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Sports Monday: Texans Still Can’t Solve the Colts in Indy

Posted on · The Houston Texans continued to struggle against the Indianapolis Colts with a 17-10 loss Sunday on the road. The Texans have never won in Indy, and they’ve lost five straight overall to the Colts. Plus quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick’s season is over with a broken leg and Tom Savage hurt his knee. CultureMap Houston’s MK Bower […]

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Sports Monday: Texans Rout Titans and Rockets Surviving Without Howard

Posted on · The Houston Texans defeated the Tennessee Titans 45-21 at home Sunday afternoon to even their record at 6-6. Ryan Fitzpatrick returned to the starting quarterback role and threw for a team record six touchdowns along with 358 yards. CultureMap Houston’s MK Bower joins us to discuss what went right for the Texans and how the Rockets […]

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World AIDS Day, Charitable Giving and Cold Weather Gardening: Houston Matters for Monday, Dec. 1, 2014

Posted on · Today is World AIDS Day, and this year marks the 25th anniversary of Harris Health System’s Thomas Street Health Center, which meets the medical, psychological and social needs of Houstonians diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. Thomas Street was the nation’s first free-standing HIV/AIDS treatment facility. On this edition of Houston Matters, we hear about the challenges of treating […]

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Sports Monday: Texans QB Moves Overshadow Rockets’ Rebound

Posted on · The Houston Rockets rebounded nicely from last week’s three game losing streak – they won three in a row last week, at home against the Jazz and T-Wolves, then on the road in Cleveland. And yet – they, and the NCAA tournament, were upstaged here in Houston by a sports team not playing right now […]

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Oil Spill Latest, Mental Health, & the Literary Scene: Houston Matters for Monday, March 24, 2014

Posted on · On Saturday, a barge in Galveston Bay struck a ship and sprung a leak. While the barge was carrying a million gallons of marine fuel oil, officials believe just one tank was breached, which would suggest no more than 168,000 gallons spilled into the bay. As crews skimmed oil from the water, and containment booms […]