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Top three Texas laws effective September 1st- a rundown

1st- MEDICAL MARIJUANA (HB 1535) Beginning September 1st, 2021 relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions and the establishment of compassionate-use institutional review boards to evaluate and...

Wall Street skids after weak retail sales, Home Depot results

Wall Street's main indexes slid on Tuesday (August 17), weighed down by a drop in U.S. retail sales that raised concerns about the economic recovery, as well as by disappointing results from Home Depot .

Wall Street closes to snap 3-day losing streak as technology stocks rise

Wall Street's main indexes regained their footing on Thursday (May 20) after a three-day slide, buoyed by gains in technology stocks as the smallest weekly jobless claims since the start of a pandemic-driven recession lifted the mood.

Wall Street closes higher in ‘buy the dip’ session

Wall Street ended sharply higher at the close of a broad rally on Thursday (May 13), bouncing back from three straight days of selling on upbeat labor market data. All three major U.S. stock...

Three major indexes of New York stock market fall on Wednesday

U.S. stocks finished lower on Wednesday with three major indexes seeing significant decreases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 681.50 points, or 1.99 percent, to 33,587.66. The Standard and Poor's 500 lost 89.06 points,...

Dow closes at record high after upbeat jobless claims report

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high on Thursday (May 6), bolstered by an upbeat weekly jobless claims report, while shares of vaccine makers dipped after U.S. President Joe Biden backed plans to waive...

Mattress Mack gets his own ice cream flavor at Red Circle

HOUSTON - Houston hero and Gallery Furniture owner Jim McIngvale, well known as Mattress Mack, now has his own ice cream flavor. Red Circle Ice Cream in Chinatown is now honoring his legacy...

Mayor Turner Announces Implementation of Task Force on Policing Reform Recommendations

HOUSTON - In a sweeping announcement today, Mayor Sylvester Turner outlined his plans to implement a significant number of the recommendations submitted by the Mayor's Task Force on Policing Reform to improve accountability, transparency, change police policies and...

City of Houston Selected for U.S. Green Building Council 2021 LEED for Cities Local Government Leadership Program

HOUSTON - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED green building rating system, have announced Houston as one of 15 cities and counties that will commence certification in a national cohort supported by the LEED for Cities Local Government...

More Than 2,000 Open Positions Available at Turnaround Houston Job & Readiness Fair

HOUSTON - More than 2,000 open positions have been added to the Turnaround Houston Job & Readiness Fair, held virtually this Thursday, April 29 through Sunday, May 2. Job seekers can chat live with hiring employers and resource organizations...

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Houstonians Come Together to Make a Better City

https://twitter.com/NTV_Houston/status/1438969989734744066?s=20 ABOUT HOUSTON PUBLIC WORKS Houston Public Works (www.HoustonPublicWorks.org) is...

Love Our Parks Saturday Fest

HOUSTON-- Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Mayor’s Office of Complete Communities, and the Houston Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate improvements to Our...

Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza is open at the Houston Public Library

HOUSTON -The Office of Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Houston Public Library Foundation (HPLF), the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation (BBHLF) and the Houston Public...

Car Enthusiasts Alert! Barrett-Jackson Revs up Its Inaugural Classic Car Collection at NRG Center this weekend!

HOUSTON, TEXAS — For the first time ever Barrett-Jackson is bringing their enormous classic car auction to the Lone...

Is Trudeau’s star dimmed by scandals?

Less than one week ahead of Canada's federal election, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks set to lose his parliamentary majority after four...