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New Player, New Owner Bring New Optimism for Houston Dynamo

Posted on · The 2016 Houston Dynamo 2016 Major League Soccer season kicks off at BBVA Compass Stadium on Sunday, March 6, against the New England Revolution. Last season, the franchise was in a new conference with a new coach and with half a roster of new players. It may have been too much change all at once, and […]

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The Rest of the Ballot: Thursday’s Show (February 25, 2016)

Posted on · The remaining Republican presidential candidates face off in a televised debate tonight (Feb. 25, 2016) at the University of Houston. It’s the final debate before Super Tuesday, when Texas — and 11 other states and one U.S. territory — go to the polls in their primary elections or caucuses. But the presidential race isn’t the […]

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State Legislative Update: Monday’s Show (May 11, 2015)

Posted on · There’s less than a month remaining in the 84th Texas legislative session. Lawmakers have introduced and debated a number of bills. Some are bound for passage and approval by the governor; others may be languishing in a committee, if given consideration at all. On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss the moments — and the […]

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Dynamo Prepare to Begin Tenth Season of MLS in Houston

Posted on · The Houston Dynamo begin their tenth season Saturday night at home against the Columbus Crew. In terms of championships, the Dynamo have been the most successful sports franchise in Houston’s recent history, winning back-to-back MLS Cup Championships in 2006 and 2007 and reaching the finals in two other seasons. In 2012, the team began playing […]

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Advice from Longtime Houstonians: Friday’s show (March 6, 2015)

Posted on · We’ve had so many folks move to Greater Houston in recent years, and so each September, we present Houston Matters’ newcomers guide to Houston. But as much as we seek to make that guide informative, it’s missing an important piece. Namely: you! As in you longtime Houstonians, folks born and raised here, or who moved […]