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Understanding COVID vaccinations, Texas politics and early voting

Posted on · Having trouble keeping up with headlines in Texas politics? Experts explain the legislature’s third special session and early voting. Plus, in light of the passing of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, we discuss COVID complications and vaccines.

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Here’s what we know about the Governor’s vaccine mandate ban, the cost of the pandemic and vaccines for young children

Posted on · A pediatric infectious diseases expert and a health economist discuss vaccines for children under 12 and the cost of the pandemic. Plus, we dive into Governor Abbott’s latest executive order to prohibit vaccine mandates.

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Houston, Coastal Counties Experience Nicholas’ Impact But Avoid Worst Predictions

Posted on · Today, we have the latest on the aftermath of Nicholas. How were Houston and nearby coastal counties impacted? Plus, listeners share their experiences of the storm.

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Happy 185th Birthday, Houston!

Posted on · A Houston historian celebrates the city’s 185th birthday with fun facts about its founding, landmarks and local lore. And we bring you updates on rescue efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, plus rental assistance and eviction relief.

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What Does COVID Safety Look Like As Houston ISD Returns To The Classroom?

Posted on · Education and medical experts discuss local back-to-school COVID policies and safety. Plus, a parent in Lamar Consolidated ISD shares her personal story about what her young children are facing as they return to a school without a mask mandate.