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Outgoing Houston Zoo CEO Discusses the State of the Zoo and the Return of Gorillas

Posted on · Houston Zoo President and CEO Deborah Cannon is retiring this summer, after more than 10 years leading the organization. She joins Houston Matters to talk about her time at the zoo and how it’s changed. Cannon’s visit comes as the zoo unveils its new gorilla exhibit to the public. It's been 11 years since the […]

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The Houston Zoo and Funding Rail: Tuesday’s Show (May 19, 2015)

Posted on · On Monday, Houston METRO Chairman Gilbert Garcia and U.S. Congressman John Culberson held a press conference to announce the beginning of discussions to find regional transportation solutions together. That announcement was surprising to some, as twice now Rep. Culberson — a member of the House Appropriations Committee — inserted a provision into a transportation, housing […]