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Houston Matters Highlights Fascinating Book and Authors

Posted on · Over the course of the next week, Houston Matters will highlight our coverage of a number of important issues and developments that we’ve felt compelled to revisit a number of times over the course of the last year, like pensions, campus carry, the state of the oil and gas industry and efforts to mitigate traffic. […]

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Children’s Book Helps Kids Adjust to Blended Families

Posted on · When Maria Ashworth remarried, she noticed her 8-year-old daughter was concerned about the impending changes – and not because she was gaining a new stepfather, but because she was going to have new brothers. And that’s what prompted Ashworth to write a children’s picture book, called Step One, Step Two, Step Three and Four. Ashworth […]

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Fetal Disposal, Oil and Gas Layoffs, and Blended Families: Thursday’s Show (August 18, 2016)

Posted on · New rules proposed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and the state’s Health and Human Services Commission would change the way fetal tissue is disposed of after medical procedures like abortions, requiring burials or cremation instead of long-standing procedures allowing disposal in sanitary landfills. But it would also apply to miscarriages or ectopic pregnancies terminated in […]