Hundreds of ships navigate the 52-mile channel each day, requiring pilots to engage in a maneuver they have dubbed “the Texas Chicken,” in which “two ships to chart a course for a head-on collision, then swerve right, and use each other’s wave pressure to move safely past.”
A Disney cruise set sail from Galveston under new a deal that is “guaranteed to create a minimum of $2.4 million in gross revenue for the Port of Galveston.”
If the slate of federal budget cuts goes into effect on January 2, NASA’s budget will be slashed by 8.2 percent, and some 5,600 jobs could be lost at Johnson Space Center.
The Texas Association of Business criticizes the State Board of Education’s math curriculum and working in Texas pays off for women.
The Houston-based says it has dismissed George Zimmer, its founder and executive chairman. The company didn't give a reason for the abrupt firing of Zimmer, who built Men's Wearhouse from one small Texas store using a cigar box as a cash register to a men's retail empire.