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Full Show: How Supreme Court Justices Are Vetted And Chosen, And Stories From The Storm (July 9, 2018)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: We discuss how Supreme Court nominees are selected, a new U.S. Geological Survey post-Harvey, Houston Public Media’s Stories from the Storm series with the story of how Gallery Furniture became a refuge during Harvey, Then, Dr. Lori Teller answers your pet care questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

On Monday’s Houston Matters: Pres. Trump is expected to announce his second Supreme Court nominee tonight (July 9). We take a look at how justices are chosen. Then, new maps and flood details post-Harvey could offer key information for local and state officials. We talk with the U.S. Geological Survey to learn more.

Also this hour: Houston Public Media is launching a series of programs today to mark the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey. In Stories from the Storm, community leaders and everyday Houstonians reflect on how the storm changed their lives and the city around them. Today, we hear Jim McIngvale and Gallery Furniture store manager Anthony Lebedzinski share how their store became a refuge during the storm.

Plus: Dr. Lori Teller from Meyerland Animal Clinic answers your pet care questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

Watch An Excerpt from Houston Public Media’s Stories From The Storm Episode 1:  Jim McIngvale and Gallery Furniture store manager Anthony Lebedzinski

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