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How Will Houston’s Latino Population Shape the City’s Future?

Posted on · Houston will need to integrate the growing Latino community into its planning process in order to sustain its growth. That’s according to Dr. David Diaz, Director of urban studies at California State University in Los Angeles. He recently spoke at the University of Houston about the larger role the city’s Latino community will play in […]

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Deepwater Horizon Fifth Anniversary: Monday’s show (April 20, 2015)

Posted on · Five years ago Monday, an oil well exploded deep in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven crewmen were killed on the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, about 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana. That deadly incident was just the start of what became an all-out environmental catastrophe, as millions of barrels of crude oil spilled […]