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Houston misses Amazon's cut; 'Work to do,' say local leaders

Edward J. Egan, director of the McNair Center, discusses some of the factors that may have contributed to Houston being eliminated from consideration as a future site for Amazon’s second headquarters. Houston Chronicle: http://bit.ly/2E8kRtM.