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My Advice to My Teenage Self: Newsweek Revisits Houston Teen Profiled in 1966

Posted on · Few of us would want to answer for something we said as a teenager – whether that was in the recent past or decades ago. But that’s exactly what happened to Laura Degan. Back in 1966, Newsweek profiled teenagers from around the country for a cover story examining the lives of American youth. Degan was one […]

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Flood Czar and Mexican Tourists: Friday’s Show (May 27, 2016)

Posted on · Earlier this month, during his first State of the City speech — and on the heels of catastrophic flooding in mid-April — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner appointed former city council member Steven Costello as the city’s “flood czar.” Costello hopes the city’s “Rebuild Houston” infrastructure program can help address flooding. We find out how and welcome your questions for Steve […]