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Past articles by Valerie:

Do You Remember The Paul Broussard Murder?

Twenty-five years ago, Paul Broussard, a 27-year-old gay man, was murdered on the streets of Houston. Through a documentary and a follow up live town hall, Houston Public Media explores the aftermath of this pivotal event – from civil unrest to hate crime legislation; from victims’ rights to political activism. Tell us your story. → Read More

Houston SPCA Rescues Animals From Floodwaters

The Houston SPCA has been rescuing animals from the flooding around the Brazos River. → Read More

Texas Governor Declares State Of Disaster For 31 Counties

A declaration at the state level is a step towards enabling a federal disaster declaration. → Read More

Houston Metro Bus Crash Causes Multiple Injuries

The Houston Fire Department said a Houston Metro bus was involved in a major crash north of downtown, Wednesday afternoon. It appears the bus struck a road sign, but it still an active scene.Officials say at least 20 people were injured and taken to area hospitals.The crash is in the area of Runnels and Chartres.We will bring you more coverage as information is verified. → Read More

11 Year Old From Texas Makes It To The Final Spelling Bee Round

The championship finals air Thursday night. → Read More

11 Year Old From Texas Makes It To The Final Spelling Bee Round

The championship finals air Thursday night. → Read More

Houston Fire Department Mourns Fire Cadet’s Death

A Houston fire cadet died on Thursday after he collapsed during a training exercise. → Read More

School Closures And Delays Due To Weather

Greater Houston area school delays and closures for Friday, March 11, 2016. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Obama And Canadian Prime Minister Joint Press Conference

President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's joint press conference. → Read More

Flood Warning Issued For Parts Of The Houston Area

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a flood warning for the West Fork of the San Jacinto River in Humble. This river affects both Harris and Montgomery counties. According to the NWS, moderate flooding is expected.Due to ongoing rainfall, and already saturated ground, the river is expected to rise above flood stage this afternoon ... → Read More

School Closures And Delays Due To Weather

Greater Houston area school delays for Thursday, March 10, 2016. → Read More

Are You Looking For A House In The Greater Houston Area?

Are you in the process of hunting for your next home in the Greater Houston area? → Read More

University Of Houston Petitions Against University Of Texas

UH is concerned that the UT plan could potentially take money and staff away from their campus. → Read More

Houston’s Take On Iowa

Do you keep hearing about the Iowa caucuses and are not really sure why you should care. Houston Public Media has you covered. Get an overview, perspective and updates before the caucuses. → Read More

How Do You Cope With Montgomery County’s Traffic Congestion?

Do you live or work in The Woodlands, Conroe, Shenandoah, or Oak Ridge North area? If so, how do you cope with the traffic congestion? → Read More

Grand Jury Takes No Action Against Planned Parenthood; Two Others Indicted

The grand jury reviewing the evidence into allegations of misconduct by Planned Parenthood cleared the organization of breaking the law. → Read More

Video: SC Gov Nikki Haley Delivers GOP Response To State Of The Union

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley delivered the Republican response to President Barack Obama's 2016 State of the Union address. → Read More

Houston Public Media’s Top Stories Of 2015

As the year comes to an end, take a look back at Houston Public Media News 88.7’s most-viewed stories of the year. → Read More

Houston City Council Designates Seven Properties As Historic Landmarks

The historic properties range from a high-rise building downtown, an elaborate River Oaks mansion, to a small residence in the Montrose neighborhood. → Read More