Posted on It's official. The University of Houston has finalized its purchase of the broadcast frequency and license currently used by Rice University Station KTRU. Capella Tucker reports.
Posted on With a lot of focus put on high school graduation rates these days and the quality of education for younger students, a new survey is shifting the spotlight to college graduation rates and which schools aren't making the grade, including some here in Houston. Capella Tucker reports.
Posted on Metro now says light rail construction projects will be delayed as the transit agency rebids the purchase of more than 100 rail cars. Capella Tucker reports.
Posted on The Houston Food Bank is working on expanding a program that helps them serve the community and helps inmates give back to the community. The hope is that the partnership will make everyone involved stronger to get through a down economy. Capella Tucker reports.
Posted on Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center will be part of a so-called "Dream Team" that will use new grant money to find ways to beat a key switch in the development of an array of cancers. Capella Tucker reports.
Posted on Trauma centers first objective is to treat those who are brought to the emergency rooms. But as Capella Tucker reports, the trauma room staff look to accomplish more than treating the physical wounds.
Posted on The natural resource of Buffalo Bayou winds its way all throughout Houston. Now that natural waterway is being made more accessible for those who would like to boat on the waterway. Capella Tucker reports, it's a different way to escape the hustle and bustle of Houston without leaving the city limits.
Posted on The New Year is going to bring a new television broadcasting era. Television broadcasters are going to all digital broadcasting on February 17th. Part of that process includes a series of tests to see if your television is ready. The next test is tomorrow. Capella Tucker reports.
Posted on The Houston Bar Association has stepped up its outreach to the veteran population. The effort includes several regular legal clinics including a weekly one at the DeBakey VA Medical Center. Capella Tucker reports.
Posted on Keeping common species common in Texas is the goal of a new Texas Wildlife Action Plan. Texas Parks and Wildlife and conservation groups are meeting in Houston to discuss ways to keep species off the endangered list by protecting their habitats. Houston Public Radio's Capella Tucker reports.
Posted on The Amber Alert helps get the word to the public about missing children. It's used widely across the country. Some states, including Texas, have started using a similar system for senior citizens who disappear.
Posted on Traumatic Brain Injury presents a host of problems for veterans and others. One of the many things affected by an injury to the brain is vision. Capella Tucker reports on how one type of eye glass is training the brain to see again.
Posted on The rebuilding process is moving slowly in Galveston. Residents are being told to stay away, but officials hope to be able to allow people back in another week. Capella Tucker reports from Houston.
Posted on Galveston is not under a mandatory evacuation, but officials say the city is facing a health crisis. FEMA Galveston County Coordinator Jamie Forero says people on the island should leave.
Posted on Houston is an international city with multiple languages. Just about every day those languages show up in Houston hospitals in patients needing treatment. Getting proper medical care depends on accurate information from patients. Capella Tucker reports on how one hospital is making sure the lines of communication stay open.