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Storm Surge Suppression, Colic, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

Posted on · Hurricane season may be over, but preparing for the next big tropical storm is a year-long process. Among the groups engaged in that effort is the Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District. The GCCPRD develops plans to help Galveston, Harris, and other area counties to alleviate damage from storms like 2008’s Hurricane Ike. The […]

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Sports Monday: Checking In On the Rockets’ West Coast Trip

Posted on · So far, the Houston Rockets’ West Coast road trip included a blow-out victory over the Lakers followed by an end to the team’s 8-game win streak at Golden State. But Houston got back on the winning track with a 115-112 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night. CultureMap Houston sports writer MK Bower joins […]

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Houston Matters for Wed., Oct. 16, 2013

Posted on · Houston is a city constantly in flux, redefining itself, rethinking itself. In a community and – let’s face it – a society constantly on the move, we can sometimes lose historical and cultural experiences along the way. From Astroworld’s carousel (left) to the downtown Houston Foley’s department store, from homes and offices to hotels, stores, […]


The Search For Missing Tugboat Crewman Continues

Posted on · The search for a missing crewman continues in the Houston Ship Channel following last night's sinking of the J.R. Nichols. The 56-foot long tug boat sank quickly near the Simms Bayou turning basin. Rod Rice has more.