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Full Show: Government Shutdown Update, And How Star Trek Shaped Space City (Jan. 22, 2018)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: We bring you the latest on the government shutdown. We discuss how Star Trek has affected Space City. We learn about an exhibit honoring children who lost their lives in the Holocaust. And we break down the latest developments in Houston sports.

On Monday’s Houston Matters: We bring you the latest on the government shutdown as it enters the work week.

Also this hour: We revisit a discussion on the legacy and impact of Star Trek on Greater Houston with Matt Abbott, flight director at Johnson Space Center, and Dr. Dorit Donoviel, deputy chief scientist with the National Space Biomedical Research Institute. Then, an exhibit that originated in Houston honoring child victims of the holocaust is headed to the United Nations.

And, from the Rockets’ post-game controversy after a recent game against the Clippers, to James Harden returning to the lineup, to the Astros acquiring another front-line starting pitcher, we discuss the latest Houston sports stories with Jeff Balke.

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