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Houston Native David Fahrenthold Discusses Winning a Pulitzer for Investigating Donald Trump

Posted on · (Above: Houston native David Fahrenthold reacts to the announcement that he won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting at The Washington Post. Photo Courtesy: Bonnie Jo Mount/Washington Post) Houston native David Fahrenthold recently won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting for his investigations regarding then-presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claims about his donations to charities and about […]

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Crowdsourcing: Could It Provide a Faster, More Accurate Medical Diagnosis?

Posted on · In recent years, crowdsourcing has surged in popularity as a way to solicit contributions from a large group of people. It can be in the form of needed services, ideas or content. And when it comes to seeking a medical diagnosis, receiving opinions from potentially hundreds of strangers online is convenient, but are they accurate? […]

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High Speed Rail, Space Port, Crowdfunding, and the Ring Cycle: Houston Matters for Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Posted on · Former Harris County judge and Texas Central Railway President Robert Eckels is behind an effort to construct a privately funded bullet train between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. The mayors of those cities, late last month, expressed their unified support for the project. Texas Central Railway first proposed the plan to build the rail line back in […]