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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Rating Cell Phone Service In Houston (June 27, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: How might a court ruling to reunite families separated at the border within 30 days affect a shelter set to open in Houston and others like it? Then, our experts discuss the latest political stories. We learn about a ranking of cell phone carriers in Greater Houston. And we tour HSPVA’s new downtown campus.

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How Buying a New Cell Phone Cover Helps a Girl Learn to Read

Posted on · How does buying a fashionable new cell phone case help a girl in a developing country learn to read? A Houston company called Mrked makes fashionable cell phone cases and shares its profits with Room to Read, an organization that helps provide education for girls in Asian and African countries. We’ll hear from one of the […]

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Could a Texting and Driving Ban Pass this Legislative Session?

Posted on · The start of the next legislative session in Austin is still a couple of months away, but state lawmakers are already beginning to file bills. Among them: State Representative Tom Craddick, who has once again filed a measure calling for a texting-while-driving ban. It’s similar to a bill passed in 2011, which Gov. Perry vetoed. In the […]