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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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Protecting Your Pets from Ticks and Answers to All Your Pet Questions

Posted on · Once again, Houston Matters goes to the dogs…and cats. Today, we focus on a new tick season that is about to kick into high gear with the heat coming right around the corner. We also look at why many people feed their animals better food than themselves, but is it the right food? To help […]

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Mayor Parker Answers Your Questions

Posted on · Houston Mayor Annise Parker has a lot to juggle in her role as Mayor: There’s management of the city, ensuring that all of its laws are properly enforced. There are ceremonial duties, as the city’s official representative at special events, ribbon cuttings, and meetings with officials and dignitaries. There are appointments to make; budgeting to maintain. […]

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Your Tax Questions Answered

Posted on · The attribution may be to Benjamin Franklin, or Daniel Defoe before him, but the sentiment endures: There truly is nothing as certain in this world as “death and taxes.” We’ll save talking about death for another day. These six weeks or so before April 15 always tend to add a little bit of stress to […]

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Answering Your Children’s Health Questions

Posted on · If you’ve got kids, you probably have questions about their health that you haven’t had time to ask your doctor. Well, here’s your chance to get some answers — without the copay. We welcome your children’s health questions for pediatrician Dr. Mfon Ekong. She’s an assistant professor of pediatrics at The University of Texas Health […]