November 10, 2008 3:34 am
Glasses Teach the Brain to See
Traumatic Brain Injury presents a host of problems for veterans and others. One of the many things affected by an injury to the brain is vision. Capella Tucker reports on how one type of eye glass is training the brain to see again.
November 9, 2008 11:00 pm
New Flood Control Project to Help Northeast Houston
A new project that will widen and deepen Hunting Bayou on the city's northeast side should help alleviate frequent flooding in nearby neighborhoods. "Project Hunting" will cost 176-million dollars and take years to complete, but will eventually dramatically shrink the 100-year flood plain in the area. Jack Williams reports.
November 7, 2008 10:51 pm
Dr. Khator Sworn in as UH President
In January Barack Obama will be inaugurated as our nations next president. Friday the University of Houston inaugurated its newest chancellor and President Renu Khator. Bill Stamps was at the investiture ceremony and has this report.
November 7, 2008 10:17 pm
Tribute to Veterans to Highlight Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
The 2008 Houston Freedom Fest is more than just a tribute to Houston military veterans. The event at Discovery Green will raise awareness to a medical condition that is affecting soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Pat Hernandez has the story.
November 7, 2008 9:22 pm
Monday AM November 7th, 2008
Good afternoon this is KUHF Business news, I'm Jim Bell. Rice University is launching a $1 billion fund-raising campaign to mark the school's 100th anniversary in 2012.
November 7, 2008 9:09 pm
Med Students Helping Med Students
Medical students at the University of Texas Medical
Branch at Galveston get some help in their struggle
to get their education back on track. Rod Rice reports their peers at the UT Medical School in Houston held a Hurricane Ike Relief Drive.
November 6, 2008 10:25 pm
Hurricane Ike Victims Still Need Housing Assistance
More than six weeks after Hurricane Ike sent many residents from homes and apartments, representatives from FEMA and the federal housing and urban development met with local and congressional leaders to discuss the effort to provide temporary housing. Pat Hernandez tells us the Mayor is not happy with what he calls a slow response by the federal government.
November 6, 2008 10:13 pm
Friday AM November 7th, 2008
The number of Americans drawing continuing unemployment benefits has risen to the highest level in 25 years. Ed Mayberry reports.
November 6, 2008 9:43 pm
Thursday PM November 6th, 2008
Continued payment of unemployment benefits rises to highest level in 25 years…Retailers report worst October sales since 1969…AAA Texas survey shows prices falling at average rate of more than 2.5 cents per day per gallon…
November 6, 2008 8:56 pm
Anniversary of First DNA Conviction
A noted doctor and a noted lawyer are sharing their memories of the first time DNA evidence was allowed in a criminal trial in Houston. That landmark trial happened 20 years ago this week, as Jim Bell reports.
November 6, 2008 8:36 pm
Police Find Stolen Sales Contracts from Car Dealership
Houston police found more than they expected when they searched a house for drugs last week. They found hundreds of sales contracts from a local auto-dealership and they believe the people who bought those cars are now at risk for identity theft. Bill Stamps has more.
November 6, 2008 4:05 am
Thursday AM November 6th, 2008
Declining oil and gas prices aren't discouraging drilling and production activity in Texas. The Texas Petro Index has hit a new high for the 20th consecutive month. Ed Mayberry reports.
November 6, 2008 12:20 am
How Low is Too Low for Gas In Houston?
Just a few months ago, sixty or seventy dollar-a-barrel oil was unheard of, but the recent drastic drop in prices now means 2-dollar-a-gallon gas in some parts of Houston.
Lower oil prices in the nation's energy capital would
usually be bad news, but energy experts say prices would have to drop quite a bit more to begin really affecting our local economy. Jack Williams reports.
November 6, 2008 12:04 am
Wednesday PM November 5th, 2008
Election of Barack Obama makes new economic stimulus package more likely…ISM manufacturing survey finds contraction…Texas Business Leaders confidence Index shows slight increase in expectations…
November 5, 2008 11:16 pm
What Obama Means for Houston
One of the major themes of Barack Obama’s campaign was CHANGE. He’s promised to change everything from the war in Iraq to our nation’s education system. But what does it all mean for Houstonians? Bill Stamps spoke with some political analysts to find out.
November 5, 2008 7:49 pm
Pundit Surprised Dems Didn't Do Better
Even though Barack Obama won the Presidency by a landslide vote, one local political observer says he's surprised that the national landslide didn't
help more Democrats win in Harris County. Jim Bell explains.
November 5, 2008 7:13 am
Returning Victory for Cornyn
Republican U.S. Senator John Cornyn will be returning to Washington after defeating Democratic challenger Rick Noriega last night.
November 5, 2008 6:56 am
History is Made in Race for Harris County District Attorney
In a race that went down to the wire, voters elect Pat Lykos the first female district attorney in Harris County. She beat former Houston Police Chief C.O. Bradford. Pat Hernandez has the story.
November 5, 2008 6:21 am
There’s a New Sheriff in Town
Houston City Councilman Adrian Garcia easily defeated incumbent Tommy Thomas to become Harris County’s new sheriff. Bill Stamps was at Garcia’s victory party for this story.
November 5, 2008 5:54 am
Emmett "Hunkers Down" For a Win
Although Democrats swept most of the local Harris County races — Republican Ed Emmett won his first full term as Harris County Judge. As Laurie Johnson reports, Emmett’s plans include a focus on transportation and a pledge to work across party lines to get things done.
November 5, 2008 5:16 am
Olson Defeats Lampson
Republican Pete Olson seemed stunned to winning the District 22 Congressional Race, beating incumbent Nick Lampson. Ed Mayberry reports.
November 5, 2008 2:57 am
Texas Local Election Results
Results for key area races according to the Texas Secretary of State.
November 5, 2008 12:10 am
Wednesday AM November 5th, 2008
The three-day Texas Life Science Conference this week in Houston includes a crash course on starting a life science business. BioHouston President Jacqueline Northcutt says the conference also showcases promising technologies.
November 4, 2008 11:58 pm
Tuesday PM November 4th, 2008
Centerpoint’s Ike damage repairs could reach about $750 million…September factory orders drop for second straight month…AT&T tests limits on uploads and downloads…
November 4, 2008 12:56 am
Tuesday AM November 4, 2008
According to Green Mountain Energy, winterizing your home is as important in the south as it is up north. Ed Mayberry reports.
November 3, 2008 11:53 pm
Harris County Braces for Record Turnout
The day before Election Day is a busy one for Harris County Clerk Beverly Kaufman and her staff. She says the 2008 election has been a record setting event. Pat Hernandez has more.
November 3, 2008 10:55 pm
Monday PM November 3rd, 2008
BP head says falling oil prices will lead to renewed demand for gasoline…Circuit City closing two Houston-area outlets; 20 per cent of its more than 700 stores to close…Supply managers blame credit crisis and Hurricane Ike for low reading…
November 3, 2008 10:49 pm
Counting the Vote
As you may know, the polls close at seven election night. And that’s when they’ll begin announcing the results of absentee and early voting. But unlike past elections, we may actually be able to predict some of the winners based on those first numbers. Bill Stamps tells us why.
November 3, 2008 10:07 pm
Record Number of Voters Expected
More than 13 million people are registered to vote in Texas. And election officials predict 68 percent of them will vote in this election. Laurie Johnson reports.
November 3, 2008 9:00 pm
Lynchburg Ferry is Back in Business
The historic Lynchburg Ferry is back in business. Closed because of damage done by Hurricane Ike, the ferries began running again at noon. Rod rice reports.