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Oil and Gas in 25 Years, and Arian Foster: Tuesday’s Show (September 29, 2015)

Posted on · Last night (Sept. 28, 2015) Houston Texans’ running back Arian Foster and some of his teammates served customers at Morton’s Steakhouse to raise money for Foster’s foundation, which aims to teach inner-city kids how to have a better life by focusing on food, family and finance. It’s a subject that’s very personal to Foster, as […]

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Sports Monday: Rockets on the Road Following Loss to Suns

Posted on · The Houston Rockets play 4 of their next 5 games on the road, including tonight in Indianapolis against the Pacers. The heavy travel follows a brief home stand in which the Rockets took two of three games, defeating Magic and Nuggets, while falling to the Suns. We discuss the latest with the Rockets, Texans, Astros, […]

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Houstonian Pet Peeves and the City’s General Plan: Monday’s Show (March 16, 2015)

Posted on · Every few months, we give you the opportunity to vent. It could be something about Houston, like the traffic or the weather. It could be something about your life. It could be something you just wished was a little bit different. It's your pet peeve, that one thing that sticks in your craw, that you […]

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Thanksgiving Travel and Cooking: Houston Matters for Monday, November 24, 2014

Posted on · Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving at home or plan to hit the road this week to visit family or friends, we have you covered on today’s Houston Matters: We discuss the rules of the road, developments at Houston's airports, and Houston chefs will offer advice for preparing Thanksgiving dinner. AAA Texas anticipates some 3.6 million Texans […]

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Red State, Public Beaches, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Posted on · The GOP has had such a stranglehold on statewide offices here in Texas for so many years now that it’s hard to imagine a time when it was any different. Sure, Ann Richards was Governor of Texas for a while there, but she seems very much like the Democratic exception to the Republican rule. How […]

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Sports Monday: Texans Struggle In Overtime Loss at Dallas

Posted on · The Houston Texans rallied for 10 points in the fourth quarter Sunday to force overtime in Dallas but lost 20-17 to the Cowboys to fall to 3-2 on the season. The Texans have a quick turn around hosting the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night. CultureMap Houston columnist MK Bower joins us to discuss what went […]

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Improving Houston Schools, Political Roundup, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, September 29, 2014

Posted on · The debate over public education usually revolves around funding or testing or statewide curriculum. But at the grass-roots level, there are often efforts taking place that move beyond policy debates. On this edition of Houston Matters, we hear about steps some Greater Houston schools – and the communities that surround them – have taken to […]

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Giving to Panhandlers and Jadeveon Clowney’s Injury: The Good The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From a proposal to outlaw the practice of giving money to panhandlers in San Antonio, to the injury of Texans draft pick Jadeveon Clowney, to the Art Car Parade moving to April: we discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s news. This week’s panel of “non-experts” features: Houston Chronicle writer and […]

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What Should Newcomers Know About Houston’s Sports Teams?

Posted on · We conclude Houston Matters’ annual guide for newcomers by discussing the general state of Houston’s pro sports teams, including a preview of the upcoming Houston Texans season, with CultureMap Houston sports columnist MK Bower.

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Daycare, Drugs to Fight Ebola, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, August 11, 2014

Posted on · Some parents may scramble, at times, to find child care during the summer months. For some working parents with younger children, it’s a year-round challenge. And for Houston parents who want high quality care for their child that's affordable and convenient, it can be a long and frustrating process to find day care that fits. […]