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Imports and Antibiotics: Why Gulf Coast Shrimpers Are Struggling

Posted on · Times are tough for shrimpers along the Gulf Coast. Growing competition from importers has driven prices down to a fraction of what they were just a year ago, despite health concerns about illegal antibiotic-laced farm-raised shrimp from Asia. We learn more about the toll taken on the Gulf Coast’s shrimping industry. To help us get a better […]

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PPOs, Shrimping Woes, and WWE’s Booker T: Thursday’s Show (November 19, 2015)

Posted on · If you’re one of many Houstonians who purchased health insurance through the federal exchange established by the Affordable Care Act, or in the individual market, there’s a certain kind of health care plan no longer available from most major insurance companies in Greater Houston for 2016. Preferred Provider Organization plans, or PPOs, are often more […]