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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 […]

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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 PresidentĂ‚ 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 […]