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UH Names Applewhite its New Coach

Posted on · The University of Houston named Major Applewhite its next head football coach, promoting from within instead of seeking out another big name who might leave in a year or two. Plus the Texans defeated the Colts in Indianapolis to take sole possession of first place in the AFC South, and the Rockets reached a new […]

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H-Town Sneaker Summit Highlights Sneaker Culture

Posted on · As far back as the 1970’s, from the basketball court to the barbershop, a question that often gets asked is, “Where did you get those sneakers?” On Dec. 4, Bayou City Event Center will host 250 exhibitors and 5,000 sneaker enthusiasts at the annual H-Town Sneaker Summit. Sneaker Summit’s founder and creative director Bryan Angelle explains the sneaker […]

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Stage is Set for Final Four in Houston

Posted on · The stage is set for the Final Four in Houston this weekend. On Saturday (April 2, 2016) at NRG Stadium, Villanova will face Oklahoma and Syracuse will face North Carolina, with the winners facing off for the NCAA men’s college basketball national championship on Monday, April 4. The focus of the basketball world will be on Houston. […]

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Electricity, Forgiveness, and Ask the Dentist: Monday’s Show (October 26, 2015)

Posted on · A new report from the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power says complaints filed with regulators about electric companies and utilities fell to their lowest point since Texas deregulated its power market in 2002. But long-term data show consumers complain more than they did before the market was deregulated. On this edition of Houston Matters, we […]

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Storm Surge Suppression, Colic, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

Posted on · Hurricane season may be over, but preparing for the next big tropical storm is a year-long process. Among the groups engaged in that effort is the Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District. The GCCPRD develops plans to help Galveston, Harris, and other area counties to alleviate damage from storms like 2008’s Hurricane Ike. The […]