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How a downtown incubator became the future operator of Houston's innovation district - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 14:44

Houston Business Journal

How a downtown incubator became the future operator of Houston's innovation district
Houston Business Journal
It started over breakfast. In January, John Reale, CEO of downtown incubator Station Houston, agreed to meet with Alan Arnold, the investment director at Rice Management Co., for a morning meal after Arnold reached Reale by phone. At the time, Reale ...

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Houston man charged in deadly 6-vehicle crash arrested at IAH - KTRK-TV

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:45

Houston man charged in deadly 6-vehicle crash arrested at IAH
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Police have arrested the man accused of causing the deadly multi-vehicle crash at South Post Oak and Gasmer on April 2nd. Tarus Lawson, 42, was arrested and charged with manslaughter almost two weeks after the deadly crash. Witnesses and the victim's ...

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Report: Houston is a tougher city to find a job than Austin, San Antonio - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:24

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Report: Houston is a tougher city to find a job than Austin, San Antonio
Houston Business Journal
Houston fell sharply on Indeed Inc.'s second-annual ranking of the best cities for job seekers, according to a report released April 13 by the Austin-based job-search and hiring company. After scoring a 74.6 out of 100 last year, the Bayou City ...

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14th Annual Empty Bowls Houston events to be held in May - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:49

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14th Annual Empty Bowls Houston events to be held in May
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The Empty Bowls Houston event will be back for its 14th year, which is an effort to fight hunger by partnering up with the Houston Food Bank. Artists around the Houston area donate their works in the form of bowls for the fundraiser, which will be held ...

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Houston-area toxic waste site removed from priority cleanup list - Texas Tribune

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:36

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Houston-area toxic waste site removed from priority cleanup list
Texas Tribune
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that the San Jacinto Waste Pits are no longer on its "Emphasis List" of Superfund sites following a $115 million agreement to remove toxic sludge from the site. by Kiah Collier April 16, 2018 3 ...

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Van Halen singer headlines Houston Grand Opera Ball's $1.25 ... - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:24

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Van Halen singer headlines Houston Grand Opera Ball's $1.25 ...
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Van Halen singer headlines Houston Grand Opera Ball's $1.25 million "Evening in Old Hollywood". New Post Oak at Uptown hotel transforms into a swanky Old Hollywood supper club for white-tie Houston Grand Opera gala. By Amber Elliott. Updated 1:16 pm ...

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If you were Bill Murray where would you hang out in Houston ... - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:04

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If you were Bill Murray where would you hang out in Houston ...
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Legendary actor and funnyman Bill Murray is in Houston tonight to play Jones Hall and the city is abuzz with hopes that he will be seen about town. On tour with German cellist Jan Vogler and two other musicians promoting an album they released last ...
khou.com | Bill Murray talks Astros, golf during visit to HoustonKHOU.com
Houston Symphony hosts Bill Murray's 'New Worlds' | CW39 NewsFixCW39

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2018 Houston Barbecue Festival sends out happy smoke signals - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:48

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2018 Houston Barbecue Festival sends out happy smoke signals
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A strong breeze whipped through the sixth annual Houston Barbecue Festival, but that only meant the air was full of wood smoke and that every corner of the event was touched by the aroma of smoked meat. Not a bad thing. More than 2,000 people attended ...

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Cool flea-market concept brings pop-up shopping experience to Houston for one day only - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:38

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Cool flea-market concept brings pop-up shopping experience to Houston for one day only
CultureMap Houston
The popular shoppers' market called Flea Style returns to Houston for a spring event that will take over arts and event complex Silver Street Studios for one day on April 21, with more than 120 vendors offering art, furniture, paper goods, fashion ...

