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Local Artists Struggle To Find Affordable Health Care

Posted on · Houston is home to both the biggest medical center in the country and one its richest arts communities, but those groups don't always get along. For many local artists, finding affordable healthcare is a constant stressor. They struggle to find ways to cope, from working part-time jobs with benefits to going without health insurance altogether.

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Friends Of The American Latino Museum Hold First Town Hall In Houston

Posted on · The friends of the American Latino Museum chose Houston as the site of their first informational town hall. Over a hundred people gathered at Rice University to talk about the proposed plan to build a museum on the National Mall devoted to Latino history and culture. Brenda Salinas spoke to representatives from the group about the status of the project.

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Rice Students Make A Better Cup Of Space Coffee

Posted on · Since the days of the Apollo Program, astronauts have been complaining about the coffee. For consumption in space, it comes freeze dried in aluminum pouches, and the taste isn't very good. A group of engineering students from Rice University set out to make space station more like the real thing. It turns out their design may be useful on the International Space Station for more than just a cup of joe.

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Barrel Racers Compete For Cash Prizes

Posted on · The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo brings in cowboys and cowgirls from all over the country. Women compete in the sport of barrel racing, where they trace a pattern on horseback against the clock for prize money. Brenda Salinas met one of these riders competing for the grand prize of 50,000