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Full Show: Election Results, And Political Roundup (Nov. 8, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We bring you results from Election Day 2017 along with analysis of the latest political stories. Then, we hear a story about a veteran's encounter with a D-Day survivor. And we learn about a free service that restores family photos damaged by Harvey.

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The Things They Carried: Photo Database Aims to Give Names to Those Who Died Crossing the Border

Posted on · A journalist is using photographs she’s taken to help identify the remains of those who’ve died trying to cross the Texas-Mexico border. Jen Reel is a multimedia editor for the Texas Observer, and she’s created an online photo gallery. There, people looking for missing loved ones can scan through images of belongings found alongside unidentified […]

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Houston Photographer Revels in Taking Tintype Photographs

Posted on · We’re all used to filters on our smart phone cameras or on Instagram that attempt to make a photo look “retro.” The process is as easy as a couple of taps on a screen. But one Houston photographer is doing it the hard way – the way they did it in the 1800s. For the […]