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Assessing Flood Damage and Social Security Changes: Friday’s show (April 22, 2016)

Posted on · After days of rains and flooding, Harris County officials say the worst is behind us. Now, comes the recovery period. Greater Houston residents are just beginning to assess the damage brought on by this week's storms. [Above: Cars are submerged at One Westfield Lake Apartments in Spring. Photo by Al Ortiz]. We take a look […]

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What Makes Some Houstonians Seek Food Assistance?

Posted on · A recent University of Houston study examines risk factors for families that can lead to food insecurity — the lack of access to healthy and affordable food. We examine those factors and what motivates Houstonians to seek — or not seek — food assistance. Our guest is Daphne Hernandez, an Assistant Professor in the University […]

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No Child Left Behind, Food Insecurity and the Bicycle Museum: Tuesday’s show (February 24, 2015)

Posted on · Last month, the U.S. Department of Education rejected the Lone Star State’s new educator evaluation system. Texas must create an evaluation system that meets federal guidelines if the state wants to keep its No Child Left Behind waiver. Texas education officials have until March 31 to submit a new set of guidelines. Those proposed revisions […]