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Houstonian’s Pet Peeves

Posted on · Today we discuss Houstonians’ biggest pet peeves We have a little venting session about the types of things that really get our blood boiling about our city or anything in general.  We let it all out on today’s show. Our guests include Houston-area comedian Stephanie Fisher and Houston Public Media‘s own, Ernie Manouse.

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Houston Matters for Thursday, September 26, 2013

Posted on · You know that one thing that just sticks in your craw…that makes your otherwise wonderful life here in Houston just a little tiny bit less than it could be? “Oh, if ONLY it weren’t for THAT!” Well, today is your day to vent – to share with the rest of Greater Houston that one thing […]

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Houstonians’ Pet Peeves

Posted on · Hey, Houston Matters peeps! I want to invite you to participate early in one of Thursday’s Houston Matters topics. We’re going to welcome your (and your fellow Houstonians’) pet peeves! You know, that one thing that sticks in your craw, that you just have to vent about, that makes your otherwise wonderful life here in […]

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Left Behind in the Economic Boom

Posted on · By most standards, Houston would seem to be booming. Our economy is strong, industry is thriving – particularly oil & gas and health care, but also others. And people are flocking to Houston. last year, Harris County added more residents than any other U.S. county. But not everyone is experiencing the boom. There are still […]

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Program Teaches HS Students About Starting a Business

Posted on · Houston Community College have begun an innovative program, in partnership with the Young Entrepreneurs Academy – or YEA. The program is designed to show students how to start their own business. Two dozen students at Alief’s Taylor High School are participating. They’ll launch some sort of business or social movement this school year. By the […]

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Author Exposes Threat of Nuclear Mishaps

Posted on · You may remember investigative journalist Eric Schlosser as the guy who ruined fast food for you, at least for a time. His book Fast Food Nation was a best-selling exposé of the American food industry, and thanks to him, we all know too well how the chicken nuggets are made. Well, now he’s back to […]

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Poll Details Voters’ Opinions on Upcoming Election

Posted on · KUHF, along with KHOU and Rice University just concluded a poll seeking voters’ opinions on a variety of issues heading into the November election. Poll questions ranged from opinions about the Houston mayor’s race to bond initiatives to renovate the Astrodome and build an inmate processing center, to problems facing the city of Houston.On today’s […]

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Houston Matters for Wed., Sept. 25, 2013

Posted on · By most standards, Houston would seem to be booming. Our economy is strong, industry is thriving – particularly oil & gas and health care, but also others. And people are flocking to Houston. last year, Harris County added more residents than any other U.S. county. But not everyone is experiencing the boom. There are still […]

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Hamlet and the Henrys

Posted on · If it’s feeling especially Elizabethan in Houston these days, you’re not imagining things. In the live theatre world, you can see the Classical Theatre Company’s production of Hamlet right now at the Barnevelder Arts Complex. Or, if you were watching Houston PBS last Friday night, you may have caught a performance of William Shakespeare’s Richard […]

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Houston Matters for Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Posted on · KUHF, along with KHOU and Rice University just concluded a poll seeking voters’ opinions on a variety of issues heading into the November election. Poll questions ranged from opinions about the Houston mayor’s race to bond initiatives to renovate the Astrodome and build an inmate processing center, to problems facing the city of Houston. On […]

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A Final Goodbye to Downtown’s Foley’s/Macy’s

Posted on · The old Foley’s building has been a staple in downtown Houston for over 60 years. This Sunday, September 21st, the windowless monolith will be imploded. It will be a sad day for many Houstonians and take one last look at this piece of Houston’s history…