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  • Monkeying Around With A New Name

    Monkeying Around With A New Name
    The Houston zoo has welcomed a new member to the family and it's a full-time job. A baby orangutan was born last month and his mother Didn't want to have much to do with him. He's now being raised by zoo care-givers who have to attend to the baby 24-...
  • Houston by Numbers: Airports

    Houston by Numbers: Airports
    The Houston Airport System operates 3 facilities: George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Ellington Airport (EFD). In 2010, the system handled a total of 48,986,534 passengers including 40,848,052 domestic...
  • Houston by Numbers: Arts Industry

    Houston by Numbers: Arts Industry
    Every year there are about 22,000 concerts, plays, exhibitions and other arts programs in Houston. These events attract more than 10.7 million people in combined attendance annually. Nonprofit arts in Houston is a $626.3 million industry that supports...
  • Houston by Numbers: Metro Madness

    Houston by Numbers: Metro Madness
  • Giffords' Office Releases Plans For Shuttle Launch Visit

    Giffords' Office Releases Plans For Shuttle Launch Visit
    ARIZONA -- Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' staff released plans on Friday for her visit to Florida to watch the launch of the space shuttle mission skippered by her husband Mark Kelly later this month. Giffords' staff said doctors at the Houston,...
  • DOT Outlines Cross-Border Trucking Provisions

    DOT Outlines Cross-Border Trucking Provisions
    The Texas Tribune The U.S. Department of Transportation today released preliminary details on a program that would again open up U.S. roadways to Mexican truckers. Proponents of the program say it would be a boon to the Texas economy as three of Mexico&...
  • Space-shuttle retirement homes: Cape Canaveral, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

    Space-shuttle retirement homes: Cape Canaveral, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
    CAPE CANAVERAL — When space shuttle Atlantis returns from its final mission in July, it will come home to stay at Kennedy Space Center. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Tuesday that the Visitors Center here will get to keep and display...
  • Houston By Numbers: Employment

    Houston By Numbers: Employment
    Houston by Numbers: Employment
  • Obamas launch campaign to help military families

    WASHINGTON — With the country at war for nearly a decade, the president and first lady today unveiled a new campaign called "Joining Forces," to enlist all segments of society in helping service members and their families. President Obama said...
  • Houston By Numbers: Road Congestion

    Houston By Numbers: Road Congestion
    Our Most Traveled Roads Are Like Sclerotic Arteries--not Healthy For Travel! The 5 Most Congested Areas On Houston Roads Are: Number 5, Montrose Between I 10 And Us 59 Number 4, Bissonnet Between Us 59 And Dairy Ashford Number 3, Bellaire Between...
  • Between The Lines: Gym Etiquette

    Between The Lines: Gym Etiquette
    Houston Press' Craig Hlavarty - His Take On Gym Etiquette
  • The Broadway Musical Cast of Cats To Visit The Houston SPCA

    The Broadway Musical Cast of Cats To Visit The Houston SPCA
    The Houston SPCA is thrilled to partner with the Hobby Center and Gexa Energy as we welcome the magic of CATS to the space city. CATS will dance their way into the hearts of Houstonians at the Hobby Center from April 12th through the 17th for 8...