Posted on · On Monday's show: We learn how abolitionists used Independence Day to make their case in pre-Civil War America. That story is the subject of Symbols of Freedom: Slavery and Resistance Before the Civil War by University of Houston history professor Matt Clavin.
Posted on · A history lesson on the figures who shaped our country; plus, the star of the musical explains how this revival reimagines a classic.
Posted on · There’s no shortage of options to join in on celebrating our nation’s independence. Our list helps you find events near you.
Posted on · AAA Texas projects more than 50 million travelers in the coming days.
Posted on · The usual Independence Day celebrations are back on in the Houston area after two years of pandemic-related changes.
Posted on · The visit is part of a nationwide tour to encourage more Americans to get vaccinated.
Posted on · The president's remarks come on the same day he signed a $1.9 trillion relief package, and as more than 500,000 Americans have died from the virus.
Posted on · With an increase in people traveling by car, AAA says to expect more traffic than usual.
Posted on · Lots of people will be texting and tweeting their July 4th activities. And boaters are now getting the same warning as drivers when it comes to using a cellphone behind the wheel.
Posted on · In Houston, the most diverse city in the country, does a politician citing the Bible alienate some constituents?
Posted on · An employee at a Houston fireworks warehouse talks about the rush of customers they see every year around the Fourth of July.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn about a court ruling affecting certain asylum seekers. We examine how politicians use scripture to their benefit. Food writers discuss their favorite hot dog and hamburger joints. And we preview the Houston Symphony's annual Star-Spangled Salute concerts.
Posted on · The National Weather Service is forecasting a 70 percent possibility of severe thunderstorms starting Tuesday evening in the Houston area
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We examine how some international news might affect global trade with Houston. Then, we discuss efforts to solve a backlog of DNA evidence. We explore examples of mis-remembered history. And we get an update on local sports.
Posted on · (Above: The Houston Symphony’s Star-Spangled Salute at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Photo: Chinh Phan, CatchLightGroup) When you think of the Fourth of July, a few things probably come to mind: parades, hot dogs, fireworks, and John Philip Sousa. Even if you don't immediately recognize that name, you'd most certainly recognize his famous march The Stars and […]