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Full Show: Pipe Manufacturer Seeks Tariff Exemption, And Houston Pet Peeves (June 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A Baytown company is seeking an exemption from the Trump administration's tariffs, We discuss Texas' many remaining Confederate monuments. Our listeners share their pet peeves about life in Greater Houston. And we learn about some cheap activities to do this summer.

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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Fire Audit Update, and Healthcare in the Rio Grande Valley (July 6, 2017)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The Houston Fire Department reacts to an audit of its building inspection program, we learn why UH is opening a satellite pharmacy program in the Rio Grande Valley, and we discuss the challenges of trying to hold music festivals in the hot, muggy, and rainy Houston summer.

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Listeners Share Their Favorite Summer Activities in Houston

Posted on · (Above: The beach in Galveston. Photo: Michael Hagerty | Houston Public Media) Summer is just around the corner, and while some of you may have big vacations planned to far off destinations, others might prefer to keep things a little closer to home. So, with the latter in mind, we learn about upcoming summer activities in Greater […]

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Has Technology Changed the Summer Camp Experience for Houston Kids?

Posted on · Time was, you went off to some overnight camp out in the woods where you sat around the campfire, sang songs, toasted marshmallows and swam in a lake. Do Houston kids do that anymore? Well, some kids still get shuttled off to summer camp, but as technology is more pervasive than ever in our lives, […]

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Making the Most of Your Kid’s Summer Day Camp Experience

Posted on · School is out for the summer for most of Greater Houston, and many kids will attend summer day camps in the coming weeks and months. That’s nothing new. But the number and variety of day camps available in the area has grown greatly just in the past decade, according to Sarah Gish. Since 2003, she’s […]