December 6, 2013 11:30 am
Breaking News: The Houston Texans Fire Gary Kubiak
Friday morning in a press conference, Texans chairman and CEO Bob McNair said, "We felt that a change was needed at the head coach position and Gary Kubiak is no longer the head coach." Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will serve as the interim head coach.
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October 8, 2013 9:11 pm
2013 Houston Mayoral Debate Blog
Houston Public Media and The League of Women Voters of Houston Education Fund's special debate telecast covering the City of Houston Mayoral Election.
October 3, 2013 2:23 pm
Twitterverse Reports: Shots Fired Around Capitol Hill
Earlier this afternoon, the U.S. Capitol has been put on a security lockdown amid reports reports of gunshots. One police officer has been injured.
July 26, 2013 1:07 pm
Houston Vs Dallas Rivalry on Social Media
Houston Matters talks about the Dallas vs Houston rivalry on the Friday, July 26th, 2013 noon show. Here's the social media surrounding the discussion in the Storify below.
June 26, 2013 12:04 pm
Twitter Reactions After Supreme Courts Strikes Down DOMA
The Twitter-sphere had its share of positive reactions after the Supreme Court's decision to overturn DOMA, or the Defense of Marriage Act. Here's some tweets in response to the DOMA decision that allows legally married same-sex couples to be treated the same under federal law as married opposite-sex couples.
May 31, 2013 6:20 pm
5-Alarm Building Fire At Southwest Hotel Has Claimed Four Houston Firefighters Lives
Houston Mayor Annise Parker has confirmed that four fire fighters are dead, six are injured and two are in critical condition.
May 10, 2013 11:18 am
Houston Area Severe Weather Live Chat
May 2, 2013 11:57 am
Five Things You Are Sure To See At The NRA Convention In Houston
The NRA is holding three days of meetings, speeches and exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center, and more than 70.000 people are expected to attend. This annual gathering is on the heels of the Newtown massacre and last month's failure of Congress to expand background checks for firearms purchases.
April 26, 2013 8:38 am
Obama Honors Families At Memorial For West Explosion Victims
At a memorial service on Thursday, President Obama and Texas officials honored those who were injured or died in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion. "Today our prayers are with the families of all who we've lost — the proud sons and daughters of West whose memories will live on in our hearts,” President Obama said.
April 24, 2013 11:40 am
Houston Now Has An 'Ambassador To Poetry'
Houston announced the nomination of its first two-term poet laureate, Gwendolyn Zepeda. The announcement was made by Mayor Annise Parker and Houston Public Library Director Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson after a nomination period and selection committee had their — in this case — woman.