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13 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Lenders Begin Closing in on Reverse Mortgage for Purchase Texas Potential

Since the reverse mortgage for purchase was approved by Texas voters in November and lenders began originating it earlier this year, the first lenders are reporting that they are beginning to close the newest reverse mortgage loan type available in the Lone Star State.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Texas, Personal Finance, Country, Real Estate, Georgetown, TX

Yesterday | University Business

Lone Star College System honored for technology innovations

Lone Star College System was recently honored by the Center for Digital Education for its innovative uses of technology to achieve first-rate student learning environments.

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Related Topix: Country

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Front lines to private sector: Getting a job after active duty

Compared to leaving college, graduates are mentored and spend time prepping for the workplace during their last year of school.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Country, US Military, US Army, Social Software, University of Houston

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Chron

Texas falls behind in economic outlook for 2014

It's no secret that Texas' economy is booming - as it is No. 1 in terms of economic performance in the country - but it falls short in terms of its economic outlook.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Country

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Shareholder Alert: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces a Class Action...

Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against the Board of Directors of DFC Global Corp. relating to the proposed acquisition by Lone Star Funds .

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Related Topix: Country, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Business Journal

Texas slips a notch in Rich States, Poor States economic rankings

Hailed as an economic champion during a Great Recession that knocked out cities and states across the country, Texas ranks No.

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Related Topix: Country, North Carolina

Free Republic

Dionne & the Liberals? LBJ, Obama, and the Washington Post

In the Washington Post last week E.J. Dionne penned an Op-Ed piece noting the 'changing' historical image of former President Lyndon Johnson and feted this development by labeling it as '...a thoroughly justified revival of Lyndon B. Johnson's standing.'

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Related Topix: Country

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Comfort food, eclectic decor at Punk's Simple Southern Food in Houston

When you sit down to a medley of classic country, Lone Star beer and a plate of handcrafted pimento cheese, deviled eggs and buttermilk biscuits that make your mouth melt, you've found Punk's Simple Southern Food nestled on the edges of the family centric neighborhoods near Rice Village in Houston.

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Related Topix: Dining, Country, Beer, Drink, Life, Food, Recipes

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Beast

Robert Nickelsberg/Getty,Steve PopePrison Reform Is Bigger in...

The Lone Star State has led a surprisingly progressive overhaul of its incarceration system.

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Related Topix: Prison, Country, George Bush, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Texas Government, Texas

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

Bexar County has some of the lowest property taxes in Texas

Do you need more proof that life is good in San Antonio? Seattle-based online residential resource Zillow Inc. has compiled a list of the counties with the highest and lowest property taxes.

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Related Topix: Bexar County, TX, Zillow, Country

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Towleroad

Eddie Calvo, Jesus' Wife, Hillary Clinton, Hustling

Gay Dallas man brutally murdered : "Deputy Rod Carroll, a spokesman for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, told Lone Star Q on Thursday that authorities don't believe the incident was an anti-gay hate crime.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Eddie Calvo, Deputy, IN, Country

Austin American-Statesman

Two future Horns stand out at NFTC

Spring football isn't reserved for high school and college programs getting a few offseason practices in as they work towards the following fall.

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Related Topix: Spring, TX, Houston, TX, Country, Dallas, TX

Business Journal

Texas among the highest-ranked states in percentage of minimum-wage workers

The proportion of hourly-paid workers in the Lone Star State earning at or below the federal minimum wage ranked fifth-highest among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

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Related Topix: Country, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Meal Times

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT THE TRIANGLE Wednesdays, 3-7pm Triangle Park, 4700 N. Lamar, 512/452-1404.

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Related Topix: Sunset Valley, TX, Country, Bee Cave, TX, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Heirloom Tomatoes, Dining

Lafferty

Major payday lender issues profit warning for UK operations and accepts takeover offer

Citing a tougher new regulatory environment in the UK, DFC Global Corp, based in the United States and owner of the Money Shop chain of payday loan outlets in Britain, have decided to accept a takeover bid from private-equity firm, Lone Star Funds.

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Related Topix: Country

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Journal

Texas scores 'A-' in transparency on government spending report

The Lone Star State scored an 'A-' on the fund's annual report, "Following the Money 2014: How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data."

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Related Topix: Country

BroadwayWorld.com

Great American Country Announces New Original Series Highway Cowboys & Junk Gypsies

Great American Country, with its fresh all-American lifestyle positioning, has seen ratings growth of 23 percent among P25-54 viewers versus first quarter last year.

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Related Topix: Junk Gypsies, Entertainment, Television, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Country

Sun Apr 06, 2014

CultureMap

Music made for an unforgettable road trip: Best songs for a special waltz across Texas

There is a certain feeling of wanderlust that comes with the arrival of spring. Sunny skies and 70 degree weather create visions of the open road, of a classic road trip filled with pit stops, starry skies and the vast vistas that only Texas can provide.

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Related Topix: Texas, Country, Headphones, Riders in the Sky, Travel

Bbech tree news

New tick disease causing a scare; bites causing meat allergies

An emerging meat allergy that is sweeping the southeast part of the country has come to Hancock County in Western Kentucky and the cause, according to allergists, is a bite from the Lone Star tick.

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Related Topix: Country

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Reuters

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

** Banco Popular said on Friday it was in talks to buy Citigroup's retail banking and credit card business in Spain, where foreign players have struggled to compete with dominant local banks after a deep financial crisis.

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Related Topix: Country

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