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Full Show: Carbon Neutral Oil, And Highway Construction Updates (June 7, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Carbon neutral oil, an update on local freeway projects, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and pianist Kenny Broberg.

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Full Show: Federal Employees Brace For The Unknown, And Dealing With Road Debris (Feb. 14, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: How federal employees are preparing for the unknown, the pros and cons of property tax reform, the business of modern fertility, dealing with road debris, and the sport of axe throwing.

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Full Show: Hearing On Ft. Bend Graves, And Rules For Holiday Driving (Nov. 19, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The fate of nearly 100 historic graves in Ft. Bend County may be decided today. We learn about efforts to soften the noise from sonic booms off the Texas coast. We discuss the rules of the road for holiday travel. We hear from former Obama speechwriter David Litt. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Inclusion and Diversity In Higher Ed, and Regulating Truck Drivers: Tuesday’s Show (April 4, 2017)

Posted on · Texas A&M University at Galveston has been hosting a two-day Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Higher Education this week (April 3-4, 2017). Among the topics featured at the conference are creating inclusive higher education environments and curriculum; challenges facing international students, faculty and staff; and expanding access to education by underrepresented populations. We talk to […]

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TxDOT at 100: It’s More Than Just ‘the Highway Department’

Posted on · The Texas Department of Transportation (aka TxDOT) is turning 100 this year. The organization is much more than just about highways — although many Texans still refer to it as “the highway department.” To celebrate its centennial, TxDOT has a travelling exhibit that’s making the rounds around the state, including a recent stint in Houston. […]

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Addressing Houston’s Most Dangerous Intersections

Posted on · Driving around Greater Houston can be challenging, due in no small part to our seemingly ever-increasing traffic, and — let’s face it — some less-than-stellar driving habits some of our neighbors exhibit. But in some cases accidents might be — at least in part — about the design of the roads themselves. There are some particularly […]