Houston Matters

Full Show: Uninsured In Houston, And Our Grackle Infestation (Dec. 12, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We examine who's uninsured in Greater Houston and why. Then, our local experts break down the latest political stories. Plus, we discuss parallels between Frankenstein and issues in health care today. And we investigate Houston's grackle infestation.

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Houston Matters 2016 Highlights: Thursday’s Show (December 22, 2016)

Posted on · On this special edition of Houston Matters, we listen back to some highlights from 2016, focusing on reports members of the Houston Matters team are most proud of and why. We begin with Paige Phelps’ coverage of ongoing concerns (and a recent lawsuit) over noise from the outdoor stage at White Oak Music Hall. Also: […]

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Galveston Cat Fight: Bird Lovers and Cat Lovers Square Off

Posted on · Galveston Island is 30 miles long and is home to about 50,000 residents, but that still doesn’t mean some of the island’s newest residents have room to stretch out and live in peace. We’re talking unwanted visitors of the four-legged kind — namely feral cats — who just happen to prey on the island’s abundance […]

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Urban Birding

Posted on · Houston's urban jungle turns out to be a good place to spot hundreds of species of birds. As Laurie Johnson reports — an area designed for flood retention is drawing birders from all around.