Posted on · The Texas Comptroller's Office has released a report examining the effects of water challenges. It also offers several recommendations for the Legislature.
Posted on · More than 300 artists from across the country will be on hand downtown this weekend for the Bayou City Art Festival. The festival is now into its fifth decade.
Posted on · A lot of us are taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, and they seem to be working. According to a Harvard health blog, bad cholesterol rates among Americans 45 or older have been getting lower. But that doesn't mean these drugs are for everyone.
Posted on · As Texas legislators grapple with funding the state for the next two years, there is an effort to change how the state deals with those people convicted of possession of illegal drugs. The Texas Criminal Justice Coalition claims that its approach would save a lot of money and have a better outcome.
Posted on · The official tall ship of Texas is headed back home to Galveston this weekend after four months of repairs. The "Elissa" should soon look almost as good as new.
Posted on · As 2012 draws to a close the big environmental story in Texas was another year of drought. The extended dry weather took a toll on our environment and the state's economy.
Posted on · Today is expected to be the 2nd busiest day for travel at Bush Intercontinental Airport and tomorrow will most likely be the busiest day of the year at Hobby Airport. The Houston Airport System has information that can help get your trip off to a less stressful start.
Posted on · A lot of us have travel plans this week as we gather with family and friends for Thanksgiving. AAA expects a slight increase in the number of people traveling at least 50-miles between Wednesday and Sunday.
Posted on · A 35-mile forced march by Union soldiers in 1863 came to life recently in The Woodlands. A symbolic reenactment at Lone Star College-Montgomery involved about 300 students and their broomsticks.
Posted on · Rice University professor and bestselling author Justin Cronin's novel "The Twelve" was released two weeks ago. He will be at Murder by the Book tonight at 6:30 and he recently sat down with Rod Rice here in our studios.
Posted on · Hurricane forecasters here in Houston are keeping a close eye on sandy as that storm heads toward landfall along the East Coast. Sandy could turn into a replay of "the perfect storm" that hit the northeast exactly 21 years ago.
Posted on · A large section of Houston's second oldest park had been forgotten and lost for decades. Many people didn't even know it existed. But that's all changed when five undaunted neighbors became the "Friends of Woodland Park."
Posted on · Roger Clemens is back on the mound again tonight for the Sugar Land Skeeters, but this time he'll be pitching to his son. The father-son combination will be seen nationwide.
Posted on · Political conventions are designed to be unifying affairs, but the Texas delegation at the Republican National Convention in Tampa is not happy about rules for future conventions.
Posted on · Texas roadways will be busy next week as millions of travelers load up their vehicles for the 4th of July holiday. The projected travel numbers are better than last summer.