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Is Video Dead? Houston-Based Company Says “No”

Posted on · It’s no secret that when it comes to watching movies, most of us use online streaming or stop by a DVD rental box. But there was a time when video stores were king. For many Houstonians, that place was Audio/Video Plus. Although the video retailer closed up shop in 2012, its inventory lives on in […]

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Gun Culture in Texas and Summer Melt: Wednesday’s show (July 29, 2015)

Posted on · If you live in Texas, you must be a gun owner, right? Everyone is, after all. Except…no. Everyone isn’t. In fact, a recent study suggests while Texas has slightly higher than average gun ownership rates, gun owners are, in fact, the overwhelming minority. According to the report published last month in the health journal Injury […]

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Scavengers of ‘Found Items’ to Convene at Houston Event

Posted on · We’ve all come across something that belonged to someone else – whether it’s as simple as a grocery list left in a shopping cart or as personal as a letter intended for a boyfriend. These “found” items give us at least a moment’s glimpse inside the life of a stranger, the results of which can […]