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2012-03-05 22:45:57

Dramatic growth over the past 20 years has made Houston the most ethnically diverse large metropolitan area in the country and reduced its segregation.

Protecting Houston From The Next Big Hurricane
2011-11-15 10:30:07

To protect Houston and Galveston from future hurricanes, a Rice University-led team of experts recommends building a floodgate across the Houston Ship Channel adding new levees to protect densely populated areas on Galveston Island and the developed west side of Galveston Bay.

2011-07-12 11:24:00

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities (NLC) announces "Building Cities, Building Futures," a national tour centering on sustainable infrastructure as a catalyst for economic growth, will be held in Houston July 14.

2011-07-07 00:00:29

Shriners Hospitals for Children Selects 2011-2012 Patient Ambassadors Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 Shriners Hospitals for Children® patients Alissa Perkins, 2, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Kate Hickman, 13, of Houston, Texas, have been selected as the health care system’s patient ambassadors for 2011-2012.

2011-06-06 07:54:00

HOUSTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Apache Foundation Tree Grant Program opens its fifth annual call for grant applications, tree No.

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2011-04-21 10:55:00

Despite economic anxiety and concern for the future of the country, most Houstonians perceive an improving quality of life locally and 90 percent believe that Houston is a better place to live than most other metropolitan areas.

2011-04-15 02:00:00

LONDON, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There's been a distinct rise in US travellers interested in visiting Europe in the last year, and the cruise industry is busy moving vessels to Australia to meet an increased demand.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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