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In bidding for Amazon, Houston leaders see catalyst for growth

Edward J. Egan, director of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, explains how Houston’s economy would be impacted if it were selected as the site for Amazon’s second headquarters. Houston Chronicle: