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Sports Monday: Astros Win Series Against Stacked Detroit Tigers Team

Posted on · The Houston Astros were impressive in their weekend series win over a stacked Detroit Tigers lineup. But their one loss was a heart breaker, and it exposed where this club fighting to climb out of the American League cellar may still be — in roster talent and strategy — a few steps behind. CultureMap Houston’s […]

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Nursing, Hotels, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Mon., June 30, 2014

Posted on · According to the Texas Board of Nursing, there are more than 32,000 registered nurses in Harris County, and those numbers are expected to grow in the coming years. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 19 percent from 2012 to 2022. But while the demand for nurses […]

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Sports Monday: Rough Week for the Astros and Dramatic World Cup Draw

Posted on · The Houston Astros had a rough week, dropping six of seven while Texas native Clint Dempsey and the rest of the US soccer team played to a dramatic tie Sunday with Portugal in the World Cup. Plus the Houston Texans announced their starting quarterback. We discuss those stories with MK Bower, sports columnist for CultureMap […]

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Mayors, Food Marketing, and Spanish Language Media: Houston Matters for Monday, June 23, 2014

Posted on · The 82nd annual meeting of the US Conference of Mayors wraps up today in Dallas. The organization of mayors from cities with populations of 30 thousand or more meets each year to discuss and vote on resolutions on issues ranging from education to the economy to energy, housing, immigration and beyond. On this edition of […]