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Houston police increasing presence along Columbia Tap Trail after string of violent attacks against cyclists

Posted on · Security features such as increased lighting, surveillance cameras and call boxes also are coming to the part of the trail in the Third Ward area, according to Houston City Council member Carolyn Evans-Shabazz.

Testimony continued on Monday in the Jan. 6 panel's probe into the attack on the Capitol. Monday's hearing focused on former President Donald Trump's role in perpetuating the lie that the 2020 election was stolen.

Town Square

Day 2 of the Jan. 6 hearings: Does Trump believe his own lies even in the face of evidence against him?

Posted on · On this second day of the January 6 public hearings, we not only talk with a political science expert about President Trump's and his allies push to spread false claims of election fraud, we also address the psychological aspect of plausible deniability with the director of the UTMB-Galveston Crime and Prevention Center.

Houston Matters

Is the Country’s Current Political Discourse Encouraging Violence?

Posted on · Political discourse these days is tense at best and downright ugly at its worst. A recent CBS poll showed that Americans from across the political spectrum agree that civility has gradually been diminishing from political debates over the past few years, and some even suggest that the tone of these debates is encouraging violence, like […]

Full Show

New Laws, Pearland and Texans Preview: Monday’s Show (August 31, 2015)

Posted on · Starting tomorrow (9/1/15), the majority of the laws passed during the state’s 84th legislative session will take effect. All this month, the Texas Tribune has reported how these new laws may change some Texans' lives. We discuss how on this edition of Houston Matters, as we welcome your questions for Texas Tribune Managing Editor Ayan […]

Houston Matters

Event Hosts Community Members to Highlight Domestic Violence

Posted on · Vox Culture is a cultural/arts/social service organization established here in Houston to help bring attention to social causes in the Houston area in creative ways. March 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. they’re addressing the issue of domestic violence with an event called “Breaking Silence.” The event will feature a panel of leaders and […]

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