Wednesday, 28 August 2019 13:26

Kimberly Carrier answers the call for Houston 311

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From routine to the bizarre, 311 Master Agent Kimberly Carrier answers more than 100 calls a day.

This community outreach coordinator provides housing answers for residents in need.

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 10:04

DON abates sizeable community eyesore and safety hazard

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A major Department of Neighborhoods project chips away at overgrown weeds and illegal dumping at Acres Homes properties spanning a city block.

Monday, 26 February 2018 09:21

Water Wizard tames troublesome water lines

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Spend a day on the job with Shannon Rodriguez, a supervising engineer for Houston Public Works. Rodriguez works her magic when leaks threaten to disrupt drinking water operations.

Thursday, 16 November 2017 08:32

Four-alarm foodie: David Paige feeds a hungry horde

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See what it takes to feed a firehouse with HFD Station 8 Capt. David Paige

Office of New Americans and Immigrant Communities plays key role among Houston’s diverse residents.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 10:10

Airport volunteers give travelers valuable face time

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Spend a day on the job with Ella Ghica and the airport volunteers whom she calls angels in the terminals. 

Spend a day on the job with Okey Akwari, a senior epidemiologist. Often compared to the “CSI of the Houston Health Department,” Akwari and his colleagues safeguard public health by tracking the source of potential outbreaks.

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 14:04

Davis leads city's fight against human trafficking

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Houston has earned a reputation as a hub for human trafficking, but the City of Houston is doing something about it. Meet the latest weapon in the city’s arsenal against human trafficking - Minal Patel Davis.

Spend a day on the job with Michael Walter, public information officer for the Office of Emergency Management, which coordinates information and resources across city departments and emergency response agencies.

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