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The Battle Over Drive-Through Voting In Harris County (Oct. 29, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The latest attempt to challenge drive-through voting in Harris County, inside the Pearland mayoral race, putting off medical care because of the pandemic, and this year's all-virtual Houston Fringe Festival.

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How The Pandemic’s Affecting Our Children (Oct. 22, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Addressing an increase in violent crime, how the pandemic's affecting the social development of kids, and staging socially-distanced theatre in people's backyards.

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Teachers Union Weighs In On COVID-19 School Closures (Oct. 21, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The Houston Federation of Teachers weighs in on recent HISD school closures due to COVID-19, our weekly political roundup, how first responders are dealing with the pandemic, and a new opera involves competitive bird calling.

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How The Houston Economy Looks — And Where It’s Headed (Oct. 16, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A controversial new rule for Texas social workers, an update on the local economy, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and an interactive classical music experience along Buffalo Bayou.