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Numerous news outlets are reporting that, for the first time ever, The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will be cancelled. The unfortunate decision would come in light of rising fears about the coronavirus. High-levels meetings have gone on all morning, and the announcement of the cancellation will made at any moment.


It’s unclear how if the shutdown will affect tonight’s events at Rodeo, where Kane Brown was set to headline the concert arena. The Rodeo — the largest event of its kind in the world, and a major driver of the local economy each spring — had been set to run through March 22.

There are said to be 25 cases of Covid-19 in Texas, with 14 of them being in the Houston area.

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Even in a pandemic, the arts culture of Houston never stops — from movie screenings in the wee hours of the morning, to public art installations that light up the night. Seven photographers capture the everyday wonders of art in the most resilient city in America, over the course of 24 hours on Saturday, Oct. 3.


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As the world capital of the traditional energy business, Houston's economic future rests on its ability to evolve with the changing demands on the energy sector. Bobby Tudor, chairman of energy advisory firm Tudor Pickering Holt & Co. and board chair of the Greater Houston Partnership, knows this well. But in a city long driven and enriched by the oil and gas industry, how well will his message go over? Tudor's address to the Partnership's 2020 Annual Meeting on the topic earlier this year has been called a turning point, with the local energy community accepting his call to take on a leadership role in the coming transition to renewables and greener standards. In an excerpt from the new publication, Houston Business Insider: The Metro Region's Official Economic Development Guide, produced by the Partnership in conjunction with CityBook, Tudor spoke about the challenges at hand — and what Houston is doing about it.

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