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Researcher Aims to Tell the Stories of Woman-Owned Businesses in Post-War Houston

Posted on · Today, the idea of women owning businesses is not a novel one, like it might have been back in the middle of the 20 Century. But gender roles started to fluctuate slowly after World War II, including here in Houston, and women took the initiative to start more and more businesses over the decades. But […]

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High Speed Rail Revisited: Wednesday’s Show (August 12, 2015)

Posted on · Last year, we spoke with former Harris County judge and Texas Central Railway President Robert Eckels about his company’s effort to construct a privately funded bullet train between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. Texas Central Railway first proposed the plan to build the rail line back in 2012. If successful, it would offer commuters a way to travel from […]