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Houstonians partied this weekend with Texans cheer tryouts, Art Car festivities, and more - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:13

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Houstonians partied this weekend with Texans cheer tryouts, Art Car festivities, and more
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Houstonians partied this weekend with Texans cheer tryouts, Art Car festivities, and more. By Heather Leighton. Published 8:27 am, Monday, April 16, 2018. Candidates to the Texans Cheerleader team dance as part of the warm up routine before the. A ...
Art Car Parade Cruises Through Houston; David Adickes' 'We Love Houston' Replacement Now on View from I-10swamplot.com

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How do you make an 'innovation district' work? - Houston Chronicle - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:11

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How do you make an 'innovation district' work? - Houston Chronicle
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The ex-Sears in Midtown, which dates to 1939, will be renovated to anchor a new "innovation district" and will house coworking spaces, clasrooms, offices, restaurants and other amenities. The ex-Sears in Midtown, which dates to 1939, will be renovated ...
Xconomy: Seeking to Join Top Tech Hubs, Houston Plans an ...Xconomy

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Get ready to dive into a new Houston-area water park this summer - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:00

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Get ready to dive into a new Houston-area water park this summer
CultureMap Houston
Passes are now available for the Big Rivers waterpark, set to open June 29. Rendering courtesy of ABC13. Houstonians looking to cool off this summer can soon take a plunge in a brand-new water park. The Big Rivers Waterpark and Gator Bayou Adventure ...

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Why The Texans Should Sign Dez Bryant - Battle Red Blog (blog)

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 09:55

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Why The Texans Should Sign Dez Bryant
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Dez Bryant was released by the Cowboys Friday. The team felt he wasn't worth his contract and saved $8 million by cutting him this offseason. Now, for the first time in his career, the eight-year veteran receiver is looking for a home. His home should ...
The Ravens have interest in WR Dez Bryant, but is the feeling mutual?Baltimore Sun
Dez Bryant Stats | Pro-Football-Reference.comPro-Football-Reference.com
Dallas Cowboys Football News, Schedule, Roster, Stats - SB NationSB Nation

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Houston air quality today may be unhealthy for sensitive groups, weather experts say - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:42

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Houston air quality today may be unhealthy for sensitive groups, weather experts say
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Houston is having its first Ozone Action Day of the year today. Those who are itching to enjoy the spring weather will want to double check the air before spending time outside. Houston has an Ozone Action Day for Monday, which are "declared on hot ...

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Houston gas prices resume seasonal rise - Houston Chronicle - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 07:31

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Houston gas prices resume seasonal rise - Houston Chronicle
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The price of gasoline in Houston and across the country resumed its seasonal rise as refiners complete the transition to pricier summer-grade fuels. The average cost of a gallon of regular unleaded in the Houston area increased by 4.7 cents last week ...
Gas prices reach highest point in 6 monthsHouston Chronicle

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Space heater catches fire at elderly man's home in SE Houston - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 06:36

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Space heater catches fire at elderly man's home in SE Houston
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An elderly man lost much of his home Monday morning in a fire believed to be caused by a space heater, Houston firefighters said. The fire erupted around 12:05 a.m. near Rockford and Westover, in southeast Houston. The homeowner was able to evacuate ...

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Houston Community College to become one of less than 50 Challenger Learning Centers worldwide - mySanAntonio.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 06:18

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Houston Community College to become one of less than 50 Challenger Learning Centers worldwide
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A Texas state flag waves from the Houston Community College building just south of downtown as the Space Shuttle Endeavour atop a modified Boeing 747 makes its final pass by downtown Houston Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. Endeavour landed at Ellington ...

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Chief: Off-duty HPD officer shoots home intruder in south Houston - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 06:10

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Chief: Off-duty HPD officer shoots home intruder in south Houston
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An off-duty police sergeant shot a man who was attempting to break into his south Houston home Monday morning, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said. The Houston Police Department officer, his elderly parents and aunt were woken up around 12:20 a.m. to ...
Houston PD: Motorcyclist involved in police chase dies after striking another vehicleKHOU.com
Off-duty officer shoots man trying to break into home on Houston's south sideKPRC Click2Houston
HPD: Burglars crash U-Haul into firearm store in west HoustonCW39
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2 men use U-Haul in attempt to smash into gun range in west ... - KTRK-TV

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 05:19

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2 men use U-Haul in attempt to smash into gun range in west ...
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Houston police are investigating a burglary at a gun range in west Houston where suspects used a U-Haul to smash into the store.

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Houston Manufacturing Jobs: 781 Openings - Patch.com

Local News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 05:08

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Houston Manufacturing Jobs: 781 Openings
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HOUSTON, TX — If you're looking for a job, there are hiring managers in Houston who want to hear from you. There are nearly 800 manufacturing jobs in the Houston area that need to be filled this week, and you can see them all in the Houston Patch Jobs ...

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