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Intercity Buses Could Lead To Tourism Boost

Posted on · A study from the Texas Transportation Institute says as airports and highways grow more crowded, the state needs to find more efficient ways  of transportation. One solution could be express intercity buses that operate similar to passenger trains.

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Mercury Baroque and YES Prep West Joint Concert

Posted on · Sixth and seventh grade students from Yes Prep West — a charter school here in Houston, had a rare chance to work and learn from Houston's Mercury Baroque, a group of internationally renowned musicians. For their finale, they are performing a free joint concert this Thursday, at the Wortham Theater. Michelle Choi had the opportunity to hear and speak with those involved.

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UH Geologists: Northwest ‘Burbs Still Sinking

Posted on · Parts of northwestern Harris County are sinking at an unusual rate. Geologists at the University of Houston published a study that found that some points in Jersey Village are subsiding by over two inches a year. Florian Martin took a closer look at the issue.

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Churches Find New Ways to ‘Clean Up’ Halloween

Posted on · While some Christian denominations observe All Saints Day on November 1st, not all of them are comfortable with how most people in this country celebrate the night before. This is because the custom of dressing up as ghosts and witches is seen by some as a pagan tradition celebrating death, incompatible with the Christian faith. Florian Martin spoke with Christians and a religious studies professor about the relationship between Halloween, All Saints Day and Christianity.