April 9, 2013 3:50 pm
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April 9, 2013 3:44 pm
With support of business associations, a state senator is hoping for the passage of a constitutional amendment that allows Texas voters to decide on the issue of legalized gambling.
April 9, 2013 4:44 am
Greater Houston Partnership has organized a tour to Cuba.
April 8, 2013 8:00 pm
A four-day sit-in at the office of University of Houston Chancellor Renu Khator ended today after English teaching fellows had protested their wages that they say have been unchanged for 20 years.
April 8, 2013 5:36 pm
Houston's light rail line celebrates a milestone Tuesday with free rides.
April 8, 2013 5:03 pm
Harris County property tax appraisals are either in the mail or already in the mailbox for most Houston-area homeowners. While most home values haven't gone up much this year, some have and it's mostly because of the area's robust real estate market. The housing demand in certain parts of the city is driving home prices up.
April 8, 2013 4:44 pm
Upon the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher — former President George Bush issued a statement calling her one of the 20th century's fiercest advocates of freedom.
April 8, 2013 12:46 pm
Early voting can draw as much as half the turnout in some elections in the Houston area. The state House Election Committee considered a bill that would shorten early voting from 12 to 7. After receiving strong opposition from committee Democrats, the bill did not make it to a committee vote.
April 8, 2013 10:55 am
In a pair of lectures Monday in Houston, ophthalmologist and art buff Dr. Richard Fish will discuss how common eye diseases may have impacted some of the works of prominent artists. He shares examples with KUHF's Craig Cohen.
April 8, 2013 5:40 am
Yesterday morning, KUHF reporter Andrew Schneider touched down in Kabul, Afghanistan. He'll soon be heading to the south of the country on a month-long embed. Andrew visited Fort Bliss last fall to meet and train with one of the units he's embedding with.
April 8, 2013 5:20 am
Hundreds of moms from all over Texas gathered on Austin Capitol steps this past weekend. The "Texas Rally for Gun Sense" was mirroring President Obama's continuing call for universal background checks, assault rifle and high capacity magazine bans. But is Texas ready?
April 8, 2013 4:36 am
A new survey says that even with other parts of the country in some degree of economic decline, Houston is a good place to start a business.
April 7, 2013 7:17 am
Discussions on gun control are replete with arguments about background checks, ammunition limits and issues related to mental-health awareness. Gun running to Mexico, however, remains a key concern, a new study shows.
April 6, 2013 7:13 am
State Sen. John Whitmire, D-Houston, pushed through an amendment on Thursday that would abolish smoking on the Capitol grounds. The measure must still make it through the House.
April 5, 2013 5:50 pm
After initially denying a transgender student's request to wear a dress to the prom, a Houston area high school has reversed its decision after the ACLU got involved. The school district denies that the student was ever told not to wear female clothing.
April 5, 2013 5:02 pm
It's about providing affordable housing for seniors on fixed incomes. A national nonprofit has pumped millions of dollars into an apartment complex facing foreclosure on the city's northwest side.
April 5, 2013 4:06 pm
Tomorrow thousands of volunteers will fan across Houston to pick up trash and debris.
April 5, 2013 2:44 pm
The Houston Independent School District has started to negotiate contracts with design firms for its $2 billion bond program. The money will replace 40 schools. At the same time the district is trying to figure out how to build a school of the future.
April 5, 2013 11:10 am
Every year around this time, the streets around Discovery Green turn into a race track and the George R. Brown Convention Center into a giant pit stop. As part of the Shell Eco Marathon, hundreds of student-built cars compete for the highest gas mileage.
April 5, 2013 10:23 am
The growing labor shortage in the energy sector is opening up new opportunities for women.
April 5, 2013 6:00 am
Jay Mincks is executive vice president of sales and marketing at Insperity. The Houston business advisory firm is collaborating with the University of Houston's Bauer College of Business on a new training program for mid-career professionals. Mincks joins Andrew Schneider on this week's installment of the Bauer Business Focus.
April 4, 2013 4:44 pm
Governor Rick Perry has made it clear that he doesn't want Texas to join other states in expanding Medicaid, the taxpayer-funded health plan for the poor. But he's being pressured by some county judges, hospitals, and public health advocates to change his mind. On Thursday, activists took the fight to the streets of Houston, fanning out through the East End to find uninsured workers.
April 4, 2013 4:26 pm
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is in Houston meeting with local officials and businesses about immigration reform. The secretary's visit comes as Congress prepares to debate the issue later this month.
April 4, 2013 4:15 pm
An announcement is expected Monday that former University of Houston basketball coach Guy V. Lewis has been elected to the college Basketball Hall of Fame.
April 4, 2013 3:09 pm
A vote by the Texas Transportation Commission means air traffic control towers will stay open at 13 small airports around the state, including two in the Houston area. The commission's vote comes days before the towers were set to close because of federal sequestration cuts.
April 4, 2013 2:23 pm
The bills favor policies that would impose more regulations on abortion clinics.
April 4, 2013 12:14 pm
Discussions are underway that could lead to a shorter sentence for former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling.
April 4, 2013 10:45 am
Houston’s bike share program has added 18 new stations to the three initial locations that were set up last year. The expansion is another step in the city’s efforts to make Houston a bicycle city.
April 4, 2013 4:45 am
The state's oil and gas economy grew strongly in January and February, according to the latest Texas Petro Index.
April 3, 2013 5:01 pm
As demand grows in Houston for transportation for the elderly and disabled, Metro is asking riders for input on how to make its services easier to use.