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2012-03-05 22:45:57

Dramatic growth over the past 20 years has made Houston the most ethnically diverse large metropolitan area in the country and reduced its segregation, according to a new report from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research and the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas. The report, "Houston Region Grows More Ethnically Diverse, With Small Declines in Segregation," also found that two Houston suburbs -- Pearland and Missouri City -- have slightly surpassed Houston as the region's...

2011-09-09 17:00:00

European Wax Center makes Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies, comes in at #82 Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 European Wax Center recently made the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies. The privately owned company came in as the #1 fastest growing franchise and the #82 fastest growing privately owned company in the country. Judd Miller, European Wax Centerâs very first regional developer, is not surprised. When talking about the recent...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.