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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.

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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 […]

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Two Years Later — What Happened to Austin Tice? Missing Journalist’s Parents Speak Out

Posted on · Two years ago today, Houston native and freelance journalist Austin Tice disappeared while covering the conflict in Syria. Tice grew up dreaming of becoming an international correspondent for NPR. That dream became his parents’ nightmare when Tice vanished. While many believe he was kidnapped, there has been no indication of what happened to him since a video surfaced six […]

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Austin Tice and Talk to the Family Doctor: Houston Matters for Thurs., Aug. 14, 2014

Posted on · Two years ago today, Houston native and freelance journalist Austin Tice disappeared while covering the conflict in Syria. Tice grew up dreaming of becoming an international correspondent for NPR. That dream became his parents’ nightmare when Tice vanished. While many believe he was kidnapped, there has been no indication of what happened to him since a video […]