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Full Show: Permits For A Migrant Children Shelter, And Storms That Shaped Greater Houston (Aug. 1, 2018)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We learn how a potential shelter for migrant children doesn’t have the permits it needs to operate. Then, we discuss the latest political stories. Plus, we look back at the Galveston Hurricane of 1900. And a local director makes a prequel to one of the worst movies ever made.


On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: An anticipated shelter near downtown for migrant children does not have the permits it needs to operate. News 88.7's Davis Land has the latest on the controversial Southwest Key facility.

Also this hour: From Paul Manafort’s trial beginning, to Pres. Trump threatening a government shutdown unless Congress funds the border wall, our experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

Then, as we approach the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey hitting Houston, we take a look back at some of the biggest storms that have affected Greater Houston, starting with the Galveston Hurricane of 1900. It’s the first installment of Houston Public Media's new podcast, Hurricane Season.

And, does the worst movie ever made deserve a sequel? No, but what about a prequel? A Houston filmmaker has made a prequel to the cult classic Manos: The Hands of Fate.

WATCH: Today's Houston Matters 360-Degree Facebook Live Video.

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