January 27, 2011 9:06 pm
Natural Gas May Not be as Clean as Believed
Natural gas is considered by many to be the clean and abundant fuel of the future. It is touted by industry and government proponents as being 50% cleaner than oil and coal. However, Pro Publica reporter Abrahm Lustgarten says the Environmental Protection Agency has taken a deeper look at natural gas and found it may not be as clean as it's been billed. Rod Rice spoke with Lustgarten from his office in New York City.
January 25, 2011 8:45 pm
DPS Offers Surcharge Amnesty
If your driver's license has been suspended for failure to pay state-mandated surcharges, you can now take advantage of a one-time payment amnesty. Rod Rice reports.
January 21, 2011 8:48 pm
The Last Shuttle Mission Awaits Funding
It now looks as if the last space shuttle flight will be in June. A flight that would have only flown if a rescue was needed has now been made an actual mission. But as Rod Rice reports, NASA still doesn't have the money to pay for it.
January 12, 2011 8:49 pm
Missing Sailor Safe and Sound
A boater who left Houston headed for Mississippi but never arrived, has been found safe and sound. Rod Rice reports.
January 10, 2011 9:28 pm
Learn CPR and Save a Life
Every two minutes someone dies of a heart attack. If someone close by had sudden cardiac arrest right now would you know what to do? Rod Rice reports that if you don't, you can sign up now for several mass CPR classes next month at the Texans indoor training facility.
January 5, 2011 9:03 pm
29 Chihuahuas Fly to Houston
"Air Chihuahua" has landed in Houston. The SPCA has received 29 of the dogs from Los Angeles, all looking for a new home in Texas. Rod Rice reports.
December 29, 2010 8:31 pm
Fewer Death Sentences in Texas
The death sentence has declined as a punishment in Texas in recent years. It's down 70$ since 2003, reaching an historic low this year. Texas also is executing fewer prisoners than in past years. The figures compiled by the Texas Coalition to abolish the death penalty. Rod Rice has more.
December 21, 2010 9:18 pm
Mothers Who Want You To 'Take the Wheel'
Mothers Against Drunk Driving kicks off its holiday anti-drunk driving campaign called 'Take the Wheel.' As Rod Rice reports, MADD wants you to commit to being a designated driver.
December 15, 2010 9:20 pm
County Will Save Paper and Money
With the end of the year approaching Harris County property owners are beginning to pay their taxes.
As Rod Rice reports the tax office is changing a long time practice that will save the county money.
December 13, 2010 9:27 pm
Let the Meteor Show Begin
Tonight is the night for stargazers. This year's Geminid meteor showers is expected to be the best meteor shower of the year. Rod Rice reports that conditions here will be perfect for watching the celestial show.
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October 21, 2010 11:00 am
KUHF Conversations: Democratic Candidate Bill White
We're less than two weeks away from Election Day and former Houston Mayor Bill White is spending his days all over the state, the home stretch of his campaign to unseat Texas Governor Rick Perry. White was a popular mayor and hopes to take his message of fiscal responsibility and fresh ideas to Austin. White spoke with KUHF's Rod Rice earlier this week. We want to make it clear that we've extended the same invitation to Governor Perry, and so far haven't heard back.
September 13, 2010 8:36 pm
TX-Dot Says Ramp Repair Could Take A Week
Repair crews are working on a freeway ramp in northeast Houston that was heavily damaged over the weekend when a tanker truck overturned and caught fire. As Rod Rice reports, the afternoon commute could be complicated in that area for the rest of the week.
September 8, 2010 9:12 pm
Crimestoppers Looking for Bayou Boat Burners
Crime Stoppers has joined the effort to catch those responsible for arson and criminal mischief along Buffalo Bayou in July. Rod Rice reports.
September 3, 2010 8:54 pm
Invasive Plant A Threat to Native Greenery in Galveston
A non-native plant poses a threat to native plants and animals in Galveston. The Galveston Bay foundation has recently begun an effort to eradicate the plant before it can't be stopped. Rod Rice reports.
August 23, 2010 8:13 pm
More Momentum for Anti-Walmart Group in The Heights
A grass roots organization trying to stop a proposed Walmart just south of the Heights is growing. Rod Rice reports the opposition that began on Facebook is approaching 55-hundred supporters.
July 7, 2010 9:02 pm
Environmental Groups Take Exxon to Court
Two environmental groups take steps to sue Exxon Mobil over pollution from its Baytown refinery. Rod Rice reports.
June 4, 2010 8:47 pm
Delinquent Taxes Increase June 30th
If you still haven't paid your delinquent taxes Harris County's Tax Collector says the past due amount will increase in a few weeks. Rod Rice reports.
May 31, 2010 4:31 am
Hurricane Preparation 2010
It's time to start thinking about what you'd do if a hurricane came our way. The hurricane season begins tomorrow and runs through November. As Rod Rice reports, authorities want you to prepare now for the possibility of bad weather.
May 26, 2010 9:03 pm
Space Shuttle Atlantis Returns For Last Time?
Space shuttle Atlantis is back on earth and its flying career may be over. As Rod Rice reports NASA officials gave the craft high praise for its years of service.
May 25, 2010 8:54 pm
Shuttle Astronauts Get Ready For Last Atlantis Landing
The crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis is sleeping now but spent most of the day getting ready to come home. As Rod Rice reports Atlantis is scheduled to land tomorrow morning at the Kennedy Space Center.
May 21, 2010 9:51 pm
Employment Numbers Mixed in April
The Texas Work Force Commission says the Texas unemployment rose slightly to 8.3 percent in April, but as Rod Rice reports, the number of jobs grew for the fourth consecutive month.
May 20, 2010 9:17 pm
Juvenile Crime drops in Harris County
Juvenile crime is down dramatically in Harris County. As Rod Rice reports it is due to a change in the way the county deals with young offenders. The advocacy group, Children at Risk, says authorities have shifted from a "do the crime, do the time" philosophy to one of community collaboration.