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Area colleges are striving to train welders to meet area industry demand. In addition, the perception about this middle-skill work has shifted A A A' when people learn welders can make into the six-figures in pay.
9 hrs ago | Business Journal
A mixed-use project - including a hotel and a conference center - is being planned for the Galleria area along the West Loop, according to reports. The property is north of San Felipe Road, east of Holly Hurst Lane and along the west side feeder road of Interstate 610 West Loop Freeway, according to city of Houston planning and development documents posted by the Houston Chronicle and first reported by Swamplot .
14 hrs ago | Hustle Belt
OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: North Carolina 82, Duke 55, Mississippi St. 55, Virginia Tech 54, Penn St. 51, East Carolina 44, TCU 42, Pittsburgh 40, Florida 31, Marshall 28, Boston College 22, Washington 14, West Virginia 14, Cincinnati 10, Virginia 6, Arizona 3, Arkansas 3, N. Dakota St. 3, Louisville 2 The top five stayed the same. Georgia and USC both dropped rather far, following their losses to South Carolina and Boston College respectively.
A gunman demanded money at a family-owned convenience store on Scranton Street in southeast Houston Friday night, and an employee shot him. A gunman demanded money at a family-owned convenience store on Scranton Street in southeast Houston Friday night, and an employee shot him.
A city police cruiser and another vehicle sit on South Eighth Street Saturday after they were involved in an accident as the officer responded to a call. CRASH >> City fire crews, First Aid and Safety Patrol and fire police were dispatched at 4:51 p.m. Saturday to 200 S. Eighth St. A city police officer was on his way to a call when a car pulled from an alley onto South Eighth Street, said city Fire Commissioner Duane Trautman.
Legendary Houston jazz musician passes away Legendary Houston jazz musician passes away Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/local/2014/09/13/legendary-houston-jazz-musician-passes-away/15587247/ At KTSU Radio at Texas Southern University in Third Ward where Joe Sample attended, his pictures are on the wall and today his music is exclusively on the air. "He was not only a friend to the radio station, but family.
The can-do spirit and pride of being an American was rejuvenated by retired Air Force Col.
The greater Houston area has hundreds of schools and 58 independent school districts. Families with school-age children certainly consider where to buy a home based on the reputation of the school districts and sometimes specific schools.
The 411: More than 150 members of the young professionals leg of museum supporters poured in for an exclusive after-hours party focusing on Shadows on the Wall: Cameraless Photography from 1851 to Today . The lively vibe in the lobby of Audrey Jones Beck Building was enhanced by the spins of DJ Lowf and fueled by cocktails, including the drink of the night - Summer Silhouette, a tasty concoction of tequila, lime juice, simple syrup and club soda.
The Vue at MacGregor by Dallas-based Fountain Residential was slated to open in fall 2014. The developers market the project as the first privately owned off-campus community" near the University of Houston.
OUT WITH U.S. MARSHALS IN CHANNELVIEW. DEPUTIES REVEALED THAT THAT SUSPECT IS 48-YEAR-OLD JAMES NICOLAS.
A truck caught fire, blocking all southbound lanes of Highway 59 near downtown Houston early Friday. The incident snarled traffic throughout the morning commute, but no injuries were reported.
The first rule of being an art teacher is never divulge to your students how you do your own art. Artist and teacher Brian Scott, however, has agreed to do a demonstration of his painting techniques as a fundraiser for scholarships at North Island College Foundation.
Multiple units from the Houston Fire Department are responding to a reported fire at the Alley Theatre at the corner of Louisiana Street and Texas Street in downtown Houston. At least 11 units are on the scene of the fire.
Empty boxes and a broken heart is all Heather Hanson has left after a crook stole her family's valuable collection of Madame Alexander dolls from their public storage unit on Hillcroft Street. Hanson says the facility notified her earlier this week about the incident.
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