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Full Show: Proposed Rules For Houston Floodplains, And Texas After The Confederacy (Feb. 15, 2018)

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: We discuss proposed new regulations for construction within Houston’s floodplains. We learn about the plight of African Americans in the South after the dissolution of the Confederacy. We visit the massive Girl Scout Cookie drop. And we find people playing hockey in Greater Houston.

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: The City of Houston is proposing new rules regarding new construction within Houston’s floodplains. Public Works Director Carol Haddock joins us to explain what’s being discussed.

Also this hour: We learn what difficulties the black population in the South faced after the dissolution of the Confederacy, particularly in Texas and Houston.

Then: Michael Hagerty finds out how big the Girl Scout Cookie phenomenon is. And we continue our week-long look at unlikely winter sports enthusiasts in Houston by finding Houstonians playing hockey here.

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Posted by Houston Public Media on Thursday, February 15, 2018

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