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New Counselors Aim to Help Foster Care Children Make the Transition to College

Posted on · During the last legislative session, lawmakers passed a bill to encourage each college and university in the state to have a Foster Care Liaison Officer. The idea is to create a smoother transition to higher education for foster care students who age out of the system. Alvin Community College recently appointed their first Foster Care Liaison […]

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Power Outages, Pet Care, and Texans Thumped: Monday’s Show (January 11, 2016)

Posted on · Some residents in the Greater Houston suburb of Sienna Plantation, southwest of Houston, are predicting their power will go off any day now. How do they know? They say it happens all the time. They also complain state regulators are not helping them. On this edition of Houston Matters, News 88.7 energy and environment reporter […]