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Revisiting Some of Our Favorite Recent Conversations: Monday’s Show (May 25, 2015)

Posted on · On this Memorial Day, we're going to listen back to some of our favorite Houston Matters conversations and reports of recent months, including a few that seemed particularly appropriate on this holiday — and some that would be worthwhile to hear again on any day.

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Houston Veterans Talk About Changing Opinions Regarding Military Service

Posted on · In 2011, Pew Research Center found that "only one half of one percent of the U.S. population has been on active military duty at any given time during the past decade of sustained warfare." This is most noticeable when you start looking at the generational breakdown of our population. In March, Pew released their most […]


Military Families Touched By Suicide Speak Out On Memorial Day

Posted on · Memorial Day offers all Americans a chance to grieve, honor, and recognize troops who died fighting. In many ways, the rituals — like playing "taps" and offering wreaths — are straightforward and comforting. But some military family members in Houston still struggle to find closure, because their loved ones died of suicide.