Dallas, will helm the kitchen. On her Instagram account, Nobu pastry chef Cessy Mendoza posted a photo of Nobu Dallas executive chef Carl Murray holding a farewell cake. A representative ...

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19 Houston Businesses Cited in Illegal Fish Trade Crackdown - Houstonia Magazine

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:24

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19 Houston Businesses Cited in Illegal Fish Trade Crackdown
Houstonia Magazine
Every time you sit down at a restaurant you are committing an act of trust. As we navigate menus, place orders and consume meals, we assume that the restaurants we're dining at are acting in good faith, following all the rules and regulations that come ...

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Houston Colleges Offer Food Scholarships to Help Students Ease Food Insecurity - Houston Public Media

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:43

Houston Public Media

Houston Colleges Offer Food Scholarships to Help Students Ease Food Insecurity
Houston Public Media
Since it opened in January 2018, the student market at Texas Woman's University provides about 80 students – mostly in graduate programs – with 60 pounds of food a month. On a recent Monday afternoon at Texas Woman's University in the Medical Center ...

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By the numbers: How the Boulevard Project is transforming Houston - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:02

By the numbers: How the Boulevard Project is transforming Houston
CultureMap Houston
This spring, Uptown Houston planted the 100th custom-grown Live Oak tree along Post Oak Boulevard. The beautiful trees are just one of the ways the Boulevard Project will completely transform Post Oak Boulevard. The reconstruction of Post Oak Boulevard ...

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Aldine ISD picks Lufkin leader for superintendent position - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:36

Aldine ISD picks Lufkin leader for superintendent position
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Aldine ISD trustees have named LaTonya Goffney, currently the superintendent of Lukfin ISD, as the lone finalist for the district's open superintendent position. Goffney has served five years as superintendent of Lufkin ISD, home to about 8,000 ...

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Sneak peek: Tour Space Center Houston's new exhibit, Mission Control renovations (Video) - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:25

Sneak peek: Tour Space Center Houston's new exhibit, Mission Control renovations (Video)
Houston Business Journal
This summer at Space Center Houston, visitors will get the chance to build a virtual fighter jet and race it. They'll get to fly as a goose and see a NASA jetpack. This is all part of Above and Beyond, a new exhibit at Space Center Houston, the ...

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Houston-Area District Expects $155M in Damage Study, Repairs - U.S. News & World Report

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:49

Houston-Area District Expects $155M in Damage Study, Repairs
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The Houston-area flood control district estimates needing $155 million to study and fix damaged infrastructure after Hurricane Harvey. April 18, 2018, at 4:16 p.m.. Houston-Area District Expects $155M in Damage Study, Repairs. Share. ×. Share on ...
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Acclaimed Houston coffee shop brewing up lattes at downtown food hall - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:19

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Acclaimed Houston coffee shop brewing up lattes at downtown food hall
CultureMap Houston
More and more, 2018 is shaping up to be the year of the food hall in Houston. Three are currently slated to open in downtown by the end of the year: Bravery Chef Hall in the Aris Market Square Tower, Lyric Market in the Arts District, and Finn Hall at ...

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19 Houston Area Fish Markets And Restaurants Cited In Fish Scheme - Patch.com

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:53

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19 Houston Area Fish Markets And Restaurants Cited In Fish Scheme
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HOUSTON, TX — Something smells fishy, and Texas game wardens are taking it pretty seriously. During recent undercover sting operation, game wardens cited 19 Houston area fish markets and restaurants with more than 150 citations that illegally ...

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Angel group with Harvard ties starts in Houston - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:40

Houston Business Journal

Angel group with Harvard ties starts in Houston
Houston Business Journal
Nationwide angel group Harvard Business School Alumni Angels is opening its next chapter in Houston, a city that's struggled to attract tech funding in the past. Two Houston alumni, Anoop Poddar and Beverly Jurenko, started the organization, called HBS ...

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Roaches on the wall leaves Houston restaurant in trouble with health inspectors - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:45

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Roaches on the wall leaves Houston restaurant in trouble with health inspectors
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Roaches on the wall leaves Houston restaurant in trouble with health inspectors. Here's the list of restaurants with health code violations (April 11 - 18). By Carolina Gonzales, Chron.com / Houston Chronicle. Published 9:27 pm, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 ...

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Houston looks inward for tech innovation leadership - Houston ... - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:11

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Houston looks inward for tech innovation leadership - Houston ...
Houston Chronicle
Houston Exponential has tapped serial entrepreneur Russ Capper as the executive director tasked with helping his longtime hometown become a hub for fast-growing technology startups. “It's the kind of challenge that I like,” he told the Chronicle. “It's ...

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Orion Energy Partners opens Houston office - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:01

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Orion Energy Partners opens Houston office
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Orion Energy Partners, a New-York-based private equity firm that provides capital to middle market energy companies, has opened a Houston office. Ethan Shoemaker, managing director and investment principal, will lead the new office at 700 Louisiana in ...

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Fire damages Houston chapter of the National Black United Front - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:52

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Fire damages Houston chapter of the National Black United Front
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A building housing the National Black United Front's Houston chapter sustained extensive damage in a fire late Tuesday night, Houston Fire Department officials said. The fire started before 10:50 p.m. in the rear of the two-story brick building, which ...

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Man dies in wreck near Bush Intercontinental Airport - Chron.com

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:41

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Man dies in wreck near Bush Intercontinental Airport
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One man died Wednesday in an early morning crash near George Bush Intercontinental Airport that left his car upright, rooted in the ground. A man in a Chevrolet SUV was speeding eastbound on the North Sam Houston Parkway East feeder road, near Imperial ...

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Celis White Returns to Houston in all its Fluffy White-Headed Glory - Houston Press

Local News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 05:03

Houston Press

Celis White Returns to Houston in all its Fluffy White-Headed Glory
Houston Press
The story of Celis White has all the trappings of a sweeping cinematic epic. There's a lone genius and his long-shot rise to fame. There's the evil empire that seeks only to consolidate its power. There's loss and turmoil. There's redemption. Then ...

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