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Full Show: Harvey’s Environmental Impact, And High Schoolers Bridging The Political Divide (March 22, 2018)

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: We learn more about the environmental impact of Hurricane Harvey. Then, some high school students have created an event aimed at bridging the nation’s political divide. Also, we discover how NASA is using virtual reality technology. And we learn about efforts to preserve an historic fire station in Galveston.

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: New details are emerging about the extent of Harvey’s environmental impact. A joint investigation by the Associated Press and the Houston Chronicle reveals the toxic impact of the storm is more widespread than authorities publicly reported. The Chronicle’s Lise Olsen shares the latest.

Also this hour: On Sunday (March 25), high school students across Texas and political leaders are planning a Day of Unity aimed at bridging the gaps in our politically polarized society. Then, we learn how NASA is using virtual reality. And we learn about efforts to preserve an historic fire station in Galveston.

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