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November 18, 2016, 9am PST
For the first time in its 70-year history, the National Trust for Historic Preservation will hold its annual conference in the city of Houston.
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November 15, 2016, 6am PST
The Kinder Institute reveals a "stunning trend" of poverty spreading around Houston.
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October 14, 2016, 7am PDT
Houston area's Oak Forrest neighborhood is the planned site for modern housing.
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February 1, 2016, 9am PST
Maps showing the concentration of medical facilities in Houston, shows a greater density in higher-income areas.
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September 10, 2015, 9am PDT
As the city of Houston is growing, car traffic and rail traffic are also growing. The conflict between the two will be very expensive to resolve.
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June 13, 2015, 7am PDT
Though the number of residents in the state affected by drought dropped by the millions after recent heavy rains, areas of the state that rely on underground supplies of water could still run out of water within months.
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January 9, 2015, 9am PST
Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott takes aim at local regulations, exemplified by tree-cutting bans in cities like Houston and San Antonio.
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February 4, 2014, 8am PST
In anticipation of the 2017 Super Bowl, Houston First Corp. is seeking approval of a project to improve the city's convention center and “reshape the once-moribund East End of downtown into a dynamic new focal point of the city.”
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September 10, 2013, 7am PDT
The Woodlands was conceived four decades ago as a new style of suburb, mixing the urban and pastoral. And by all accounts it has remained a "special place" as it has matured. But as it nears full build-out, some wonder if its bubble might soon burst.
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July 12, 2012, 1pm PDT
With a federal tax credit that has fueled the growth of wind energy over the last two decades set to expire at the end of the year, the wind power industry is facing layoffs and factory closings, writes Simone Sebastian.
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May 4, 2012, 1pm PDT
Launched this week, Houston's first bike share program is seen as a significant step in helping to dispel "Houston's national reputation as an uncongenial, sprawling metropolis," reports Allan Turner.
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March 7, 2012, 11am PST
Matthew Tresaugue reports on the difficulties Texas cities such as College Station are having in living up to their green commitments in the down economy, reflecting a nationwide pattern.
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December 21, 2011, 9am PST
In an article primarily featuring a couple who designed and built a 560 sq ft home, a developer says that homebuyers say they want smaller homes but still want big bedrooms.
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August 20, 2011, 11am PDT
Now that Gov. Perry has declared his candidacy for President, the Houston Chronicle has begun a series of articles to spotlight how infrastructure has fared under the state's longest serving governor. Transportation is the focus of the first report.
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April 19, 2011, 10am PDT
A Houston grandmother could be the first person in the country to get "super WiFi", high-speed wireless internet transmitted over newly accessible segments of the broadcast spectrum.
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March 24, 2010, 10am PDT
When five new board members will join the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority next month, they'll inherit a host of systemic problems and one of the toughest economic climates in decades.
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February 11, 2010, 11am PST
Houston Mayor Annise Parker is considering a big shake-up of the city's public transportation, including the option of transitioning to a fare-free system.
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January 24, 2010, 7am PST
Lisa Gray paints a picture of downtown Houston's inexorable evolution from a city full of ground level parking lots to a denser metropolis where multi-level garages are commonplace.
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January 7, 2010, 7am PST
Though he originally planned to build a prayer center on part of a 20 acre property he was pursuing, a Texas Pastor has expanded his plans into an all-out neighborhood with more than 450 homes.
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January 6, 2010, 11am PST
Transportation officials in Texas are recommending a fresh look at the prospect of taxing the state's drivers by the mile.
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