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Houston Gets Tough on Parking

Posted on · Houston has new parking meter rules — sort of. No more feeding the meters when your time has expired. But what most people don't realize is that has always been the rule — and now it'll be more vigorously enforced. Laurie Johnson reports.

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Top Truckers Compete in Houston

Posted on · Nearly 400 professional truck drivers competed in Houston this August in the annual Truck Driving Championship. Pat Hernandez tells us the "Super Bowl of Safety" was sponsored by the American Trucking Association.

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Using Trees to Control Flooding

Posted on · The Harris County Flood Control District is planting nearly 30-thousand trees along White Oak Bayou and other areas of the county. The trees will help the district maintain its infrastructure. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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Energy Prices Down, Food Prices Up

Posted on · The national Consumer Price Index dropped a dramatic 1.7-percent in November. The Bureau of Labor Statistics will release a complete report on the Greater Houston area's CPI next month. Today it released some findings for November as Rod Rice reports.

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Convention Center Gets New Hotel

Posted on · Houston's convention center is set to gain another hotel. Houston-based American Liberty Hospitality announced today they've secured the funding to construct a 19-story hotel adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center. Laurie Johnson reports.

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Miss Metro Makes Rail Safety Interesting

Posted on · As METRO prepares to expand light rail on Houston's east side, it is also preparing area children for the construction and eventual running of trains in their neighborhoods. Rod Rice reports.