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Election investigation, and fighting antisemitism (Nov. 17, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced she is launching an investigation into alleged irregularities at polling places on Election Day. And we discuss what's being done to address antisemitism in Houston.

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Gov. Abbott’s concerns about Harris County’s election, and actor Jason Lee documents Galveston (Nov. 15, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We learn why Gov. Abbott wants to investigate Harris County's handling of the recent election. Then we examine whether recent dips in math and reading scores across the nation are also happening here. And actor Jason Lee documents Galveston with photography.

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Election results and analysis (Nov. 9, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We review what we know about Tuesday's election and what it means going forward. And ballet dancer Lauren Anderson talks about her life with poet Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton, who wrote a new play about it.

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Immigrant voters in Texas, and how a book sparked the environmental movement of the ’60s (Nov. 4, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Statistics show immigrant voters now represent 11 percent of the electorate in Texas. We discuss how the electorate has changed in the state in the last decade. And Douglas Brinkley explains how one book helped spark the environmental movement of the 1960s and 70s.