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Author Exposes Threat of Nuclear Mishaps

Posted on · You may remember investigative journalist Eric Schlosser as the guy who ruined fast food for you, at least for a time. His book Fast Food Nation was a best-selling exposé of the American food industry, and thanks to him, we all know too well how the chicken nuggets are made. Well, now he’s back to […]

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A Houston Restaurant that only sells Mac and Cheese?

Posted on · One day our host Craig Cohen was heading home from KUHF. The traffic on I-45, his usual route, was a bit hellish (shockingly for Houston)  so he decided to take a different route home. This led to a trip down Westheimer, and an arrival at a newly-opened Jus’ Mac restaurant. Craig thought to himself, “What would a […]

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Plan Allows States to Directly Handle Food Stamps

Posted on · The Houston Food Bank today began playing a larger role in helping low-income people get signed up for food stamps. Its part of a plan designed to improve the state's track record in handling food stamp applications in a timely manner. David Pitman has more.

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Texas, the Worst in the Nation

Posted on · A top government official recently told state lawmakers the state of Texas is the worst when it comes to issuing food stamps. Locally, the non profit group Children at Risk is trying to raise awareness of the problem. They say children in our state are going hungry every day. Bill Stamps has more.

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The Houston Food Bank as a Training Program

Posted on · The Houston Food Bank is working on expanding a program that helps them serve the community and helps inmates give back to the community. The hope is that the partnership will make everyone involved stronger to get through a down economy. Capella Tucker reports.