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Tree Pollen on the Rise: Answers to Your Allergy Questions

Posted on · (Above: Experiencing Houston’s rich greenery, like that seen at Buffalo Bayou Park, can often come with a downside — allergies. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media) Springtime is back in Houston, and that means allergies are too. Hooray! The pollen counts provided by houstontx.gov are very high this month and slightly higher than last year. Pollen from […]

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Spring Resident Approaches Flood Recovery Process with Resolute Attitude

Posted on · Greater Houston continues to recover after last month’s massive flooding. News 88.7’s Al Ortiz visits with Spring resident Ellen Angel, who approaches repairs to her flooded home with a resolute attitude. “You could just sit and cry, and wallow, and all ‘I’ve lost this and my house is a mess’ but that doesn’t get things […]

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Protective Orders, Road Project Funding, and Driver’s Ed: Houston Matters for Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Posted on · Six members of a family in suburban Spring who were shot to death last week will be laid to rest today in a private ceremony. Katie and Stephen Stay, and their four youngest children died in the attack. The couple’s 15-year-old daughter Cassidy survived, called police, and identified her uncle, Ronald Lee Haskell, as the […]