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Technological 'bells and whistles' in spotlight at Austin area's first 365 by Whole Foods store
Apr 25, 2017 7:57 pm
At first glance, the Austin area's first 365 by Whole Foods Market in Cedar Park looks much like a traditional grocery store: the packed aisles inside a cavernous space, distinct produce, meat and dri...
In the Office: Deliberate approach necessary to raise venture capital in Austin (Video)
Apr 25, 2017 7:55 pm
With venture capital harder to come by in Austin, the experiences of local businesses that do attract growth capital are all the more illuminating for other founders in search of cash.
Companies in t...
Austin Marathon's economic impact grows to $34M
Apr 25, 2017 3:54 pm
The 2017 Austin Marathon on Feb. 19 funneled an estimated $34.4 million into the local economy during race weekend.
That is an increase of $8.7 million from last year's event, according to a study by...
Apr 25, 2017 12:34 pm
The best-performing public high schools in Austin, according to new U.S. News ranking
Apr 25, 2017 4:01 am
The top-ranked public high school in Central Texas is the Austin school district's Liberal Arts and Science Academy.
The magnet school received the honor as part of U.S. News & World Report's ann...
Sprint targets largest Texas expansion since the ?90s
Apr 24, 2017 8:57 pm
Sprint said Monday it will open 79 stores in Texas this year, the company?s largest expansion in the state since the mid-'90s launch of Sprint PCS.
Six of the openings will be in the Austin area, a s...
Pollo Tropical closes 30 more stores, including in Austin; parent company plans brand revamp
Apr 24, 2017 8:52 pm
The parent company of the Pollo Tropical restaurant chain is shuttering 30 locations, including two in the Austin area, as it prepares to relaunch the brand.
Fiesta Restaurant Group (Nasdaq: FRGI) an...
Whole Foods could be bought by Albertsons, report says
Apr 24, 2017 7:36 pm
Another day, another report of a potential buyout bid aimed at Whole Foods Market Inc.
This time it's Albertsons, the third-largest U.S. grocery chain by revenue, that is considering an acquisition o...
Government contractors tap into task order funding
Apr 24, 2017 3:19 pm
Getting a bid awarded for a federal government contract can be an exciting experience as an entrepreneur. The adventure starts when you see an allocated amount of money for the project set aside and y...
The case for Kroger buying Whole Foods Market, according to Credit Suisse analyst
Apr 24, 2017 12:46 pm
Kroger Co. could be a logical buyer for Whole Foods Market Inc. after all.
A Wall Street analyst wrote in a report to clients on April 20 that a Kroger acquisition of Austin-based Whole Foods (Nasdaq...
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Passport Offices in Collin Co. to Reopen After Fee Dispute
Apr 26, 2017 4:57 am
Passport offices in Collin County will reopen Wednesday after a fee dispute forced them to close for two days this week.Photo Credit: Getty Images
JWP Trial Jury Deadlocked on Some Counts
Apr 26, 2017 4:43 am
Jurors in the John Wiley Price bribery trial told the judge Tuesday they were deadlocked on some counts after five days of deliberation.Photo Credit: Ken Kalthoff, NBC 5 News This story uses functiona...
Couple Married 69 Years Die 'Hand in Hand': Report
Apr 26, 2017 4:36 am
An Illinois couple married for 69 years, their love and bond so strong they died minutes apart Saturday, hand in hand, at a Skokie hospital, according to their obit.As both Teresa and Isaac Vatkin, 89...
Collin Co. Residents Fighting Annexation Around Racetrack
Apr 26, 2017 4:35 am
Residents of two neighboring towns are at odds over plans to annex a portion of Collin County.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Uber, Bell, Plan for Flying Taxis Over DFW by 2020
Apr 26, 2017 3:53 am
Uber announced Tuesday they're partnering with Fort Worth-based Bell Helicopter and four other aircraft manufacturers to build flying taxis that, if all goes to plan, could be whisking North Texans ov...
