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Synonyms for Houston

the largest city in Texas

United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)

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Canyon Johnson's local partner on the acquisition of the Marq*E Center is Fidelis Realty Partners, a full service real estate and investment firm whose senior executives have more than 100 years of combined real estate experience in the Houston area.
Since 1996, Houston has handled more products moving to and from the United States and South America than any other city, according to Daniel Marrero, Americargo Transport president.
It's a game that is being staged here in large part as a formal thank you to Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, who paid a record $700 million franchise fee to wrest an expansion franchise away from Los Angeles in 1999, and to the city for building $450 million Reliant Stadium mostly with public funds.
In those previous decades, Manny notes that cotton, cattle and oil--all cyclical commodities--drove the Houston economy.
It's too early to tell whether the increased goals will funnel more money to black contractors, but Houston is striving to increase minority participation, not scale it back.
In a city-wide referendum, Houston residents once again rejected zoning, by a 53-to-47 percent margin.
For members of the Houston Economic Summit Media Relations Task Force, the assignment was equally simple": Prepare a strategy and background material to convince more than 4,000 journalists that Houston was more than oil wells, cowboys, unemployed workers and vacant, foreclosed office buildings.
As a nonprofit organization, we sought a solution that is as affordable as it is cutting-edge," said Jim Monahan, president and CEO, Houston Hospice.
Regular-season results: May 28: Sparks 66, Houston 63; June 21: Houston 69, Sparks 65; Aug.
One of the more aggressive is Houston InterWeb Design, which as its name implies, designs Web sites for small and medium-sized businesses.
The shortage of nurses we are experiencing locally continues to impact Houston hospitals," said Dan Wolterman, CEO of the Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston.
And with the smog season ending locally in a few weeks, air quality experts said Houston might for two years running post the highest peak smog and most unhealthy ozone days of the year.
HOUSTON -- The Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association will recognize Houston's Marketer of the Year on February 27, 2007.
At the end of her heavily scrutinized appearance on stage at Arista Records' 25th-anniversary bash Monday, Whitney Houston apparently made a reference to the rumors that drug problems were threatening her career.
HOUSTON -- Houston Technology Center (HTC), an organization that assists in the acceleration and commercialization of area emerging technology companies, recently announced that Walter Ulrich has been elected as President and CEO.
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