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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...
Rising costs could wipe out Austin's Red River live music scene, report says
Apr 21, 2017 1:06 pm
Is the Red River Cultural District, an integral part of Austin's live music scene, in jeopardy of losing its rock-and-roll soul?
That is the question posed in a new report from the Urban Land Institu...
UT Austin diversity boss leaves to take top post at alma mater
Apr 21, 2017 1:01 pm
Gregory Vincent is leaving a top administrative post at the University of Texas at Austin to become the head of his alma mater, Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York state.
Vincent, a profess...
Bebe plans to close all stores by the end of next month
Apr 21, 2017 12:58 pm
Add another retailer to the casualty list: Bebe.
Bebe Stores Inc., a women's apparel store with a pair of locations in the Austin area, announced plans to shut all 168 of its stores nationwide by the...
See where Austin-area cities ranked among the best places to live in the U.S.
Apr 20, 2017 9:56 pm
Round Rock is among the top four cities to live in Texas, according to a recent report.
The growing community just north of Austin ranked No. 4 in the Lone Star State and 16th overall in the U.S. in ...
Art-filled abodes to houses made from shipping containers: Sneak peek of 2017 Weird Homes Tour
Apr 20, 2017 2:39 pm
Kooky, quirky and out of the box. That?s the vibe promoted by the annual Weird Homes Tour. The fourth edition is coming up on April 22.
Click on the photo to get a sneak peek at some of the homes on ...
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This Cat's Showdown With Rattler is Your Monday Motivation
Apr 24, 2017 7:37 pm
Police in South Texas say a recent close call should serve as a warning for residents to keep a watchful eye out for snakes.Photo Credit: Laguna Vista PD/Facebook This story uses functionality that ma...
Elementary Evacuates Due to Nearby Gas Leak
Apr 24, 2017 7:34 pm
A gas leak in North Richland Hills has forced an elementary school to evacuate the campus.
Trump Hosts UN Security Council Meeting at White House
Apr 24, 2017 6:38 pm
President Donald Trump hosted members of the United Nations Security Council in a meeting at the White House Monday, NBC News reported.The ambassadors of the 15-member group were expected to have coff...
2 Rescued from Loose Scaffold at Frisco Construction Site
Apr 24, 2017 5:55 pm
One person was rescued from scaffolding that came loose at a construction site in Frisco Monday morning, police said.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
April Is Back! World-Famous NY Giraffe Cam Returns This Week
Apr 24, 2017 5:36 pm
Devoted fans of April the giraffe lost their link to her on Friday when her round-the-clock live stream went dark -- but it turns out she's coming back this week for a limited engagement.Photo Credit:...
DeMarcus Ware to Retire as Dallas Cowboy
Apr 24, 2017 5:24 pm
DeMarcus Ware announces Monday morning he will sign a contract and retire as a Dallas Cowboy.Photo Credit: Getty Images
1992 LA Riots: Death, Destruction, Defiance
Apr 24, 2017 5:23 pm
Twenty-five years later, we take a look back at the 1992 Los Angeles riots.Photo Credit: AP
7 in 10 Back Independent Probe of Russia, Election: Poll
Apr 24, 2017 5:05 pm
Committees in both the House and Senate are looking into Russia's involvement in the 2016 election, but nearly three-quarters of Americans would prefer an independent, non-partisan commission, accordi...
Grapevine's Mckenna Grace Finds Success in 'Gifted'
Apr 24, 2017 4:53 pm
A little girl from Texas earned top billing in the movie, "Gifted."Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Girl's Medical Fight Inspires 'Just for J' 5K
Apr 24, 2017 4:49 pm
Monday's Tell Me Something Good celebrated the inspiration of a little girl named Jacqueline.
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Amid merger talk, Sprint targets largest Texas expansion since the '90s
Apr 24, 2017 7:21 pm
Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) said April 24 that it will open 79 new stores in Texas this year, the company?s largest expansion in the Lone Star State since the mid-'90s launch of Sprint PCS.
Of those, 12 a...
Halliburton shrinks quarterly losses with North American price improvements
Apr 24, 2017 7:16 pm
Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) managed to snag a boost in revenue from its North American arm that shrunk its sequential quarterly loss in the first quarter.
Halliburton reported a net loss of $32 milli...
Houston City Club discloses job cuts due to closure
Apr 24, 2017 6:05 pm
Houston City Club?s closure this June will affect 128 jobs, according to the private club and its parent company, Dallas-based ClubCorp Holdings Inc. (NYSE: MYCC).
The club will close on June 12, whi...
United CEO stripped of guarantee he'll rise to chairman next year after passenger removal
Apr 24, 2017 4:24 pm
United CEO Oscar Munoz is no longer expected to become chairman of the airline's parent company next year as planned.
The announcement, made in an April 21 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchang...
First-generation college students flourish in business school
Apr 24, 2017 3:10 pm
I have been at the University of Houston longer than most of our current undergraduate students have been alive.
Yet, I was still surprised to learn recently that many students on our campus are firs...
Photos: Inside a penthouse condo for sale at The Houstonian
Apr 24, 2017 2:02 pm
Gary Shaw isn?t worried about selling his $3.9 million penthouse.
Amid the oil slump and rising competition from newer buildings, residents living in Houston?s legacy, luxury condominiums may feel sq...
5 things to know in Texas energy this week
Apr 24, 2017 2:01 pm
The first of many major Texas energy companies have filed their quarterly earnings reports, and the results aren't great for the Gulf of Mexico services environment. The world's largest oil field serv...
American Airlines investigating after employee-passenger confrontation on flight to Dallas
Apr 24, 2017 1:19 pm
American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced showing an airline employee challenging a passenger to hit him.
The video of the confrontation, filmed by another passenger April 21 during b...
Houston real estate, energy, pharma cos. close more than $2B in deals
Apr 24, 2017 1:16 pm
Three Houston-based companies closed a merger, an acquisition and an asset deal totaling more than $2 billion last week.
Houston?s Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEN) closed its nearly $2 billio...
Soon-to-open East Downtown poke restaurant plans expansion
Apr 24, 2017 1:08 pm
A new poke restaurant slated for East Downtown also is planning another location as several eateries continue to tap into the Hawaiian raw fish food trend.
Seaside Poke plans to open its first Housto...