November 1, 2010 10:38 am
Last Flight for Space Shuttle Discovery
The countdown continues for Space Shuttle Discovery, scheduled to lift off this afternoon from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. There will be one — or maybe even two — more shuttle flights after this one, but it's the last trip into space for Discovery. KUHF health science and technology reporter Carrie Feibel has more.
November 1, 2010 6:00 am
Monday AM November 1st, 2010
The former owner of the Bloom Agency in Dallas is in Houston this week to talk about how the internet has empowered consumers. He says marketers need to change to reach and influence them. Ed Mayberry reports.
November 1, 2010 4:20 am
New Mammography Test Uses 3D
A new procedure that takes a 3D picture of the breast may soon revolutionize the way women are screened for breast cancer. Testing on the new procedure is taking place here in Houston and as Bill Stamps reports — the test could be available to the general public as early as next spring.
October 29, 2010 11:16 pm
A new KUHF-11 News survey finds little support for two of the three propositions on the ballot in next week's election. The poll finds proposition 1, which involves a new fee to improve the city's drainage system and streets, is lagging with just a few days until Election Day. Meanwhile, it appears many Houstonians want to keep the city's red light camera program in place. Pat Hernandez reports.
October 29, 2010 9:12 pm
Friday PM October 29th, 2010
Federal judge orders tests on cement Halliburton used to seal the BP well...Economy expanded at slightly faster pace over summer...Immigrants returning to work quicker than U.S.-born counterparts, but receiving less pay than before economic downturn...
October 29, 2010 9:00 pm
NASA Delays Shuttle Launch
NASA plans to delay the launch of Shuttle Discovery by one day. The delay is a result of some minor leaks found on the shuttle that will take extra time to repair. Laurie Johnson reports.
October 29, 2010 8:31 pm
Higher Ed. Board Proposes Change For University, CC Funding
There could be a change coming in the way public universities and community colleges in Texas are funded. The state Higher Education Coordinating Board is backing a plan that would put a greater emphasis on performance in order for schools to receive a part of their base funding. David Pitman explains.
October 29, 2010 10:02 am
Bauer Business Focus: Aimee Langlinais
The National Association of Women MBAS empowers women students for work in the business world. It involves networking and it involves mentoring. On this week's "Bauer Business Focus," Ed Mayberry talks with Aimee Langlinais the president of the Women MBA group's University of Houston Chapter.
October 29, 2010 8:49 am
Friday AM October 29th, 2010
The son of billionaire Warren Buffett has written a book about what he learned from his parents: forge your own path in life. Ed Mayberry talked with Peter Buffett, who performed at the 2010 Communities In Schools gala last night.
October 28, 2010 11:15 pm
No Time for Bitterness
There is no time for bitterness. A man who spent 18 years on death row spoke for the first time since his release. While his attorney told reporters that prosecutors and investigators are to blame for convicting an innocent man, Anthony Graves says he's ready to live again. Pat Hernandez has more.
October 28, 2010 9:52 pm
County Hopes Tape Will Quiet Poll Watcher Controversy
Today is your last chance to vote early before the election. Harris County officials say they have seen near record numbers of early voters, but with some controversy — mostly concerning poll watchers. Bill Stamps reports.
October 28, 2010 9:22 pm
Texas to Study High-Speed Rail Corridor
The state of Texas will soon begin a study to determine if high-speed rail is feasible. The Texas Department of Transportation is looking at a line that would run from Oklahoma to Dallas — with an extension down to Austin. Laurie Johnson reports.
October 28, 2010 10:00 am
KUHF Conversations: Harris County Judge Ed Emmett
There's been a lot of focus on the governor's race here in Texas. But it's only one of the significant races on the ballot. Yesterday we spoke with Gordon Quan — and today Laurie Johnson sits down with Ed Emmett to talk about the race for Harris County Judge.
October 28, 2010 9:07 am
Thursday AM October 28th, 2010
Microsoft has released its periodical security intelligence report. As we hear from Ed Mayberry, it's a reminder of the importance of regularly checking your computer's security.
October 27, 2010 10:43 pm
Wednesday PM October 27th, 2010
Sales of new homes improve, but not enough to significantly help the economy...R. Allen Stanford gets fifth set of attorneys...FTC scolds Google for collecting personal information transmitted over unsecured wireless networks...
