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Thursday’s Show: Examining The STAAR Test, And Houston’s Best New Restaurants (Dec. 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The results from a state-ordered study of this year’s STAAR exams, the best new restaurants of 2019, how human exploration has changed civilization, and local fashion designer Alan Gonzalez discusses his appearance on the new season of Project Runway.

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Wednesday’s Show: Mayoral Candidate Interviews, And Jay Leno (Dec. 4, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We hear highlights from recent conversations with the two candidates in the runoff election for Houston mayor. We learn about a new piece from the Houston Symphony celebrating the history of NASA. And retired Tonight Show host Jay Leno talks about his career.

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Tuesday’s Show: How A State Takeover Of HISD Would Work, And Practicing Haitian Vodou (Dec. 3, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We examine the history of the Port Neches chemical plant where explosions and a fire occurred last week. An expert walks us through how the impending state takeover of the HISD board might work. A bug expert answers your questions. And we meet a local practitioner of the Haitian Vodou religion.

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Monday’s Show: Ex-Felons As Candidates, And Embedded With White Supremacists (Dec. 2, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The latest on the runoff race for Houston City Council District B, the latest efforts to treat HIV/AIDS, lessons from six years studying white supremacist groups, and the latest on Houston sports.

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Tuesday’s Show: Holiday Travel Tips, And Bill Nye The Science Guy (Nov. 26, 2019)

Posted on · On today's Houston Matters: As holiday travelers take to the air and roads, we offer travel tips and a refresher on the right way to drive in Houston. Plus WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg tells his story. And we talk with Bill Nye the Science Guy.

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Monday’s Show: Talking About Politics, And Doubts About The Severity Of The Doctor Shortage (Nov. 25, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A rollback of chemical plant safety measures, improving our national dialogue about politics, a survey casts some doubt on the severity of the doctor shortage, and an update on local sports.

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Friday’s Show: City Council District B Controversy, And Singer Allison Moorer (Nov. 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Questions about a candidate in the runoff for City Council District B, we discuss the movie Harriet, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and musician Allison Moorer talks about her new memoir and accompanying album.