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2014-07-10 23:06:24

San Jacinto College is stepping in to train middle-skills workers for high-demand, high-paying jobs. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Houston is growing, and with that growth comes jobs. More jobs mean a stronger economy. But as employers have a difficult time finding qualified, skilled workers, San Jacinto College steps in offering affordable training for the hard-to-fill middle-skills jobs. San Jacinto College is working with UpSkill Houston, an industry-led workforce development...

2014-01-30 12:23:54

To Discuss Trade, Investment Opportunities in Johannesburg, Cape Town HOUSTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Houston Partnership and Mayor Annise Parker will lead a delegation of elected officials and top business officials February 1st to 8th to discuss commerce and investment opportunities. Discussions will focus on how to increase trade and investment between the Houston region and South African cities including Johannesburg and Cape Town. State Sen. Rodney Ellis...

2012-04-25 00:05:35

One of America´s most automobile-dependent large cities may be heading into a new era, according to the 31st annual Kinder Houston Area Survey conducted by Rice University. Among the findings in this year´s survey: Houstonians support mass transit, feel better about the economy and say relations between ethnic groups are better than ever. The survey results were released today at a luncheon hosted by the Greater Houston Partnership and Rice´s Kinder Institute for Urban...

2011-03-08 12:53:00

HOUSTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator and the largest business incubator in Texas, is announcing a $100,000 donation from the Greater Houston Partnership's Opportunity Houston marketing program to the 2011 and 2012 Goradia Innovation Prize. The Goradia Innovation Prize will distribute $150,000 in prize monies for the 2011 and 2012 awards. The Prize is awarded to early stage companies that have commercialized, or are close to...

2010-01-26 18:21:00

In the news release, Houston Technology Organizations Meet to Share Plans for Accelerating Entrepreneurship in 2010, issued 26-Jan-2010 by Houston Technology Center over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that radio personality Michael Garfield, host of "The High-Tech Texan Show" on Houston station "The 9-5-0", will be the guest speaker for Houston Technology Center's Tech Connection event this Thursday evening. His affiliation in the original press release was incorrect. Houston...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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