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Full Show: Father And Daughter Memorial At The Border, And HISD Budget Approved 5-1 (June 28, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Immigration reporter Elizabeth Trovall tells us about a memorial at the border for a father and daughter, and we discuss the HISD board approving its budget. There's also our weekly installment of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, and 'Unwrap Your Candies Now,' co-host Catherine Lu talks with members of the Apollo Chamber Players.

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Full Show: The U.S. Supreme Court’s Final Decisions, And Last Night’s Democratic Presidential Debate Overview (June 27, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We examine the U.S. Supreme Court's final opinions as they end their term, Houston Matters' host Craig Cohen gives us an overview of last night's Democratic presidential debate, and we look at efforts to reduce suicides in Harris County jails. We also speak with local American Ninja Warrior Daniel Gil, and the folks involved in the rock opera Speeding Motorcycle.

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Full Show: Kinder Morgan Wins Texas Eminent Domain Challenge, And Wrongful Conviction Compensation Denied (June 26, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Eminent domain in Texas, why a wrongfully-convicted death row prisoner was denied compensation, the latest developments in national, state and local politics, and the logistical challenges facing the concept of reparation. Plus, Ernie Manouse talks to Seth Andrew Bridges, who stars in the Alley Theatre’s production of The Three Musketeers.

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Full Show: DA Ogg Requests Additional Funds To Hire Prosecutors, And Why We Are Emotionally Attached To Local Brands (June 25, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The Harris County Commissioners Court considers DA Ogg's request for additional prosecutors, and we discuss why we're emotionally attached to local brands, and the evolution of language.

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Full Show: Houston Reactions To “Postponed” ICE Raids, And Paying For Education Without Breaking The Bank (June 24, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: ICE raid threat postponed, getting a higher education without breaking the bank, Houston Public Media's The Bigger Picture, and updates on the latest developments in Houston sports.

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Full Show: Police Seek Katy Man In Connection With David Ortiz Shooting, And EPA And Local Partners Discuss Lead Dust (June 21, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Katy man sought in connection with the shooting of former baseball star David Ortiz, Federal Action Plan to reduce childhood lead exposure, how tensions between the U.S. and Iran impact Houston, and our latest installment of The Good, Bad, And Ugly. Plus, Houston Public Media's Catherine Lu chats with Mollie Haven Miller of Dance Source Houston.