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Thursday’s Show: How The Pandemic Might Accelerate Urbanization, And What Cleaning Products To Use Where (April 9, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Galveston County's response to the coronavirus, how the pandemic might affect urbanization in Texas, the rise of video streaming services amid social distancing, and why some cleaning products work better on some surfaces.

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Once-Rural Communities Try to Hang Onto Their Identities, Despite Houston Sprawl

Posted on · Recently the Texas Transportation Commission decided to move ahead with plans to extend the Highway 249 toll road out to Grimes County. Some residents are unhappy, and argue the “Aggie Highway” will ruin their quality of life. This is a common theme for people who choose to live in rural or more remote areas on […]

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Flood Response, Urbanization and Summer Reading: Tuesday’s Show (June 2, 2015)

Posted on · It’s been a week since a dramatic and major storm over Houston dumped nearly a foot of rain in a matter of hours, leading to widespread flooding, several deaths, damage in the millions and at least temporary disruption in one form or another for most of Greater Houston. Now that we have a little bit […]