March 17, 2010 5:00 am
Wednesday AM March 17th, 2010
A Houston company is manufacturing and marketing reusable cloth diapers for a generation accustomed to buying disposable diapers. Kissaluvs are marketed as a way to reduce diaper landfill waste and as a cheaper alternative. Ed Mayberry reports.
March 16, 2010 10:53 pm
UH Basketball Returns to Glory
When people fill out their March madness tournament brackets, they'll notice a name that hasn't been there in almost two decades. The University of Houston Cougars is in the NCAA tournament this year. Bill stamps reports how it's been a long time coming.
March 16, 2010 9:35 pm
Astrodome Future Discussed…Again
What's in store for the eighth wonder of the world? Reliant Astrodome was last used by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. But the years have not been kind to the iconic structure. With the cost to repair it, some think the dome is not worth saving. Pat Hernandez has an update.
March 16, 2010 9:29 pm
Tuesday PM March 16th, 2010
Houston's real estate market slower than last year, but with bright spots…American Airlines reacts to federal rule limiting tarmac time…Saudi Arabia's oil minister expects OPEC oil production to remain steady…
March 16, 2010 8:09 pm
Houston Home Sales Down for Third Month
Houston home sales are down again for the third month in a row. However — the sale of higher-priced houses is on the rise. Laurie Johnson has more on the state of Houston's housing market.
March 16, 2010 6:43 am
Tuesday AM March 16th, 2010
Airline passenger satisfaction often hinges on creature comforts provided by the airline, whether it's food quality, in-flight services or more leg room. The task of creating a better passenger experience starts with the plane's maker. Ed Mayberry reports.
March 15, 2010 11:05 pm
WWII Planes on Display at Ellington Field
For two days, vintage World War II era military planes are over to Ellington Field. The planes are on public display until Wednesday. And as Bill Stamps found out, you can even take a ride if you'd like.
March 15, 2010 10:44 pm
Peace of Mind During Spring Break
Spring break means teachers and students get a week off. But such holidays often present a challenge for working parents of school-age children. The Salvation Army kicked off another spring break camp for hundreds of area youth in Houston and Pasadena. Pat Hernandez has more.
March 15, 2010 10:32 pm
METRO Bus and Light Rail Collide
METRO has sustained another accident on its light rail line today. Melissa Galvez reports.
March 15, 2010 9:22 pm
Monday PM March 15th, 2010
Winter weather and foreclosures help weaken housing market index…Industrial production edges up for eighth consecutive month…Brazil threatens to break patents on movies, music, pharmaceutical products and chemicals over cotton subsidies…
March 15, 2010 8:52 pm
Into Rodeo World of Spinners and Weavers
Visitors to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo are getting a glimpse into the ways of yesteryear as handweavers and spinners show off their craft. But Gail Delaughter reports, it's not something that stuck
in the past.
March 15, 2010 9:21 am
Renewal Train Replaces 23 Miles of Aging Rail
A custom track-laying device has been replacing aging union pacific rail track and ties in the Houston area. Ed Mayberry watched the process as the track renewal train installs rail and concrete ties in one pass.
March 15, 2010 6:42 am
As Census Forms Arrive, Officials Warn of Possible Scams
Questionnaires for the 2010 Census should be everyone's mailboxes by the end of this week. Census officials are warning people to not be fooled by scammers who will try to take advantage of the "once-a-decade" head count to steal personal information. David Pitman reports.
March 15, 2010 3:30 am
Monday AM March 15th, 2010
Texas Agrilife Research scientists are mapping the genetic sequence of a certain type of green algae that shows promise in biofuel production. Ed Mayberry reports.
March 12, 2010 11:15 pm
21st Annual AIDS Walk Hits The Streets this Sunday
AIDS does not discriminate. The 21st annual AIDS walk Houston takes place on Sunday at Sam Houston Park downtown. The event is the largest HIV-AIDS fundraiser of its kind in Texas. The non-competitive 5k event helps to increase community community awareness about HIV-AIDS.
