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Full Show: Houston Witness Recounts Vegas Shooting, And The Effect Of Climate Change On Hurricane Season (Oct. 2, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's edition of Houston Matters: A Houston witness to the deadly shooting in Las Vegas shooting tells us what he saw. We ask a climatologist whether climate change has directly affected the highly active Atlantic hurricane season. Plus we take your pest control questions. And Jeff Balke talks Houston sports.

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Advice for Eliminating Pesky Pests and Menacing Mosquitoes

Posted on · We have a wide range of fascinating insects in Greater Houston. And it’s good to celebrate our varied ecosystem. But when some of those creepy crawly bugs invade your garden or your home, well, sometimes you just need to eliminate those pests. That’s why today we welcome your questions for Houston-area exterminator Jeff Murrell with Bugco […]

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Profiling, Rothko Symposium, and Pest Control: Monday’s Show (March 28, 2016)

Posted on · Following last Tuesday’s (March 22, 2016) attacks in Brussels, GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz of Texas called for “empower[ing] law enforcement to patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized.” It’s the latest such comment from the two leading Republican presidential candidates suggesting Muslims should be in some way singled out for scrutiny even […]

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Your Pest Control Questions Answered, from Mice to Fleas

Posted on · A while back, we explored the world of insects. That world is fascinating, but not always so wonderful. Especially when we’re talking about pests who invade your garden or home. Sometimes, you just need to eliminate such pests. Today, we welcome your questions for Houston-area exterminator Steve Durham, a board certified entomologist and President and Owner […]

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Tom Rasberry Answers Your Pest Control Questions

Posted on · A while back, we explored the wonderful world of insects. That world is fascinating, but not always so wonderful. Especially when we’re talking about pests who invade your garden or home. Sometimes, you just need to eliminate such pests. We welcome your questions for a Houston area exterminator who noted an invasive species of ant from […]

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Refugees, Rockets on the Brink, and Pest Control: Houston Matters for Monday, April 28, 2014

Posted on · According to the Refugee Resettlement Program of Texas, last year the Lone Star state took in more than seven thousand refugees; more than two thousand found their way to Houston. Such refugees, persecuted in their homeland, have been given legal entrance to the United States. They come from homes they didn’t really want to leave, […]