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Why Is Everyone Messing With Texas?

Posted on · Littering — are we seeing tons more of it in H-town? Why? What the heck, people? We take a closer look at the problem here and talk about the psychology behind littering – both for people who litter/dump, and what we who witness it ascribe to them. We talk with John Nova Lomax, of Texas Monthly and behavioral […]

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Could Houston Have a River Walk, and Littering: Friday’s Show (April 14, 2017)

Posted on · If you’ve been to the River Walk in San Antonio, you’ve seen — or even ridden — the barges that take tourists down the river. Well, last year, a Houston architecture and design company won a competition to design new boats, replacing the aging fleet. Metalab Studio has created a new design for the river […]

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Planned Parenthood Cut from Medicaid, and The Good, Bad and Ugly of 2016: Wednesday’s Show (December 21, 2016)

Posted on · The Texas Health and Human Services Commission delivered a final legal notice to defund Planned Parenthood from the Medicaid program. In a provision under the state and federal law pertaining to Medicaid providers, the Office of the Inspector General wrote that the group is “not qualified to provide medical services in a professionally competent, safe, […]

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I’m Retiring — So Now What?

Posted on · Adjusting to retirement can be a challenge. From budgeting finances to staying active in the community, there are several hurdles — many of which are unexpected. We talk about the financial and social aspects of adjusting to retirement with Bryan Zschiesche, partner and financial advisor at Financial Synergies, and behavioral psychologist Dr. Michael Winters, who gave a talk on […]