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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...
The Texas stars come out at night: McConaughey, Ingram and Brown walk red carpet
Apr 21, 2017 7:24 pm
The Texas stars were shining bright Thursday night at ACL Live at the Moody Theater with the gala and concert that kicks off the annual Mack, Jack & McConaughey fundraising event.
Oscar winner Ma...
Austin still sets pace in Texas for unemployment, but labor force growing faster than jobs
Apr 21, 2017 7:11 pm
Austin's unemployment rate remains one of the best in the state, tied for second lowest with College Station. But the rapid growth of the labor force continues to outpace job creation.
The metro's un...
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Uber, Bell, Want Flying Taxis in DFW by 2020
Apr 25, 2017 7:52 pm
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 ar...
Couple Married 69 Years Die 'Hand in Hand': Report
Apr 25, 2017 7:29 pm
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...
Nordstrom Selling 'Fake Mud' Jeans With Hefty Price Tag
Apr 25, 2017 6:46 pm
Nordstrom is lighting up the internet with some expensive fake mud jeans.Photo Credit: Nordstrom.com This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your we...
Trio Ditches Car after Wrong Way Chase, 1 At Large
Apr 25, 2017 5:59 pm
With the help of K9 officers, Arlington police have taken two suspected burglars into custody following a car chase Tuesday morning. A third person remains on the run.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
Apr 25, 2017 5:29 pm
When it comes to finding a cure to Alzheimer's Disease, doctors say we are still a long ways to go but are making progress.Photo Credit: Getty Images/Westend61
JWP Deliberations Roll to Tuesday
Apr 25, 2017 4:38 pm
Jurors returned for a fifth day of deliberation Tuesday in the John Wiley Price bribery trial.Photo Credit: Ken Kalthoff, NBC 5 News This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click h...
Newy's Cowboys 2017 NFL Draft Plan
Apr 25, 2017 4:04 pm
NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs offers his 2017 NFL Draft plan for the Dallas Cowboys.Photo Credit: Getty Images
Championship-Winning Football Coach Faces Uncertain Future
Apr 25, 2017 3:49 pm
Just months after leading the school to its first state football title, DeSoto High School coach Todd Peterman could soon be out of a job.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News This story uses functionality that ma...
Cowboys to Host NFL Draft Day Party at 'The Star'
Apr 25, 2017 2:58 pm
The Dallas Cowboys are set to host three 2017 NFL Draft parties at their Frisco headquarters Thursday through Saturday.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News This story uses functionality that may not work in our a...
The Top Trump Controversies of The First 100 Days
Apr 25, 2017 2:40 pm
The first 100 days of President Donald Trump's time in office have been marked by near-daily controversies, from surprise allegations to early morning tweet storms, NBC News reports.They started right...
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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...
The Top 3 public high schools in America are charters, according to U.S. News' new ranking
Apr 25, 2017 5:02 am
Five of the top seven schools are in the Grand Canyon State, while Texas landed three schools among the top 10 on U.S. News & World Report's 2017 Best High Schools. All five of those Arizona schoo...
See which Houston public high schools rank among the best in the U.S.
Apr 25, 2017 5:01 am
Houston public high schools made a strong showing on U.S. News & World Report?s 2017 Best High Schools.
Nearly 20 Houston-area schools earned gold medals and ranked among the top 500 schools nati...