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Full Show: Lessons For Houston From Superstorm Sandy (Sept. 22, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We find out what the city controller is learning from his counterpart in New York City about recovering from Hurricane Sandy. We compare FEMA's response to Sandy with what's happened so far following Harvey. And we learn the forgotten backstory of the Astros' iconic rainbow uniforms.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Houston Restaurants Help Out After Harvey (Sept. 20, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday’s edition of Houston Matters: We discuss the latest political stories. We learn how local restaurants have stepped up to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. And some New Orleans musicians help out their Houston counterparts after the storm.

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Full Show: Post-Harvey Workforce Shortage, And Opinions on Health Care (Sept. 19, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn about a workforce shortage post-Harvey. We get an update on the Arkema chemical plant, three weeks after fires erupted there. And we learn what patients and doctors think about the nation's health care system.

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Full Show: Harvey’s Impact On The Housing Market, And Saigon Stories (Sept. 18, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's edition of Houston Matters: What will the destruction of so many homes during Harvey mean for the apartment and housing market? And former Houston news anchor Lily Jang returns to her native Vietnam for a special called Saigon Stories.

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Full Show: Extended Days At Some HISD Schools, And Previewing ‘The Vietnam War’ (Sept. 15, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday’s edition of Houston Matters: Students at a dozen HISD campuses will have longer school days to make up for lost time after Harvey. We examine the process of cleaning up storm debris in one neighborhood. And Ken Burns and Lynn Novick preview their new documentary series The Vietnam War.

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Full Show: Flooding In Kingwood, And Comparing Harvey To The Worst-Case Scenario (Sept. 14, 2017)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters, we preview the Houston Hispanic Impact Summit, we discuss the flooding recovery effort in Kingwood, and a Vietnam vet reconnects with a former enemy soldier he encountered during the war.

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Full Show: Ed Emmett Answers Flooding Questions, And An Open Line With HPM’s Lisa Shumate (Sept. 12, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Harris County Judge Ed Emmett answers your questions about the response to Hurricane Harvey. And we open the phone lines for you to share your questions and comments about programming on Houston Matters and Houston Public Media.

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Full Show: American Red Cross Response To Harvey, And Writer Rodrigo Hasbún (Sept. 8, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's edition of Houston Matters: We learn more about American Red Cross relief efforts in Greater Houston. Our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And writer Rodrigo Hasbún talks about his novel Affections.

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Full Show: Home Repair After Harvey, And What’s Next In The Abortion Wars (Sept. 7, 2017)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We get advice for flooded homeowners on home inspection and repair. And we learn about the latest Texas abortion regulation and discuss what the state might try to enact next.