October 27, 2010 10:22 pm
Texan's Rookies Pass Out Shoes to Students
It wasn't your average PE class for students at Houston's Woodson Elementary School. The people leading the youngsters through drills and exercises were members of the Houston Texan's Football team. Bill Stamps has the story.
October 27, 2010 10:20 pm
Early Voting Winding Down
Early voting continues to break records but time is running out to cast ballots early for the upcoming election. One of the early voters was Houston Mayor Annise Parker. She reminds us not to forget the propositions. Pat Hernandez has more.
October 27, 2010 8:34 pm
String of Montrose Burglaries Solved
Houston police have two men in custody who they say may be responsible for more than 150 burglaries in the Montrose area. Laurie Johnson has the story.
October 27, 2010 11:15 am
KUHF Conversations: Gordon Quan
Former Houston City Councilman and founder of the immigration law firm Foster Quan, Gordon Quan, comes to KUHF's studios to talk with David Pitman about his campaign for Harris County Judge. Quan explains why he wants the job, and what he thinks he can do better than incumbent Ed Emmett.
October 27, 2010 8:03 am
Wednesday AM October 27th, 2010
Even as the magazine industry struggles with declining advertising revenue, Houston-based Health & Fitness Sports magazine continues to thrive. Ed Mayberry reports.
October 26, 2010 9:56 pm
HPD Goes After Domestic Violence Offenders
The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Houston Police Department takes an active role against domestic violence all year but this month officers have been especially active. Bill Stamps has more.
October 26, 2010 9:24 pm
Burn Ban for Harris County
Dangerously dry weather conditions and a recommendation by the fire marshal lead Harris County Commissioners to issue a fire ban. Also, commissioners approved a tax increase for the Port of Houston. Pat Hernandez tells us what that means.
October 26, 2010 8:11 pm
Tuesday PM October 26th, 2010
Consumer confidence index rises slightly...Home prices continue to weaken...Congress looks at partnerships between major airlines and smaller carriers...
October 26, 2010 11:00 am
KUHF Conversations: UH Prof. Murray on City Charter Amendment 3
For four years, Houston has been snapping hundreds of thousands of pictures of drivers running red lights. On Tuesday, voters will decide whether to keep the system, with Proposition 3. David Pitman welcomes UH Political Science Professor Dr. Richard Murray back to the program to talk about who benefits from the red light camera system, and what it might mean for the city if voters decide it should be scrapped.
October 26, 2010 8:34 am
Tuesday AM October 26th, 2010
A Houston-based aircraft marketing firm specializes in business aircraft. Ed Mayberry reports.
October 25, 2010 10:57 pm
Bush 41 Backs Incumbent
Republican Governor Rick Perry has picked up the endorsement former President George Bush Sr. and the former First Lady, Barbara Bush. The announcement was no surprise since Perry and Bush are Republicans. But the Governor talked about his ad that features a Houston police officer whose husband was murdered in the line of duty. Pat Hernandez has more.
October 25, 2010 10:36 pm
Houstonians Cast Early Ballots
The election is less than ten days away and with this being a non-presidential election both parties say voter turnout is critical. Here in Houston, some people are casting their ballots during the early voting period. Bill Stamps tells us how it its going so far.
October 25, 2010 8:29 pm
Monday PM October 25th, 2010
Used home sales rise slightly...Bank regulator worries about wave of lawsuits from borrowers who lost homes to foreclosure...Average price of regular gasoline jumps 5.23 cents in last two weeks...
October 25, 2010 11:09 am
KUHF Conversations: UH Prof. Murray on City Charter Amendment 1
As election day approaches, KUHF is taking a closer look at some of the ballot issues voters will decide. Proposition 1 would set up a dedicated, pay-as-you-go fund to improve Houston's aging streets and drainage system. David Pitman sits down with University of Houston Political Science Professor Dr. Richard Murray to discuss some of the issues surrounding Prop. 1, including the desire by schools and non-profits to be exempt from having to contribute the water bill surcharge to pay for the program.
October 25, 2010 6:54 am
Halloween Isn't Just for Kids Anymore
While kids are anticipating this weekend's Halloween treats, moms and dads are also getting in on the action. Gail Delaughter visited a local costume shop that's outfitting grownups for frights and fun.