Houston Matters

Full Show: Building Homes in the Flood Plain, and Understanding Your DNA Results (Oct. 8, 2018)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: We learn why many new homes are still being built in flood plains. Then, an expert helps us understand the surprises in our ancestry DNA tests. Plus, Dr. Lori Teller answers your pet care questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

On Monday’s Houston Matters: A report from the Houston Chronicle says more and more new homes are being built in flood plains. The Chronicle says one in every five home construction projects given a permit are in these areas. We learn more from the reporters involved in the findings.

Also this hour: With the rise of DNA testing services to determine one’s ancestry, a local expert helps us make sense of what listeners have found in their results. And we learn about a surprise some South Texas residents are finding in theirs.

Also this hour: Veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller of the Meyerland Animal Clinic answers your questions. And we get an update on the Astros-Indians playoff series and the Texans-Cowboys game from sportswriter Jeff Balke.

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