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Full Show: Oil Prices Spike, And The Right Way To Treat A Snake Bite (April 22, 2019)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: Why oil prices have spiked, addressing bike safety, a suspected serial killer dies in prison, inside the annual Houston Venom Conference, and the latest on Houston sports.



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On Monday’s Houston Matters: Oil prices hit a near six-month high today after the United States said importers of oil from Iran would have to either stop or be subject to sanctions. We learn more.

Plus, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis tells News 88.7’s Gail Delaughter about some bike safety initiatives he’s working on.

Also this hour: Edward Harold Bell died in a Texas prison on Saturday, leaving many questions about eleven unsolved murders in and around Galveston during the 1970s. We learn what his death means for the ongoing investigation.

Plus, Dr. Spencer Greene from Baylor College of Medicine tells us what you need to do if you get bitten by a snake or stung by an insect or jellyfish. Next week, Greene and his colleagues host their seventh-annual Houston Venom Conference.

And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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