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Top News & Analysis Houston

  • In today's Lunch Break TV, security cameras record a suspected carjacker driving into a gasoline pump, setting it afire.

  • Along with college, the cost of housing is rising fast. Home prices are up over 12 percent from a year ago, and even rising mortgage rates do not appear to be slowing the gains.

  • Sandridge Energy Inc.

    SandRidge Energy's board of directors removed the energy company's founder and chief executive after a months-long struggle with activist investors.

  • A rendering of the San Francisco 49ers' stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., by HNTB

    The Bay Area beat out South Florida, which lost its bid to stage an 11th Super Bowl VI when the state Legislature did not support financing to renovate Sun Life Stadium.

  • Annise Parker

    Houston is much more than oil and gas. It's a booming, diverse city

  • One of Houston's Hottest Restaurants

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks to Terrence Gallivan, The Pass & Provisions chef & owner about why Houston is a great place for business and why a chef would leave NYC to come to Texas.

  • Houston's Soaring Innovator

    FlightAware CEO Daniel Baker discusses Houston's hot economy, and how his company is earning profits. FlightAware provides flight tracking in 45 countries.

  • Big Money In Houston

    Where to invest big money in Houston, with Liz Lockwood, UBS Financial Services and Scott Tiras, Ameriprise Financial Private Wealth.

  • Houston Mayor: We Attract Best & Brightest

    Road trip! Road trip! In the first of three stops, CNBC's Brian Sullivan checks in with Houston's mayor to find out how they're attracting business.

  • What Houston Has to Offer

    NBC's Janet Shamlian reports on the booming economy in Houston.

  • Houston's skyline.

    Metropolitan areas in Texas saw the fastest economic growth as the recovery took hold in 2011, according to federal data released Friday.

  • Gunfire erupted on a Texas college Tuesday afternoon, wounding four people. One person was taken into custody and a second gunman was being sought, a U.S. official told The Associated Press.

  • Cities Face Port Strike Threat

    "This is the last thing we want to see happen," said Annise Parker, Mayor of Houston, Texas, discussing how a port strike will impact her city. "It's time to move forward to a new agreement," she added.

  • Shares of Marathon rose nearly 3 percent in afternoon New York Stock Exchange trading. The company reported better-than-expected oil and gas production in the Eagle Ford formation in south Texas and the Bakken shale in North Dakota, according to analysts at Houston based energy investment bank Simmons& Co..

  • HOUSTON, Nov 6- EOG Resources Inc plans to spend less on ``money-losing'' natural gas drilling next year, which will result in lower capital expenditures, the company's chief executive said Tuesday. EOG is drilling for pricier crude oil in basins including the Eagle Ford in south Texas and the Bakken in North Dakota while slowing natural gas drilling.

  • HOUSTON, Nov 6- EOG Resources Inc plans to spend less on ``money-losing'' natural gas drilling next year, which will result in lower capital expenditures, the company's chief executive said Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- On the 19th floor of Consolidated Edison's Manhattan headquarters, the veteran lineman briefing a roomful of 100 out-of-town utility workers had a lot of advice, from the practical to the profane. It was familiar patter for Glenn Nicholas and his co-workers from New Orleans, who had been to New York before to train with Con Edison.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- On the 19th floor of Consolidated Edison's Manhattan headquarters, the veteran lineman briefing a roomful of 100 out-of-town utility workers had a lot of advice, from the practical to the profane. It was familiar patter for Glenn Nicholas and his co-workers from New Orleans, who had been to New York before to train with Con Edison.

  • Nov 2- Chesapeake Energy Corp's target to pare debt to $9.5 billion or less by the end of the year may be pushed into 2013, along with some deal closings, the company's chief financial officer told analysts on Friday.

  • Third-quarter results from Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell and other top international players released over the past few days mostly beat expectations thanks to a shortage of the fuels and other crude-oil based products they make.