November 19, 2010 8:28 pm
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November 19, 2010 8:11 pm
The State Comptroller's Office has set a date to begin the second round of a rebate program for people who buy energy-efficient appliances. David Pitman has details.
November 19, 2010 9:18 am
Corporations have made major changes in the way executives are paid. A professor of management at the University of Houston says this is largely due to outrage after stories of excessive compensation in the wake of government bailouts. Steve Werner talks with Ed Mayberry on this morning's "Bauer Business Focus."
November 18, 2010 11:24 pm
Houston's ambition to become a model city for the electric car just got a major boost from NRG Energy. The power giant is launching the biggest charging network in the nation right here in the oil capital of America. From the KUHF NewsLab, I'm Wendy Siegle.
November 18, 2010 10:20 pm
November 18, 2010 10:18 pm
A three day conference on the education of children is taking place at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Organizers say the goal is to bring bright minds together in order to solve the problems facing our education system. Bill Stamps has more.
November 18, 2010 9:41 pm
A settlement is reached between Chevron Phillips Chemical Company and environmental groups that sued the company over violations of the Clean Air Act here in the Houston area. Pat Hernandez has more.
November 18, 2010 9:03 pm
Metro has gotten a pat on the back from the State Comptroller's Office over its efforts to be a more open agency. Laurie Johnson explains.
November 17, 2010 11:30 pm
With the holiday season upon us, millions of people are making plans to fly to various cities in order to visit friends and relatives. Normally it's airfare or long lines that would be making headlines, but this year the government's use of airport body scanners have people talking. Bill Stamps went to Bush Intercontinental Airport to see what's going on.
November 17, 2010 10:17 pm
Houston's new fire chief presents a comprehensive plan to the mayor and council that would save money without impacting operations. Pat Hernandez has more.
November 17, 2010 9:09 pm
November 17, 2010 8:34 pm
The institute that puts together the annual Houston area survey is about to receive a tremendous financial gift — and a new name. Rice University is set to formally announce later this afternoon a multi-million dollar endowment that will support expanded research on how Houston is changing, and how those changes compare with other cities around the world. David Pitman has more.
November 16, 2010 9:50 pm
The Houston Food Bank says it is distributing more food than ever before because the demand is growing. The appeal for help is not just for the holidays. Pat Hernandez has more.
November 16, 2010 9:47 pm
Houston will be one of nineteen U.S. cities to roll-out Ford's first all-electric vehicle next year. The automaker says it chose the launch markets based on how amenable they were to the electric shift. Wendy Siegle reports.
November 16, 2010 9:31 pm
Earlier this year weather forecasters were predicting this would be one of the busiest storm seasons in recent memory. With hurricane season about to come to an end Bill Stamps tells us whether or not those predictions came true. The answer might surprise you.
November 16, 2010 8:33 pm
November 15, 2010 10:27 pm
With the holiday season right around the corner, the police department and retail stores are teaming up to help make it a safe and theft-free holiday season. Bill Stamps explains.
November 15, 2010 10:23 pm
November 15, 2010 9:48 pm
Houston's red light cameras posted at 70-intersections are now off, but the controversy surrounding the traffic enforcement measure is far from over. The city has filed a federal lawsuit asking a judge to determine liability with the contractor that operates the cameras. Pat Hernandez has more.
November 15, 2010 8:46 pm
The growing reluctance of some air travelers to submit to advanced security screening at airports has TSA officials clarifying the need for sometimes intrusive searches. As Wendy Siegle reports, airports here in Houston either have or will soon have the newest so-called "see through" machines.
November 15, 2010 8:28 pm
After last year's barrage of information about H1N1 — or the so-called swine flu — health officials worry people may head into this season with what they've termed flu fatigue. Laurie Johnson has more.
November 15, 2010 9:55 am
Everyone loves a parade. One event that puts us in the holiday mood is the annual Thanksgiving Day parade through downtown Houston in a couple of weeks. Parade organizers give us a peek into the planning for the 61st rendition. Pat Hernandez has more.
November 15, 2010 6:44 am
It's a long shot — but Texas could be about to join the eleven other states that have so-called "bottle bills." State lawmakers will consider a bill to set up a deposit and refund system for beverage containers. But as Laurie Johnson reports — the Texas bottle bill could still end up in the landfill of failed legislation.
November 12, 2010 10:13 pm
A recent study names Houston as one of the ten largest cities in America that could see severe water shortages in the near future. And it's not the only Texas City on the list — San Antonio and Forth Worth made the top ten too. But as the KUHF NewsLab's Wendy Siegle reports, City of Houston's Department of Public Works says the water supply is ample.
November 12, 2010 9:29 pm
Attorneys say new DNA evidence proves a man put to death ten years ago should never have been executed. Claude Jones was convicted of murder based on a hair that was found at the crime scene. But new tests show that hair wasn't his. Bill Stamps has more.
November 12, 2010 4:48 am
The University of Houston Bauer College of Business now offers a course on microfinancing — a tool that helps low-income business owners get their companies off the ground. Saleha Khumwala is faculty advisor to the Microfinance Initiative at UH Bauer, and talks with Ed Mayberry on this morning's "Bauer Business Focus."
November 11, 2010 10:04 pm
November 11, 2010 9:50 pm
Houston isn't a military town, and the hospitals here don't treat a lot of wounded soldiers. But the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston has joined a national network to figure out the best ways to treat battlefield injuries to the arms and legs. KUHF health science and technology reporter Carrie Feibel explains why.
November 11, 2010 9:18 pm
Fire investigators in are trying to determine what caused an early morning blaze that destroyed several apartment and left two children dead. It happened just before five this morning at the Skylar Pointe Apartments in Webster. Bill Stamps has more.
November 11, 2010 8:13 pm
A new study will screen ten thousand Houston middle school students for heart abnormalities that could lead to sudden cardiac death. Researchers at the Texas Heart Institute will use mobile MRI technology to look for the tell-tale signs of heart trouble in young people, with the goal to save lives. Laurie Johnson reports.