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Your Ideas for Future Programs: Friday’s Show (May 8, 2015)

From time to time, we like to offer you an opportunity to share your suggestions for future topics and guests on Houston Matters. It’s actually been several months since we last set aside time to do so. We’re going to remedy that on today’s program. What are the issues, ideas, people, places and events that […]

Houston Matters Coffe Mug Screen SaverFrom time to time, we like to offer you an opportunity to share your suggestions for future topics and guests on Houston Matters. It’s actually been several months since we last set aside time to do so. We’re going to remedy that on today’s program.

What are the issues, ideas, people, places and events that you’d like to hear covered on future editions of Houston Matters? What have you heard in recent months that you liked? What do you wish we covered more? What conversations, reports, examinations, explorations would all of Greater Houston benefit from hearing on a future Houston Matters program?

Share your suggestions with us below, e-mail us at talk@houstonmatters.org or Tweet @HoustonMatters.

Also this hour: A government investigation released Thursday says Blue Bell Creameries had evidence of listeria bacteria in one of its plants as far back as 2013. We have the latest.

Plus: A lot can happen in a week – some of it good, some of it bad, some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating Friday panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of it all. On today’s panel: Houston Chronicle writer and Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! panelist Kyrie O’Connor;  Wayne Ashley, author of the Texas Leftist blog; and Russ Capper, founder and host of The BusinessMakers Show and The Energy Makers Show. They’ll contemplate Gov. Abbott’s reaction to Jade Helm ’15, a Texas legislative committee approving a bill to legalize marijuana, and a drilling rig manufacturer touting a lower emission “hybrid” drill rig at the Offshore Technology Conference.

And: In advance of Mother’s Day Sunday, we talk with Houston author Kimberly Meyer about The Book of Wanderings: A Mother-Daughter Pilgrimage.

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