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Full Show: Strategies To Mitigate Flooding, And Starting A Business In Houston (April 16, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: New reports offer strategies for reducing flooding. The parents of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice discuss the latest on his case. We learn what it takes to open a new business in Houston. And a new production of Lolly Willowes involves the show's musicians with the action onstage.

Missing Journalist Austin Tice

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Full Show: Accidental Deaths In Texas, And Author Jon Meacham (Aug. 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Six years after he went missing in Syria, we revisit efforts to find Houston journalist Austin Tice. Then, we learn more about what flood control projects would be included in the bond measure that goes before voters Aug. 25. Plus, the head of the National Safety Council discusses the prevalence of accidental deaths in Texas. And writer Jon Meacham talks about his biography George H.W. Bush.


At 5th Anniversary Of Houston Journalist’s Kidnapping in Syria, Parents Have ‘No Doubt’ That He’s Alive

Posted on · This weekend marks five years since Houston journalist Austin Tice was taken captive in Syria. Since then, his parents have been to the Middle East several times to try and secure his release. 5 years ago, journalist Austin Tice was kidnapped in Syria. Today, his 36th birthday, this banner hangs outside the @Newseum #FreeAustinTice pic.twitter.com/AhyzJ9qbGI […]