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Full Show: Job Forecast For 2018, And Healing After Harvey (Dec. 8, 2017)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: We learn the forecast for jobs in Houston for 2018. NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro discusses her visit to Houston. We discuss how Harvey victims are healing during the holidays. Our panel of non-experts parses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week’s news. And we remember an infamous moment in Houston sports history that happened 40 years ago this weekend.

On Friday’s Houston Matters: The Greater Houston Partnership brings us its annual forecast for jobs in Houston. We find out how the job market might fare in 2018 — and how Harvey affected Houston employment in 2017.

Also this hour: NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday is in Houston to produce its show this week, and host Lulu Garcia-Navarro joins us to talk about what stories they’re going to tell while they’re in town.

Then: How are the holidays different after Harvey? How can parents help children cope? How can Houstonians grapple with loss and grieving in the wake of the storm? Those are just a few of the questions a group of Houston organizations want to help answer during the holiday season. We learn more.

Plus: Our rotating panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week’s news. And we remember an infamous incident in Houston sports history that happened 40 years ago this weekend.

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Posted by Houston Public Media on Friday, December 8, 2017

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