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Brian Honea's writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master's degree from Amberton University in Garland.

AACER: Bankruptcy Filings End Up and Down Year With Slight Increase

Bankruptcy filings in the U.S. finished an up and down year with a slight month-over-month increase in December, but were down overall year-to-date, according to AACER bankruptcy data reported by Epiq Systems. The number of bankruptcy filings nationwide crept up from 62,417 in November to 63,090 in December, a 1 percent increase.

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HUD Secretary Castro to Speak at DC Luncheon on January 13

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro is scheduled to speak at the National Press Club (NPC) luncheon on Tuesday, January 13, to address the state of the housing industry and what HUD's plans are for 2015, the NPC announced on Tuesday.

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Fannie Mae CEO Warns Against Housing Finance Reform

Speaking as a guest presenter at the Rotary Club of Atlanta on Monday, Fannie Mae President and CEO Timothy Mayopoulos warned against any type of reform where housing finance is concerned, telling the audience that “the (current) system works,” according to a report from the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

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Obama to Speak About Housing on Thursday in Phoenix

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak about the U.S. housing market at Central High School in Phoenix, Arizona, according to multiple reports. Neither the president nor the White House has publicly announced exactly what he will speak about with regards to the housing market on Thursday.

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