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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Sam Houston’s Presidential Library (April 25, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about an HISD board meeting that got unruly. We discuss the environmental clean-up after Harvey. Our political experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories. And we learn about efforts to create the Sam Houston Republic of Texas Presidential Library.

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Full Show: Lessons From Small-Town Politics, And Comedian Lewis Black (April 24, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: HISD's board meets tonight to discuss a plan to fix ten failing schools. And a Texas redistricting case goes before the US Supreme Court. Then, a former politician shares the lessons he learned working in small-town government. And comedian Lewis Black reminds us why he once called Houston "the end of the universe."

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Full Show: What The Annual Houston Area Survey Tells Us About Our City (April 23, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn what the 2018 Houston Area Survey tells us about Houstonians and their lives. And we check in on the latest Houston sports stories.

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Full Show: School Walkouts, And Houston’s Barbecue Culture (April 20, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about some local school walkouts to bring attention to gun violence in America. Then, our panel of non-experts weighs in on some of the interesting stories from this week's news and decides if they are good, bad, or ugly. And we learn how barbecue culture in Houston is changing.

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Full Show: Gymnast Lawsuit, And Comedy In The Era Of Political Correctness (April 19, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn about lawsuits filed in Harris County against former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. Then, we learn about efforts to engage more minorities and the economically disadvantaged in becoming "makers." And Houston-area comedians discuss how to still be funny in a more politically correct world.