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Full Show: Bail Reform Settlement, Juvenile Diversion Program, And The Integration Of Texas Football (July 29, 2019)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: A tentative settlement is reached in the lawsuit over the county’s bail system, a new program aims to keeps kids out of the court system, lawmakers want Texas to sue the federal government over costs of securing the border, we discuss issues raised in the Hulu movie Culture Shock, and we hear stories from the integration of Texas football.

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On Monday’s Houston Matters: Harris County has reached a tentative settlement in its historic lawsuit over its bail system, ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge in 2017. And a new program from HISD and the Fifth Ward aims to keep juveniles out of the court system.

Also this hour: Some Texas lawmakers want Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to sue the federal government over the state's border security expenditures. We discuss whether the state might do that and whether it would have a case.

Then, in the latest installment of our segment The Bigger Picture, we discuss the commentary on immigration and the American Dream found in the Hulu horror film Culture Shock.

And we hear stories from the integration of Texas football.

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