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How Magic Island Brought Magic to Houston

Posted on · There’s a building you might pass if you travel on the Southwest Freeway toward downtown. Maybe you’ve noticed it. It’s got the head of a sphinx in the middle and the words “Magic Island” written on the side. Perhaps you’ve wondered what that building is – or whether it’s even open. Well, to find out, we’re […]

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The Environmental Impact of Deepwater Horizon: Friday’s Show (April 29, 2016)

Posted on · It’s been six years since the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Eleven crewmen were killed on the offshore oil rig, about 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana. That deadly incident was just the start of what became an all-out environmental catastrophe, as millions of barrels of crude oil spilled onto beaches and wetlands from here in Texas […]