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Full Show: Children At Risk Release School Report Card, And Southern Baptist Missionary Abuse Uncovered (June 3, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Children at Risk published 2015 report,the latest on a three-part investigation into the Southern Baptist Convention, we learn about the first-ever Latin Restaurant Weeks, and sportswriter Jeff Balke

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The Full Menu: Best Spots for 2016 Houston Restaurant Weeks

Posted on · Houston Restaurant Weeks, or HRW, began in 2003 as a way to help boost business in August – a normally quiet month for the restaurant industry – and to benefit the Houston Food Bank. It was created by local food talk show host Cleverley Stone and has grown from a one-week event into a month-long […]

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Pre-K Funding, Labels, and Restaurant Weeks: Wednesday’s show (August 3, 2016)

Posted on · Back in 2015, lawmakers set aside some $130 million over two years for some pre-K programs in the state. But did House Bill 4 go far enough? The Austin-based think tank the Center for Public Policy Priorities recently suggested that, while research shows positive results for state-supported pre-K programs, Texas regularly receives low marks for […]

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The Full Menu: Navigating Houston Restaurant Weeks and Where to Get Good Italian Food in H-Town

Posted on · August is one of the busiest months in Houston for restaurants, that’s largely thanks to Houston Restaurant Weeks or HRW. Actually it’s more like Houston Restaurant month because the event runs until the end of August. The idea is to have high-end eateries provide special menus with some of the proceeds going directly to the […]

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Equal Rights Ordinance Challenge Falls Short: Houston Matters for Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Posted on · Late Monday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker and City Attorney David Feldman announced opponents of the recently-passed non-discrimination ordinance fell short of the signatures required to trigger a November vote to consider repealing the measure. While they had gathered enough raw signatures, thousands were on pages not collected based on the city charter’s legal standards and […]