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Young Students Get Inspired by Art

Posted on · Elementary students from a few Houston area schools have been given a unique opportunity to connect with art. From the KUHF NewsLab, Wendy Siegle reports on a new project aimed at inspiring students to get creative and start writing.

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Other People’s Junk Becomes Non-Profit Treasure

Posted on · Across the nation people are using creative solutions to deal with their tighter budgets. Workers have lost jobs and non-profits have lost funding, but going green may be a step in the right direction. From the KUHF Newslab, Wendy Siegle reports.

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Sister Cities Houston and Perth Celebrate 25 Years

Posted on · Out of all the cities in the U.S., Houston has the most defined connection to Australia. One city in particular has more in common with our city than you may think. This week, a local Australian mayor paid Houston a visit. From the KUHF News Lab, Wendy Siegle reports.

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EPA Reevaluates Popular Weed Killer

Posted on · The EPA has announced it will review the health effects of a popular weed killer used mainly by the agricultural industry. From the KUHF News Lab, Wendy Siegle has the story.

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Are Chemical Plants Doing Enough to Prevent the Release of Benzene?

Posted on · There's something in the air, and no, it's not love. If you live in or around Houston's industrial complexes or ship channels, you're probably aware of it—and Houston's unusually high concentration of petrochemical companies bear part of the blame. From the KUHF News Lab Wendy Siegle has the story.

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Local Airport With License to Kill Scares Instead

Posted on · When a US Airways plane crash-landed in New York's Hudson River in January, it highlighted the danger of bird strikes. To prevent this, airports across the country are issued permits to kill migratory birds. Some local environmentalists are concerned about the one issued to Houston Executive Airport in Katy. But you may be surprised by how many birds have actually been killed there. From the KUHF News Lab, Wendy Siegle has the story.