September 16, 2010 8:59 pm
Thursday PM September 17th, 2010
NRG Energy acquiring Green Mountain Energy in 350-million deal...Prosecutors move to drop charges against former Merrill Lynch executive in Enron-related case...Texas asks federal court to block new EPA greenhouse gas rules...
September 16, 2010 8:45 am
Thursday AM September 16th, 2010
Researchers have released a nearly complete preliminary mapping of the DNA of the tree that produces chocolate. The project's head says he hopes it leads to higher yields and more drought-and disease-resistant trees. Ed Mayberry reports.
September 15, 2010 10:54 pm
Wednesday PM September 15th, 2010
Boeing gets 1.24 billion NASA contract...State rolling back pension benefits...Austin insurance company reaches settlement over discrimination in rates charged to black policy holders...
September 15, 2010 9:05 am
Wednesday AM September 15th, 2010
A Houston firm offers part-time chief marketing officers for small and medium-sized companies. That can be useful to firms afraid to add an executive when they're unsure about the direction of the economy. Ed Mayberry reports.
September 14, 2010 7:56 pm
Tuesday PM September 14th, 2010
EPA to allow Texas petrochemical companies to work directly with Feds on fixing banned air permits...Petroleum group objects to administration plans to double offshore inspection fees...Wall Street fluctuations make U.S. investors leery of buying individual stocks...
September 14, 2010 9:00 am
Tuesday AM September 14th, 2010
Conditions have generally improved for working mothers over the past 25 years, helping to create a better work and home balance. A list of the best 100 companies for working moms will be released later this morning. Ed Mayberry reports.
September 13, 2010 10:03 pm
Monday PM September 13th, 2010
BP resumes drilling relief well at Deepwater Horizon site in the Gulf...Workforce Solutions to sponsor Tuesday job fair...National gas prices remain flat; Houston's average up over four cents in past week...
September 13, 2010 6:29 am
Monday AM September 11th, 2010
The University of Texas Health Science Center is helping primary care physicians receive federal funding to implement electronic health record systems. Ed Mayberry reports.
September 10, 2010 8:59 am
Friday AM September 9th, 2010
An 11-year study of British civil servants reveals a direct link between heart disease and working longer hours. Many suffer from non-specific symptoms like headaches, chronic low-level pain and fatigue. Ed Mayberry reports.
September 9, 2010 9:48 pm
Thursday PM September 9th, 2010
Feds reject Texas' application for $830 million in federal funding...New claims for unemployment aid drops to lowest level in two months...State sales tax collections decline 6.6 percent over the last fiscal year...
September 9, 2010 6:33 am
Thursday AM September 9th, 2010
Naval Academy and West Point graduates are providing leadership training for business and industry in a "leadership boot camp" later this month. Ed Mayberry reports.
September 8, 2010 10:26 pm
Wednesday PM September 8th, 2010
BP sharing blame with Transocean, Halliburton and others for Gulf oil spill...Consumers continue cutting back on credit card use...Study says two-thirds of Texas Enterprise Fund companies fail to meet job-creation goals...
September 8, 2010 8:50 am
Wednesday AM September 8th, 2010
Houston employers expect to hire at a respectable pace in the fourth quarter, according to a survey. Ed Mayberry reports.
September 7, 2010 10:05 pm
Tuesday PM September 7th, 2010
Continental Airlines allows changes to flights affected by Tropical Storm Hermine...Retail gasoline prices continue dropping in Houston area...Capital One survey finds less optimism about business financial performance, but minimal effect from Gulf oil spill...
September 7, 2010 6:41 am
Tuesday AM September 7th, 2010
Rice University researchers have won a $1.8 million federal grant to test wireless technology that uses dormant television channels to deliver high-speed broadband internet service. Ed Mayberry reports.
September 6, 2010 6:00 am
Monday AM September 6th, 2010
For a third consecutive quarter, Texas executives say they're confident about growth prospects. And many plan to increase hiring in professional occupations. Ed Mayberry reports.
September 3, 2010 10:00 pm
Friday PM September 3rd, 2010
Unemployment rate rises to 9.6 percent...BP raising blowout preventer from site of blown deepwater well...Coast Guard reports no sign of leaks at oil platform fire offshore Louisiana...
September 3, 2010 8:42 am
Friday AM September 2nd, 2010
Buying a house is a complicated process. But there are specific steps in finding the right mortgage, protecting yourself from foreclosure and rebuilding your credit. Ed Mayberry reports.
September 2, 2010 9:53 pm
Thursday PM September 2nd, 2010
Another oil rig explodes and burns off Louisiana coast; workers rescued...Dell drops out of bidding war with Hewlett-Packard over 3Par...Houston City Council approves three-year exploration agreement for natural gas reserves beneath three municipal parks...
September 2, 2010 9:00 am
Thursday AM September 2nd, 2010
A new online tool allows parents to monitor their children's activities on social networks. Ed Mayberry reports.
September 1, 2010 8:20 pm
Wednesday PM September 1st, 2010
Removal of temporary cap at BP's blown-out well set for tomorrow...Unemployment rate rises in nearly half of 374 largest metro areas...Automakers report sale drops, except Chrysler...
September 1, 2010 9:02 am
Wednesday AM September 1st, 2010
Small business employment grew slightly in August, but at a declining rate compared to healthy gains made in January and April. Ed Mayberry reports.
August 31, 2010 9:43 pm
Tuesday PM August 31st, 2010
Consumer confidence improves slightly after two months of declines...Home prices rise for third straight month from incentive-fueled home-buying...Texas firm developing experimental unmanned rockets under newly announced NASA funding plan...
August 31, 2010 8:39 am
Tuesday AM August 31st, 2010
A group organized by the American Petroleum Institute wants to get the attention of Congress. They've organized a "rally for jobs" tomorrow in Houston and two other Texas cities, to voice their concerns about employment and the economy. Ed Mayberry reports.
August 30, 2010 9:29 pm
Monday PM August 30th, 2010
Consumer spending rises at fastest pace in four months...Bad weather delays raising of blowout preventer at BP Gulf site...Average price of regular gasoline drops over seven cents in last two weeks...
August 30, 2010 6:08 am
Monday AM August 30th, 2010
An employee's cultural background can be a more accurate predictor of job performance than personality tests used by employers, according to a study from Texas A&M University. Ed Mayberry reports.
August 27, 2010 10:12 pm
Friday PM August 27th, 2010
BP plans to begin removing temporary cap on Monday; drilling engineers refuses to testify before investigative panel...Hewlett-Packard boosts bid for 3Par by 11 percent, topping Dell's offer...AAA says average gasoline pump price has declined for 17 days in a row...
August 27, 2010 8:32 am
Friday AM August 27th, 2010
This Sunday is the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which displaced three-quarters of a million people across the Gulf Coast. Fannie Mae's Ken Bacon says the commitment remains to help those in the region with housing assistance and capital investment, as Ed Mayberry reports.
August 26, 2010 10:48 pm
Thursday PM August 26th, 2010
One in ten American households at risk of foreclosure this summer...Economy forces UTMB to reduce level of indigent care...Air Products to pay 1.5 million in civil penalties over hazardous waste violations in Pasadena...
August 26, 2010 9:22 am
Thursday AM August 26th,2010
A sleep expert says too many people accept fatigue as the inevitable side effect of hectic lives. But getting enough sleep is only one part of a larger spectrum of rest. Ed Mayberry reports.