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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.
In an innovative plan, the foundation is building on city-owned land and will donate the theater back to Houston in return for a thirty-year lease.
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.
Phil Carroll, president and chief executive officer of Shell Oil Company, and George Mitchell, chairman of the board of Mitchell Energy and Development Corporation, asked that corporate Houston recognize the amount of good the Houston Golf Association has done with the proceeds of its professional golf tournament.
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.
Houston Hospice, a nonprofit organization providing end-of-life care to Houston and the surrounding communities, decided to replace its existing system with Misys Homecare after a detailed 18 month review of seven hospice IT systems.
The Sparks (28-4) won the season series 2-1 against Houston (19-13), the most recent victory (65-54) last Saturday at Staples Center.
One of the more aggressive is Houston InterWeb Design, which as its name implies, designs Web sites for small and medium-sized businesses.
Both have agreed to work with Houston Air and SAS to develop areas of synergy and possible areas of cooperation with Continental.
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.
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