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Monday AM April 28th, 2008

Posted on · Tax rebates begin going out today...Harris County Judge on ten-day trip to India to promote international trade...U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform study shows a state's legal climate has an economic impact...

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Friday PM April 25th, 2008

Posted on · Contractor's ship fires warning shots in Persian Gulf...Gasoline averaging 12 to 13 cents higher than last week...First direct deposits of rebates to begin on Monday...

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Friday AM April 25th, 2008

Posted on · Order to factories fall; unemployment falls...Federal Reserve auctions $59.46 billion in treasury securities to big investment firms...Wendy's agrees to be purchased by Arby's in $2 billion deal...

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Thursday PM April 24th, 2008

Posted on · Court approves last MegaClaims settlement for Enron creditors...New home sales at lowest level in more than 16 year reports price of gas jumped three cents in one day...

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Thursday AM April 24th, 2008

Posted on · City's paperless payroll system to save $1 million annually. Zogby poll reveals feelings about American dream of home ownership. Tellepsen awarded contracts for three expansion projects at Rice University.

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Wednesday PM April 23rd, 2008

Posted on · Crude oil inventories grow and gasoline inventories fall...Three former British bankers ordered to three separate prisons over Enron-related fraud...Germany hosts event for Houston businesses interested in European markets...

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Wednesday AM April 23rd, 2008

Posted on · Congress considers how to help homeowners struggling with mortgages...MU hires professor for its Kenneth Lay Chair in Economics...New Indian film "Sarkar Raj" based loosely on Enron's Dabhol power plant in Maharashtra...

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Tuesday PM April 22nd, 2008

Posted on · Home sales fall in March as median price drops...Euro posts another record high, hitting $1.60...Government requiring new cars and trucks to achieve 31.6 mpg average by 2015...

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Tuesday AM April 22nd, 2008

Posted on · Grey Wolf merging with Basic Energy Services to create $2.9 billion company...Venezuela plans to challenge ExxonMobil's asset freeze in Netherlands court...Rice University and Lockheed Martin partner to develop new technologies in electronics, energy and security...

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Monday PM April 21st, 2008

Posted on · Gasoline average tops $3.50 per gallon...Earth Day survey says employees look favorably on companies with "green" attitudes...Voters name economy as most important issue on their minds...

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Monday AM April 21st, 2008

Posted on · Halliburton considers purchase of Expro International...KBR shares military food contract with two other companies...President Bush extends farm law through Friday as debate continues on how to pay for multibillion-dollar farm bill...

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Friday PM April 18th, 2008

Posted on · Texas unemployment rate rises to 4.3 percent; Houston adds more than 80,000 jobs in past 12 months...AT&T plans to cut about 4,600 jobs, or 1.5 percent of work force...Houston gas price averages about a nickel higher than last week...

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Thursday AM April 17th, 2008

Posted on · Federal Reserve report notes deteriorating economic health...Fuel prices push American Airlines to hefty first-quarter loss...U.S. Border Patrol south central Texas HQ to harness wind for energy needs..

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Wednesday PM April 16th, 2008

Posted on · More stringent design standards ordered for offshore drilling and production platforms...United and Continental Airlines signal consolidation interest following proposed pairing of Delta and Northwest...Federal immigration agents raid Pilgrim's Pride plants...

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Tuesday PM April 15th, 2008

Posted on · Federal income tax returns due today...Delta and Northwest plan merger; speculation continues about Continental's plans...Property sales in Houston drop for seventh consecutive month, but sales of single-family homes at highest level so far this year...