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Full Show: Gymnastics Arrest, and Crosby ISD’s Financial Woes (Oct. 18, 2018)

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: The former president of USA Gymnastics has been arrested in relation to an indictment in Texas. Then, Crosby ISD’s superintendent discusses his district’s financial woes. Plus, we learn how Houston can cope with projected population growth. And Markus Zusak talks about his novel, Bridge of Clay.

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: The former president of USA Gymnastics has been arrested in relation to an indictment in Texas alleging he tampered with evidence related to the sexual abuse case against sports doctor Larry Nassar. We learn more about the charges against Steve Penny connected to the Karolyi Ranch where gymnasts train in Walker County.

Plus: Crosby ISD Superintendent Scott Davis talks about the financial issues his district faces.

Also this hour: According to a recent projection, Greater Houston’s population could top 10 million by the year 2040. So, where will all these Houstonians go? We learn what infrastructure improvements will be needed to accommodate any further significant population growth.

And Markus Zusak, author of the critically acclaimed novel The Book Thief talks about his latest book, Bridge of Clay.

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