DMN Series 'My Aryan Princess' Examines Aryan Brotherhood
Apr 26, 2017 3:53 am
The Aryan Brotherhood of Texas, a notorious white supremacist group, was essentially dismantled in 2014 after a six-year federal investigation led to dozens of arrests. With the help of NBC 5's media ...
Tiny Miracle Baby Goes Home from the Hospital
Apr 26, 2017 3:46 am
The tiniest preemie born at Baylor University Medical Center went home Tuesday, six months after she was born.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Auditor Hired By DCS Says Agency Has Financial Plan in Place
Apr 26, 2017 3:36 am
An auditor hired by Dallas County Schools says the agency appears to have a plan that can reel the troubled school bus agency back from the brink of financial collapse.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
UTA Removes Fliers That Declare U.S. a 'White Nation'
Apr 25, 2017 11:47 pm
The University of Texas at Arlington has removed fliers posted on campus that declared ?America is a white nation? and urged students to ?report any and all illegal aliens.?Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Sen. Ted Cruz Wants El Chapo to Pay for Border Wall
Apr 25, 2017 10:09 pm
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz wants funds seized from El Chapo, and other drug lords, to pay for the border wall.
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Houston indoor farming co. agrees to acquire San Antonio co. to focus on medical cannabis
Apr 25, 2017 11:30 pm
Houston-based Indoor Harvest Corp. will acquire San Antonio-based Alamo CBD LLC to create a company focused on medical cannabis, according to a press release.
The companies first announced they were ...
Former Baker Botts partners start new civil trial law firm
Apr 25, 2017 7:46 pm
Three former partners at Baker Botts LLP have formed Jordan, Lynch & Cancienne PLLC, a Houston-based civil trial law firm.
Co-founders Kevin Jordan, Walter Lynch and Michael Cancienne worked toge...
Baker Hughes reports smaller revenue, smaller loss in Q1
Apr 25, 2017 7:08 pm
Houston-based Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) saw revenue shrink somewhat in the first quarter, but the oil field services company was still able to decrease its net loss.
Revenue fell about 15 percent...
Construction begins on Ellington Airport's new tower
Apr 25, 2017 7:07 pm
Ellington Airport's new air traffic control tower, which also is expected to serve Houston's future spaceport, broke ground on April 24.
The $12.4 million tower is expected to be completed by the end...
Randalls warehouse, distribution facility in Houston hits the market
Apr 25, 2017 5:52 pm
As expected, Albertsons has put a former Randalls warehouse and distribution facility in northwest Houston up for sale.
The Boise, Idaho-based grocery giant selected Philadelphia-based real estate fi...
New Orleans hot dog chain is coming to Houston
Apr 25, 2017 1:40 pm
Well, hot dog!
New Orleans-based wiener company Dat Dog plans to open about 25 locations in the Houston area over the next decade, according to a release. Houston's first Dat Dog is expected to open ...
Mississippi-based discount retailer to open 3 locations in Houston
Apr 25, 2017 1:30 pm
A Mississippi-based, low-cost retailer is expanding into Houston.
Dirt Cheap plans to open three stores in the Bayou City this year, according to a release. JLL has been acting as broker.
Fort Worth co. buys Houston-area pipeline products co. for $495M
Apr 25, 2017 1:10 pm
A Houston-area pipeline products manufacturer has been sold.
Waller-based Flowchem LLC was bought by Fort Worth-based KMG Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: KMG) from New York-based private equity firm Arsenal Ca...
Video: See Houston from a plane that films real estate
Apr 25, 2017 12:48 pm
Someone's been watching what you've been building.
CoStar Group Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based real estate information company, has been spending about $1 million a year to travel around the country ...
Sneak peek: Inside Reliant?s new smart home in Houston
Apr 25, 2017 12:34 pm
You walk up to the front door and ring the doorbell.
The homeowner pulls up a smartphone app, talks to you through a built-in camera and microphone and automatically unlocks the door to let you insid...