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5 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Industry demand for welders sparks hiring

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.

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9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Mixed-use project with hotel, conference center planned for Galleria area

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 .

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14 hrs ago | Hustle Belt

2014 College Football Rankings: AP Top 25 Poll Week 4

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.

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Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

Major mixed-use project in the works for Singleton Boulevard west of downtown

Developer StreetLights Residential and Stonelake Capital Partners are planning hundreds of apartments, retail and homes on a 25-acre tract on Singleton Boulevard just west of Sylvan Avenue. StreetLights Residential and its partner intend to turn the former Austin Industries complex at 1000 Singleton into Trinity Village.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Store owner kills would-be robber in SE Houston

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.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Police, emergency news: City cop hurt in two-vehicle crash

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.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Legendary Houston jazz musician passes away

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.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Teen sentenced in stabbing of Spring student

A Harris County jury found Luis Alfaro guilty of manslaughter in the stabbing death last year of a Spring High School student on Sept.

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Weirton Daily Times

Air Force One pilot builds American spirit

The can-do spirit and pride of being an American was rejuvenated by retired Air Force Col.

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Business Journal

Southern comfort restaurant to open in the Heights

What do you get when you team up the owner of two hot Houston restaurants and the sous chef behind Underbelly? The Heights will soon find out when it gets another new restaurant - this one featuring Southern cuisine. The people behind hot eateries such as Cottonwood, Underbelly and Liberty Station are teaming up to open Southern Goods, according to the Houston Chronicle .

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Chron

Discover Houston: Focus on public schools

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.

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CultureMap

A Houston museum morphs into a night club as sexy young professionals pour in after-hours

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.

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Houston Chronicle

UH students still waiting to move into new apartments near campus

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.

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Click2Houston

Man killed in shootout with US marshals linked to 4 Houston-area murders

OUT WITH U.S. MARSHALS IN CHANNELVIEW. DEPUTIES REVEALED THAT THAT SUSPECT IS 48-YEAR-OLD JAMES NICOLAS.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Photos: Truck fire shuts down Highway 59Photos: Truck fire shuts down ...

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.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Renowned artist opens up studio for bursaries

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.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Hazmat investigates unknown material at IAH

HFD: Crews checking suspicious container at IAH HFD: Crews checking suspicious container at IAH Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/local/2014/09/11/hfd-crews-checking-suspicious-container-at-iah/15442745/ HOUSTON - The Houston Fire Department says crews are checking out a possible suspicious container on a plane at Bush Intercontinental Airport. United Airlines officials say the possible hazardous substance was found aboard United Flight 4287.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Chron

Fire reported at Alley Theatre in downtown Houston

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.

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Click2Houston

Priceless items stolen from Houston-area family's storage unit

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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Chron

2 men sought in SW Houston game room killing

Police are seeking two more men in the March 27 deadly robbery at the Lucky Star Game Room at 10950 Bissonnet. Anyone with information is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

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