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What Artemis I taught us (Dec. 12, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: NASA's Artemis I mission returned to Earth on Sunday. We discuss how the mission went and what was learned from it. And we examine how a lack of proper staffing and security contributed to a deadly Texas prison escape.

Crime Scene: Texas Killing Fields

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Why a stretch of highway near Houston was ripe to become the ‘Texas Killing Fields’

Posted on · Investigative reporter Lise Olsen explains why a stretch of I-45 became an opportune place for serial killers. And she discusses the latest on the four murders that are the focus of the new Netflix series she's featured in, Crime Scene: The Texas Killing Fields.

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Brittney Griner released (Dec. 8, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We discuss what we know about Griner’s release and whether the prisoner the United States released is a steep price to pay. And we learn why the League of Women Voters of Houston is shifting from a volunteer-only organization to hiring staff.

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The Texas Killing Fields, and Houston’s best soups (Dec. 7, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: A new series on Netflix examines The Texas Killing Fields, a string of unsolved murders along a stretch of I-45. Then, we discuss the week in politics. And food writers talk about their favorite places for soup in the city.