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Full Show: TxDOT’s Largest Road Project Raises Questions About Driver Safety, And The History And Legacy Of Houston’s Pride Festival (June 20, 2019)

Thursday’s Houston Matters: Roadway safety concerns over TxDOT’s largest road projects, Houston’s Pride Festival preview, Holocaust Museum of Houston’s new renovations, and Rabbi Barry Gelman about what keeping it Kosher means.


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Thursday’s Houston Matters: A chunk of concrete fell off I-45 Thursday morning as Houstonians made their morning commutes. No one was injured, but the incident has prompted questions about highway safety. We address those safety issues with TxDOT Houston District Public Information Officer Danny Perez.

Also this hour: This Saturday, Houston will host its annual Pride Festival and Parade downtown. We discuss the history and legacy of the festival and its importance to the LGBTQ community.

Plus: The Holocaust Museum of Houston has been undergoing renovations and re-opens this Saturday (June 22, 2019). We talk with Kelly Zúñiga, the museum’s CEO, about the new interactive exhibits and the museum’s expanded focus on human rights and moral choice.

Then, Houston's Three Brothers Bakery lost its Kosher certification at its South Braeswood location. We hear from Rabbi Barry Gelman about why Kosher food is made in accordance with the set of rules and responsibility of Jewish law.

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