Thursday, 30 April 2015 16:47

Two-wheeled traffic gets downtown express lane

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Cyclists can now breeze through downtown safely thanks to the new dedicated Lamar Street bike lane that also connects bike routes in the area.

Friday, 24 April 2015 04:16

Death might be just one phone call away

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Distracted drivers are plaguing roads across America. And people are paying for it in lives and injuries. Find out the dangers and what you can do about it. It could save your life.

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Finding Rover, a new facial recognition app will improve the way BARC reunites lost dogs and owners.

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Topping Forbes Magazine's list of America's fastest-growing cities, the Department of Planning and Development shares how this growth affects city services and how we are planning for the future. 

Thursday, 26 February 2015 22:40

Trains in training: METRO on its way downtown

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Downtown workers and residents are getting acquainted with a new neighbor, one that moves fast, works all day and night, and he's not afraid to toot his own horn. And he's just getting warmed up. Meet the new Metro Light Rail line.

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Houston's homeless might feel forgotten, but they are not. A special police unit gives new meaning to Houston's finest — officers whose mission is serving and protecting the most vulnerable among us.

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A new city health initiative is bringing a smile to second-grader’s faces — one that could last the rest of their lives.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 18:10

Bob Lanier: 1925-2014

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Former Mayor Bob Lanier’s passing in December produced not only expressions of sorrow but unleashed a flood of fond stories that illustrated his affable personality and how he made Houston a better place.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 17:46

Wall’s fall leads German to real love in Houston

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The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 launched an unpredictable sequence of events that led Wolf Guenthert from the West German army to Houston’s Public Works and Engineering Department.

Thursday, 18 December 2014 15:14

Employees key to OneHouston cost-cutting initiative

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The city’s new OneHouston initiative aims to turn everyday, run of the mill efficiencies into major savings.

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With spirits, ghouls, the dead and undead about to emerge center stage on Halloween, we thought it was appropriate to take a look at one of Houston’s best-kept secrets: the National Museum of Funeral History.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 15:12

White packs a punch for SWD and in the boxing ring

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Cornelius White’s can-do spirit took him to the top of boxing’s light heavyweight classification. Now it’s making him a valued member of the city’s Solid Waste Management Department.

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