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Weather Volunteers Help Report Conditions

Posted on · In an age when meteorologist have ever more technology and advanced science to predict the weather, there are times when what they really need is information from someone who is outside looking up. Houston Public Radio's Rod Rice reports.

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TranStar’s Virtual Earth Traffic Map

Posted on · Houston TranStar has developed a new format for viewing traffic information on its website. Along with freeway accidents and hazards, TranStar's new map also provides detailed information about the problems. Houston Public Radio's Jim Bell explains.

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Texting Becomes Political Tool For Young People

Posted on · With the Texas primaries less than a week away, students at the University of St. Thomas are trying a new way to get young voters to the polls. They're part of a national effort that uses text messages to get the word out about important election days. Houston Public Radio's Jack Williams reports.