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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 […]

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Sports Monday: Houston Rockets Fall to Golden State Warriors

Posted on · After six straight wins to kick off their NBA season – all double digit victories, by the way – the Houston Rockets finally lost a game to undefeated Golden State Saturday night by a score of 98 to 87. To discuss that game, and other developments in Houston sports, we're joined by Culture Map Houston […]

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Border Refugees, Response & Security: Houston Matters for Monday, July 14, 2014

Posted on · Since October, more than 52,000 undocumented children have come into the U.S. Most of these children are from Central America, and many of them arrived unaccompanied by adults. The local response here in Greater Houston has been mixed. Organizations like Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are asking for donations, foster care parents, and […]

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Sports Monday: Checking In On the Rockets’ West Coast Trip

Posted on · So far, the Houston Rockets’ West Coast road trip included a blow-out victory over the Lakers followed by an end to the team’s 8-game win streak at Golden State. But Houston got back on the winning track with a 115-112 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night. CultureMap Houston sports writer MK Bower joins […]

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Sports Monday: Bowl Game Previews & Life After Kubiak

Posted on · The Texans begin the post-Kubiak era, and Texas college football teams are bowl bound, including the University of Houston, Baylor, Texas A&M and the University of Texas. We’ll find out where they’re heading and who they face. And we’ll prepare you for the Rockets’ West Coast trip, with three games in four nights at Portland, […]


Bye-Bye Rodeo, Hello NCAA

Posted on · The NCAA basketball tournament is down to the Sweet Sixteen and in less than two weeks, the Final Four will be played right here in Houston. That doesn't give the people at Reliant Stadium much time to get ready. As Bill Stamps reports — they're still cleaning up from the rodeo.