March 12, 2010 10:40 pm
Kids Learn to Teach their Parents
It is all about being counted. Questionnaires for the 2010 census will soon arrive in your mailbox. Meanwhile, interactive vehicles helping to promote the official count continue to inform. One made a stop at a school in the River Oaks area.
March 12, 2010 10:02 pm
Is Rodeo Good For Business?
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is more than halfway over. Every day for nearly three weeks thousands of people flood Reliant Arena for the carnival, rodeo activities and the concerts at night. But what impact does the large crowd each night have on nearby businesses? Bill Stamps headed over there to find out.
March 12, 2010 9:58 pm
Friday PM March 12th, 2010
Retail sales post surprising February increase…TCEQ hires more inspectors for North Texas drilling inspections…FBI notes Internet scammers doubled their take last year…
March 12, 2010 8:50 pm
Applications to Rebuild in Galveston Pour In
Galveston property owners effected by Hurricane Ike have demonstrated a desire to rebuild on the island. Rod Rice reports that the number of applications for recovery helps has
March 12, 2010 6:39 am
Bauer Business Focus: Janet Gurwitch
A cosmetics company based in Stafford has grown into a worldwide $200 million-a-year business. The founder of that company—Janet Gurwitch—is our guest on this morning's "Bauer Business Focus" with Ed Mayberry.
March 12, 2010 6:19 am
Friday AM March 12th, 2010
The scarcity of fresh water is a challenge for many parts of the world. A new book examines how the control of water throughout history has been pivotal to the rise and fall of great powers. Ed Mayberry reports.
March 11, 2010 10:34 pm
Preventing Vehicular Crime in Houston
The Houston Police Department's March on Crime efforts went to the east side of Houston. Tips were offered to residents on how to prevent burglaries of motor vehicles. Pat Hernandez has more.
March 11, 2010 9:43 pm
Teach For America Gets An A
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst paid a visit to a north Houston high school. Dewhurst was a guest teacher in the Teach for America program, a program that takes recent college graduates of all majors and gives them a teaching job in struggling schools. Bill Stamps has more.
March 11, 2010 9:39 pm
Thursday PM March 11th, 2010
BP buys exploration rights from Devon Energy in $7 billion deal…Gasoline prices up for third straight week…Union representing mechanics at American Airlines closer to possible strike…
March 11, 2010 8:58 pm
Evening Juvie Center Officially Opens
When a juvenile violates probation Instead of going back to court or being incarcerated there is a relatively new option in Harris County. Rod Rice reports.
March 11, 2010 6:50 am
Thursday AM March 11th, 2010
Technology can help in job searches, but there are correct and incorrect ways to use it, according to the career consultants "The Five O'Clock Club." Ed Mayberry reports.
March 10, 2010 10:30 pm
Yates: Best Ever?
Here in Houston there's a high school basketball team that may be one of the best ever in the state of Texas. Not only is the Jack Yates boys' basketball team undefeated, they've won many of their games by a hundred points or more. The school held a big pep rally as the team headed for the state semi-finals in Austin. Bill Stamps has more.
March 10, 2010 10:09 pm
Police: Some Seniors Are Too Trusting
The elderly may not always be the best criminal target for finances, but police say seniors have something that's just as valuable — a social security number. Houston police share tips on identity theft with senior citizens at a retirement community in southwest Houston. Pat Hernandez has more.
March 10, 2010 9:31 pm
Wednesday PM March 10th, 2010
Unemployment rises in 30 states…University study links North Texas earthquakes to natural gas drilling…New Orleans coroner says Sequent Energy executive drowned after hitting forehead when falling from dock…
March 10, 2010 8:35 pm
Houston Faces 100 Million Shortfall
The City of Houston faces a nearly 100-million dollar shortfall next fiscal year. Houston Mayor Annise Parker says the budget gap is widening rather than narrowing. Laurie Johnson reports.